- Cost of Living
- Macedonia
- Egypt
- Veles
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Veles, Macedonia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 61% | |||
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Food in Veles (Macedonia) is 61% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 605 ден (E£ 167) | E£ 61 | + 171% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 134 ден (E£ 37) | E£ 48 | - 23% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 131 ден (E£ 36) | E£ 31 | + 16% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 55 ден (E£ 15) | E£ 12 | + 29% | |
12 eggs, large | 122 ден (E£ 34) | E£ 16 | + 110% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 63 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 4.82 | + 262% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 183 ден (E£ 50) | E£ 38 | + 31% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 39 ден (E£ 11) | E£ 12 | - 10% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 31 ден (E£ 8) | E£ 4.24 | + 99% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 51 ден (E£ 14) | E£ 15 | - 7% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 369 ден (E£ 102) | E£ 142 | - 29% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 74 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 9 | + 133% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 25 ден (E£ 7) | E£ 3.58 | + 95% | |
Housing | + 27% | |||
Housing in Veles (Macedonia) is 27% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 18,219 ден (E£ 5,015) | E£ 4,450 | + 13% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 13,142 ден (E£ 3,617) | E£ 2,577 | + 40% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 5,000 ден (E£ 1,376) | E£ 218 | + 532% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 15,839 ден (E£ 4,360) | E£ 2,526 | + 73% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 10,376 ден (E£ 2,856) | E£ 1,649 | + 73% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 5,318 ден (E£ 1,464) | E£ 355 | + 312% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 720 ден (E£ 198) | E£ 443 | - 55% | |
40” flat screen TV | 19,546 ден (E£ 5,380) | E£ 5,512 | - 2% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 7,966 ден (E£ 2,193) | E£ 1,699 | + 29% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 241 ден (E£ 66) | E£ 64 | + 4% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 120 ден (E£ 33) | E£ 19 | + 76% | |
Clothes | + 73% | |||
Clothes in Veles (Macedonia) is 73% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 4,014 ден (E£ 1,105) | E£ 645 | + 71% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 4,048 ден (E£ 1,114) | E£ 599 | + 86% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 4,083 ден (E£ 1,124) | E£ 1,046 | + 7% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 4,605 ден (E£ 1,268) | E£ 720 | + 76% | |
Transportation | + 129% | |||
Transportation in Veles (Macedonia) is 129% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,095,380 ден (E£ 301,526) | E£ 291,975 | + 3% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 57 ден (E£ 16) | E£ 2.61 | + 498% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 2,250 ден (E£ 619) | E£ 109 | + 468% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
Personal Care | + 81% | |||
Personal Care in Veles (Macedonia) is 81% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 279 ден (E£ 77) | E£ 24 | + 217% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 189 ден (E£ 52) | E£ 76 | - 32% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 1,200 ден (E£ 330) | E£ 112 | + 196% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 200 ден (E£ 55) | E£ 30 | + 84% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 184 ден (E£ 51) | E£ 30 | + 69% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 178 ден (E£ 49) | E£ 27 | + 82% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 60 ден (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 31% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 135 ден (E£ 37) | E£ 9 | + 299% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 135 ден (E£ 37) | E£ 26 | + 41% | |
Entertainment | + 37% | |||
Entertainment in Veles (Macedonia) is 37% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 764 ден (E£ 210) | E£ 119 | + 77% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 216 ден (E£ 60) | E£ 73 | - 19% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 283 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,500 ден (E£ 413) | E£ 233 | + 77% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 182 ден (E£ 50) | E£ 52 | - 4% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 60 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 24 | - 31% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 73 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 19 | + 3% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 12,797 ден (E£ 3,523) | E£ 2,268 | + 55% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 6.00 ден (E£ 1.65) | E£ 0.23 | + 611% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 791 ден (E£ 218) | E£ 394 | - 45% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 121 ден (E£ 33) | E£ 26 | + 28% | |
TOTAL | + 68% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 450 prices entered by 30 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 19, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Veles (Macedonia) is 68% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,277
(99,090 ден)
in Veles
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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