- Cost of Living
- Spain
- Egypt
- Palma de Mallorca
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Palma de Mallorca, Spain compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 208% | |||
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Food in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 208% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €13 (E£ 269) | E£ 68 | + 297% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 149) | E£ 63 | + 137% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.74 (E£ 78) | E£ 31 | + 148% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.95 (E£ 20) | E£ 13 | + 54% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.34 (E£ 49) | E£ 16 | + 197% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.49 (E£ 31) | E£ 6 | + 408% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 149) | E£ 29 | + 413% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.81 (E£ 38) | E£ 15 | + 152% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.32 (E£ 27) | E£ 5.21 | + 428% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.73 (E£ 15) | E£ 14 | + 10% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €6 (E£ 128) | E£ 88 | + 45% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.50 (E£ 31) | E£ 10 | + 210% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.06 (E£ 22) | E£ 2.60 | + 752% | |
Housing | + 356% | |||
Housing in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 356% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,135 (E£ 23,687) | E£ 4,715 | + 402% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €699 (E£ 14,585) | E£ 2,520 | + 479% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €180 (E£ 3,758) | E£ 253 | + 1384% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €758 (E£ 15,814) | E£ 2,488 | + 536% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €462 (E£ 9,646) | E£ 1,489 | + 548% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €95 (E£ 1,980) | E£ 238 | + 732% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €35 (E£ 739) | E£ 397 | + 86% | |
40” flat screen TV | €449 (E£ 9,374) | E£ 6,060 | + 55% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €106 (E£ 2,214) | E£ 1,489 | + 49% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €9 (E£ 184) | E£ 60 | + 207% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €11 (E£ 227) | E£ 17 | + 1246% | |
Clothes | + 35% | |||
Clothes in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 35% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €74 (E£ 1,555) | E£ 735 | + 112% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €28 (E£ 595) | E£ 604 | - 1% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €78 (E£ 1,638) | E£ 1,448 | + 13% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €120 (E£ 2,506) | E£ 581 | + 331% | |
Transportation | + 206% | |||
Transportation in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 206% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €22,930 (E£ 478,612) | E£ 348,808 | + 37% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.27 (E£ 26) | E£ 3.19 | + 731% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €35 (E£ 722) | E£ 123 | + 489% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | €14 (E£ 283) | E£ 21 | + 1258% | |
Personal Care | + 393% | |||
Personal Care in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 393% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.75 (E£ 120) | E£ 24 | + 396% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €4.87 (E£ 102) | E£ 90 | + 13% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €74 (E£ 1,538) | E£ 98 | + 1468% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €5.21 (E£ 109) | E£ 30 | + 262% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.06 (E£ 64) | E£ 19 | + 238% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.77 (E£ 58) | E£ 23 | + 157% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.40 (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 131% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.73 (E£ 36) | E£ 12 | + 213% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €15 (E£ 310) | E£ 28 | + 1017% | |
Entertainment | + 194% | |||
Entertainment in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 194% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €29 (E£ 601) | E£ 119 | + 406% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 334) | E£ 86 | + 289% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €55 (E£ 1,148) | E£ 266 | + 331% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €49 (E£ 1,026) | E£ 214 | + 380% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 190) | E£ 52 | + 264% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.79 (E£ 58) | E£ 24 | + 144% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €3.95 (E£ 83) | E£ 19 | + 323% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €650 (E£ 13,577) | E£ 12,013 | + 13% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.15 (E£ 3.13) | E£ 0.23 | + 1281% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €53 (E£ 1,113) | E£ 433 | + 157% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €5.00 (E£ 104) | E£ 26 | + 304% | |
TOTAL | + 227% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 527 prices entered by 56 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) is 227% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 45,720
(€2,190)
in Palma de Mallorca
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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