- Cost of Living
- Bulgaria
- Egypt
- Stara Zagora
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 87% | |||
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Food in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 87% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 12 лв (E£ 122) | E£ 54 | + 124% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 7 лв (E£ 71) | E£ 43 | + 64% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4.18 лв (E£ 41) | E£ 27 | + 51% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.66 лв (E£ 16) | E£ 10 | + 63% | |
12 eggs, large | 3.13 лв (E£ 31) | E£ 16 | + 94% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.85 лв (E£ 28) | E£ 3.92 | + 616% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 5.17 лв (E£ 51) | E£ 34 | + 49% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 2.16 лв (E£ 21) | E£ 20 | + 6% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.58 лв (E£ 16) | E£ 4.31 | + 263% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.00 лв (E£ 10) | E£ 14 | - 27% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 8 лв (E£ 77) | E£ 90 | - 15% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2.29 лв (E£ 23) | E£ 8 | + 168% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.97 лв (E£ 10) | E£ 3.32 | + 189% | |
Housing | + 116% | |||
Housing in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 116% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 396 лв (E£ 3,909) | E£ 3,914 | - 0% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 386 лв (E£ 3,809) | E£ 1,987 | + 92% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 183 лв (E£ 1,803) | E£ 208 | + 766% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 317 лв (E£ 3,127) | E£ 2,474 | + 26% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 250 лв (E£ 2,469) | E£ 1,571 | + 57% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 108 лв (E£ 1,070) | E£ 282 | + 280% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 13 лв (E£ 125) | E£ 289 | - 57% | |
40” flat screen TV | 878 лв (E£ 8,667) | E£ 4,994 | + 74% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 171 лв (E£ 1,691) | E£ 1,249 | + 35% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 16 лв (E£ 155) | E£ 69 | + 125% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 53 лв (E£ 518) | E£ 17 | + 2899% | |
Clothes | + 90% | |||
Clothes in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 90% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 73 лв (E£ 719) | E£ 555 | + 29% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 110 лв (E£ 1,083) | E£ 507 | + 114% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 114 лв (E£ 1,130) | E£ 951 | + 19% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 127 лв (E£ 1,256) | E£ 397 | + 216% | |
Transportation | + 148% | |||
Transportation in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 148% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 36,667 лв (E£ 362,083) | E£ 247,119 | + 47% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 2.19 лв (E£ 22) | E£ 2.56 | + 747% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 36 лв (E£ 356) | E£ 126 | + 183% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 9 лв (E£ 94) | E£ 17 | + 436% | |
Personal Care | + 275% | |||
Personal Care in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 275% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 9 лв (E£ 91) | E£ 17 | + 429% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 34 лв (E£ 335) | E£ 60 | + 459% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 35 лв (E£ 346) | E£ 101 | + 241% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 5.00 лв (E£ 49) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 5.13 лв (E£ 51) | E£ 15 | + 235% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 5.59 лв (E£ 55) | E£ 18 | + 201% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.39 лв (E£ 24) | E£ 6 | + 274% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 2.88 лв (E£ 28) | E£ 4.18 | + 580% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 8 лв (E£ 78) | E£ 26 | + 204% | |
Entertainment | + 54% | |||
Entertainment in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 54% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 25 лв (E£ 247) | E£ 103 | + 141% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 17 лв (E£ 166) | E£ 73 | + 128% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 18 лв (E£ 173) | E£ 354 | - 51% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 64 лв (E£ 634) | E£ 211 | + 200% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 9 лв (E£ 90) | E£ 46 | + 95% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 2.00 лв (E£ 20) | E£ 26 | - 23% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.28 лв (E£ 22) | E£ 21 | + 5% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 339 лв (E£ 3,348) | E£ 1,962 | + 71% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.35 лв (E£ 3.48) | E£ 3.00 | + 16% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 35 лв (E£ 346) | E£ 354 | - 2% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.48 лв (E£ 54) | E£ 26 | + 106% | |
TOTAL | + 107% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 368 prices entered by 23 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 09, 2016.
Exchange rate:
9.875
EGP
/
BGN
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Cost of living in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria) is 107% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 32,314
(3,272 лв)
in Stara Zagora
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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