- Cost of Living
- Switzerland
- Egypt
- Schaffhausen
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Schaffhausen, Switzerland compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 507% | |||
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Food in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 507% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | CHF 20 (E£ 364) | E£ 66 | + 455% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | CHF 15 (E£ 267) | E£ 60 | + 343% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | CHF 12 (E£ 224) | E£ 32 | + 594% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | CHF 1.86 (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | + 167% | |
12 eggs, large | CHF 8 (E£ 152) | E£ 16 | + 826% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | CHF 4.24 (E£ 77) | E£ 6 | + 1157% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | CHF 11 (E£ 197) | E£ 27 | + 628% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | CHF 3.65 (E£ 66) | E£ 15 | + 341% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | CHF 2.53 (E£ 46) | E£ 5.21 | + 784% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | CHF 1.65 (E£ 30) | E£ 13 | + 138% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | CHF 12 (E£ 218) | E£ 88 | + 147% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | CHF 3.47 (E£ 63) | E£ 10 | + 555% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | CHF 2.55 (E£ 46) | E£ 2.28 | + 1933% | |
Housing | + 445% | |||
Housing in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 445% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | CHF 1,500 (E£ 27,276) | E£ 4,826 | + 465% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | CHF 1,300 (E£ 23,640) | E£ 2,486 | + 851% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | CHF 180 (E£ 3,266) | E£ 245 | + 1230% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | CHF 800 (E£ 14,547) | E£ 2,488 | + 485% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | CHF 600 (E£ 10,911) | E£ 1,489 | + 633% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | CHF 127 (E£ 2,311) | E£ 238 | + 871% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | CHF 42 (E£ 765) | E£ 397 | + 93% | |
40” flat screen TV | CHF 478 (E£ 8,696) | E£ 6,060 | + 44% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | CHF 132 (E£ 2,393) | E£ 1,489 | + 61% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | CHF 10 (E£ 189) | E£ 55 | + 244% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | CHF 29 (E£ 519) | E£ 17 | + 2976% | |
Clothes | + 57% | |||
Clothes in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 57% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | CHF 100 (E£ 1,818) | E£ 735 | + 147% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | CHF 30 (E£ 546) | E£ 604 | - 10% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | CHF 150 (E£ 2,725) | E£ 1,360 | + 100% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | CHF 150 (E£ 2,728) | E£ 581 | + 369% | |
Transportation | + 328% | |||
Transportation in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 328% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | CHF 30,761 (E£ 559,373) | E£ 348,808 | + 60% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | CHF 1.37 (E£ 25) | E£ 3.19 | + 681% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | CHF 65 (E£ 1,180) | E£ 123 | + 863% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | CHF 33 (E£ 595) | E£ 21 | + 2749% | |
Personal Care | + 574% | |||
Personal Care in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 574% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | CHF 10 (E£ 175) | E£ 24 | + 622% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | CHF 26 (E£ 473) | E£ 90 | + 425% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | CHF 59 (E£ 1,077) | E£ 98 | + 998% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | CHF 6 (E£ 118) | E£ 30 | + 292% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | CHF 4.66 (E£ 85) | E£ 19 | + 349% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | CHF 3.88 (E£ 70) | E£ 23 | + 213% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | CHF 5.05 (E£ 92) | E£ 13 | + 628% | |
Tube of toothpaste | CHF 3.65 (E£ 66) | E£ 12 | + 474% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | CHF 41 (E£ 754) | E£ 28 | + 2616% | |
Entertainment | + 291% | |||
Entertainment in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 291% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | CHF 67 (E£ 1,219) | E£ 119 | + 927% | |
2 tickets to the movies | CHF 34 (E£ 618) | E£ 80 | + 672% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | CHF 111 (E£ 2,026) | E£ 323 | + 527% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | CHF 80 (E£ 1,455) | E£ 214 | + 580% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | CHF 14 (E£ 260) | E£ 52 | + 398% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | CHF 4.00 (E£ 73) | E£ 24 | + 205% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | CHF 4.00 (E£ 73) | E£ 19 | + 273% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | CHF 135 (E£ 2,455) | E£ 12,013 | - 80% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | CHF 0.24 (E£ 4.41) | E£ 0.23 | + 1791% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | CHF 88 (E£ 1,594) | E£ 433 | + 268% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | CHF 8 (E£ 146) | E£ 26 | + 464% | |
TOTAL | + 371% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 531 prices entered by 38 different people.
These prices were last updated on September 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) is 371% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 61,227
(CHF 3,367)
in Schaffhausen
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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