#
Cost of living in
**Nagoya (Japan)**
is
**226% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 233 prices entered by 20 different people.

Food in Nagoya (Japan) is 205% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ||

¥891 (E£ 145) | E£ 81 | 79% |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ||

¥673 (E£ 110) | E£ 73 | 50% |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ||

¥452 (E£ 74) | E£ 37 | 98% |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ||

¥215 (E£ 35) | E£ 14 | 159% |

12 eggs, large | ||

¥286 (E£ 47) | E£ 20 | 138% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ||

¥667 (E£ 109) | E£ 12 | 837% |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ||

¥1,000 (E£ 163) | E£ 29 | 455% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ||

¥551 (E£ 90) | E£ 23 | 295% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ||

¥300 (E£ 49) | E£ 5.88 | 732% |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ||

¥280 (E£ 46) | E£ 19 | 135% |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ||

¥1,555 (E£ 253) | E£ 92 | 174% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

¥218 (E£ 35) | E£ 11 | 221% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

¥258 (E£ 42) | E£ 5.68 | 638% |

Housing in Nagoya (Japan) is 250% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ||

¥142,778 (E£ 23,265) | E£ 5,401 | 331% |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ||

¥118,646 (E£ 19,332) | E£ 4,599 | 320% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ||

¥16,250 (E£ 2,648) | E£ 898 | 195% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ||

¥100,938 (E£ 16,447) | E£ 3,602 | 357% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ||

¥68,000 (E£ 11,080) | E£ 2,335 | 374% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ||

¥9,750 (E£ 1,589) | E£ 736 | 116% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

¥5,200 (E£ 847) | E£ 343 | 147% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

¥83,833 (E£ 13,660) | E£ 6,508 | 110% |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ||

¥15,000 (E£ 2,444) | E£ 1,877 | 30% |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ||

¥531 (E£ 87) | E£ 67 | 28% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

¥1,870 (E£ 305) | E£ 50 | 509% |

Clothes in Nagoya (Japan) is 3% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ||

¥7,584 (E£ 1,236) | E£ 740 | 67% |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ||

¥3,313 (E£ 540) | E£ 681 | 21% |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ||

¥7,167 (E£ 1,168) | E£ 1,691 | 31% |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ||

¥8,250 (E£ 1,344) | E£ 777 | 73% |

Transportation in Nagoya (Japan) is 245% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ||

¥2,512,000 (E£ 409,311) | E£ 453,039 | 10% |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ||

¥148 (E£ 24) | E£ 4.08 | 491% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

¥10,229 (E£ 1,667) | E£ 182 | 814% |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ||

¥3,252 (E£ 530) | E£ 101 | 427% |

Personal Care in Nagoya (Japan) is 269% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ||

¥1,500 (E£ 244) | E£ 33 | 647% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

¥500 (E£ 81) | E£ 72 | 12% |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ||

¥2,750 (E£ 448) | E£ 200 | 124% |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ||

¥658 (E£ 107) | E£ 40 | 167% |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ||

¥918 (E£ 150) | E£ 21 | 612% |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ||

¥417 (E£ 68) | E£ 26 | 164% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

¥132 (E£ 22) | E£ 16 | 34% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

¥204 (E£ 33) | E£ 14 | 136% |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ||

¥3,000 (E£ 489) | E£ 48 | 920% |

Entertainment in Nagoya (Japan) is 309% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Nagoya (Japan) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

¥2,846 (E£ 464) | E£ 224 | 107% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

¥3,422 (E£ 558) | E£ 99 | 464% |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ||

¥16,095 (E£ 2,622) | E£ 520 | 404% |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ||

¥7,429 (E£ 1,210) | E£ 260 | 365% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

¥686 (E£ 112) | E£ 52 | 114% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

¥458 (E£ 75) | E£ 26 | 184% |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ||

¥500 (E£ 81) | E£ 19 | 318% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

¥84,400 (E£ 13,752) | E£ 12,152 | 13% |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ||

¥115 (E£ 19) | E£ 0.23 | 8132% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

¥8,333 (E£ 1,358) | E£ 416 | 226% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

¥465 (E£ 76) | E£ 28 | 171% |

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### Compare other countries

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 55,465**(¥340,397) in Nagoya to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 17,000**in Alexandria.