- Cost of Living
- Argentina
- Egypt
- Tucumán
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Tucumán, Argentina compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 33% | |||
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Food in Tucumán (Argentina) is 33% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ARS $85 (E£ 87) | E£ 68 | + 28% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ARS $65 (E£ 66) | E£ 60 | + 10% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ARS $33 (E£ 33) | E£ 32 | + 4% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ARS $12 (E£ 12) | E£ 13 | - 1% | |
12 eggs, large | ARS $14 (E£ 15) | E£ 16 | - 11% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ARS $16 (E£ 16) | E£ 6 | + 158% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ARS $35 (E£ 35) | E£ 27 | + 31% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ARS $17 (E£ 17) | E£ 15 | + 14% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ARS $9 (E£ 9) | E£ 5.21 | + 71% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ARS $16 (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 19% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ARS $77 (E£ 78) | E£ 88 | - 12% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ARS $25 (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 163% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ARS $9 (E£ 9) | E£ 2.28 | + 304% | |
Housing | + 58% | |||
Housing in Tucumán (Argentina) is 58% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $5,308 (E£ 5,394) | E£ 4,826 | + 12% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ARS $4,189 (E£ 4,256) | E£ 2,486 | + 71% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ARS $632 (E£ 642) | E£ 245 | + 162% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ARS $4,850 (E£ 4,929) | E£ 2,488 | + 98% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ARS $4,306 (E£ 4,376) | E£ 1,489 | + 194% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ARS $2,143 (E£ 2,178) | E£ 238 | + 815% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ARS $280 (E£ 285) | E£ 397 | - 28% | |
40” flat screen TV | ARS $7,489 (E£ 7,610) | E£ 6,060 | + 26% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ARS $3,028 (E£ 3,077) | E£ 1,489 | + 107% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ARS $79 (E£ 80) | E£ 60 | + 34% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ARS $32 (E£ 33) | E£ 17 | + 94% | |
Clothes | + 12% | |||
Clothes in Tucumán (Argentina) is 12% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ARS $1,001 (E£ 1,017) | E£ 735 | + 38% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ARS $643 (E£ 653) | E£ 604 | + 8% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ARS $973 (E£ 988) | E£ 1,360 | - 27% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ARS $1,055 (E£ 1,072) | E£ 581 | + 84% | |
Transportation | + 56% | |||
Transportation in Tucumán (Argentina) is 56% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ARS $276,196 (E£ 280,659) | E£ 348,808 | - 20% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ARS $14 (E£ 15) | E£ 3.19 | + 357% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ARS $333 (E£ 338) | E£ 123 | + 176% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ARS $89 (E£ 90) | E£ 21 | + 334% | |
Personal Care | + 137% | |||
Personal Care in Tucumán (Argentina) is 137% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ARS $50 (E£ 51) | E£ 24 | + 110% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ARS $210 (E£ 213) | E£ 90 | + 137% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ARS $371 (E£ 377) | E£ 98 | + 284% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ARS $82 (E£ 84) | E£ 30 | + 179% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ARS $37 (E£ 38) | E£ 19 | + 100% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ARS $45 (E£ 46) | E£ 23 | + 102% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ARS $22 (E£ 22) | E£ 13 | + 77% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ARS $21 (E£ 22) | E£ 12 | + 86% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ARS $90 (E£ 92) | E£ 28 | + 231% | |
Entertainment | + 34% | |||
Entertainment in Tucumán (Argentina) is 34% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ARS $208 (E£ 212) | E£ 119 | + 78% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ARS $95 (E£ 97) | E£ 80 | + 21% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ARS $392 (E£ 398) | E£ 323 | + 23% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ARS $330 (E£ 336) | E£ 214 | + 57% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ARS $181 (E£ 184) | E£ 52 | + 253% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ARS $32 (E£ 32) | E£ 24 | + 35% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ARS $31 (E£ 31) | E£ 19 | + 61% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | ARS $7,350 (E£ 7,469) | E£ 12,013 | - 38% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ARS $2.61 (E£ 2.65) | E£ 0.23 | + 1036% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ARS $335 (E£ 341) | E£ 433 | - 21% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ARS $28 (E£ 29) | E£ 26 | + 12% | |
TOTAL | + 47% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 494 prices entered by 37 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 17, 2017.
Exchange rate:
1.016
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/
ARS
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Cost of living in Tucumán (Argentina) is 47% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 22,016
(ARS $21,666)
in Tucumán
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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