#
Cost of living in
**Omsk (Russia)**
is
**about the same as**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 173 prices entered by 15 different people.

Food in Omsk (Russia) is 7% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Omsk (Russia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ||

руб 231 (E£ 61) | E£ 81 | 25% |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ||

руб 224 (E£ 59) | E£ 73 | 18% |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ||

руб 96 (E£ 25) | E£ 38 | 33% |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ||

руб 48 (E£ 13) | E£ 13 | 6% |

12 eggs, large | ||

руб 61 (E£ 16) | E£ 20 | 20% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ||

руб 90 (E£ 24) | E£ 13 | 90% |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ||

руб 318 (E£ 84) | E£ 29 | 187% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ||

руб 71 (E£ 19) | E£ 22 | 15% |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ||

руб 33 (E£ 9) | E£ 5.88 | 50% |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ||

руб 51 (E£ 14) | E£ 19 | 30% |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ||

руб 413 (E£ 109) | E£ 92 | 18% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

руб 69 (E£ 18) | E£ 11 | 63% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

руб 18 (E£ 4.78) | E£ 6 | 23% |

Housing in Omsk (Russia) is 1% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Omsk (Russia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ||

руб 25,245 (E£ 6,681) | E£ 5,401 | 24% |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ||

руб 20,514 (E£ 5,429) | E£ 3,866 | 40% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ||

руб 3,680 (E£ 974) | E£ 898 | 8% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ||

руб 19,485 (E£ 5,157) | E£ 3,602 | 43% |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ||

руб 14,074 (E£ 3,725) | E£ 2,335 | 59% |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ||

руб 2,799 (E£ 741) | E£ 736 | 1% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

руб 518 (E£ 137) | E£ 365 | 62% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

руб 25,141 (E£ 6,653) | E£ 6,508 | 2% |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ||

руб 3,212 (E£ 850) | E£ 1,877 | 55% |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ||

руб 452 (E£ 120) | E£ 67 | 78% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

руб 192 (E£ 51) | - | - |

Clothes in Omsk (Russia) is 16% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Omsk (Russia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ||

руб 5,019 (E£ 1,328) | E£ 740 | 79% |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ||

руб 2,738 (E£ 725) | E£ 681 | 6% |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ||

руб 4,224 (E£ 1,118) | E£ 1,691 | 34% |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ||

руб 5,757 (E£ 1,524) | E£ 777 | 96% |

Transportation in Omsk (Russia) is 11% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Omsk (Russia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ||

руб 949,962 (E£ 251,400) | E£ 453,039 | 45% |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ||

руб 28 (E£ 7) | E£ 3.88 | 89% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

руб 1,065 (E£ 282) | E£ 182 | 54% |

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

руб 480 (E£ 127) | E£ 126 | 0% |

Personal Care in Omsk (Russia) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Omsk (Russia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ||

руб 450 (E£ 119) | E£ 33 | 264% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

руб 500 (E£ 132) | E£ 72 | 83% |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ||

руб 808 (E£ 214) | E£ 200 | 7% |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ||

руб 210 (E£ 56) | E£ 40 | 38% |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ||

руб 135 (E£ 36) | E£ 21 | 70% |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ||

руб 255 (E£ 67) | E£ 26 | 162% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

руб 63 (E£ 17) | E£ 20 | 16% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

руб 100 (E£ 26) | E£ 15 | 81% |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ||

руб 252 (E£ 67) | E£ 46 | 45% |

Entertainment in Omsk (Russia) is 24% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Omsk (Russia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

руб 710 (E£ 188) | E£ 153 | 23% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

руб 347 (E£ 92) | E£ 99 | 7% |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ||

руб 1,376 (E£ 364) | E£ 520 | 30% |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ||

руб 2,878 (E£ 762) | E£ 249 | 206% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

руб 213 (E£ 56) | E£ 52 | 8% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

руб 118 (E£ 31) | E£ 25 | 24% |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ||

руб 178 (E£ 47) | E£ 19 | 141% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

руб 31,999 (E£ 8,468) | E£ 12,152 | 30% |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ||

руб 1.30 (E£ 0.35) | E£ 0.23 | 52% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

руб 2,744 (E£ 726) | E£ 416 | 75% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

руб 75 (E£ 20) | E£ 28 | 29% |

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For example, you would need at least

**E£ 17,649**(руб 66,690) in Omsk to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 17,000**in Alexandria.