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

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

Currency:

Food | + 18% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Prilep (Macedonia) is 18% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 333 ден (E£ 114) | E£ 81 | + 41% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 123 ден (E£ 42) | E£ 73 | - 42% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 125 ден (E£ 43) | E£ 38 | + 14% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 49 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 24% | |

12 eggs, large | 98 ден (E£ 33) | E£ 20 | + 66% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 44 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 13 | + 20% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 155 ден (E£ 53) | E£ 29 | + 81% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 42 ден (E£ 14) | E£ 22 | - 35% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 29 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 5.88 | + 67% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 45 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | - 21% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 260 ден (E£ 89) | E£ 92 | - 4% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 75 ден (E£ 26) | E£ 11 | + 130% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 26 ден (E£ 9) | E£ 6 | + 43% | |

Housing | - 19% | |||

Housing in Prilep (Macedonia) is 19% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 12,750 ден (E£ 4,365) | E£ 5,401 | - 19% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 10,500 ден (E£ 3,594) | E£ 3,866 | - 7% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 4,376 ден (E£ 1,498) | E£ 898 | + 67% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,333 ден (E£ 1,826) | E£ 3,602 | - 49% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,333 ден (E£ 1,483) | E£ 2,335 | - 36% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 2,768 ден (E£ 948) | E£ 736 | + 29% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 509 ден (E£ 174) | E£ 365 | - 52% | |

40” flat screen TV | 18,667 ден (E£ 6,390) | E£ 6,508 | - 2% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 4,167 ден (E£ 1,426) | E£ 1,877 | - 24% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 292 ден (E£ 100) | E£ 67 | + 48% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 125 ден (E£ 43) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 6% | |||

Clothes in Prilep (Macedonia) is 6% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 2,137 ден (E£ 732) | E£ 740 | - 1% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 2,117 ден (E£ 725) | E£ 681 | + 6% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 4,786 ден (E£ 1,638) | E£ 1,691 | - 3% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 3,200 ден (E£ 1,095) | E£ 777 | + 41% | |

Transportation | + 38% | |||

Transportation in Prilep (Macedonia) is 38% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,000,000 ден (E£ 342,332) | E£ 453,039 | - 24% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 71 ден (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | + 523% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 1,075 ден (E£ 368) | E£ 182 | + 102% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 377 ден (E£ 129) | E£ 126 | + 2% | |

Personal Care | + 36% | |||

Personal Care in Prilep (Macedonia) is 36% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 263 ден (E£ 90) | E£ 33 | + 175% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 157 ден (E£ 54) | E£ 72 | - 26% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | - | E£ 200 | - | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 163 ден (E£ 56) | E£ 40 | + 40% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 157 ден (E£ 54) | E£ 21 | + 156% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 142 ден (E£ 49) | E£ 26 | + 89% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 48 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 20 | - 17% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 86 ден (E£ 29) | E£ 15 | + 100% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 167 ден (E£ 57) | E£ 46 | + 24% | |

Entertainment | + 20% | |||

Entertainment in Prilep (Macedonia) is 20% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 525 ден (E£ 180) | E£ 153 | + 17% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 267 ден (E£ 91) | E£ 99 | - 8% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 520 | - | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 867 ден (E£ 297) | E£ 249 | + 19% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 143 ден (E£ 49) | E£ 52 | - 6% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 63 ден (E£ 22) | E£ 25 | - 15% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 78 ден (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 37% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,152 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 7 ден (E£ 2.38) | E£ 0.23 | + 948% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 680 ден (E£ 233) | E£ 416 | - 44% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 125 ден (E£ 43) | E£ 28 | + 53% | |

TOTAL | + 15% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 264 prices entered by 20 different people.

These prices were last updated on September 25, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.34233
EGP
/
MKD

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#
Cost of living in
**Prilep (Macedonia)**
is
**15% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

**E£ 18,437**(53,857 ден) in Prilep to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 16,000**in Alexandria.## Recent Prices Added

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