- Cost of Living
- Macedonia
- Egypt
- Ohrid
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Ohrid, Macedonia**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 3% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 3% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 170 ден (E£ 58) | E£ 72 | - 19% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 160 ден (E£ 55) | E£ 72 | - 23% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 90 ден (E£ 31) | E£ 37 | - 17% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 49 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 24% | |

12 eggs, large | 83 ден (E£ 29) | E£ 20 | + 42% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 60 ден (E£ 21) | E£ 14 | + 47% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 175 ден (E£ 60) | E£ 29 | + 108% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 23 ден (E£ 8) | E£ 21 | - 63% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 75 ден (E£ 26) | E£ 5.86 | + 340% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 35 ден (E£ 12) | E£ 19 | - 38% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 200 ден (E£ 69) | E£ 92 | - 26% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 74 ден (E£ 26) | E£ 11 | + 126% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 28 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 10 | - 6% | |

Housing | - 31% | |||

Housing in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 31% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 6,840 ден (E£ 2,350) | E£ 5,401 | - 56% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 6,394 ден (E£ 2,197) | E£ 3,866 | - 43% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 2,750 ден (E£ 945) | E£ 898 | + 5% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,993 ден (E£ 2,059) | E£ 3,625 | - 43% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,777 ден (E£ 1,641) | E£ 2,335 | - 30% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,375 ден (E£ 472) | E£ 736 | - 36% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 600 ден (E£ 206) | E£ 365 | - 44% | |

40” flat screen TV | 22,322 ден (E£ 7,669) | E£ 6,508 | + 18% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 4,399 ден (E£ 1,512) | E£ 1,877 | - 19% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 363 ден (E£ 125) | E£ 67 | + 85% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 100 ден (E£ 34) | - | - | |

Clothes | - 11% | |||

Clothes in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 11% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,250 ден (E£ 429) | E£ 740 | - 42% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,750 ден (E£ 601) | E£ 681 | - 12% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 3,500 ден (E£ 1,203) | E£ 1,691 | - 29% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 5,000 ден (E£ 1,718) | E£ 777 | + 121% | |

Transportation | + 41% | |||

Transportation in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 41% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,077,960 ден (E£ 370,374) | E£ 453,039 | - 18% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 89 ден (E£ 30) | E£ 3.88 | + 684% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 834 ден (E£ 287) | E£ 182 | + 57% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 322 ден (E£ 111) | E£ 126 | - 13% | |

Personal Care | + 88% | |||

Personal Care in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 88% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 270 ден (E£ 93) | E£ 33 | + 183% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 313 ден (E£ 107) | E£ 72 | + 48% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 725 ден (E£ 249) | E£ 200 | + 24% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 232 ден (E£ 80) | E£ 40 | + 99% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 222 ден (E£ 76) | E£ 21 | + 263% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 163 ден (E£ 56) | E£ 26 | + 118% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 64 ден (E£ 22) | E£ 20 | + 11% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 73 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 15 | + 71% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 158 ден (E£ 54) | E£ 46 | + 18% | |

Entertainment | + 21% | |||

Entertainment in Ohrid (Macedonia) is 21% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 667 ден (E£ 229) | E£ 153 | + 50% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 200 ден (E£ 69) | E£ 99 | - 30% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 533 ден (E£ 183) | E£ 520 | - 65% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,150 ден (E£ 395) | E£ 249 | + 59% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 200 ден (E£ 69) | E£ 52 | + 32% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 68 ден (E£ 23) | E£ 25 | - 8% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 80 ден (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 41% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 11,487 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 7 ден (E£ 2.41) | E£ 0.23 | + 960% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 767 ден (E£ 263) | E£ 416 | - 37% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 120 ден (E£ 41) | E£ 28 | + 47% | |

TOTAL | + 11% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 308 prices entered by 25 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 23, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.34359
EGP
/
MKD

## Do you live in Alexandria? We need your help!

## Recent Comparisons

- Cost of living in Morelia is 62% cheaper than in Portland
- Cost of living in LA is 20% cheaper than in New York
- Cost of living in Tokyo is 93% more expensive than in Kuala Lumpur
- Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur is 52% cheaper than in Singapore
- Cost of living in New York is 6% more expensive than in London
- Cost of living in Toronto is 27% more expensive than in Montreal
- Cost of living in Vancouver is about the same as in Toronto
- Cost of living in Brisbane is about the same as in Melbourne
- Cost of living in Davao is 66% cheaper than in Honolulu
- Cost of living in London is 12% more expensive than in Dublin

### Compare other countries

## Cost of Living and Prices in Similar Cities

- Cost of Living, Prices in Serres (Greece)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Chalcis (Greece)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Berlin (Germany)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Luxembourg
- Cost of Living, Prices in Ankara (Turkey)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Saint Petersburg (Russia)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Galway (Ireland)

#
Cost of living in
**Ohrid (Macedonia)**
is
**11% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 16,582**(48,262 ден) in Ohrid to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 15,000**in Alexandria.## Recent Prices Added

- Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Austin, Texas costs $1,017 (2 minutes ago)
- 1 lb of local cheese in Madison, Wisconsin costs $3.30 (3 minutes ago)
- Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Sydney costs AU$20 (7 minutes ago)
- 60 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) in Wichita, Kansas costs $1.67 (35 minutes ago)
- 1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) in Oporto costs €0.16 (35 minutes ago)
- One-way ticket in public transport in San Diego, California costs $2.50 (about 1 hour ago)