- Cost of Living
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Cost of living in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 93% | |||
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Food in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) is 93% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Q33 (E£ 79) | E£ 68 | + 17% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Q41 (E£ 98) | E£ 63 | + 55% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Q24 (E£ 57) | E£ 31 | + 81% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Q9 (E£ 22) | E£ 13 | + 69% | |
12 eggs, large | Q16 (E£ 38) | E£ 16 | + 131% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Q6 (E£ 15) | E£ 6 | + 142% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Q28 (E£ 68) | E£ 29 | + 136% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Q15 (E£ 36) | E£ 15 | + 141% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Q5.50 (E£ 13) | E£ 5.21 | + 156% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Q14 (E£ 35) | E£ 14 | + 152% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Q73 (E£ 177) | E£ 88 | + 100% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | Q12 (E£ 28) | E£ 10 | + 179% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Q4.54 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.60 | + 322% | |
Housing | + 152% | |||
Housing in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) is 152% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Q3,480 (E£ 8,417) | E£ 4,715 | + 79% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Q1,970 (E£ 4,765) | E£ 2,520 | + 89% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Q550 (E£ 1,330) | E£ 253 | + 425% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Q3,000 (E£ 7,256) | E£ 2,488 | + 192% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Q2,250 (E£ 5,442) | E£ 1,489 | + 266% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Q550 (E£ 1,330) | E£ 238 | + 459% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Q467 (E£ 1,129) | E£ 397 | + 184% | |
40” flat screen TV | Q3,250 (E£ 7,861) | E£ 6,060 | + 30% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Q900 (E£ 2,177) | E£ 1,489 | + 46% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Q45 (E£ 109) | E£ 60 | + 81% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Q23 (E£ 55) | E£ 17 | + 225% | |
Clothes | + 59% | |||
Clothes in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) is 59% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Q503 (E£ 1,217) | E£ 735 | + 66% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Q376 (E£ 909) | E£ 604 | + 51% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Q833 (E£ 2,016) | E£ 1,448 | + 39% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Q700 (E£ 1,693) | E£ 581 | + 191% | |
Transportation | + 29% | |||
Transportation in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) is 29% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Q137,000 (E£ 331,376) | E£ 348,808 | - 5% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Q7 (E£ 17) | E£ 3.19 | + 438% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Q67 (E£ 161) | E£ 123 | + 32% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 291% | |||
Personal Care in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) is 291% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Q41 (E£ 100) | E£ 24 | + 313% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Q188 (E£ 454) | E£ 90 | + 404% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Q167 (E£ 404) | E£ 98 | + 312% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Q53 (E£ 127) | E£ 30 | + 323% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Q27 (E£ 65) | E£ 19 | + 241% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Q33 (E£ 79) | E£ 23 | + 249% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Q16 (E£ 38) | E£ 13 | + 200% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Q20 (E£ 48) | E£ 12 | + 318% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Q45 (E£ 109) | E£ 28 | + 292% | |
Entertainment | + 154% | |||
Entertainment in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) is 154% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Q163 (E£ 393) | E£ 119 | + 231% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Q57 (E£ 137) | E£ 86 | + 59% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Q1,000 (E£ 2,419) | E£ 266 | + 808% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Q255 (E£ 617) | E£ 214 | + 188% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Q35 (E£ 85) | E£ 52 | + 62% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Q23 (E£ 56) | E£ 24 | + 133% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Q22 (E£ 52) | E£ 19 | + 168% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Q3.00 (E£ 7) | E£ 0.23 | + 3012% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Q184 (E£ 446) | E£ 433 | + 3% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Q21 (E£ 51) | E£ 26 | + 97% | |
TOTAL | + 103% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 365 prices entered by 34 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 10, 2017.
Exchange rate:
2.419
EGP
/
GTQ
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Cost of living in Quetzaltenango (Guatemala) is 103% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 26,347
(Q10,892)
in Quetzaltenango
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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