- Cost of Living
- Seychelles
- Egypt
- Victoria, Seychelles
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles, Seychelles compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 283% | |||
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Food in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 283% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 175 ₨ (E£ 233) | E£ 68 | + 243% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 108 ₨ (E£ 144) | E£ 63 | + 128% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 52 ₨ (E£ 69) | E£ 31 | + 118% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 25 ₨ (E£ 33) | E£ 13 | + 156% | |
12 eggs, large | 44 ₨ (E£ 59) | E£ 16 | + 256% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 60 ₨ (E£ 80) | E£ 6 | + 1202% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 116 ₨ (E£ 154) | E£ 29 | + 432% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 31 ₨ (E£ 42) | E£ 15 | + 179% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 16 ₨ (E£ 21) | E£ 5.21 | + 296% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 42 ₨ (E£ 56) | E£ 14 | + 307% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 226 ₨ (E£ 301) | E£ 88 | + 241% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 56 ₨ (E£ 74) | E£ 10 | + 633% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 18 ₨ (E£ 23) | E£ 2.60 | + 801% | |
Housing | + 424% | |||
Housing in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 424% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 21,686 ₨ (E£ 28,849) | E£ 4,715 | + 512% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 14,800 ₨ (E£ 19,689) | E£ 2,520 | + 681% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 893 ₨ (E£ 1,188) | E£ 253 | + 369% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 13,333 ₨ (E£ 17,738) | E£ 2,488 | + 613% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 9,261 ₨ (E£ 12,320) | E£ 1,489 | + 727% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 359 ₨ (E£ 478) | E£ 238 | + 101% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,099 ₨ (E£ 1,462) | E£ 397 | + 268% | |
40” flat screen TV | 9,782 ₨ (E£ 13,013) | E£ 6,060 | + 115% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 3,166 ₨ (E£ 4,212) | E£ 1,489 | + 183% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 128 ₨ (E£ 170) | E£ 60 | + 183% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 71 ₨ (E£ 95) | E£ 17 | + 462% | |
Clothes | + 70% | |||
Clothes in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 70% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 754 ₨ (E£ 1,003) | E£ 735 | + 36% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 825 ₨ (E£ 1,098) | E£ 604 | + 82% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 1,210 ₨ (E£ 1,609) | E£ 1,448 | + 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 1,318 ₨ (E£ 1,753) | E£ 581 | + 202% | |
Transportation | + 150% | |||
Transportation in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 150% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 380,000 ₨ (E£ 505,527) | E£ 348,808 | + 45% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 19 ₨ (E£ 26) | E£ 3.19 | + 704% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 269 ₨ (E£ 357) | E£ 123 | + 192% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 245 ₨ (E£ 327) | E£ 21 | + 1464% | |
Personal Care | + 205% | |||
Personal Care in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 205% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 70 ₨ (E£ 93) | E£ 24 | + 285% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 120 ₨ (E£ 160) | E£ 90 | + 77% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 224 ₨ (E£ 298) | E£ 98 | + 204% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 45 ₨ (E£ 60) | E£ 30 | + 99% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 52 ₨ (E£ 70) | E£ 19 | + 269% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 77 ₨ (E£ 102) | E£ 23 | + 355% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 21 ₨ (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 124% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 23 ₨ (E£ 31) | E£ 12 | + 167% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 129 ₨ (E£ 172) | E£ 28 | + 518% | |
Entertainment | + 268% | |||
Entertainment in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 268% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 875 ₨ (E£ 1,164) | E£ 119 | + 881% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 112 ₨ (E£ 149) | E£ 86 | + 74% | |
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 | 1,540 ₨ (E£ 2,049) | E£ 214 | + 858% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 164 ₨ (E£ 218) | E£ 52 | + 318% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 87 ₨ (E£ 116) | E£ 24 | + 386% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 60 ₨ (E£ 80) | E£ 19 | + 309% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 10,752 ₨ (E£ 14,304) | E£ 12,013 | + 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.75 ₨ (E£ 4.98) | E£ 0.23 | + 2095% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 667 ₨ (E£ 887) | E£ 433 | + 105% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 96 ₨ (E£ 128) | E£ 26 | + 394% | |
TOTAL | + 253% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 458 prices entered by 36 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 15, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 253% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 52,923
(39,782 ₨)
in Victoria, Seychelles
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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