- Cost of Living
- Bulgaria
- Egypt
- Stara Zagora
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 98% | |||
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Food in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 98% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 12 лв (E£ 126) | E£ 61 | + 106% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 5.99 лв (E£ 64) | E£ 49 | + 30% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4.52 лв (E£ 48) | E£ 32 | + 51% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.76 лв (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 62% | |
12 eggs, large | 3.31 лв (E£ 35) | E£ 16 | + 113% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.88 лв (E£ 31) | E£ 4.77 | + 541% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 8 лв (E£ 81) | E£ 28 | + 187% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 2.12 лв (E£ 22) | E£ 12 | + 90% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.34 лв (E£ 14) | E£ 4.31 | + 230% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.00 лв (E£ 11) | E£ 9 | + 19% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 9 лв (E£ 91) | E£ 89 | + 3% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2.32 лв (E£ 25) | E£ 9 | + 171% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.94 лв (E£ 10) | E£ 2.71 | + 269% | |
Housing | + 66% | |||
Housing in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 66% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 432 лв (E£ 4,576) | E£ 4,287 | + 7% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 397 лв (E£ 4,210) | E£ 2,487 | + 69% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 184 лв (E£ 1,947) | E£ 218 | + 793% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 296 лв (E£ 3,138) | E£ 2,526 | + 24% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 210 лв (E£ 2,223) | E£ 1,181 | + 88% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 121 лв (E£ 1,286) | E£ 512 | + 151% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 15 лв (E£ 156) | E£ 443 | - 65% | |
40” flat screen TV | 916 лв (E£ 9,709) | E£ 5,512 | + 76% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 165 лв (E£ 1,749) | E£ 1,699 | + 3% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 16 лв (E£ 174) | E£ 64 | + 174% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 35 лв (E£ 371) | E£ 19 | + 1879% | |
Clothes | + 55% | |||
Clothes in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 55% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 70 лв (E£ 744) | E£ 645 | + 15% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 95 лв (E£ 1,006) | E£ 581 | + 73% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 126 лв (E£ 1,331) | E£ 1,190 | + 12% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 121 лв (E£ 1,280) | E£ 720 | + 78% | |
Transportation | + 62% | |||
Transportation in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 62% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 34,628 лв (E£ 367,013) | E£ 507,909 | - 28% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 2.17 лв (E£ 23) | E£ 2.81 | + 718% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 40 лв (E£ 425) | E£ 109 | + 290% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 8 лв (E£ 87) | E£ 21 | + 316% | |
Personal Care | + 206% | |||
Personal Care in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 206% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 9 лв (E£ 95) | E£ 24 | + 290% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 32 лв (E£ 344) | E£ 76 | + 352% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 33 лв (E£ 355) | E£ 112 | + 218% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 5.40 лв (E£ 57) | E£ 30 | + 91% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 5.48 лв (E£ 58) | E£ 19 | + 207% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 5.47 лв (E£ 58) | E£ 23 | + 158% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.25 лв (E£ 24) | E£ 13 | + 89% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 2.86 лв (E£ 30) | E£ 12 | + 162% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 10 лв (E£ 102) | E£ 27 | + 282% | |
Entertainment | + 153% | |||
Entertainment in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 153% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 39 лв (E£ 411) | E£ 119 | + 246% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 19 лв (E£ 206) | E£ 73 | + 181% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 25 лв (E£ 261) | E£ 283 | - 8% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 70 лв (E£ 745) | E£ 233 | + 219% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 9 лв (E£ 92) | E£ 52 | + 77% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 2.25 лв (E£ 24) | E£ 24 | - 0% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.44 лв (E£ 26) | E£ 19 | + 32% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 339 лв (E£ 3,593) | E£ 2,268 | + 58% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.35 лв (E£ 3.74) | E£ 0.23 | + 1508% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 34 лв (E£ 355) | E£ 379 | - 6% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.76 лв (E£ 61) | E£ 26 | + 134% | |
TOTAL | + 88% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 446 prices entered by 35 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
10.599
EGP
/
BGN
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Cost of living in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 88% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 26,270
(2,479 лв)
in Stara Zagora
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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