- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Santo André
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Santo André, Brazil compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 178% | |||
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Food in Santo André (Brazil) is 178% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 26 (E£ 148) | E£ 61 | + 141% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 24 (E£ 137) | E£ 49 | + 180% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 7 (E£ 39) | E£ 32 | + 23% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 3.41 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 68% | |
12 eggs, large | R$ 8 (E£ 43) | E£ 16 | + 164% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 7 (E£ 39) | E£ 4.77 | + 725% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 16 (E£ 90) | E£ 28 | + 219% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 6 (E£ 36) | E£ 12 | + 206% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 4.59 (E£ 26) | E£ 4.31 | + 504% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 4.76 (E£ 27) | E£ 9 | + 202% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 27 (E£ 153) | E£ 89 | + 72% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 6 (E£ 36) | E£ 9 | + 291% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.00 (E£ 17) | E£ 2.71 | + 529% | |
Housing | + 168% | |||
Housing in Santo André (Brazil) is 168% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 2,789 (E£ 15,820) | E£ 4,287 | + 269% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,600 (E£ 9,076) | E£ 2,487 | + 265% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 291 (E£ 1,652) | E£ 218 | + 658% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,800 (E£ 10,211) | E£ 2,526 | + 304% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 957 (E£ 5,429) | E£ 1,181 | + 360% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 206 (E£ 1,167) | E£ 512 | + 128% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 87 (E£ 491) | E£ 443 | + 11% | |
40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,689 (E£ 9,580) | E£ 5,512 | + 74% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 341 (E£ 1,936) | E£ 1,699 | + 14% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 16 (E£ 93) | E£ 64 | + 47% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 13 (E£ 73) | E£ 19 | + 289% | |
Clothes | + 70% | |||
Clothes in Santo André (Brazil) is 70% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 200 (E£ 1,135) | E£ 645 | + 76% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 180 (E£ 1,021) | E£ 581 | + 76% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 314 (E£ 1,784) | E£ 1,190 | + 50% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 188 (E£ 1,064) | E£ 720 | + 48% | |
Transportation | + 120% | |||
Transportation in Santo André (Brazil) is 120% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 73,016 (E£ 414,190) | E£ 507,909 | - 18% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 3.20 (E£ 18) | E£ 2.81 | + 546% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 142 (E£ 808) | E£ 109 | + 641% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | R$ 32 (E£ 181) | E£ 21 | + 767% | |
Personal Care | + 281% | |||
Personal Care in Santo André (Brazil) is 281% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 12 (E£ 66) | E£ 24 | + 174% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 56 (E£ 315) | E£ 76 | + 315% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 170 (E£ 964) | E£ 112 | + 764% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 14 (E£ 78) | E£ 30 | + 158% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 10 (E£ 56) | E£ 19 | + 198% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 13 (E£ 74) | E£ 23 | + 228% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 4.38 (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 97% | |
Tube of toothpaste | R$ 3.28 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 61% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 21 (E£ 121) | E£ 27 | + 356% | |
Entertainment | + 270% | |||
Entertainment in Santo André (Brazil) is 270% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 91 (E£ 514) | E£ 119 | + 333% | |
2 tickets to the movies | R$ 47 (E£ 269) | E£ 73 | + 266% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 132 (E£ 749) | E£ 283 | + 165% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 155 (E£ 882) | E£ 233 | + 278% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 18 (E£ 104) | E£ 52 | + 98% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 6 (E£ 35) | E£ 24 | + 45% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 8 (E£ 44) | E£ 19 | + 128% | |
iPod nano 16GB | R$ 1,172 (E£ 6,645) | E£ 2,268 | + 193% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.07 (E£ 6) | E£ 0.23 | + 2505% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 106 (E£ 603) | E£ 379 | + 59% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 8 (E£ 43) | E£ 26 | + 65% | |
TOTAL | + 164% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 616 prices entered by 55 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 25, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Santo André (Brazil) is 164% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 34,377
(R$ 6,060)
in Santo André
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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