- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Salta
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Salta, Argentina compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 49% | |||
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Food in Salta (Argentina) is 49% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $77 (E£ 78) | E£ 60 | + 31% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $79 (E£ 81) | E£ 51 | + 58% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $24 (E£ 25) | E£ 32 | - 24% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $13 (E£ 14) | E£ 12 | + 17% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $25 (E£ 25) | E£ 17 | + 50% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $19 (E£ 19) | E£ 5.56 | + 241% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $79 (E£ 80) | E£ 26 | + 205% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $14 (E£ 14) | E£ 13 | + 7% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $10 (E£ 10) | E£ 4.76 | + 112% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $11 (E£ 11) | E£ 13 | - 12% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $69 (E£ 71) | E£ 88 | - 20% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $23 (E£ 23) | E£ 9 | + 167% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $10 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.12 | + 399% | |
Housing | + 125% | |||
Housing in Salta (Argentina) is 125% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $6,870 (E£ 7,032) | E£ 4,499 | + 56% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $5,303 (E£ 5,428) | E£ 2,486 | + 118% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $1,945 (E£ 1,991) | E£ 223 | + 792% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $6,719 (E£ 6,878) | E£ 2,488 | + 176% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $6,957 (E£ 7,121) | E£ 1,489 | + 378% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $786 (E£ 805) | E£ 253 | + 218% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $593 (E£ 607) | E£ 350 | + 74% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $6,566 (E£ 6,722) | E£ 5,618 | + 20% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $3,455 (E£ 3,537) | E£ 1,400 | + 153% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $51 (E£ 52) | E£ 55 | - 6% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $25 (E£ 26) | E£ 17 | + 53% | |
Clothes | + 8% | |||
Clothes in Salta (Argentina) is 8% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $950 (E£ 972) | E£ 587 | + 66% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $325 (E£ 333) | E£ 581 | - 43% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $1,144 (E£ 1,171) | E£ 1,360 | - 14% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $2,901 (E£ 2,970) | E£ 466 | + 537% | |
Transportation | + 62% | |||
Transportation in Salta (Argentina) is 62% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $318,475 (E£ 326,004) | E£ 317,760 | + 3% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $19 (E£ 20) | E£ 2.91 | + 585% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $179 (E£ 183) | E£ 109 | + 68% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ARS $53 (E£ 54) | E£ 21 | + 158% | |
Personal Care | + 119% | |||
Personal Care in Salta (Argentina) is 119% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $71 (E£ 73) | E£ 24 | + 200% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $187 (E£ 192) | E£ 76 | + 152% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $298 (E£ 305) | E£ 112 | + 173% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $22 (E£ 22) | E£ 30 | - 27% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $24 (E£ 25) | E£ 19 | + 32% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $41 (E£ 42) | E£ 23 | + 86% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $31 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 152% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $26 (E£ 27) | E£ 12 | + 134% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $48 (E£ 49) | E£ 27 | + 83% | |
Entertainment | + 94% | |||
Entertainment in Salta (Argentina) is 94% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $241 (E£ 246) | E£ 119 | + 108% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $211 (E£ 216) | E£ 73 | + 194% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $466 (E£ 477) | E£ 283 | + 69% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $535 (E£ 547) | E£ 233 | + 134% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $67 (E£ 69) | E£ 52 | + 32% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $28 (E£ 29) | E£ 24 | + 19% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $28 (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | + 44% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ARS $967 (E£ 990) | E£ 2,268 | - 56% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $2.74 (E£ 2.80) | E£ 0.23 | + 1108% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $959 (E£ 982) | E£ 379 | + 159% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $12 (E£ 12) | E£ 26 | - 52% | |
TOTAL | + 76% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 434 prices entered by 40 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 22, 2017.
Exchange rate:
1.024
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/
ARS
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Cost of living in Salta (Argentina) is 76% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 22,881
(ARS $22,353)
in Salta
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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