- Cost of Living
- Seychelles
- Egypt
- Victoria, Seychelles
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Victoria, Seychelles, Seychelles**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 195% | |||
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Food in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 195% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 159 ₨ (E£ 212) | E£ 72 | + 194% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 121 ₨ (E£ 160) | E£ 72 | + 124% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 52 ₨ (E£ 69) | E£ 37 | + 86% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 25 ₨ (E£ 33) | E£ 14 | + 146% | |

12 eggs, large | 44 ₨ (E£ 59) | E£ 20 | + 192% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 62 ₨ (E£ 83) | E£ 14 | + 488% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 116 ₨ (E£ 154) | E£ 29 | + 432% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 31 ₨ (E£ 42) | E£ 21 | + 100% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 15 ₨ (E£ 20) | E£ 5.86 | + 237% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 44 ₨ (E£ 58) | E£ 19 | + 202% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 229 ₨ (E£ 305) | E£ 92 | + 230% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 53 ₨ (E£ 71) | E£ 11 | + 528% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 17 ₨ (E£ 22) | E£ 10 | + 117% | |

Housing | + 249% | |||

Housing in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 249% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 21,497 ₨ (E£ 28,604) | E£ 5,401 | + 430% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 14,833 ₨ (E£ 19,737) | E£ 3,866 | + 411% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 881 ₨ (E£ 1,173) | E£ 898 | + 31% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 13,333 ₨ (E£ 17,741) | E£ 3,625 | + 389% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 9,261 ₨ (E£ 12,322) | E£ 2,335 | + 428% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 359 ₨ (E£ 478) | E£ 736 | - 35% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 949 ₨ (E£ 1,263) | E£ 365 | + 246% | |

40” flat screen TV | 10,000 ₨ (E£ 13,306) | E£ 6,508 | + 104% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,711 ₨ (E£ 3,607) | E£ 1,877 | + 92% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 112 ₨ (E£ 149) | E£ 67 | + 121% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 66 ₨ (E£ 88) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 49% | |||

Clothes in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 49% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 754 ₨ (E£ 1,003) | E£ 740 | + 35% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 825 ₨ (E£ 1,098) | E£ 681 | + 61% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 1,210 ₨ (E£ 1,609) | E£ 1,691 | - 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 1,229 ₨ (E£ 1,635) | E£ 777 | + 111% | |

Transportation | + 76% | |||

Transportation in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 76% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 380,000 ₨ (E£ 505,622) | E£ 453,039 | + 12% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 19 ₨ (E£ 26) | E£ 3.88 | + 564% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 273 ₨ (E£ 363) | E£ 182 | + 99% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 245 ₨ (E£ 327) | E£ 126 | + 158% | |

Personal Care | + 130% | |||

Personal Care in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 130% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 70 ₨ (E£ 93) | E£ 33 | + 185% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 120 ₨ (E£ 160) | E£ 72 | + 120% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 224 ₨ (E£ 298) | E£ 200 | + 49% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 45 ₨ (E£ 60) | E£ 40 | + 49% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 52 ₨ (E£ 70) | E£ 21 | + 232% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 77 ₨ (E£ 102) | E£ 26 | + 298% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 21 ₨ (E£ 28) | E£ 20 | + 42% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 23 ₨ (E£ 31) | E£ 15 | + 111% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 129 ₨ (E£ 172) | E£ 46 | + 272% | |

Entertainment | + 282% | |||

Entertainment in Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles) is 282% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 875 ₨ (E£ 1,164) | E£ 153 | + 660% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 112 ₨ (E£ 149) | E£ 99 | + 51% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 520 | - | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 1,540 ₨ (E£ 2,049) | E£ 249 | + 724% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 164 ₨ (E£ 218) | E£ 52 | + 318% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 87 ₨ (E£ 116) | E£ 25 | + 361% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 60 ₨ (E£ 80) | E£ 19 | + 310% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 19,000 ₨ (E£ 25,281) | E£ 11,487 | + 120% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 3.75 ₨ (E£ 4.98) | E£ 0.23 | + 2096% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 667 ₨ (E£ 887) | E£ 416 | + 113% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 96 ₨ (E£ 128) | E£ 28 | + 356% | |

TOTAL | + 174% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 359 prices entered by 32 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 23, 2018.
Exchange rate:
1.331
EGP
/
SCR

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#
Cost of living in
**Victoria, Seychelles (Seychelles)**
is
**174% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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