- Cost of Living
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- Quilmes
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Quilmes, Argentina compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 67% | |||
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Food in Quilmes (Argentina) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $91 (E£ 94) | E£ 61 | + 53% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $80 (E£ 83) | E£ 49 | + 70% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $36 (E£ 37) | E£ 32 | + 18% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $6 (E£ 7) | E£ 12 | - 43% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $24 (E£ 25) | E£ 16 | + 53% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $20 (E£ 20) | E£ 4.77 | + 327% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $55 (E£ 57) | E£ 28 | + 101% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $14 (E£ 15) | E£ 12 | + 26% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $7 (E£ 7) | E£ 4.31 | + 68% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $25 (E£ 26) | E£ 9 | + 190% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $80 (E£ 83) | E£ 89 | - 7% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $17 (E£ 17) | E£ 9 | + 92% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $9 (E£ 9) | E£ 2.71 | + 238% | |
Housing | + 98% | |||
Housing in Quilmes (Argentina) is 98% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $7,262 (E£ 7,524) | E£ 4,287 | + 76% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $7,635 (E£ 7,911) | E£ 2,487 | + 218% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $1,117 (E£ 1,157) | E£ 218 | + 431% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $9,613 (E£ 9,960) | E£ 2,526 | + 294% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $4,000 (E£ 4,145) | E£ 1,181 | + 251% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $2,350 (E£ 2,435) | E£ 512 | + 375% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $230 (E£ 238) | E£ 443 | - 46% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $6,075 (E£ 6,295) | E£ 5,512 | + 14% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $2,500 (E£ 2,590) | E£ 1,699 | + 52% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $64 (E£ 66) | E£ 64 | + 4% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $38 (E£ 40) | E£ 19 | + 112% | |
Clothes | - 6% | |||
Clothes in Quilmes (Argentina) is 6% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $470 (E£ 487) | E£ 645 | - 24% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $613 (E£ 635) | E£ 581 | + 9% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $713 (E£ 739) | E£ 1,190 | - 38% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $513 (E£ 531) | E£ 720 | - 26% | |
Transportation | + 36% | |||
Transportation in Quilmes (Argentina) is 36% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $458,320 (E£ 474,889) | E£ 507,909 | - 7% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $14 (E£ 14) | E£ 2.81 | + 402% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $210 (E£ 218) | E£ 109 | + 100% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ARS $111 (E£ 115) | E£ 21 | + 450% | |
Personal Care | + 89% | |||
Personal Care in Quilmes (Argentina) is 89% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $105 (E£ 109) | E£ 24 | + 349% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $141 (E£ 146) | E£ 76 | + 92% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $325 (E£ 337) | E£ 112 | + 202% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $20 (E£ 21) | E£ 30 | - 31% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $21 (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 16% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $32 (E£ 33) | E£ 23 | + 46% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $13 (E£ 14) | E£ 13 | + 9% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $16 (E£ 17) | E£ 12 | + 43% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $60 (E£ 62) | E£ 27 | + 133% | |
Entertainment | + 122% | |||
Entertainment in Quilmes (Argentina) is 122% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $438 (E£ 453) | E£ 119 | + 282% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $141 (E£ 146) | E£ 73 | + 99% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $351 (E£ 364) | E£ 283 | + 29% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $323 (E£ 334) | E£ 233 | + 43% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $70 (E£ 73) | E£ 52 | + 39% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $50 (E£ 51) | E£ 24 | + 115% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $46 (E£ 48) | E£ 19 | + 144% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ARS $4,122 (E£ 4,271) | E£ 2,268 | + 88% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $2.00 (E£ 2.07) | E£ 0.23 | + 792% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $602 (E£ 623) | E£ 379 | + 65% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $24 (E£ 25) | E£ 26 | - 3% | |
TOTAL | + 67% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 467 prices entered by 43 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Quilmes (Argentina) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 21,695
(ARS $20,938)
in Quilmes
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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