- Cost of Living
- Russia
- Egypt
- Nizhniy Novgorod
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 81% | |||
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Food in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) is 81% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | руб 293 (E£ 88) | E£ 61 | + 43% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | руб 224 (E£ 67) | E£ 49 | + 36% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | руб 125 (E£ 37) | E£ 32 | + 18% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | руб 58 (E£ 17) | E£ 12 | + 50% | |
12 eggs, large | руб 87 (E£ 26) | E£ 16 | + 59% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | руб 128 (E£ 38) | E£ 4.77 | + 703% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | руб 264 (E£ 79) | E£ 28 | + 180% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | руб 88 (E£ 26) | E£ 12 | + 122% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | руб 26 (E£ 8) | E£ 4.31 | + 81% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | руб 52 (E£ 15) | E£ 9 | + 72% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | руб 511 (E£ 153) | E£ 89 | + 72% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | руб 80 (E£ 24) | E£ 9 | + 164% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | руб 28 (E£ 8) | E£ 2.71 | + 207% | |
Housing | + 89% | |||
Housing in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) is 89% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | руб 36,638 (E£ 10,944) | E£ 4,287 | + 155% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | руб 25,196 (E£ 7,526) | E£ 2,487 | + 203% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | руб 4,882 (E£ 1,458) | E£ 218 | + 569% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | руб 23,144 (E£ 6,913) | E£ 2,526 | + 174% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | руб 16,584 (E£ 4,954) | E£ 1,181 | + 319% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | руб 3,001 (E£ 896) | E£ 512 | + 75% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | руб 382 (E£ 114) | E£ 443 | - 74% | |
40” flat screen TV | руб 28,117 (E£ 8,399) | E£ 5,512 | + 52% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | руб 4,412 (E£ 1,318) | E£ 1,699 | - 22% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | руб 395 (E£ 118) | E£ 64 | + 85% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | руб 349 (E£ 104) | E£ 19 | + 457% | |
Clothes | + 46% | |||
Clothes in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) is 46% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | руб 5,506 (E£ 1,645) | E£ 645 | + 155% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | руб 2,357 (E£ 704) | E£ 581 | + 21% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | руб 3,555 (E£ 1,062) | E£ 1,190 | - 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | руб 5,523 (E£ 1,650) | E£ 720 | + 129% | |
Transportation | + 13% | |||
Transportation in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) is 13% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | руб 1,158,010 (E£ 345,896) | E£ 507,909 | - 32% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | руб 37 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.81 | + 288% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | руб 834 (E£ 249) | E£ 109 | + 129% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | руб 303 (E£ 90) | E£ 21 | + 333% | |
Personal Care | + 83% | |||
Personal Care in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) is 83% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | руб 220 (E£ 66) | E£ 24 | + 172% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | руб 347 (E£ 104) | E£ 76 | + 36% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | руб 733 (E£ 219) | E£ 112 | + 96% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | руб 195 (E£ 58) | E£ 30 | + 94% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | руб 123 (E£ 37) | E£ 19 | + 95% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | руб 164 (E£ 49) | E£ 23 | + 117% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | руб 49 (E£ 15) | E£ 13 | + 15% | |
Tube of toothpaste | руб 72 (E£ 22) | E£ 12 | + 86% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | руб 412 (E£ 123) | E£ 27 | + 362% | |
Entertainment | + 90% | |||
Entertainment in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) is 90% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | руб 978 (E£ 292) | E£ 119 | + 146% | |
2 tickets to the movies | руб 605 (E£ 181) | E£ 73 | + 146% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | руб 1,741 (E£ 520) | E£ 283 | + 84% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | руб 2,814 (E£ 841) | E£ 233 | + 260% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | руб 323 (E£ 97) | E£ 52 | + 85% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | руб 160 (E£ 48) | E£ 24 | + 100% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | руб 134 (E£ 40) | E£ 19 | + 105% | |
iPod nano 16GB | руб 8,700 (E£ 2,599) | E£ 2,268 | + 15% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | руб 1.95 (E£ 0.58) | E£ 0.23 | + 151% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | руб 2,044 (E£ 610) | E£ 379 | + 61% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | руб 92 (E£ 27) | E£ 26 | + 5% | |
TOTAL | + 61% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 528 prices entered by 43 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 20,872
(руб 69,877)
in Nizhniy Novgorod
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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