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

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

Currency:

Food | + 65% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Valparaiso (Chile) is 65% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | CH$4,333 (E£ 127) | E£ 72 | + 76% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | CH$3,844 (E£ 113) | E£ 72 | + 58% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | CH$1,597 (E£ 47) | E£ 36 | + 29% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | CH$713 (E£ 21) | E£ 13 | + 55% | |

12 eggs, large | CH$1,612 (E£ 47) | E£ 20 | + 135% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | CH$821 (E£ 24) | E£ 14 | + 71% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | CH$2,826 (E£ 83) | E£ 29 | + 186% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | CH$538 (E£ 16) | E£ 21 | - 25% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | CH$664 (E£ 19) | E£ 5.98 | + 225% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | CH$734 (E£ 22) | E£ 19 | + 11% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | CH$3,735 (E£ 109) | E£ 92 | + 18% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | CH$1,200 (E£ 35) | E£ 11 | + 211% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | CH$522 (E£ 15) | E£ 10 | + 48% | |

Housing | + 96% | |||

Housing in Valparaiso (Chile) is 96% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | CH$445,731 (E£ 13,061) | E£ 5,401 | + 142% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | CH$295,693 (E£ 8,665) | E£ 3,866 | + 124% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | CH$48,465 (E£ 1,420) | E£ 898 | + 58% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | CH$350,248 (E£ 10,263) | E£ 3,625 | + 183% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | CH$240,000 (E£ 7,033) | E£ 2,335 | + 201% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | CH$50,000 (E£ 1,465) | E£ 736 | + 99% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | CH$18,500 (E£ 542) | E£ 365 | + 49% | |

40” flat screen TV | CH$240,628 (E£ 7,051) | E£ 6,508 | + 8% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | CH$72,770 (E£ 2,132) | E£ 1,489 | + 43% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | CH$7,370 (E£ 216) | E£ 67 | + 220% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | CH$2,214 (E£ 65) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 39% | |||

Clothes in Valparaiso (Chile) is 39% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | CH$36,234 (E£ 1,062) | E£ 740 | + 43% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | CH$30,529 (E£ 895) | E£ 614 | + 46% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | CH$43,522 (E£ 1,275) | E£ 1,504 | - 15% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | CH$55,000 (E£ 1,612) | E£ 777 | + 108% | |

Transportation | + 83% | |||

Transportation in Valparaiso (Chile) is 83% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | CH$10,839,000 (E£ 317,615) | E£ 453,039 | - 30% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | CH$779 (E£ 23) | E£ 3.88 | + 489% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | CH$25,100 (E£ 736) | E£ 182 | + 303% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | CH$8,803 (E£ 258) | E£ 126 | + 104% | |

Personal Care | + 175% | |||

Personal Care in Valparaiso (Chile) is 175% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | CH$2,475 (E£ 73) | E£ 33 | + 122% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | CH$7,519 (E£ 220) | E£ 80 | + 176% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | CH$21,690 (E£ 636) | E£ 200 | + 218% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | CH$4,300 (E£ 126) | E£ 40 | + 214% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | CH$2,034 (E£ 60) | E£ 21 | + 184% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | CH$2,500 (E£ 73) | E£ 26 | + 185% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | CH$1,313 (E£ 38) | E£ 20 | + 94% | |

Tube of toothpaste | CH$1,619 (E£ 47) | E£ 15 | + 223% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | CH$6,353 (E£ 186) | E£ 48 | + 291% | |

Entertainment | + 153% | |||

Entertainment in Valparaiso (Chile) is 153% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | CH$20,651 (E£ 605) | E£ 153 | + 295% | |

2 tickets to the movies | CH$7,409 (E£ 217) | E£ 96 | + 126% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | CH$41,632 (E£ 1,220) | E£ 520 | + 135% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | CH$28,137 (E£ 824) | E£ 228 | + 262% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | CH$3,351 (E£ 98) | E£ 52 | + 88% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | CH$2,416 (E£ 71) | E£ 24 | + 192% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | CH$2,253 (E£ 66) | E£ 19 | + 239% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | CH$600,000 (E£ 17,582) | E£ 11,487 | + 53% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | CH$80 (E£ 2.34) | E£ 0.23 | + 933% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | CH$32,398 (E£ 949) | E£ 416 | + 128% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | CH$3,201 (E£ 94) | E£ 28 | + 235% | |

TOTAL | + 93% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 431 prices entered by 36 different people.

These prices were last updated on April 24, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.02930
EGP
/
CLP

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#
Cost of living in
**Valparaiso (Chile)**
is
**93% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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