- Cost of Living
- Mongolia
- Egypt
- Ulan Bator
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Ulan Bator, Mongolia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 126% | |||
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Food in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 126% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 20,280 ₮ (E£ 154) | E£ 55 | + 180% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 9,888 ₮ (E£ 75) | E£ 45 | + 65% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4,902 ₮ (E£ 37) | E£ 26 | + 42% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 2,167 ₮ (E£ 16) | E£ 10 | + 59% | |
12 eggs, large | 4,883 ₮ (E£ 37) | E£ 14 | + 173% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 3,622 ₮ (E£ 27) | E£ 5.10 | + 438% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 10,015 ₮ (E£ 76) | E£ 35 | + 118% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 6,007 ₮ (E£ 45) | E£ 13 | + 262% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1,090 ₮ (E£ 8) | E£ 4.34 | + 90% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1,867 ₮ (E£ 14) | E£ 14 | + 5% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 29,923 ₮ (E£ 227) | E£ 90 | + 151% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2,621 ₮ (E£ 20) | E£ 8 | + 134% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 1,249 ₮ (E£ 9) | E£ 3.28 | + 188% | |
Housing | + 106% | |||
Housing in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 106% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,545,460 ₮ (E£ 11,705) | E£ 4,223 | + 177% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 822,744 ₮ (E£ 6,231) | E£ 2,163 | + 188% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 87,003 ₮ (E£ 659) | E£ 208 | + 216% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 846,678 ₮ (E£ 6,412) | E£ 2,474 | + 159% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 508,280 ₮ (E£ 3,849) | E£ 1,475 | + 161% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 65,332 ₮ (E£ 495) | E£ 494 | + 0% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 33,243 ₮ (E£ 252) | E£ 333 | - 24% | |
40” flat screen TV | 966,752 ₮ (E£ 7,322) | E£ 4,994 | + 47% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 251,926 ₮ (E£ 1,908) | E£ 1,249 | + 53% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 17,700 ₮ (E£ 134) | E£ 69 | + 95% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 12,339 ₮ (E£ 93) | E£ 17 | + 441% | |
Clothes | + 51% | |||
Clothes in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 104,059 ₮ (E£ 788) | E£ 522 | + 51% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 84,540 ₮ (E£ 640) | E£ 530 | + 21% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 194,491 ₮ (E£ 1,473) | E£ 768 | + 92% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 248,878 ₮ (E£ 1,885) | E£ 370 | + 410% | |
Transportation | + 77% | |||
Transportation in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 77% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 42,551,500 ₮ (E£ 322,263) | E£ 247,119 | + 30% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 1,672 ₮ (E£ 13) | E£ 2.60 | + 386% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 30,372 ₮ (E£ 230) | E£ 126 | + 83% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 8,103 ₮ (E£ 61) | E£ 23 | + 166% | |
Personal Care | + 221% | |||
Personal Care in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 221% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 16,528 ₮ (E£ 125) | E£ 17 | + 628% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 9,895 ₮ (E£ 75) | E£ 60 | + 25% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 43,110 ₮ (E£ 326) | E£ 101 | + 222% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 8,070 ₮ (E£ 61) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 6,996 ₮ (E£ 53) | E£ 15 | + 250% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 10,530 ₮ (E£ 80) | E£ 18 | + 335% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 3,588 ₮ (E£ 27) | E£ 6 | + 350% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 4,209 ₮ (E£ 32) | E£ 4.98 | + 540% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 14,209 ₮ (E£ 108) | E£ 23 | + 361% | |
Entertainment | + 139% | |||
Entertainment in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 139% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 38,572 ₮ (E£ 292) | E£ 82 | + 257% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 14,577 ₮ (E£ 110) | E£ 69 | + 60% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 53,948 ₮ (E£ 409) | E£ 168 | + 143% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 77,726 ₮ (E£ 589) | E£ 210 | + 181% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 14,827 ₮ (E£ 112) | E£ 46 | + 143% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 5,562 ₮ (E£ 42) | E£ 25 | + 71% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 4,273 ₮ (E£ 32) | E£ 21 | + 52% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 225,604 ₮ (E£ 1,709) | E£ 1,962 | - 13% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 95 ₮ (E£ 0.72) | E£ 0.24 | + 202% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 183,952 ₮ (E£ 1,393) | E£ 311 | + 348% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 9,346 ₮ (E£ 71) | E£ 25 | + 180% | |
TOTAL | + 109% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 622 prices entered by 42 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 109% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 31,382
(4,143,731 ₮)
in Ulan Bator
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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