- Cost of Living
- United Kingdom
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- Sunderland
- Alexandria
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Cost of living in Sunderland, United Kingdom compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 193% | |||
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Food in Sunderland (United Kingdom) is 193% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £9 (E£ 214) | E£ 68 | + 215% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £4.48 (E£ 104) | E£ 60 | + 73% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £3.80 (E£ 88) | E£ 32 | + 173% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £0.78 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | £2.58 (E£ 60) | E£ 16 | + 263% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £1.40 (E£ 32) | E£ 6 | + 429% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £3.38 (E£ 78) | E£ 27 | + 189% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £1.49 (E£ 35) | E£ 15 | + 130% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £0.92 (E£ 21) | E£ 5.21 | + 309% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £1.47 (E£ 34) | E£ 14 | + 147% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £8 (E£ 182) | E£ 88 | + 105% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | £1.87 (E£ 43) | E£ 10 | + 352% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £0.73 (E£ 17) | E£ 2.28 | + 646% | |
Housing | + 320% | |||
Housing in Sunderland (United Kingdom) is 320% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £799 (E£ 18,558) | E£ 4,826 | + 285% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £873 (E£ 20,259) | E£ 2,486 | + 715% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £140 (E£ 3,256) | E£ 245 | + 1226% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £515 (E£ 11,949) | E£ 2,488 | + 380% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £417 (E£ 9,689) | E£ 1,489 | + 551% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | £214 (E£ 4,967) | E£ 238 | + 1987% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £16 (E£ 377) | E£ 397 | - 5% | |
40” flat screen TV | £316 (E£ 7,344) | E£ 6,060 | + 21% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | £80 (E£ 1,857) | E£ 1,489 | + 25% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £7 (E£ 162) | E£ 60 | + 170% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | £10 (E£ 226) | E£ 17 | + 1240% | |
Clothes | + 17% | |||
Clothes in Sunderland (United Kingdom) is 17% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £55 (E£ 1,271) | E£ 735 | + 73% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | £27 (E£ 622) | E£ 604 | + 3% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £52 (E£ 1,200) | E£ 1,360 | - 12% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £45 (E£ 1,045) | E£ 581 | + 80% | |
Transportation | + 310% | |||
Transportation in Sunderland (United Kingdom) is 310% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £17,839 (E£ 414,151) | E£ 348,808 | + 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.18 (E£ 27) | E£ 3.19 | + 759% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | £61 (E£ 1,413) | E£ 123 | + 1053% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | £9 (E£ 199) | E£ 21 | + 852% | |
Personal Care | + 491% | |||
Personal Care in Sunderland (United Kingdom) is 491% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £4.20 (E£ 98) | E£ 24 | + 302% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £8 (E£ 181) | E£ 90 | + 101% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £120 (E£ 2,786) | E£ 98 | + 2740% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | £3.50 (E£ 81) | E£ 30 | + 171% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | £1.77 (E£ 41) | E£ 19 | + 117% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £2.58 (E£ 60) | E£ 23 | + 166% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | £1.73 (E£ 40) | E£ 13 | + 217% | |
Tube of toothpaste | £1.44 (E£ 33) | E£ 12 | + 188% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £7 (E£ 155) | E£ 28 | + 457% | |
Entertainment | + 127% | |||
Entertainment in Sunderland (United Kingdom) is 127% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £22 (E£ 517) | E£ 119 | + 335% | |
2 tickets to the movies | £16 (E£ 364) | E£ 80 | + 354% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £73 (E£ 1,701) | E£ 323 | + 426% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £52 (E£ 1,200) | E£ 214 | + 461% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £7 (E£ 165) | E£ 52 | + 217% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £2.67 (E£ 62) | E£ 24 | + 159% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £3.08 (E£ 72) | E£ 19 | + 267% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | £600 (E£ 13,930) | E£ 12,013 | + 16% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | £38 (E£ 871) | E£ 433 | + 101% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | £7 (E£ 160) | E£ 26 | + 517% | |
TOTAL | + 228% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 481 prices entered by 47 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Sunderland (United Kingdom) is 228% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 45,937
(£1,979)
in Sunderland
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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