- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Salta
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Salta, Argentina compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 105% | |||
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Food in Salta (Argentina) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $101 (E£ 113) | E£ 61 | + 84% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $93 (E£ 104) | E£ 48 | + 118% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $24 (E£ 27) | E£ 25 | + 5% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $17 (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 86% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $25 (E£ 28) | E£ 11 | + 161% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $19 (E£ 21) | E£ 6 | + 230% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $79 (E£ 88) | E£ 27 | + 224% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $14 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 18% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $10 (E£ 11) | E£ 3.74 | + 194% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $17 (E£ 19) | E£ 9 | + 114% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $76 (E£ 85) | E£ 89 | - 5% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $30 (E£ 33) | E£ 9 | + 263% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $10 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.71 | + 311% | |
Housing | + 121% | |||
Housing in Salta (Argentina) is 121% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $6,870 (E£ 7,659) | E£ 4,450 | + 72% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $5,303 (E£ 5,912) | E£ 2,577 | + 129% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $1,945 (E£ 2,168) | E£ 218 | + 895% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $6,719 (E£ 7,490) | E£ 2,526 | + 197% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $6,957 (E£ 7,755) | E£ 1,181 | + 557% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $786 (E£ 877) | E£ 512 | + 71% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $593 (E£ 661) | E£ 443 | + 49% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $6,566 (E£ 7,320) | E£ 5,512 | + 33% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $3,455 (E£ 3,852) | E£ 1,699 | + 127% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $51 (E£ 57) | E£ 64 | - 11% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $25 (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | + 50% | |
Clothes | + 37% | |||
Clothes in Salta (Argentina) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $1,342 (E£ 1,496) | E£ 645 | + 132% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $325 (E£ 362) | E£ 599 | - 40% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $2,350 (E£ 2,620) | E£ 1,046 | + 150% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $2,901 (E£ 3,235) | E£ 720 | + 350% | |
Transportation | + 78% | |||
Transportation in Salta (Argentina) is 78% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $632,109 (E£ 704,671) | E£ 507,909 | + 39% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $19 (E£ 22) | E£ 3.02 | + 619% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $179 (E£ 199) | E£ 109 | + 83% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ARS $53 (E£ 59) | E£ 21 | + 181% | |
Personal Care | + 106% | |||
Personal Care in Salta (Argentina) is 106% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $71 (E£ 79) | E£ 24 | + 227% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $187 (E£ 209) | E£ 76 | + 175% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $298 (E£ 332) | E£ 112 | + 198% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $22 (E£ 24) | E£ 30 | - 20% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $24 (E£ 27) | E£ 30 | - 9% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $41 (E£ 46) | E£ 27 | + 69% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $31 (E£ 35) | E£ 13 | + 174% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $26 (E£ 29) | E£ 12 | + 155% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $48 (E£ 53) | E£ 39 | + 35% | |
Entertainment | + 138% | |||
Entertainment in Salta (Argentina) is 138% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $296 (E£ 330) | E£ 119 | + 178% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $211 (E£ 235) | E£ 73 | + 220% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $466 (E£ 519) | E£ 283 | + 84% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $535 (E£ 596) | E£ 233 | + 155% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $67 (E£ 75) | E£ 52 | + 43% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $37 (E£ 42) | E£ 24 | + 74% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $25 (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | + 42% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ARS $967 (E£ 1,078) | E£ 2,268 | - 52% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $2.74 (E£ 3.05) | E£ 0.23 | + 1215% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $959 (E£ 1,069) | E£ 394 | + 172% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $44 (E£ 49) | E£ 26 | + 87% | |
TOTAL | + 99% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 419 prices entered by 37 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 22, 2017.
Exchange rate:
1.115
EGP
/
ARS
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Cost of living in Salta (Argentina) is 99% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,886
(ARS $25,015)
in Salta
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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