- Cost of Living
- Israel
- Egypt
- Tel Aviv
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Tel Aviv, Israel compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 221% | |||
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Food in Tel Aviv (Israel) is 221% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 29 ₪ (E£ 123) | E£ 61 | + 100% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 29 ₪ (E£ 123) | E£ 48 | + 157% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 19 ₪ (E£ 83) | E£ 31 | + 166% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 5.52 ₪ (E£ 24) | E£ 12 | + 103% | |
12 eggs, large | 14 ₪ (E£ 60) | E£ 16 | + 277% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 6 ₪ (E£ 26) | E£ 4.82 | + 438% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 34 ₪ (E£ 147) | E£ 38 | + 281% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 10 ₪ (E£ 44) | E£ 12 | + 264% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.42 ₪ (E£ 19) | E£ 4.24 | + 348% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 10 ₪ (E£ 44) | E£ 15 | + 188% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 45 ₪ (E£ 196) | E£ 142 | + 38% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 9 ₪ (E£ 38) | E£ 9 | + 334% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 11 ₪ (E£ 48) | E£ 3.58 | + 1229% | |
Housing | + 377% | |||
Housing in Tel Aviv (Israel) is 377% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 4,965 ₪ (E£ 21,387) | E£ 4,450 | + 381% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 6,811 ₪ (E£ 29,338) | E£ 2,577 | + 1039% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 648 ₪ (E£ 2,791) | E£ 218 | + 1181% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 5,337 ₪ (E£ 22,985) | E£ 2,526 | + 810% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 4,004 ₪ (E£ 17,247) | E£ 1,649 | + 946% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 366 ₪ (E£ 1,575) | E£ 355 | + 344% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 74 ₪ (E£ 317) | E£ 443 | - 29% | |
40” flat screen TV | 1,888 ₪ (E£ 8,131) | E£ 5,512 | + 48% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 473 ₪ (E£ 2,039) | E£ 1,699 | + 20% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 28 ₪ (E£ 121) | E£ 64 | + 90% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 50 ₪ (E£ 214) | E£ 19 | + 1044% | |
Clothes | + 84% | |||
Clothes in Tel Aviv (Israel) is 84% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 362 ₪ (E£ 1,560) | E£ 645 | + 142% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 213 ₪ (E£ 919) | E£ 599 | + 53% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 487 ₪ (E£ 2,098) | E£ 1,046 | + 101% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 482 ₪ (E£ 2,076) | E£ 720 | + 189% | |
Transportation | + 456% | |||
Transportation in Tel Aviv (Israel) is 456% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 137,425 ₪ (E£ 591,905) | E£ 291,975 | + 103% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 4.76 ₪ (E£ 20) | E£ 2.61 | + 685% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 368 ₪ (E£ 1,584) | E£ 109 | + 1354% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 55 ₪ (E£ 237) | E£ 24 | + 886% | |
Personal Care | + 290% | |||
Personal Care in Tel Aviv (Israel) is 290% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 32 ₪ (E£ 136) | E£ 24 | + 462% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 18 ₪ (E£ 78) | E£ 76 | + 3% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 224 ₪ (E£ 966) | E£ 112 | + 766% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 34 ₪ (E£ 148) | E£ 30 | + 395% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 21 ₪ (E£ 91) | E£ 30 | + 205% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 18 ₪ (E£ 79) | E£ 27 | + 192% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 8 ₪ (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | + 172% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 13 ₪ (E£ 57) | E£ 9 | + 513% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 58 ₪ (E£ 248) | E£ 26 | + 843% | |
Entertainment | + 279% | |||
Entertainment in Tel Aviv (Israel) is 279% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 145 ₪ (E£ 624) | E£ 119 | + 426% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 77 ₪ (E£ 332) | E£ 73 | + 352% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 316 ₪ (E£ 1,362) | E£ 283 | + 381% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 68 ₪ (E£ 293) | E£ 233 | + 26% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 44 ₪ (E£ 188) | E£ 52 | + 261% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 14 ₪ (E£ 60) | E£ 24 | + 150% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 25 ₪ (E£ 107) | E£ 19 | + 448% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 800 ₪ (E£ 3,446) | E£ 2,268 | + 52% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.47 ₪ (E£ 6) | E£ 0.23 | + 2623% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 299 ₪ (E£ 1,286) | E£ 394 | + 227% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 18 ₪ (E£ 79) | E£ 26 | + 204% | |
TOTAL | + 310% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 1,513 prices entered by 201 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 25, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Tel Aviv (Israel) is 310% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 61,532
(14,286 ₪)
in Tel Aviv
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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