- Cost of Living
- Israel
- Egypt
- Nazareth
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Nazareth, Israel**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 223% | |||
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Food in Nazareth (Israel) is 223% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 69 ₪ (E£ 343) | E£ 72 | + 375% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 45 ₪ (E£ 227) | E£ 72 | + 217% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 15 ₪ (E£ 76) | E£ 37 | + 103% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 8 ₪ (E£ 41) | E£ 14 | + 203% | |

12 eggs, large | 15 ₪ (E£ 76) | E£ 20 | + 280% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 5.04 ₪ (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 79% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 28 ₪ (E£ 140) | E£ 29 | + 385% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 6 ₪ (E£ 31) | E£ 21 | + 46% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.56 ₪ (E£ 23) | E£ 5.86 | + 289% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 14 ₪ (E£ 69) | E£ 19 | + 254% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 91 ₪ (E£ 454) | E£ 92 | + 391% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 9 ₪ (E£ 46) | E£ 11 | + 310% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 3.41 ₪ (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 65% | |

Housing | + 167% | |||

Housing in Nazareth (Israel) is 167% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,194 ₪ (E£ 10,958) | E£ 5,401 | + 103% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 2,305 ₪ (E£ 11,515) | E£ 3,866 | + 198% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,500 ₪ (E£ 7,492) | E£ 898 | + 735% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 1,300 ₪ (E£ 6,493) | E£ 3,625 | + 79% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,500 ₪ (E£ 7,492) | E£ 2,335 | + 221% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,000 ₪ (E£ 4,995) | E£ 736 | + 578% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 159 ₪ (E£ 794) | E£ 365 | + 118% | |

40” flat screen TV | 1,115 ₪ (E£ 5,570) | E£ 6,508 | - 14% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 730 ₪ (E£ 3,647) | E£ 1,877 | + 94% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 59 ₪ (E£ 295) | E£ 67 | + 337% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 51 ₪ (E£ 253) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 68% | |||

Clothes in Nazareth (Israel) is 68% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 378 ₪ (E£ 1,886) | E£ 740 | + 155% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 212 ₪ (E£ 1,060) | E£ 681 | + 56% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 379 ₪ (E£ 1,894) | E£ 1,691 | + 12% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 363 ₪ (E£ 1,814) | E£ 777 | + 134% | |

Transportation | + 117% | |||

Transportation in Nazareth (Israel) is 117% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 104,545 ₪ (E£ 522,170) | E£ 453,039 | + 15% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 7 ₪ (E£ 34) | E£ 3.88 | + 780% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 144 ₪ (E£ 721) | E£ 182 | + 295% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 126 | - | |

Personal Care | + 190% | |||

Personal Care in Nazareth (Israel) is 190% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 24 ₪ (E£ 122) | E£ 33 | + 272% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 40 ₪ (E£ 200) | E£ 72 | + 177% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 35 ₪ (E£ 175) | E£ 200 | - 13% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 36 ₪ (E£ 178) | E£ 40 | + 343% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 17 ₪ (E£ 83) | E£ 21 | + 296% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 27 ₪ (E£ 135) | E£ 26 | + 426% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 5.88 ₪ (E£ 29) | E£ 20 | + 48% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 17 ₪ (E£ 83) | E£ 15 | + 467% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 56 ₪ (E£ 281) | E£ 46 | + 509% | |

Entertainment | + 137% | |||

Entertainment in Nazareth (Israel) is 137% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 74 ₪ (E£ 371) | E£ 153 | + 142% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 62 ₪ (E£ 310) | E£ 99 | + 213% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 127 ₪ (E£ 633) | E£ 520 | + 22% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 429 ₪ (E£ 2,142) | E£ 249 | + 761% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 30 ₪ (E£ 150) | E£ 52 | + 187% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 16 ₪ (E£ 79) | E£ 25 | + 213% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 22 ₪ (E£ 109) | E£ 19 | + 458% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 1,000 ₪ (E£ 4,995) | E£ 11,487 | - 57% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 281 ₪ (E£ 1,403) | E£ 416 | + 237% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 37 ₪ (E£ 185) | E£ 28 | + 560% | |

TOTAL | + 152% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 282 prices entered by 24 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 22, 2018.
Exchange rate:
4.995
EGP
/
ILS

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#
Cost of living in
**Nazareth (Israel)**
is
**152% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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