- Cost of Living
- Switzerland
- Egypt
- Neuchatel
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Neuchatel, Switzerland compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 490% | |||
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Food in Neuchatel (Switzerland) is 490% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | CHF 18 (E£ 332) | E£ 61 | + 440% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | CHF 15 (E£ 264) | E£ 48 | + 452% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | CHF 12 (E£ 209) | E£ 31 | + 573% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | CHF 1.73 (E£ 31) | E£ 12 | + 168% | |
12 eggs, large | CHF 7 (E£ 132) | E£ 16 | + 728% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | CHF 3.96 (E£ 72) | E£ 4.82 | + 1390% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | CHF 12 (E£ 223) | E£ 38 | + 480% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | CHF 3.93 (E£ 71) | E£ 12 | + 495% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | CHF 2.90 (E£ 53) | E£ 4.24 | + 1141% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | CHF 1.67 (E£ 30) | E£ 15 | + 100% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | CHF 17 (E£ 310) | E£ 142 | + 118% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | CHF 2.45 (E£ 44) | E£ 9 | + 408% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | CHF 3.09 (E£ 56) | E£ 3.58 | + 1466% | |
Housing | + 555% | |||
Housing in Neuchatel (Switzerland) is 555% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | CHF 1,929 (E£ 34,998) | E£ 4,450 | + 686% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | CHF 1,562 (E£ 28,351) | E£ 2,577 | + 1000% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | CHF 209 (E£ 3,783) | E£ 218 | + 1636% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | CHF 1,220 (E£ 22,129) | E£ 2,526 | + 776% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | CHF 1,162 (E£ 21,082) | E£ 1,649 | + 1179% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | CHF 150 (E£ 2,722) | E£ 355 | + 666% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | CHF 35 (E£ 644) | E£ 443 | + 45% | |
40” flat screen TV | CHF 685 (E£ 12,434) | E£ 5,512 | + 126% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | CHF 205 (E£ 3,720) | E£ 1,699 | + 119% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | CHF 13 (E£ 229) | E£ 64 | + 260% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | CHF 27 (E£ 493) | E£ 19 | + 2530% | |
Clothes | + 194% | |||
Clothes in Neuchatel (Switzerland) is 194% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | CHF 127 (E£ 2,301) | E£ 645 | + 257% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | CHF 87 (E£ 1,573) | E£ 599 | + 163% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | CHF 145 (E£ 2,627) | E£ 1,046 | + 151% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | CHF 210 (E£ 3,816) | E£ 720 | + 430% | |
Transportation | + 184% | |||
Transportation in Neuchatel (Switzerland) is 184% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | CHF 33,260 (E£ 603,506) | E£ 507,909 | + 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | CHF 1.57 (E£ 28) | E£ 3.02 | + 843% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | CHF 62 (E£ 1,131) | E£ 109 | + 938% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 25 | - | |
Personal Care | + 611% | |||
Personal Care in Neuchatel (Switzerland) is 611% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | CHF 10 (E£ 183) | E£ 24 | + 656% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | CHF 32 (E£ 581) | E£ 76 | + 664% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | CHF 115 (E£ 2,087) | E£ 112 | + 1770% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | CHF 12 (E£ 224) | E£ 30 | + 647% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | CHF 4.33 (E£ 79) | E£ 30 | + 162% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | CHF 5.41 (E£ 98) | E£ 27 | + 264% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | CHF 3.45 (E£ 63) | E£ 13 | + 396% | |
Tube of toothpaste | CHF 3.32 (E£ 60) | E£ 12 | + 420% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | CHF 33 (E£ 597) | E£ 39 | + 1419% | |
Entertainment | + 454% | |||
Entertainment in Neuchatel (Switzerland) is 454% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | CHF 52 (E£ 938) | E£ 119 | + 690% | |
2 tickets to the movies | CHF 35 (E£ 638) | E£ 73 | + 769% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | CHF 153 (E£ 2,767) | E£ 283 | + 878% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | CHF 102 (E£ 1,849) | E£ 233 | + 692% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | CHF 15 (E£ 267) | E£ 52 | + 413% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | CHF 4.51 (E£ 82) | E£ 24 | + 243% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | CHF 7 (E£ 128) | E£ 19 | + 556% | |
iPod nano 16GB | CHF 160 (E£ 2,894) | E£ 2,268 | + 28% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | CHF 0.24 (E£ 4.38) | E£ 0.23 | + 1787% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | CHF 84 (E£ 1,520) | E£ 394 | + 286% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | CHF 9 (E£ 156) | E£ 26 | + 499% | |
TOTAL | + 382% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 395 prices entered by 33 different people.
These prices were last updated on April 25, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Neuchatel (Switzerland) is 382% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 72,244
(CHF 3,981)
in Neuchatel
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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