- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Rio Branco
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Rio Branco, Brazil compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 155% | |||
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Food in Rio Branco (Brazil) is 155% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 27 (E£ 151) | E£ 61 | + 145% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 21 (E£ 117) | E£ 49 | + 140% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 8 (E£ 44) | E£ 32 | + 39% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 3.11 (E£ 18) | E£ 12 | + 53% | |
12 eggs, large | R$ 7 (E£ 38) | E£ 16 | + 133% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 4.66 (E£ 26) | E£ 4.77 | + 454% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 10 (E£ 57) | E£ 28 | + 102% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 3.49 (E£ 20) | E£ 12 | + 67% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 2.22 (E£ 13) | E£ 4.31 | + 192% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 3.76 (E£ 21) | E£ 9 | + 139% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 39 (E£ 220) | E£ 89 | + 147% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 5.61 (E£ 32) | E£ 9 | + 249% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.61 (E£ 20) | E£ 2.71 | + 655% | |
Housing | + 22% | |||
Housing in Rio Branco (Brazil) is 22% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,237 (E£ 7,014) | E£ 4,287 | + 64% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 973 (E£ 5,516) | E£ 2,487 | + 122% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 288 (E£ 1,631) | E£ 218 | + 648% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | - | E£ 2,526 | - | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | - | E£ 1,181 | - | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | - | E£ 512 | - | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 77 (E£ 437) | E£ 443 | - 2% | |
40” flat screen TV | R$ 2,715 (E£ 15,395) | E£ 5,512 | + 179% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 357 (E£ 2,025) | E£ 1,699 | + 19% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 12 (E£ 66) | E£ 64 | + 4% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 6 (E£ 37) | E£ 19 | + 96% | |
Clothes | + 73% | |||
Clothes in Rio Branco (Brazil) is 73% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 207 (E£ 1,172) | E£ 645 | + 82% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 158 (E£ 897) | E£ 581 | + 54% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 494 (E£ 2,801) | E£ 1,190 | + 135% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 230 (E£ 1,305) | E£ 720 | + 81% | |
Transportation | + 129% | |||
Transportation in Rio Branco (Brazil) is 129% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 67,444 (E£ 382,370) | E£ 507,909 | - 25% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 3.74 (E£ 21) | E£ 2.81 | + 654% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 153 (E£ 867) | E£ 109 | + 695% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | R$ 33 (E£ 188) | E£ 21 | + 802% | |
Personal Care | + 315% | |||
Personal Care in Rio Branco (Brazil) is 315% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 33 (E£ 185) | E£ 24 | + 665% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 15 (E£ 85) | E£ 76 | + 12% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 200 (E£ 1,134) | E£ 112 | + 916% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 20 (E£ 113) | E£ 30 | + 278% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 8 (E£ 48) | E£ 19 | + 154% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 11 (E£ 63) | E£ 23 | + 180% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 8 (E£ 43) | E£ 13 | + 237% | |
Tube of toothpaste | R$ 3.34 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 64% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 22 (E£ 122) | E£ 27 | + 358% | |
Entertainment | + 291% | |||
Entertainment in Rio Branco (Brazil) is 291% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 51 (E£ 288) | E£ 119 | + 143% | |
2 tickets to the movies | R$ 34 (E£ 191) | E£ 73 | + 160% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 20 (E£ 113) | E£ 283 | - 60% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 141 (E£ 799) | E£ 233 | + 243% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 15 (E£ 85) | E£ 52 | + 63% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 4.87 (E£ 28) | E£ 24 | + 16% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 8 (E£ 47) | E£ 19 | + 140% | |
iPod nano 16GB | R$ 1,000 (E£ 5,669) | E£ 2,268 | + 150% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.64 (E£ 9) | E£ 0.23 | + 3895% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 156 (E£ 886) | E£ 379 | + 134% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 8 (E£ 46) | E£ 26 | + 76% | |
TOTAL | + 114% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 362 prices entered by 36 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Rio Branco (Brazil) is 114% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,803
(R$ 4,904)
in Rio Branco
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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