- Cost of Living
- Spain
- Egypt
- Palma de Mallorca
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Palma de Mallorca, Spain**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 117% | |||
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Food in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 117% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €12 (E£ 240) | E£ 72 | + 233% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 149) | E£ 72 | + 109% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.47 (E£ 72) | E£ 37 | + 94% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.83 (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 28% | |

12 eggs, large | €1.89 (E£ 39) | E£ 20 | + 96% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.29 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 91% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €8 (E£ 156) | E£ 29 | + 441% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.59 (E£ 33) | E£ 21 | + 58% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.20 (E£ 25) | E£ 5.86 | + 327% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.77 (E£ 16) | E£ 19 | - 17% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €6 (E£ 127) | E£ 92 | + 38% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.60 (E£ 33) | E£ 11 | + 194% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.97 (E£ 20) | E£ 10 | + 96% | |

Housing | + 204% | |||

Housing in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 204% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,132 (E£ 23,591) | E£ 5,401 | + 337% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €733 (E£ 15,288) | E£ 3,866 | + 295% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €178 (E£ 3,701) | E£ 898 | + 312% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €796 (E£ 16,589) | E£ 3,625 | + 358% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €531 (E£ 11,075) | E£ 2,335 | + 374% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €97 (E£ 2,017) | E£ 736 | + 174% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €32 (E£ 668) | E£ 365 | + 83% | |

40” flat screen TV | €454 (E£ 9,457) | E£ 6,508 | + 45% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €106 (E£ 2,212) | E£ 1,877 | + 18% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €8 (E£ 173) | E£ 67 | + 157% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | €11 (E£ 225) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 22% | |||

Clothes in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 22% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €74 (E£ 1,553) | E£ 740 | + 110% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €29 (E£ 605) | E£ 681 | - 11% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €79 (E£ 1,657) | E£ 1,691 | - 2% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €112 (E£ 2,340) | E£ 777 | + 201% | |

Transportation | + 119% | |||

Transportation in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 119% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €22,568 (E£ 470,476) | E£ 453,039 | + 4% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.31 (E£ 27) | E£ 3.88 | + 605% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | €36 (E£ 755) | E£ 182 | + 314% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | €14 (E£ 283) | E£ 126 | + 124% | |

Personal Care | + 262% | |||

Personal Care in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 262% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.75 (E£ 120) | E£ 33 | + 267% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €5.64 (E£ 118) | E£ 72 | + 62% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €71 (E£ 1,480) | E£ 200 | + 640% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €5.21 (E£ 109) | E£ 40 | + 171% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.06 (E£ 64) | E£ 21 | + 203% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.77 (E£ 58) | E£ 26 | + 125% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.40 (E£ 29) | E£ 20 | + 47% | |

Tube of toothpaste | €1.73 (E£ 36) | E£ 15 | + 146% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €15 (E£ 310) | E£ 46 | + 572% | |

Entertainment | + 173% | |||

Entertainment in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 173% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €32 (E£ 659) | E£ 153 | + 331% | |

2 tickets to the movies | €15 (E£ 317) | E£ 99 | + 221% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €55 (E£ 1,146) | E£ 520 | + 120% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €52 (E£ 1,089) | E£ 249 | + 338% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 191) | E£ 52 | + 266% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.95 (E£ 61) | E£ 25 | + 144% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.50 (E£ 94) | E£ 19 | + 381% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €545 (E£ 11,366) | E£ 11,487 | - 1% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.15 (E£ 3.13) | E£ 0.23 | + 1279% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | €54 (E£ 1,123) | E£ 416 | + 170% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €5.01 (E£ 104) | E£ 28 | + 273% | |

TOTAL | + 144% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 615 prices entered by 55 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 26, 2018.
Exchange rate:
20.847
EGP
/
EUR

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#
Cost of living in
**Palma de Mallorca (Spain)**
is
**144% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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