- Cost of Living
- Seychelles
- Egypt
- Victoria, Seychelles
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles, Seychelles compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 291% | |||
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Food in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 291% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 156 ₨ (E£ 200) | E£ 61 | + 225% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 136 ₨ (E£ 174) | E£ 48 | + 264% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 56 ₨ (E£ 72) | E£ 31 | + 132% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 25 ₨ (E£ 32) | E£ 12 | + 170% | |
12 eggs, large | 50 ₨ (E£ 63) | E£ 16 | + 298% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 53 ₨ (E£ 68) | E£ 4.82 | + 1306% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 155 ₨ (E£ 199) | E£ 38 | + 417% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 34 ₨ (E£ 43) | E£ 12 | + 259% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 21 ₨ (E£ 27) | E£ 4.24 | + 536% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 44 ₨ (E£ 56) | E£ 15 | + 271% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 242 ₨ (E£ 309) | E£ 142 | + 118% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 59 ₨ (E£ 75) | E£ 9 | + 760% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 18 ₨ (E£ 23) | E£ 3.58 | + 534% | |
Housing | + 335% | |||
Housing in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 335% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 20,046 ₨ (E£ 25,646) | E£ 4,450 | + 476% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 13,487 ₨ (E£ 17,255) | E£ 2,577 | + 570% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 754 ₨ (E£ 964) | E£ 218 | + 343% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 11,080 ₨ (E£ 14,175) | E£ 2,526 | + 461% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 7,613 ₨ (E£ 9,739) | E£ 1,649 | + 491% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 272 ₨ (E£ 348) | E£ 355 | - 2% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,095 ₨ (E£ 1,401) | E£ 443 | + 216% | |
40” flat screen TV | 10,000 ₨ (E£ 12,793) | E£ 5,512 | + 132% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,315 ₨ (E£ 2,962) | E£ 1,699 | + 74% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 140 ₨ (E£ 179) | E£ 64 | + 181% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 63 ₨ (E£ 80) | E£ 19 | + 329% | |
Clothes | + 85% | |||
Clothes in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 85% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,055 ₨ (E£ 1,350) | E£ 645 | + 109% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 872 ₨ (E£ 1,116) | E£ 599 | + 86% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 1,145 ₨ (E£ 1,465) | E£ 1,046 | + 40% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 1,102 ₨ (E£ 1,410) | E£ 720 | + 96% | |
Transportation | + 179% | |||
Transportation in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 179% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 358,669 ₨ (E£ 458,861) | E£ 291,975 | + 57% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 20 ₨ (E£ 26) | E£ 2.61 | + 886% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 267 ₨ (E£ 342) | E£ 109 | + 214% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 233 ₨ (E£ 298) | E£ 24 | + 1140% | |
Personal Care | + 177% | |||
Personal Care in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 177% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 69 ₨ (E£ 88) | E£ 24 | + 262% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 180 ₨ (E£ 230) | E£ 76 | + 203% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 267 ₨ (E£ 342) | E£ 112 | + 206% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 44 ₨ (E£ 56) | E£ 30 | + 87% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 46 ₨ (E£ 59) | E£ 30 | + 98% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 87 ₨ (E£ 111) | E£ 27 | + 311% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 21 ₨ (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 109% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 22 ₨ (E£ 28) | E£ 9 | + 201% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 128 ₨ (E£ 164) | E£ 26 | + 523% | |
Entertainment | + 404% | |||
Entertainment in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 404% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 711 ₨ (E£ 909) | E£ 119 | + 666% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 90 ₨ (E£ 115) | E£ 73 | + 57% | |
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 | 2,018 ₨ (E£ 2,581) | E£ 233 | + 1006% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 146 ₨ (E£ 187) | E£ 52 | + 259% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 91 ₨ (E£ 116) | E£ 24 | + 388% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 67 ₨ (E£ 86) | E£ 19 | + 339% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 6,898 ₨ (E£ 8,825) | E£ 2,268 | + 289% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.64 ₨ (E£ 4.66) | E£ 0.23 | + 1905% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 629 ₨ (E£ 804) | E£ 394 | + 104% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 107 ₨ (E£ 137) | E£ 26 | + 425% | |
TOTAL | + 269% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 499 prices entered by 34 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 269% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 57,694
(45,096 ₨)
in Victoria, Seychelles
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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