- Cost of Living
- Macedonia
- Egypt
- Veles
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Veles, Macedonia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 94% | |||
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Food in Veles (Macedonia) is 94% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 605 ден (E£ 204) | E£ 68 | + 201% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 134 ден (E£ 45) | E£ 63 | - 29% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 131 ден (E£ 44) | E£ 31 | + 41% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 55 ден (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | + 44% | |
12 eggs, large | 122 ден (E£ 41) | E£ 16 | + 150% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 63 ден (E£ 21) | E£ 6 | + 250% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 183 ден (E£ 62) | E£ 29 | + 114% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 39 ден (E£ 13) | E£ 15 | - 12% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 31 ден (E£ 10) | E£ 5.21 | + 99% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 51 ден (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 24% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 369 ден (E£ 124) | E£ 88 | + 41% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 74 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 147% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 25 ден (E£ 9) | E£ 2.60 | + 229% | |
Housing | + 64% | |||
Housing in Veles (Macedonia) is 64% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 18,219 ден (E£ 6,150) | E£ 4,715 | + 30% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 13,142 ден (E£ 4,436) | E£ 2,520 | + 76% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 5,000 ден (E£ 1,688) | E£ 253 | + 566% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 15,839 ден (E£ 5,346) | E£ 2,488 | + 115% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 10,376 ден (E£ 3,502) | E£ 1,489 | + 135% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 5,318 ден (E£ 1,795) | E£ 238 | + 654% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 720 ден (E£ 243) | E£ 397 | - 39% | |
40” flat screen TV | 19,546 ден (E£ 6,598) | E£ 6,060 | + 9% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 7,966 ден (E£ 2,689) | E£ 1,489 | + 81% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 241 ден (E£ 81) | E£ 60 | + 36% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 120 ден (E£ 41) | E£ 17 | + 140% | |
Clothes | + 100% | |||
Clothes in Veles (Macedonia) is 100% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 4,014 ден (E£ 1,355) | E£ 735 | + 84% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 4,048 ден (E£ 1,366) | E£ 604 | + 126% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 4,083 ден (E£ 1,378) | E£ 1,448 | - 5% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 4,605 ден (E£ 1,554) | E£ 581 | + 167% | |
Transportation | + 130% | |||
Transportation in Veles (Macedonia) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 1,095,380 ден (E£ 369,736) | E£ 348,808 | + 6% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 57 ден (E£ 19) | E£ 3.19 | + 500% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 2,250 ден (E£ 759) | E£ 123 | + 520% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 139% | |||
Personal Care in Veles (Macedonia) is 139% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 279 ден (E£ 94) | E£ 24 | + 289% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 189 ден (E£ 64) | E£ 90 | - 29% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 1,200 ден (E£ 405) | E£ 98 | + 313% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 200 ден (E£ 68) | E£ 30 | + 125% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 184 ден (E£ 62) | E£ 19 | + 228% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 178 ден (E£ 60) | E£ 23 | + 168% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 60 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 13 | + 60% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 135 ден (E£ 46) | E£ 12 | + 295% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 135 ден (E£ 45) | E£ 28 | + 64% | |
Entertainment | + 36% | |||
Entertainment in Veles (Macedonia) is 36% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 764 ден (E£ 258) | E£ 119 | + 117% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 216 ден (E£ 73) | E£ 86 | - 15% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 266 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,500 ден (E£ 506) | E£ 214 | + 137% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 182 ден (E£ 61) | E£ 52 | + 18% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 60 ден (E£ 20) | E£ 24 | - 15% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 73 ден (E£ 25) | E£ 19 | + 27% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 35,000 ден (E£ 11,814) | E£ 12,013 | - 2% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 6.00 ден (E£ 2.03) | E£ 0.23 | + 769% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 791 ден (E£ 267) | E£ 433 | - 38% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 121 ден (E£ 41) | E£ 26 | + 58% | |
TOTAL | + 90% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 375 prices entered by 33 different people.
These prices were last updated on November 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Veles (Macedonia) is 90% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 24,652
(73,033 ден)
in Veles
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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