- Cost of Living
- Russia
- Egypt
- Stavropol'
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Stavropol', Russia**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 76% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Stavropol' (Russia) is 76% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | руб 310 (E£ 89) | E£ 72 | + 24% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | руб 278 (E£ 80) | E£ 72 | + 12% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | руб 203 (E£ 58) | E£ 37 | + 57% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | руб 68 (E£ 19) | E£ 14 | + 44% | |

12 eggs, large | руб 76 (E£ 22) | E£ 20 | + 9% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | руб 339 (E£ 97) | E£ 14 | + 592% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | руб 698 (E£ 200) | E£ 29 | + 593% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | руб 70 (E£ 20) | E£ 21 | - 4% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | руб 41 (E£ 12) | E£ 5.86 | + 100% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | руб 50 (E£ 14) | E£ 19 | - 25% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | руб 1,125 (E£ 323) | E£ 92 | + 250% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | руб 76 (E£ 22) | E£ 11 | + 93% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | руб 38 (E£ 11) | E£ 10 | + 5% | |

Housing | + 23% | |||

Housing in Stavropol' (Russia) is 23% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | руб 21,057 (E£ 6,048) | E£ 5,401 | + 12% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | руб 17,200 (E£ 4,940) | E£ 3,866 | + 28% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | руб 5,900 (E£ 1,694) | E£ 898 | + 89% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | руб 19,000 (E£ 5,457) | E£ 3,625 | + 51% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | руб 12,250 (E£ 3,518) | E£ 2,335 | + 51% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | руб 4,833 (E£ 1,388) | E£ 736 | + 88% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | руб 682 (E£ 196) | E£ 365 | - 46% | |

40” flat screen TV | руб 29,250 (E£ 8,401) | E£ 6,508 | + 29% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | руб 11,375 (E£ 3,267) | E£ 1,877 | + 74% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | руб 988 (E£ 284) | E£ 67 | + 321% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | руб 2,500 (E£ 718) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 17% | |||

Clothes in Stavropol' (Russia) is 17% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | руб 4,367 (E£ 1,254) | E£ 740 | + 69% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | руб 2,250 (E£ 646) | E£ 681 | - 5% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | руб 7,250 (E£ 2,082) | E£ 1,691 | + 23% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | руб 5,250 (E£ 1,508) | E£ 777 | + 94% | |

Transportation | + 61% | |||

Transportation in Stavropol' (Russia) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | руб 783,333 (E£ 224,972) | E£ 453,039 | - 50% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | руб 34 (E£ 10) | E£ 3.88 | + 154% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | руб 2,565 (E£ 737) | E£ 182 | + 304% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | руб 1,308 (E£ 376) | E£ 126 | + 197% | |

Personal Care | + 195% | |||

Personal Care in Stavropol' (Russia) is 195% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | руб 267 (E£ 77) | E£ 33 | + 134% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | руб 993 (E£ 285) | E£ 72 | + 294% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | руб 3,833 (E£ 1,101) | E£ 200 | + 450% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | руб 340 (E£ 98) | E£ 40 | + 144% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | руб 186 (E£ 54) | E£ 21 | + 155% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | руб 190 (E£ 55) | E£ 26 | + 112% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | руб 84 (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 22% | |

Tube of toothpaste | руб 91 (E£ 26) | E£ 15 | + 77% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | руб 236 (E£ 68) | E£ 46 | + 47% | |

Entertainment | + 232% | |||

Entertainment in Stavropol' (Russia) is 232% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | руб 1,100 (E£ 316) | E£ 153 | + 106% | |

2 tickets to the movies | руб 625 (E£ 179) | E£ 99 | + 82% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | руб 2,500 (E£ 718) | E£ 520 | + 38% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | руб 4,750 (E£ 1,364) | E£ 249 | + 449% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | руб 543 (E£ 156) | E£ 52 | + 199% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | руб 183 (E£ 53) | E£ 25 | + 109% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | руб 134 (E£ 38) | E£ 19 | + 97% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | руб 75,000 (E£ 21,540) | E£ 11,487 | + 88% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | руб 47 (E£ 14) | E£ 0.23 | + 5897% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | руб 3,700 (E£ 1,063) | E£ 416 | + 155% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | руб 135 (E£ 39) | E£ 28 | + 39% | |

TOTAL | + 83% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 391 prices entered by 26 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 25, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.28720
EGP
/
RUB

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#
Cost of living in
**Stavropol' (Russia)**
is
**83% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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