- Cost of Living
- Chile
- Egypt
- Valdivia
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Valdivia, Chile**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 51% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Valdivia (Chile) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | CH$3,750 (E£ 107) | E£ 72 | + 49% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | CH$3,666 (E£ 105) | E£ 72 | + 47% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | CH$1,698 (E£ 49) | E£ 37 | + 30% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | CH$725 (E£ 21) | E£ 14 | + 54% | |

12 eggs, large | CH$1,744 (E£ 50) | E£ 20 | + 148% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | CH$950 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 93% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | CH$2,354 (E£ 67) | E£ 29 | + 133% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | CH$591 (E£ 17) | E£ 21 | - 19% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | CH$630 (E£ 18) | E£ 5.86 | + 208% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | CH$858 (E£ 25) | E£ 19 | + 27% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | CH$4,000 (E£ 114) | E£ 92 | + 24% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | CH$936 (E£ 27) | E£ 11 | + 137% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | CH$327 (E£ 9) | E£ 10 | - 10% | |

Housing | + 87% | |||

Housing in Valdivia (Chile) is 87% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | CH$441,667 (E£ 12,638) | E£ 5,401 | + 134% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | CH$285,000 (E£ 8,155) | E£ 3,866 | + 111% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | CH$90,131 (E£ 2,579) | E£ 898 | + 187% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | CH$287,143 (E£ 8,216) | E£ 3,625 | + 127% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | CH$182,156 (E£ 5,212) | E£ 2,335 | + 123% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | CH$39,694 (E£ 1,136) | E£ 736 | + 54% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | CH$21,724 (E£ 622) | E£ 365 | + 70% | |

40” flat screen TV | CH$177,423 (E£ 5,077) | E£ 6,508 | - 22% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | CH$47,072 (E£ 1,347) | E£ 1,877 | - 28% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | CH$5,964 (E£ 171) | E£ 67 | + 153% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | CH$2,486 (E£ 71) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 6% | |||

Clothes in Valdivia (Chile) is 6% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | CH$27,167 (E£ 777) | E£ 740 | + 5% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | CH$25,414 (E£ 727) | E£ 681 | + 7% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | CH$45,000 (E£ 1,288) | E£ 1,691 | - 24% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | CH$51,500 (E£ 1,474) | E£ 777 | + 90% | |

Transportation | + 91% | |||

Transportation in Valdivia (Chile) is 91% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | CH$11,497,500 (E£ 328,984) | E£ 453,039 | - 27% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | CH$846 (E£ 24) | E£ 3.88 | + 524% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | CH$27,333 (E£ 782) | E£ 182 | + 329% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | CH$6,407 (E£ 183) | E£ 126 | + 45% | |

Personal Care | + 181% | |||

Personal Care in Valdivia (Chile) is 181% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | CH$4,488 (E£ 128) | E£ 33 | + 292% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | CH$5,000 (E£ 143) | E£ 72 | + 98% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | CH$22,000 (E£ 629) | E£ 200 | + 215% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | CH$3,333 (E£ 95) | E£ 40 | + 138% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | CH$2,688 (E£ 77) | E£ 21 | + 266% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | CH$2,667 (E£ 76) | E£ 26 | + 197% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | CH$1,312 (E£ 38) | E£ 20 | + 89% | |

Tube of toothpaste | CH$1,285 (E£ 37) | E£ 15 | + 151% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | CH$4,710 (E£ 135) | E£ 46 | + 193% | |

Entertainment | + 109% | |||

Entertainment in Valdivia (Chile) is 109% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | CH$15,167 (E£ 434) | E£ 153 | + 183% | |

2 tickets to the movies | CH$6,833 (E£ 196) | E£ 99 | + 98% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | CH$7,609 (E£ 218) | E£ 520 | - 58% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | CH$28,667 (E£ 820) | E£ 249 | + 230% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | CH$4,125 (E£ 118) | E£ 52 | + 126% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | CH$2,000 (E£ 57) | E£ 25 | + 127% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | CH$2,745 (E£ 79) | E£ 19 | + 303% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 11,487 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | CH$136 (E£ 3.89) | E£ 0.23 | + 1615% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | CH$22,400 (E£ 641) | E£ 416 | + 54% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | CH$2,219 (E£ 63) | E£ 28 | + 127% | |

TOTAL | + 81% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 323 prices entered by 29 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 27, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.02861
EGP
/
CLP

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#
Cost of living in
**Valdivia (Chile)**
is
**81% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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