- Cost of Living
- Macedonia
- Egypt
- Ohrid
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Ohrid, Macedonia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 48% | |||
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Food in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 48% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 170 ден (E£ 58) | E£ 61 | - 6% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 160 ден (E£ 55) | E£ 49 | + 11% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 90 ден (E£ 31) | E£ 32 | - 3% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 49 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 12 | + 44% | |
12 eggs, large | 83 ден (E£ 28) | E£ 16 | + 72% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 60 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 4.77 | + 329% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 175 ден (E£ 60) | E£ 28 | + 112% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 23 ден (E£ 8) | E£ 12 | - 35% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 75 ден (E£ 26) | E£ 4.31 | + 495% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 35 ден (E£ 12) | E£ 9 | + 34% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 200 ден (E£ 68) | E£ 89 | - 23% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 74 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 9 | + 179% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 28 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 2.71 | + 257% | |
Housing | - 18% | |||
Housing in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 18% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 6,840 ден (E£ 2,333) | E£ 4,287 | - 46% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 6,394 ден (E£ 2,181) | E£ 2,487 | - 12% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 2,750 ден (E£ 938) | E£ 218 | + 331% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,993 ден (E£ 2,044) | E£ 2,526 | - 19% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,777 ден (E£ 1,630) | E£ 1,181 | + 38% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,375 ден (E£ 469) | E£ 512 | - 8% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 600 ден (E£ 205) | E£ 443 | - 54% | |
40” flat screen TV | 22,322 ден (E£ 7,615) | E£ 5,512 | + 38% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 4,399 ден (E£ 1,501) | E£ 1,699 | - 12% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 363 ден (E£ 124) | E£ 64 | + 95% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 100 ден (E£ 34) | E£ 19 | + 82% | |
Clothes | + 7% | |||
Clothes in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 7% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,250 ден (E£ 426) | E£ 645 | - 34% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,750 ден (E£ 597) | E£ 581 | + 3% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 3,500 ден (E£ 1,194) | E£ 1,190 | + 0% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 5,000 ден (E£ 1,706) | E£ 720 | + 137% | |
Transportation | + 57% | |||
Transportation in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 57% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,077,960 ден (E£ 367,747) | E£ 507,909 | - 28% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 89 ден (E£ 30) | E£ 2.81 | + 974% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 834 ден (E£ 285) | E£ 109 | + 161% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 322 ден (E£ 110) | E£ 21 | + 426% | |
Personal Care | + 144% | |||
Personal Care in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 144% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 270 ден (E£ 92) | E£ 24 | + 280% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 313 ден (E£ 107) | E£ 76 | + 40% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 725 ден (E£ 247) | E£ 112 | + 121% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 232 ден (E£ 79) | E£ 30 | + 164% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 222 ден (E£ 76) | E£ 19 | + 300% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 163 ден (E£ 56) | E£ 23 | + 147% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 64 ден (E£ 22) | E£ 13 | + 74% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 73 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 12 | + 116% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 158 ден (E£ 54) | E£ 27 | + 103% | |
Entertainment | + 56% | |||
Entertainment in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 56% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 667 ден (E£ 227) | E£ 119 | + 92% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 200 ден (E£ 68) | E£ 73 | - 7% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 533 ден (E£ 182) | E£ 283 | - 36% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,150 ден (E£ 392) | E£ 233 | + 68% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 200 ден (E£ 68) | E£ 52 | + 31% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 68 ден (E£ 23) | E£ 24 | - 4% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 80 ден (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 40% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 8,960 ден (E£ 3,057) | E£ 2,268 | + 35% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 7 ден (E£ 2.39) | E£ 0.23 | + 928% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 767 ден (E£ 262) | E£ 379 | - 31% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 120 ден (E£ 41) | E£ 26 | + 57% | |
TOTAL | + 38% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 396 prices entered by 35 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 17, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.34115
EGP
/
MKD
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Cost of living in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 38% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 16,592
(48,634 ден)
in Ohrid
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 12,000
in Alexandria.
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