- Cost of Living
- Switzerland
- Egypt
- Schaffhausen
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Schaffhausen, Switzerland compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 627% | |||
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Food in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 627% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | CHF 20 (E£ 371) | E£ 61 | + 505% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | CHF 15 (E£ 272) | E£ 48 | + 470% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | CHF 12 (E£ 229) | E£ 25 | + 803% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | CHF 1.86 (E£ 35) | E£ 10 | + 250% | |
12 eggs, large | CHF 8 (E£ 156) | E£ 11 | + 1373% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | CHF 4.24 (E£ 79) | E£ 6 | + 1156% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | CHF 11 (E£ 201) | E£ 27 | + 646% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | CHF 3.65 (E£ 68) | E£ 13 | + 412% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | CHF 2.53 (E£ 47) | E£ 3.74 | + 1157% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | CHF 1.65 (E£ 31) | E£ 9 | + 243% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | CHF 12 (E£ 223) | E£ 89 | + 151% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | CHF 3.47 (E£ 64) | E£ 9 | + 607% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | CHF 2.55 (E£ 47) | E£ 2.71 | + 1645% | |
Housing | + 420% | |||
Housing in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 420% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | CHF 1,500 (E£ 27,845) | E£ 4,450 | + 526% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | CHF 1,300 (E£ 24,133) | E£ 2,577 | + 837% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | CHF 180 (E£ 3,334) | E£ 218 | + 1430% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | CHF 800 (E£ 14,851) | E£ 2,526 | + 488% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | CHF 600 (E£ 11,138) | E£ 1,181 | + 843% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | CHF 127 (E£ 2,359) | E£ 512 | + 360% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | CHF 42 (E£ 781) | E£ 443 | + 76% | |
40” flat screen TV | CHF 478 (E£ 8,878) | E£ 5,512 | + 61% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | CHF 132 (E£ 2,443) | E£ 1,699 | + 44% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | CHF 10 (E£ 193) | E£ 64 | + 204% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | CHF 29 (E£ 529) | E£ 19 | + 2726% | |
Clothes | + 63% | |||
Clothes in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 63% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | CHF 100 (E£ 1,856) | E£ 645 | + 188% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | CHF 30 (E£ 557) | E£ 599 | - 7% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | CHF 150 (E£ 2,782) | E£ 1,046 | + 166% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | CHF 150 (E£ 2,785) | E£ 720 | + 287% | |
Transportation | + 242% | |||
Transportation in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 242% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | CHF 30,761 (E£ 571,038) | E£ 507,909 | + 12% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | CHF 1.37 (E£ 25) | E£ 3.02 | + 741% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | CHF 65 (E£ 1,204) | E£ 109 | + 1005% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | CHF 33 (E£ 607) | E£ 21 | + 2809% | |
Personal Care | + 519% | |||
Personal Care in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 519% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | CHF 10 (E£ 179) | E£ 24 | + 637% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | CHF 26 (E£ 483) | E£ 76 | + 535% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | CHF 59 (E£ 1,099) | E£ 112 | + 884% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | CHF 6 (E£ 120) | E£ 30 | + 300% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | CHF 4.66 (E£ 87) | E£ 30 | + 189% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | CHF 3.88 (E£ 72) | E£ 27 | + 166% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | CHF 5.05 (E£ 94) | E£ 13 | + 643% | |
Tube of toothpaste | CHF 3.65 (E£ 68) | E£ 12 | + 485% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | CHF 41 (E£ 770) | E£ 39 | + 1860% | |
Entertainment | + 451% | |||
Entertainment in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 451% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | CHF 67 (E£ 1,245) | E£ 119 | + 949% | |
2 tickets to the movies | CHF 34 (E£ 631) | E£ 73 | + 760% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | CHF 111 (E£ 2,068) | E£ 283 | + 631% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | CHF 80 (E£ 1,485) | E£ 233 | + 536% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | CHF 14 (E£ 265) | E£ 52 | + 409% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | CHF 4.00 (E£ 74) | E£ 24 | + 211% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | CHF 4.00 (E£ 74) | E£ 19 | + 281% | |
iPod nano 16GB | CHF 94 (E£ 1,749) | E£ 2,268 | - 23% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | CHF 0.31 (E£ 5.81) | E£ 0.23 | + 2402% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | CHF 88 (E£ 1,627) | E£ 394 | + 313% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | CHF 8 (E£ 149) | E£ 26 | + 472% | |
TOTAL | + 383% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 538 prices entered by 37 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 26, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 383% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 75,419
(CHF 4,063)
in Schaffhausen
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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