- Cost of Living
- Seychelles
- Egypt
- Victoria, Seychelles
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living comparison between Victoria, Seychelles, Seychelles and Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | 361% | |||
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Food in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 361% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 174 ₨ (E£ 232) | E£ 62 | 272% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 112 ₨ (E£ 148) | E£ 40 | 267% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 44 ₨ (E£ 59) | E£ 28 | 108% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 25 ₨ (E£ 33) | E£ 9 | 257% | |
12 eggs, large | 46 ₨ (E£ 62) | E£ 13 | 368% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 56 ₨ (E£ 74) | E£ 3.61 | 1955% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 122 ₨ (E£ 163) | E£ 20 | 710% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 36 ₨ (E£ 47) | E£ 13 | 278% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 22 ₨ (E£ 29) | E£ 4.58 | 542% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 44 ₨ (E£ 58) | E£ 13 | 336% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 283 ₨ (E£ 376) | E£ 91 | 315% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 51 ₨ (E£ 68) | E£ 8 | 763% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 18 ₨ (E£ 24) | E£ 2.49 | 877% | |
Housing | 426% | |||
Housing in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 426% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 18,752 ₨ (E£ 24,949) | E£ 3,773 | 561% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 13,451 ₨ (E£ 17,896) | E£ 2,038 | 778% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,137 ₨ (E£ 1,513) | E£ 188 | 704% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 12,652 ₨ (E£ 16,833) | E£ 2,336 | 621% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 8,564 ₨ (E£ 11,395) | E£ 1,513 | 653% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 264 ₨ (E£ 352) | E£ 1,158 | 70% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,095 ₨ (E£ 1,457) | E£ 311 | 369% | |
40” flat screen TV | 10,000 ₨ (E£ 13,305) | E£ 5,109 | 160% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,331 ₨ (E£ 3,101) | E£ 1,166 | 166% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 88 ₨ (E£ 117) | E£ 52 | 125% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 79 ₨ (E£ 105) | E£ 16 | 552% | |
Clothes | 242% | |||
Clothes in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 242% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,273 ₨ (E£ 1,694) | E£ 380 | 346% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,066 ₨ (E£ 1,418) | E£ 411 | 245% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 1,230 ₨ (E£ 1,637) | E£ 799 | 105% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 1,171 ₨ (E£ 1,558) | E£ 413 | 277% | |
Transportation | 207% | |||
Transportation in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 207% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 358,669 ₨ (E£ 477,192) | E£ 266,118 | 79% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 20 ₨ (E£ 27) | E£ 2.38 | 1027% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 272 ₨ (E£ 362) | E£ 120 | 201% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 229 ₨ (E£ 305) | E£ 20 | 1424% | |
Personal Care | 267% | |||
Personal Care in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 267% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 69 ₨ (E£ 91) | E£ 17 | 431% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 180 ₨ (E£ 239) | E£ 60 | 299% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 267 ₨ (E£ 356) | E£ 101 | 251% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 35 ₨ (E£ 47) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 39 ₨ (E£ 52) | E£ 15 | 243% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 43 ₨ (E£ 57) | E£ 18 | 210% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 21 ₨ (E£ 28) | E£ 6 | 346% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 18 ₨ (E£ 24) | E£ 4.18 | 477% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 128 ₨ (E£ 171) | E£ 26 | 565% | |
Entertainment | 403% | |||
Entertainment in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 403% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 711 ₨ (E£ 946) | E£ 103 | 822% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 90 ₨ (E£ 120) | E£ 73 | 64% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 354 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 2,018 ₨ (E£ 2,684) | E£ 211 | 1171% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 146 ₨ (E£ 195) | E£ 46 | 321% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 55 ₨ (E£ 74) | E£ 26 | 185% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 67 ₨ (E£ 89) | E£ 21 | 318% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 3,897 ₨ (E£ 5,185) | E£ 1,962 | 164% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.27 ₨ (E£ 4.35) | E£ 0.24 | 1744% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 629 ₨ (E£ 837) | E£ 354 | 136% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 80 ₨ (E£ 106) | E£ 26 | 305% | |
TOTAL | 336% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 379 prices entered by 23 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 02, 2016.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 336% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 65,415
(49,168 ₨)
in Victoria, Seychelles
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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