- Cost of Living
- Oman
- Egypt
- Suhar
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Suhar, Oman compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 123% | |||
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Food in Suhar (Oman) is 123% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 2.648 (E£ 124) | E£ 61 | + 102% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 2.407 (E£ 113) | E£ 48 | + 136% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 1.700 (E£ 80) | E£ 31 | + 157% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 0.683 (E£ 32) | E£ 12 | + 173% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 0.600 (E£ 28) | E£ 16 | + 76% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 0.250 (E£ 12) | E£ 4.82 | + 143% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 4.000 (E£ 188) | E£ 38 | + 388% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | - | E£ 12 | - | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 0.300 (E£ 14) | E£ 4.24 | + 232% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | - | E£ 15 | - | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | - | E£ 142 | - | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 0.800 (E£ 38) | E£ 9 | + 328% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 0.300 (E£ 14) | E£ 3.58 | + 293% | |
Housing | + 405% | |||
Housing in Suhar (Oman) is 405% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 644 (E£ 30,196) | E£ 4,450 | + 579% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 313 (E£ 14,666) | E£ 2,577 | + 469% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,407) | E£ 218 | + 546% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 415 (E£ 19,476) | E£ 2,526 | + 671% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 222 (E£ 10,417) | E£ 1,649 | + 532% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 18 (E£ 847) | E£ 355 | + 138% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,407) | E£ 443 | + 217% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 100 (E£ 4,691) | E£ 5,512 | - 15% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 26 (E£ 1,220) | E£ 1,699 | - 28% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 3.000 (E£ 141) | E£ 64 | + 121% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 4.026 (E£ 189) | E£ 19 | + 908% | |
Clothes | + 55% | |||
Clothes in Suhar (Oman) is 55% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 20 (E£ 938) | E£ 645 | + 45% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 20 (E£ 938) | E£ 599 | + 57% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,407) | E£ 1,046 | + 34% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 30 (E£ 1,407) | E£ 720 | + 96% | |
Transportation | + 97% | |||
Transportation in Suhar (Oman) is 97% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 8,000 (E£ 375,259) | E£ 291,975 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.148 (E£ 7) | E£ 2.61 | + 166% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 8 (E£ 375) | E£ 109 | + 244% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ﷼ 2.385 (E£ 112) | E£ 24 | + 366% | |
Personal Care | + 273% | |||
Personal Care in Suhar (Oman) is 273% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 1.400 (E£ 66) | E£ 24 | + 171% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 10 (E£ 469) | E£ 76 | + 517% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 7 (E£ 328) | E£ 112 | + 194% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 3.000 (E£ 141) | E£ 30 | + 369% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 1.875 (E£ 88) | E£ 30 | + 194% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 1.800 (E£ 84) | E£ 27 | + 213% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 1.000 (E£ 47) | E£ 13 | + 272% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 0.800 (E£ 38) | E£ 9 | + 302% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 1.305 (E£ 61) | E£ 26 | + 132% | |
Entertainment | + 281% | |||
Entertainment in Suhar (Oman) is 281% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 9 (E£ 435) | E£ 119 | + 266% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ﷼ 4.878 (E£ 229) | E£ 73 | + 212% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ﷼ 38 (E£ 1,805) | E£ 283 | + 538% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 28 (E£ 1,316) | E£ 233 | + 464% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ﷼ 3.500 (E£ 164) | E£ 52 | + 215% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 2.195 (E£ 103) | E£ 24 | + 331% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ﷼ 5.000 (E£ 235) | E£ 19 | + 1103% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ﷼ 50 (E£ 2,345) | E£ 2,268 | + 3% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ﷼ 0.050 (E£ 2.35) | E£ 0.23 | + 910% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 24 (E£ 1,144) | E£ 394 | + 191% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 0.912 (E£ 43) | E£ 26 | + 64% | |
TOTAL | + 210% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 382 prices entered by 29 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 25, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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/
OMR
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Cost of living in Suhar (Oman) is 210% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 50,295
(﷼ 1,072)
in Suhar
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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