- Cost of Living
- Montenegro
- Egypt
- Podgorica
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Podgorica, Montenegro**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 84% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Podgorica (Montenegro) is 84% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €14 (E£ 284) | E£ 72 | + 294% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €3.76 (E£ 79) | E£ 72 | + 10% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.05 (E£ 64) | E£ 37 | + 71% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.85 (E£ 18) | E£ 14 | + 32% | |

12 eggs, large | €1.54 (E£ 32) | E£ 20 | + 60% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.44 (E£ 30) | E£ 14 | + 115% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €2.77 (E£ 58) | E£ 29 | + 100% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.06 (E£ 22) | E£ 21 | + 6% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €0.71 (E£ 15) | E£ 5.86 | + 154% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.84 (E£ 18) | E£ 19 | - 9% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €5.10 (E£ 107) | E£ 92 | + 16% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.42 (E£ 30) | E£ 11 | + 162% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.39 (E£ 8) | E£ 10 | - 20% | |

Housing | + 66% | |||

Housing in Podgorica (Montenegro) is 66% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €489 (E£ 10,238) | E£ 5,401 | + 90% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €400 (E£ 8,370) | E£ 3,866 | + 117% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €114 (E£ 2,376) | E£ 898 | + 165% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €331 (E£ 6,915) | E£ 3,602 | + 92% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €233 (E£ 4,878) | E£ 2,335 | + 109% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €87 (E£ 1,821) | E£ 736 | + 147% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €20 (E£ 416) | E£ 365 | + 14% | |

40” flat screen TV | €357 (E£ 7,470) | E£ 6,508 | + 15% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €106 (E£ 2,227) | E£ 1,877 | + 19% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €5.47 (E£ 114) | E£ 67 | + 70% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | €5.41 (E£ 113) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 25% | |||

Clothes in Podgorica (Montenegro) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €73 (E£ 1,534) | E£ 740 | + 107% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €33 (E£ 693) | E£ 681 | + 2% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €76 (E£ 1,592) | E£ 1,691 | - 6% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €97 (E£ 2,031) | E£ 777 | + 162% | |

Transportation | + 67% | |||

Transportation in Podgorica (Montenegro) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €17,576 (E£ 367,659) | E£ 453,039 | - 19% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.23 (E£ 26) | E£ 3.88 | + 562% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | €25 (E£ 523) | E£ 182 | + 187% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | €5.97 (E£ 125) | E£ 101 | + 24% | |

Personal Care | + 113% | |||

Personal Care in Podgorica (Montenegro) is 113% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €4.57 (E£ 96) | E£ 33 | + 192% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €3.33 (E£ 70) | E£ 72 | - 4% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €23 (E£ 474) | E£ 200 | + 137% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €2.63 (E£ 55) | E£ 40 | + 37% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.18 (E£ 66) | E£ 21 | + 216% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €3.16 (E£ 66) | E£ 26 | + 157% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.05 (E£ 22) | E£ 20 | + 10% | |

Tube of toothpaste | €1.79 (E£ 37) | E£ 15 | + 155% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €7 (E£ 139) | E£ 46 | + 201% | |

Entertainment | + 96% | |||

Entertainment in Podgorica (Montenegro) is 96% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €19 (E£ 402) | E£ 153 | + 163% | |

2 tickets to the movies | €8 (E£ 168) | E£ 99 | + 70% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €11 (E£ 234) | E£ 520 | - 55% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €34 (E£ 713) | E£ 249 | + 187% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €5.79 (E£ 121) | E£ 52 | + 132% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €1.56 (E£ 33) | E£ 25 | + 29% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €1.78 (E£ 37) | E£ 19 | + 91% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €611 (E£ 12,771) | E£ 11,487 | + 11% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.14 (E£ 2.98) | E£ 0.23 | + 1213% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | €36 (E£ 747) | E£ 416 | + 80% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €3.01 (E£ 63) | E£ 28 | + 125% | |

TOTAL | + 73% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 515 prices entered by 39 different people.

These prices were last updated on July 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
20.918
EGP
/
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#
Cost of living in
**Podgorica (Montenegro)**
is
**73% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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