- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Rosario
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Rosario, Argentina compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 217% | |||
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Food in Rosario (Argentina) is 217% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $135 (E£ 152) | E£ 61 | + 147% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $120 (E£ 135) | E£ 48 | + 183% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $38 (E£ 43) | E£ 25 | + 71% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $21 (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 136% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $55 (E£ 62) | E£ 11 | + 486% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $39 (E£ 44) | E£ 6 | + 607% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $95 (E£ 107) | E£ 27 | + 298% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $28 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 137% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $17 (E£ 20) | E£ 3.74 | + 424% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $22 (E£ 24) | E£ 9 | + 173% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $88 (E£ 99) | E£ 89 | + 12% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $46 (E£ 52) | E£ 9 | + 471% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $18 (E£ 20) | E£ 2.71 | + 627% | |
Housing | + 232% | |||
Housing in Rosario (Argentina) is 232% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $10,370 (E£ 11,666) | E£ 4,450 | + 162% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $9,001 (E£ 10,126) | E£ 2,577 | + 293% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $2,962 (E£ 3,333) | E£ 218 | + 1430% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $11,869 (E£ 13,352) | E£ 2,526 | + 429% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $9,521 (E£ 10,711) | E£ 1,181 | + 807% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $1,734 (E£ 1,951) | E£ 512 | + 281% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $643 (E£ 723) | E£ 443 | + 63% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $15,150 (E£ 17,043) | E£ 5,512 | + 209% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $3,286 (E£ 3,696) | E£ 1,699 | + 118% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $63 (E£ 71) | E£ 64 | + 11% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $93 (E£ 104) | E£ 19 | + 457% | |
Clothes | + 113% | |||
Clothes in Rosario (Argentina) is 113% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $1,105 (E£ 1,243) | E£ 645 | + 93% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $1,084 (E£ 1,220) | E£ 599 | + 104% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $1,827 (E£ 2,055) | E£ 1,046 | + 96% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $2,202 (E£ 2,477) | E£ 720 | + 244% | |
Transportation | + 43% | |||
Transportation in Rosario (Argentina) is 43% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $233,073 (E£ 262,206) | E£ 507,909 | - 48% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $20 (E£ 23) | E£ 3.02 | + 660% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $348 (E£ 392) | E£ 109 | + 259% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ARS $107 (E£ 120) | E£ 21 | + 474% | |
Personal Care | + 212% | |||
Personal Care in Rosario (Argentina) is 212% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $270 (E£ 303) | E£ 24 | + 1151% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $193 (E£ 217) | E£ 76 | + 185% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $255 (E£ 287) | E£ 112 | + 157% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $57 (E£ 64) | E£ 30 | + 115% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $50 (E£ 56) | E£ 30 | + 86% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $61 (E£ 69) | E£ 27 | + 155% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $29 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 154% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $30 (E£ 34) | E£ 12 | + 196% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $139 (E£ 157) | E£ 39 | + 299% | |
Entertainment | + 258% | |||
Entertainment in Rosario (Argentina) is 258% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $757 (E£ 852) | E£ 119 | + 618% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $196 (E£ 220) | E£ 73 | + 200% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $510 (E£ 574) | E£ 283 | + 103% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $477 (E£ 537) | E£ 233 | + 130% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $287 (E£ 323) | E£ 52 | + 519% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $90 (E£ 101) | E£ 24 | + 323% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $119 (E£ 134) | E£ 19 | + 589% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ARS $2,924 (E£ 3,289) | E£ 2,268 | + 45% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $2.59 (E£ 2.91) | E£ 0.23 | + 1152% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $729 (E£ 820) | E£ 394 | + 108% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $60 (E£ 68) | E£ 26 | + 161% | |
TOTAL | + 163% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 727 prices entered by 62 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 28, 2017.
Exchange rate:
1.125
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/
ARS
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Cost of living in Rosario (Argentina) is 163% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 41,044
(ARS $36,484)
in Rosario
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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