- Cost of Living
- Bulgaria
- Egypt
- Varna
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Varna, Bulgaria compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 78% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|
Food in Varna (Bulgaria) is 78% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 14 лв (E£ 136) | E£ 61 | + 121% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 8 лв (E£ 80) | E£ 48 | + 68% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4.18 лв (E£ 42) | E£ 31 | + 34% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.94 лв (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 65% | |
12 eggs, large | 3.44 лв (E£ 34) | E£ 16 | + 115% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.68 лв (E£ 27) | E£ 4.82 | + 453% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 7 лв (E£ 74) | E£ 38 | + 92% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 2.01 лв (E£ 20) | E£ 12 | + 67% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.27 лв (E£ 13) | E£ 4.24 | + 199% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.33 лв (E£ 13) | E£ 15 | - 12% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 10 лв (E£ 104) | E£ 142 | - 27% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2.02 лв (E£ 20) | E£ 9 | + 130% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.75 лв (E£ 7) | E£ 3.58 | + 108% | |
Housing | + 55% | |||
Housing in Varna (Bulgaria) is 55% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 640 лв (E£ 6,370) | E£ 4,450 | + 43% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 472 лв (E£ 4,703) | E£ 2,577 | + 83% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 183 лв (E£ 1,822) | E£ 218 | + 736% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 457 лв (E£ 4,553) | E£ 2,526 | + 80% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 302 лв (E£ 3,009) | E£ 1,649 | + 83% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 130 лв (E£ 1,298) | E£ 355 | + 265% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 15 лв (E£ 154) | E£ 443 | - 65% | |
40” flat screen TV | 789 лв (E£ 7,857) | E£ 5,512 | + 43% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 192 лв (E£ 1,908) | E£ 1,699 | + 12% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 14 лв (E£ 139) | E£ 64 | + 118% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 13 лв (E£ 131) | E£ 19 | + 601% | |
Clothes | + 18% | |||
Clothes in Varna (Bulgaria) is 18% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 83 лв (E£ 831) | E£ 645 | + 29% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 64 лв (E£ 639) | E£ 599 | + 7% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 129 лв (E£ 1,281) | E£ 1,046 | + 22% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 132 лв (E£ 1,316) | E£ 720 | + 83% | |
Transportation | + 115% | |||
Transportation in Varna (Bulgaria) is 115% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 33,372 лв (E£ 332,193) | E£ 291,975 | + 14% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 1.93 лв (E£ 19) | E£ 2.61 | + 634% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 37 лв (E£ 367) | E£ 109 | + 237% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 8 лв (E£ 79) | E£ 24 | + 227% | |
Personal Care | + 128% | |||
Personal Care in Varna (Bulgaria) is 128% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 8 лв (E£ 79) | E£ 24 | + 224% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 18 лв (E£ 176) | E£ 76 | + 132% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 28 лв (E£ 281) | E£ 112 | + 152% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 7 лв (E£ 69) | E£ 30 | + 129% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 5.66 лв (E£ 56) | E£ 30 | + 88% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 5.43 лв (E£ 54) | E£ 27 | + 100% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.64 лв (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 108% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 3.36 лв (E£ 33) | E£ 9 | + 258% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 8 лв (E£ 79) | E£ 26 | + 200% | |
Entertainment | + 133% | |||
Entertainment in Varna (Bulgaria) is 133% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 31 лв (E£ 304) | E£ 119 | + 156% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 18 лв (E£ 181) | E£ 73 | + 146% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 35 лв (E£ 345) | E£ 283 | + 22% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 49 лв (E£ 483) | E£ 233 | + 107% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 7 лв (E£ 67) | E£ 52 | + 28% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 3.04 лв (E£ 30) | E£ 24 | + 27% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.46 лв (E£ 25) | E£ 19 | + 26% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 370 лв (E£ 3,680) | E£ 2,268 | + 62% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.39 лв (E£ 3.91) | E£ 0.23 | + 1583% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 81 лв (E£ 805) | E£ 394 | + 104% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.48 лв (E£ 55) | E£ 26 | + 110% | |
TOTAL | + 86% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 627 prices entered by 40 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
9.954
EGP
/
BGN
Do you live in Alexandria? We need your help!
What do you think about this comparison?
Recent Comparisons
- Cost of living in Lyon is 22% cheaper than in Paris
- Cost of living in Vancouver is about the same as in Toronto
- Cost of living in Nantes is 30% cheaper than in Paris
- Cost of living in Morelia is 64% cheaper than in Portland
- Cost of living in London is 17% more expensive than in Paris
- Cost of living in Bordeaux is 31% cheaper than in Paris
- Cost of living in Santa Rosa is 62% cheaper than in Honolulu
- Cost of living in London is 264% more expensive than in Chişinău
- Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur is 56% cheaper than in Singapore
- Cost of living in Melbourne is 9% cheaper than in Sydney
Cost of Living and Prices in Similar Cities
- Cost of Living, Prices in Catania (Italy)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Thessaloniki (Greece)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Berlin (Germany)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Ankara (Turkey)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Saint Petersburg (Russia)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Cluj-Napoca (Romania)
- Cost of Living, Prices in Brno (Czech Republic)
Cost of living in Varna (Bulgaria) is 86% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 29,066
(2,920 лв)
in Varna
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
Recent Prices Added
- Public transport in Samsun costs 2.40TL (22 minutes ago)
- Public transport in Krasnodar costs руб 1,426 (28 minutes ago)
- Public transport in Tallinn costs €0.00 (about 1 hour ago)
- Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in São Carlos costs R$ 23 (about 1 hour ago)
- Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new in Mexico City costs Mex$ 2,000 (about 2 hours ago)
- Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Belgrade costs 6,000 Дин. (about 2 hours ago)