- Cost of Living
- Canada
- Egypt
- St. John's, NL
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in St. John's, NL, Canada compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 279% | |||
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Food in St. John's, NL (Canada) is 279% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | C$18 (E£ 223) | E£ 61 | + 263% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | C$10 (E£ 127) | E£ 48 | + 166% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | C$9 (E£ 108) | E£ 31 | + 248% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | C$2.53 (E£ 31) | E£ 12 | + 162% | |
12 eggs, large | C$4.67 (E£ 57) | E£ 16 | + 255% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | C$5.76 (E£ 70) | E£ 4.82 | + 1349% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | C$9 (E£ 106) | E£ 38 | + 176% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | C$5.45 (E£ 66) | E£ 12 | + 451% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | C$3.84 (E£ 47) | E£ 4.24 | + 999% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | C$3.72 (E£ 45) | E£ 15 | + 198% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | C$16 (E£ 197) | E£ 142 | + 39% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | C$2.24 (E£ 27) | E£ 9 | + 210% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | C$2.38 (E£ 29) | E£ 3.58 | + 708% | |
Housing | + 332% | |||
Housing in St. John's, NL (Canada) is 332% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,701 (E£ 20,643) | E£ 4,450 | + 364% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | C$1,252 (E£ 15,191) | E£ 2,577 | + 490% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | C$299 (E£ 3,633) | E£ 218 | + 1567% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | C$1,131 (E£ 13,727) | E£ 2,526 | + 444% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | C$770 (E£ 9,342) | E£ 1,649 | + 467% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | C$175 (E£ 2,129) | E£ 355 | + 500% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | C$84 (E£ 1,024) | E£ 443 | + 131% | |
40” flat screen TV | C$559 (E£ 6,790) | E£ 5,512 | + 23% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | C$168 (E£ 2,034) | E£ 1,699 | + 20% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | C$10 (E£ 117) | E£ 64 | + 84% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | C$23 (E£ 279) | E£ 19 | + 1388% | |
Clothes | + 19% | |||
Clothes in St. John's, NL (Canada) is 19% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | C$65 (E£ 786) | E£ 645 | + 22% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | C$52 (E£ 633) | E£ 599 | + 6% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | C$112 (E£ 1,354) | E£ 1,046 | + 29% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | C$120 (E£ 1,458) | E£ 720 | + 103% | |
Transportation | + 220% | |||
Transportation in St. John's, NL (Canada) is 220% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | C$26,906 (E£ 326,565) | E£ 291,975 | + 12% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | C$1.31 (E£ 16) | E£ 2.61 | + 509% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | C$72 (E£ 875) | E£ 109 | + 703% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | C$11 (E£ 138) | E£ 24 | + 474% | |
Personal Care | + 332% | |||
Personal Care in St. John's, NL (Canada) is 332% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | C$10 (E£ 125) | E£ 24 | + 416% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | C$25 (E£ 303) | E£ 76 | + 299% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | C$110 (E£ 1,335) | E£ 112 | + 1096% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | C$7 (E£ 87) | E£ 30 | + 191% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | C$4.86 (E£ 59) | E£ 30 | + 97% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | C$5.29 (E£ 64) | E£ 27 | + 138% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | C$2.94 (E£ 36) | E£ 13 | + 183% | |
Tube of toothpaste | C$2.48 (E£ 30) | E£ 9 | + 222% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | C$20 (E£ 248) | E£ 26 | + 840% | |
Entertainment | + 277% | |||
Entertainment in St. John's, NL (Canada) is 277% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | C$62 (E£ 755) | E£ 119 | + 537% | |
2 tickets to the movies | C$26 (E£ 318) | E£ 73 | + 333% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | C$104 (E£ 1,263) | E£ 283 | + 346% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | C$126 (E£ 1,530) | E£ 233 | + 555% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | C$8 (E£ 98) | E£ 52 | + 88% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | C$4.85 (E£ 59) | E£ 24 | + 146% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | C$7 (E£ 81) | E£ 19 | + 317% | |
iPod nano 16GB | C$136 (E£ 1,654) | E£ 2,268 | - 27% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | C$0.32 (E£ 3.91) | E£ 0.23 | + 1582% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | C$61 (E£ 737) | E£ 394 | + 87% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | C$14 (E£ 166) | E£ 26 | + 538% | |
TOTAL | + 257% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 713 prices entered by 67 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 25, 2017.
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Cost of living in St. John's, NL (Canada) is 257% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 53,620
(C$4,418)
in St. John's, NL
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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