- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Resistencia
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Resistencia, Argentina compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 640% | |||
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Food in Resistencia (Argentina) is 640% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $347 (E£ 353) | E£ 61 | + 475% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $283 (E£ 288) | E£ 48 | + 502% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $361 (E£ 368) | E£ 31 | + 1084% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $61 (E£ 62) | E£ 12 | + 428% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $148 (E£ 151) | E£ 16 | + 846% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $65 (E£ 66) | E£ 4.82 | + 1268% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $282 (E£ 287) | E£ 38 | + 647% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $67 (E£ 68) | E£ 12 | + 468% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $45 (E£ 46) | E£ 4.24 | + 986% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $3.50 (E£ 3.56) | E£ 15 | - 76% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $214 (E£ 218) | E£ 142 | + 53% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $167 (E£ 170) | E£ 9 | + 1844% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $65 (E£ 66) | E£ 3.58 | + 1740% | |
Housing | + 463% | |||
Housing in Resistencia (Argentina) is 463% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $23,643 (E£ 24,072) | E£ 4,450 | + 441% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $11,930 (E£ 12,146) | E£ 2,577 | + 371% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $9,904 (E£ 10,084) | E£ 218 | + 4528% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $20,000 (E£ 20,363) | E£ 2,526 | + 706% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $10,000 (E£ 10,182) | E£ 1,649 | + 518% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $5,000 (E£ 5,091) | E£ 355 | + 1334% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $873 (E£ 889) | E£ 443 | + 100% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $13,709 (E£ 13,958) | E£ 5,512 | + 153% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $6,843 (E£ 6,968) | E£ 1,699 | + 310% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $411 (E£ 419) | E£ 64 | + 559% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $99 (E£ 101) | E£ 19 | + 437% | |
Clothes | + 43% | |||
Clothes in Resistencia (Argentina) is 43% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $340 (E£ 346) | E£ 645 | - 46% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $1,000 (E£ 1,018) | E£ 599 | + 70% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $1,108 (E£ 1,128) | E£ 1,046 | + 8% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $1,286 (E£ 1,309) | E£ 720 | + 82% | |
Transportation | + 55% | |||
Transportation in Resistencia (Argentina) is 55% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 291,975 | - | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $15 (E£ 15) | E£ 2.61 | + 492% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $245 (E£ 249) | E£ 109 | + 129% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
Personal Care | + 89% | |||
Personal Care in Resistencia (Argentina) is 89% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $129 (E£ 131) | E£ 24 | + 440% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $50 (E£ 51) | E£ 76 | - 33% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $256 (E£ 261) | E£ 112 | + 134% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $50 (E£ 51) | E£ 30 | + 70% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $51 (E£ 52) | E£ 30 | + 72% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $35 (E£ 36) | E£ 27 | + 33% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $21 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 68% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $30 (E£ 31) | E£ 9 | + 231% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $46 (E£ 47) | E£ 26 | + 79% | |
Entertainment | + 61% | |||
Entertainment in Resistencia (Argentina) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $657 (E£ 669) | E£ 119 | + 464% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $95 (E£ 97) | E£ 73 | + 31% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $200 (E£ 204) | E£ 283 | - 28% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $160 (E£ 163) | E£ 233 | - 30% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $15 (E£ 15) | E£ 52 | - 71% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $13 (E£ 13) | E£ 24 | - 47% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $15 (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | - 22% | |
iPod nano 16GB | - | E£ 2,268 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $1.80 (E£ 1.83) | E£ 0.23 | + 689% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $296 (E£ 301) | E£ 394 | - 23% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $49 (E£ 50) | E£ 26 | + 92% | |
TOTAL | + 283% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 445 prices entered by 32 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 28, 2017.
Exchange rate:
1.018
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/
ARS
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Cost of living in Resistencia (Argentina) is 283% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 57,426
(ARS $56,401)
in Resistencia
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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