- Cost of Living
- Seychelles
- Egypt
- Victoria, Seychelles
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles, Seychelles compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 314% | |||
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Food in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 314% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 175 ₨ (E£ 231) | E£ 60 | + 286% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 108 ₨ (E£ 143) | E£ 51 | + 179% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 52 ₨ (E£ 68) | E£ 32 | + 111% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 25 ₨ (E£ 33) | E£ 12 | + 179% | |
12 eggs, large | 44 ₨ (E£ 58) | E£ 17 | + 245% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 60 ₨ (E£ 79) | E£ 5.56 | + 1326% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 116 ₨ (E£ 153) | E£ 26 | + 479% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 31 ₨ (E£ 42) | E£ 13 | + 212% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 16 ₨ (E£ 20) | E£ 4.76 | + 331% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 42 ₨ (E£ 56) | E£ 13 | + 343% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 226 ₨ (E£ 299) | E£ 88 | + 238% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 56 ₨ (E£ 74) | E£ 9 | + 742% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 18 ₨ (E£ 23) | E£ 2.12 | + 996% | |
Housing | + 450% | |||
Housing in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 450% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 21,686 ₨ (E£ 28,662) | E£ 4,499 | + 537% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 14,800 ₨ (E£ 19,561) | E£ 2,486 | + 687% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 893 ₨ (E£ 1,180) | E£ 223 | + 429% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 13,333 ₨ (E£ 17,622) | E£ 2,488 | + 608% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 9,261 ₨ (E£ 12,240) | E£ 1,489 | + 722% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 359 ₨ (E£ 475) | E£ 253 | + 88% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,099 ₨ (E£ 1,453) | E£ 350 | + 316% | |
40” flat screen TV | 9,782 ₨ (E£ 12,928) | E£ 5,618 | + 130% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 3,166 ₨ (E£ 4,184) | E£ 1,400 | + 199% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 128 ₨ (E£ 169) | E£ 55 | + 207% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 71 ₨ (E£ 94) | E£ 17 | + 458% | |
Clothes | + 82% | |||
Clothes in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 82% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 754 ₨ (E£ 996) | E£ 587 | + 70% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 825 ₨ (E£ 1,090) | E£ 581 | + 88% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 1,210 ₨ (E£ 1,599) | E£ 1,360 | + 18% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 1,318 ₨ (E£ 1,742) | E£ 466 | + 274% | |
Transportation | + 174% | |||
Transportation in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 174% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 380,000 ₨ (E£ 502,235) | E£ 317,760 | + 58% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 19 ₨ (E£ 25) | E£ 2.91 | + 775% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 269 ₨ (E£ 355) | E£ 109 | + 226% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 245 ₨ (E£ 324) | E£ 21 | + 1454% | |
Personal Care | + 197% | |||
Personal Care in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 197% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 70 ₨ (E£ 93) | E£ 24 | + 282% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 120 ₨ (E£ 159) | E£ 76 | + 109% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 224 ₨ (E£ 296) | E£ 112 | + 165% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 45 ₨ (E£ 59) | E£ 30 | + 98% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 52 ₨ (E£ 69) | E£ 19 | + 267% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 77 ₨ (E£ 102) | E£ 23 | + 352% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 21 ₨ (E£ 28) | E£ 13 | + 122% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 23 ₨ (E£ 31) | E£ 12 | + 166% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 129 ₨ (E£ 170) | E£ 27 | + 540% | |
Entertainment | + 399% | |||
Entertainment in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 399% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 875 ₨ (E£ 1,156) | E£ 119 | + 874% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 112 ₨ (E£ 148) | E£ 73 | + 102% | |
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 | 1,540 ₨ (E£ 2,035) | E£ 233 | + 772% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 164 ₨ (E£ 217) | E£ 52 | + 316% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 87 ₨ (E£ 115) | E£ 24 | + 383% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 60 ₨ (E£ 79) | E£ 19 | + 307% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 6,597 ₨ (E£ 8,719) | E£ 2,268 | + 284% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.75 ₨ (E£ 4.95) | E£ 0.23 | + 2031% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 667 ₨ (E£ 881) | E£ 379 | + 133% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 96 ₨ (E£ 127) | E£ 26 | + 387% | |
TOTAL | + 297% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 587 prices entered by 41 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 297% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 55,631
(42,091 ₨)
in Victoria, Seychelles
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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