- Cost of Living
- Mongolia
- Egypt
- Ulan Bator
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Ulan Bator, Mongolia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 97% | |||
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Food in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 97% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 18,391 ₮ (E£ 136) | E£ 61 | + 121% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 12,584 ₮ (E£ 93) | E£ 48 | + 95% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4,640 ₮ (E£ 34) | E£ 31 | + 10% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 2,262 ₮ (E£ 17) | E£ 12 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | 4,341 ₮ (E£ 32) | E£ 16 | + 101% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 4,374 ₮ (E£ 32) | E£ 4.82 | + 570% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 10,662 ₮ (E£ 79) | E£ 38 | + 105% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 6,030 ₮ (E£ 45) | E£ 12 | + 272% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1,255 ₮ (E£ 9) | E£ 4.24 | + 119% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1,950 ₮ (E£ 14) | E£ 15 | - 5% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 29,365 ₮ (E£ 217) | E£ 142 | + 53% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2,380 ₮ (E£ 18) | E£ 9 | + 101% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 1,444 ₮ (E£ 11) | E£ 3.58 | + 198% | |
Housing | + 125% | |||
Housing in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 125% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,474,310 ₮ (E£ 18,291) | E£ 4,450 | + 311% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 1,249,700 ₮ (E£ 9,238) | E£ 2,577 | + 259% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 157,602 ₮ (E£ 1,165) | E£ 218 | + 435% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 868,879 ₮ (E£ 6,423) | E£ 2,526 | + 154% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 508,188 ₮ (E£ 3,757) | E£ 1,649 | + 128% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 65,176 ₮ (E£ 482) | E£ 355 | + 36% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 30,944 ₮ (E£ 229) | E£ 443 | - 48% | |
40” flat screen TV | 972,058 ₮ (E£ 7,186) | E£ 5,512 | + 30% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 265,881 ₮ (E£ 1,965) | E£ 1,699 | + 16% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 18,606 ₮ (E£ 138) | E£ 64 | + 116% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 12,030 ₮ (E£ 89) | E£ 19 | + 375% | |
Clothes | + 39% | |||
Clothes in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 39% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 106,169 ₮ (E£ 785) | E£ 645 | + 22% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 94,459 ₮ (E£ 698) | E£ 599 | + 17% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 263,501 ₮ (E£ 1,948) | E£ 1,046 | + 86% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 283,865 ₮ (E£ 2,098) | E£ 720 | + 192% | |
Transportation | + 67% | |||
Transportation in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 67% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 46,801,000 ₮ (E£ 345,968) | E£ 291,975 | + 18% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 1,705 ₮ (E£ 13) | E£ 2.61 | + 383% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 29,312 ₮ (E£ 217) | E£ 109 | + 99% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 8,889 ₮ (E£ 66) | E£ 24 | + 173% | |
Personal Care | + 116% | |||
Personal Care in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 116% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 14,798 ₮ (E£ 109) | E£ 24 | + 351% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 9,544 ₮ (E£ 71) | E£ 76 | - 7% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 43,110 ₮ (E£ 319) | E£ 112 | + 185% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 8,070 ₮ (E£ 60) | E£ 30 | + 99% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 6,763 ₮ (E£ 50) | E£ 30 | + 67% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 9,470 ₮ (E£ 70) | E£ 27 | + 159% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 3,746 ₮ (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 119% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 3,732 ₮ (E£ 28) | E£ 9 | + 195% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 12,809 ₮ (E£ 95) | E£ 26 | + 260% | |
Entertainment | + 110% | |||
Entertainment in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 110% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 33,278 ₮ (E£ 246) | E£ 119 | + 107% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 14,393 ₮ (E£ 106) | E£ 73 | + 45% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 39,205 ₮ (E£ 290) | E£ 283 | + 2% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 84,019 ₮ (E£ 621) | E£ 233 | + 166% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 15,279 ₮ (E£ 113) | E£ 52 | + 117% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 5,132 ₮ (E£ 38) | E£ 24 | + 59% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 4,130 ₮ (E£ 31) | E£ 19 | + 57% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 225,604 ₮ (E£ 1,668) | E£ 2,268 | - 26% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 79 ₮ (E£ 0.59) | E£ 0.23 | + 153% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 181,999 ₮ (E£ 1,345) | E£ 394 | + 242% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 9,683 ₮ (E£ 72) | E£ 26 | + 175% | |
TOTAL | + 95% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 802 prices entered by 45 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 23, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Ulan Bator (Mongolia) is 95% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 30,428
(4,116,228 ₮)
in Ulan Bator
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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