#
Cost of living in
**Prilep (Macedonia)**
is
**14% more expensive than**
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 255 prices entered by 16 different people.

Food in Prilep (Macedonia) is 15% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||
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Prilep (Macedonia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

333 ден (E£ 112) | E£ 81 | 38% |

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

123 ден (E£ 41) | E£ 73 | 43% |

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

125 ден (E£ 42) | E£ 38 | 11% |

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

49 ден (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | 22% |

12 eggs, large | ||

98 ден (E£ 33) | E£ 20 | 63% |

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

44 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 13 | 18% |

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

155 ден (E£ 52) | E£ 29 | 77% |

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

42 ден (E£ 14) | E£ 22 | 36% |

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

29 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 5.88 | 64% |

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

45 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | 23% |

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

260 ден (E£ 87) | E£ 92 | 5% |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ||

75 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 11 | 126% |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ||

26 ден (E£ 9) | E£ 6 | 40% |

Housing in Prilep (Macedonia) is 20% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Prilep (Macedonia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

12,750 ден (E£ 4,282) | E£ 5,401 | 21% |

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

10,500 ден (E£ 3,526) | E£ 3,866 | 9% |

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

4,376 ден (E£ 1,470) | E£ 898 | 64% |

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

5,333 ден (E£ 1,791) | E£ 3,602 | 50% |

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

4,333 ден (E£ 1,455) | E£ 2,335 | 38% |

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

2,768 ден (E£ 930) | E£ 736 | 26% |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ||

509 ден (E£ 171) | E£ 365 | 53% |

40” flat screen TV | ||

18,667 ден (E£ 6,269) | E£ 6,508 | 4% |

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

4,167 ден (E£ 1,399) | E£ 1,877 | 25% |

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

292 ден (E£ 98) | E£ 67 | 45% |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ||

125 ден (E£ 42) | - | - |

Clothes in Prilep (Macedonia) is 4% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Prilep (Macedonia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

2,137 ден (E£ 718) | E£ 740 | 3% |

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

2,117 ден (E£ 711) | E£ 681 | 4% |

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

4,786 ден (E£ 1,607) | E£ 1,691 | 5% |

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

3,200 ден (E£ 1,075) | E£ 777 | 38% |

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

Prilep (Macedonia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

1,000,000 ден (E£ 335,832) | E£ 453,039 | 26% |

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

71 ден (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | 511% |

Monthly ticket public transport | ||

1,075 ден (E£ 361) | E£ 182 | 98% |

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

377 ден (E£ 127) | E£ 101 | 26% |

Personal Care in Prilep (Macedonia) is 35% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||

Prilep (Macedonia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

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

263 ден (E£ 88) | E£ 33 | 169% |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ||

157 ден (E£ 53) | E£ 72 | 27% |

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

- | E£ 200 | - |

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

163 ден (E£ 55) | E£ 40 | 37% |

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

157 ден (E£ 53) | E£ 21 | 151% |

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

142 ден (E£ 48) | E£ 26 | 85% |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ||

48 ден (E£ 16) | E£ 20 | 18% |

Tube of toothpaste | ||

86 ден (E£ 29) | E£ 15 | 96% |

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

167 ден (E£ 56) | E£ 46 | 22% |

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

Prilep (Macedonia) | Alexandria (Egypt) | Diff |

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ||

525 ден (E£ 176) | E£ 153 | 15% |

2 tickets to the movies | ||

267 ден (E£ 90) | E£ 99 | 9% |

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£ 291) | E£ 249 | 17% |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ||

143 ден (E£ 48) | E£ 52 | 8% |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ||

63 ден (E£ 21) | E£ 25 | 16% |

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

78 ден (E£ 26) | E£ 19 | 34% |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ||

- | E£ 12,152 | - |

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

7 ден (E£ 2.33) | E£ 0.23 | 928% |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ||

680 ден (E£ 228) | E£ 416 | 45% |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ||

125 ден (E£ 42) | E£ 28 | 50% |

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For example, you would need at least

**E£ 18,181**(54,138 ден) in Prilep to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with**E£ 16,000**in Alexandria.