- Cost of Living
- Oman
- Egypt
- Salalah
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Salalah, Oman compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 149% | |||
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Food in Salalah (Oman) is 149% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 3.250 (E£ 149) | E£ 68 | + 120% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 3.281 (E£ 150) | E£ 60 | + 150% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 1.027 (E£ 47) | E£ 32 | + 46% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 0.400 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 45% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 0.900 (E£ 41) | E£ 16 | + 151% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 0.500 (E£ 23) | E£ 6 | + 274% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 1.500 (E£ 69) | E£ 27 | + 154% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 1.000 (E£ 46) | E£ 15 | + 205% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 0.500 (E£ 23) | E£ 5.21 | + 340% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ﷼ 1.000 (E£ 46) | E£ 14 | + 232% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ﷼ 7 (E£ 321) | E£ 88 | + 263% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 0.500 (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 138% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 0.125 (E£ 5.73) | E£ 2.28 | + 152% | |
Housing | + 209% | |||
Housing in Salalah (Oman) is 209% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 292 (E£ 13,380) | E£ 4,826 | + 177% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 220 (E£ 10,095) | E£ 2,486 | + 306% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 34 (E£ 1,560) | E£ 245 | + 536% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 172 (E£ 7,894) | E£ 2,488 | + 217% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 133 (E£ 6,081) | E£ 1,489 | + 308% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 15 (E£ 688) | E£ 238 | + 189% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 27 (E£ 1,216) | E£ 397 | + 206% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 165 (E£ 7,562) | E£ 6,060 | + 25% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 34 (E£ 1,544) | E£ 1,489 | + 4% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 2.676 (E£ 123) | E£ 60 | + 105% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 2.500 (E£ 115) | E£ 17 | + 580% | |
Clothes | + 67% | |||
Clothes in Salalah (Oman) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 22 (E£ 1,015) | E£ 735 | + 38% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 24 (E£ 1,113) | E£ 604 | + 84% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 33 (E£ 1,507) | E£ 1,360 | + 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 28 (E£ 1,278) | E£ 581 | + 120% | |
Transportation | + 128% | |||
Transportation in Salalah (Oman) is 128% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 8,500 (E£ 389,821) | E£ 348,808 | + 12% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.173 (E£ 8) | E£ 3.19 | + 149% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 15 (E£ 677) | E£ 123 | + 452% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ﷼ 3.385 (E£ 155) | E£ 21 | + 644% | |
Personal Care | + 198% | |||
Personal Care in Salalah (Oman) is 198% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 2.813 (E£ 129) | E£ 24 | + 432% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 8 (E£ 344) | E£ 90 | + 283% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 9 (E£ 401) | E£ 98 | + 309% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 30 | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 1.520 (E£ 70) | E£ 19 | + 269% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 1.900 (E£ 87) | E£ 23 | + 287% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 0.462 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 68% | |
Tube of toothpaste | - | E£ 12 | - | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 1.337 (E£ 61) | E£ 28 | + 121% | |
Entertainment | + 160% | |||
Entertainment in Salalah (Oman) is 160% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 9 (E£ 435) | E£ 119 | + 266% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ﷼ 8 (E£ 385) | E£ 80 | + 380% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 323 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 23 (E£ 1,057) | E£ 214 | + 394% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ﷼ 5.706 (E£ 262) | E£ 52 | + 402% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 1.678 (E£ 77) | E£ 24 | + 222% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ﷼ 3.550 (E£ 163) | E£ 19 | + 735% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | ﷼ 270 (E£ 12,383) | E£ 12,013 | + 3% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 42 (E£ 1,923) | E£ 433 | + 344% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 3.959 (E£ 182) | E£ 26 | + 602% | |
TOTAL | + 154% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 433 prices entered by 40 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 20, 2017.
Exchange rate:
45.861
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/
OMR
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Cost of living in Salalah (Oman) is 154% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 38,043
(﷼ 830)
in Salalah
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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