- Cost of Living
- Oman
- Egypt
- Suhar
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Suhar, Oman**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 61% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Suhar (Oman) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 2.648 (E£ 121) | E£ 72 | + 68% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 2.407 (E£ 110) | E£ 72 | + 54% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 1.700 (E£ 78) | E£ 36 | + 114% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 0.683 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 133% | |

12 eggs, large | ﷼ 0.600 (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 41% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 0.250 (E£ 11) | E£ 14 | - 19% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 4.000 (E£ 183) | E£ 35 | + 429% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | - | E£ 21 | - | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 0.300 (E£ 14) | E£ 5.98 | + 129% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | - | E£ 19 | - | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | - | E£ 92 | - | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 0.800 (E£ 37) | E£ 11 | + 228% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 0.300 (E£ 14) | E£ 11 | + 25% | |

Housing | + 245% | |||

Housing in Suhar (Oman) is 245% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 644 (E£ 29,410) | E£ 5,401 | + 445% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 313 (E£ 14,284) | E£ 3,866 | + 270% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,371) | E£ 898 | + 53% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 415 (E£ 18,969) | E£ 3,625 | + 423% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 222 (E£ 10,146) | E£ 2,335 | + 334% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 18 (E£ 825) | E£ 736 | + 12% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,371) | E£ 365 | + 276% | |

40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 100 (E£ 4,569) | E£ 6,508 | - 30% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 26 (E£ 1,188) | E£ 1,489 | - 20% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 3.000 (E£ 137) | E£ 67 | + 103% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 4.026 (E£ 184) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 37% | |||

Clothes in Suhar (Oman) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 20 (E£ 914) | E£ 740 | + 23% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 20 (E£ 914) | E£ 614 | + 49% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,371) | E£ 1,504 | - 9% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,371) | E£ 777 | + 76% | |

Transportation | + 13% | |||

Transportation in Suhar (Oman) is 13% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 8,000 (E£ 365,491) | E£ 453,039 | - 19% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.148 (E£ 7) | E£ 3.88 | + 74% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 8 (E£ 365) | E£ 182 | + 100% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ﷼ 2.385 (E£ 109) | E£ 126 | - 14% | |

Personal Care | + 191% | |||

Personal Care in Suhar (Oman) is 191% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 1.400 (E£ 64) | E£ 33 | + 95% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 10 (E£ 457) | E£ 80 | + 471% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 7 (E£ 320) | E£ 200 | + 60% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 3.000 (E£ 137) | E£ 40 | + 242% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 1.875 (E£ 86) | E£ 21 | + 308% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 1.800 (E£ 82) | E£ 26 | + 220% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 1.000 (E£ 46) | E£ 20 | + 130% | |

Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 0.800 (E£ 37) | E£ 15 | + 149% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 1.305 (E£ 60) | E£ 48 | + 25% | |

Entertainment | + 197% | |||

Entertainment in Suhar (Oman) is 197% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 9 (E£ 424) | E£ 153 | + 177% | |

2 tickets to the movies | ﷼ 4.878 (E£ 223) | E£ 96 | + 132% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ﷼ 38 (E£ 1,758) | E£ 520 | + 238% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 28 (E£ 1,282) | E£ 228 | + 463% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ﷼ 3.500 (E£ 160) | E£ 52 | + 207% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 2.195 (E£ 100) | E£ 24 | + 313% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ﷼ 5.000 (E£ 228) | E£ 19 | + 1072% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 12,013 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ﷼ 0.050 (E£ 2.28) | E£ 0.23 | + 906% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 24 (E£ 1,114) | E£ 416 | + 168% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 0.912 (E£ 42) | E£ 28 | + 49% | |

TOTAL | + 115% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 277 prices entered by 24 different people.

These prices were last updated on March 19, 2018.
Exchange rate:
45.686
EGP
/
OMR

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#
Cost of living in
**Suhar (Oman)**
is
**115% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

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