- Cost of Living
- Seychelles
- Egypt
- Victoria, Seychelles
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living comparison between Victoria, Seychelles, Seychelles and Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | 145% | |||
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Food in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 145% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 174 ₨ (E£ 116) | E£ 59 | 98% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 112 ₨ (E£ 74) | E£ 36 | 105% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 44 ₨ (E£ 29) | E£ 22 | 33% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 25 ₨ (E£ 16) | E£ 8 | 100% | |
12 eggs, large | 46 ₨ (E£ 31) | E£ 14 | 123% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 56 ₨ (E£ 37) | E£ 3.84 | 867% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 122 ₨ (E£ 82) | E£ 21 | 290% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 36 ₨ (E£ 24) | E£ 12 | 90% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 22 ₨ (E£ 15) | E£ 4.81 | 206% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 44 ₨ (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | 117% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 283 ₨ (E£ 189) | E£ 90 | 109% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 51 ₨ (E£ 34) | E£ 8 | 333% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 18 ₨ (E£ 12) | E£ 2.50 | 388% | |
Housing | 185% | |||
Housing in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 185% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 18,752 ₨ (E£ 12,502) | E£ 3,491 | 258% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 13,451 ₨ (E£ 8,968) | E£ 1,935 | 363% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,137 ₨ (E£ 758) | E£ 188 | 303% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 12,776 ₨ (E£ 8,518) | E£ 1,820 | 368% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 8,564 ₨ (E£ 5,710) | E£ 1,554 | 267% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 264 ₨ (E£ 176) | E£ 1,158 | 85% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 1,095 ₨ (E£ 730) | E£ 289 | 152% | |
40” flat screen TV | 10,000 ₨ (E£ 6,667) | E£ 4,882 | 37% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,331 ₨ (E£ 1,554) | E£ 1,022 | 52% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 88 ₨ (E£ 58) | E£ 44 | 34% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 79 ₨ (E£ 53) | E£ 18 | 197% | |
Clothes | 94% | |||
Clothes in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 94% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 1,273 ₨ (E£ 849) | E£ 398 | 113% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,066 ₨ (E£ 711) | E£ 331 | 115% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 1,230 ₨ (E£ 820) | E£ 737 | 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 1,171 ₨ (E£ 781) | E£ 540 | 45% | |
Transportation | 118% | |||
Transportation in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 118% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 358,669 ₨ (E£ 239,118) | E£ 142,552 | 68% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 20 ₨ (E£ 13) | E£ 2.25 | 498% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 272 ₨ (E£ 181) | E£ 120 | 51% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 230 ₨ (E£ 153) | E£ 21 | 617% | |
Personal Care | 70% | |||
Personal Care in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 70% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 69 ₨ (E£ 46) | E£ 20 | 134% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 180 ₨ (E£ 120) | - | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 267 ₨ (E£ 178) | E£ 76 | 136% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 35 ₨ (E£ 23) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 39 ₨ (E£ 26) | E£ 18 | 41% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 43 ₨ (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | 53% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 21 ₨ (E£ 14) | E£ 8 | 82% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 18 ₨ (E£ 12) | E£ 5.21 | 132% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 128 ₨ (E£ 86) | E£ 25 | 241% | |
Entertainment | 200% | |||
Entertainment in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 200% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 711 ₨ (E£ 474) | E£ 65 | 625% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 90 ₨ (E£ 60) | E£ 66 | 9% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 365 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 2,018 ₨ (E£ 1,345) | E£ 206 | 553% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 146 ₨ (E£ 98) | E£ 32 | 201% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 55 ₨ (E£ 37) | E£ 19 | 89% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 67 ₨ (E£ 45) | E£ 12 | 263% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 3,897 ₨ (E£ 2,598) | E£ 1,962 | 32% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.27 ₨ (E£ 2.18) | E£ 0.24 | 825% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 629 ₨ (E£ 419) | E£ 325 | 29% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 80 ₨ (E£ 53) | E£ 23 | 134% | |
TOTAL | 152% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 323 prices entered by 22 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 22, 2016.
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Cost of living in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 152% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 39,438
(59,155 ₨)
in Victoria, Seychelles
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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