- Cost of Living
- France
- Egypt
- Strasbourg
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Strasbourg, France**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 253% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Strasbourg (France) is 253% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €13 (E£ 292) | E£ 69 | + 322% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 169) | E£ 67 | + 153% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €5.10 (E£ 112) | E£ 35 | + 218% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.19 (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 98% | |

12 eggs, large | €3.02 (E£ 66) | E£ 18 | + 273% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.71 (E£ 59) | E£ 6 | + 866% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 151) | E£ 29 | + 416% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.49 (E£ 54) | E£ 18 | + 198% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.48 (E£ 32) | E£ 5.33 | + 509% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.29 (E£ 28) | E£ 17 | + 66% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €7 (E£ 143) | E£ 92 | + 55% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.93 (E£ 42) | E£ 11 | + 284% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.04 (E£ 23) | E£ 3.48 | + 553% | |

Housing | + 339% | |||

Housing in Strasbourg (France) is 339% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,128 (E£ 24,653) | E£ 5,083 | + 385% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €873 (E£ 19,090) | E£ 2,637 | + 624% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €139 (E£ 3,039) | E£ 291 | + 943% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €669 (E£ 14,618) | E£ 2,571 | + 468% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €500 (E£ 10,928) | E£ 1,457 | + 650% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €95 (E£ 2,082) | E£ 238 | + 775% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €26 (E£ 567) | E£ 381 | + 49% | |

40” flat screen TV | €395 (E£ 8,640) | E£ 6,052 | + 43% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €84 (E£ 1,844) | E£ 1,489 | + 24% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €6 (E£ 132) | E£ 67 | + 96% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | €15 (E£ 318) | E£ 17 | + 1787% | |

Clothes | + 68% | |||

Clothes in Strasbourg (France) is 68% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €93 (E£ 2,033) | E£ 735 | + 177% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €36 (E£ 788) | E£ 604 | + 31% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €89 (E£ 1,942) | E£ 1,448 | + 34% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €118 (E£ 2,588) | E£ 581 | + 345% | |

Transportation | + 129% | |||

Transportation in Strasbourg (France) is 129% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €20,643 (E£ 451,359) | E£ 356,935 | + 26% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.24 (E£ 27) | E£ 3.61 | + 650% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | €36 (E£ 785) | E£ 182 | + 330% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 94 | - | |

Personal Care | + 278% | |||

Personal Care in Strasbourg (France) is 278% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €6 (E£ 134) | E£ 24 | + 452% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €10 (E£ 210) | E£ 87 | + 141% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €23 (E£ 510) | E£ 104 | + 390% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €4.55 (E£ 100) | E£ 40 | + 148% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.49 (E£ 76) | E£ 19 | + 304% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.86 (E£ 63) | E£ 26 | + 143% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.41 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 144% | |

Tube of toothpaste | €2.19 (E£ 48) | E£ 12 | + 314% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €19 (E£ 416) | E£ 29 | + 1341% | |

Entertainment | + 251% | |||

Entertainment in Strasbourg (France) is 251% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €35 (E£ 774) | E£ 119 | + 553% | |

2 tickets to the movies | €19 (E£ 410) | E£ 86 | + 377% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €40 (E£ 866) | E£ 229 | + 278% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €53 (E£ 1,157) | E£ 228 | + 408% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €8 (E£ 170) | E£ 52 | + 227% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.07 (E£ 67) | E£ 22 | + 211% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.53 (E£ 99) | E£ 19 | + 408% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €490 (E£ 10,714) | E£ 12,013 | - 11% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.22 (E£ 4.74) | E£ 0.23 | + 1991% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | €59 (E£ 1,299) | E£ 433 | + 200% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €7 (E£ 153) | E£ 27 | + 464% | |

TOTAL | + 218% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 303 prices entered by 34 different people.

These prices were last updated on February 19, 2018.
Exchange rate:
21.865
EGP
/
EUR

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#
Cost of living in
**Strasbourg (France)**
is
**218% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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