- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Vitória
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Vitória, Brazil**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 120% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Vitória (Brazil) is 120% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 20 (E£ 110) | E£ 68 | + 62% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 24 (E£ 132) | E£ 65 | + 103% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 5.59 (E£ 31) | E£ 33 | - 6% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 2.84 (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 15% | |

12 eggs, large | R$ 4.17 (E£ 23) | E£ 18 | + 25% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 7 (E£ 36) | E£ 6 | + 483% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 15 (E£ 83) | E£ 28 | + 193% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 7 (E£ 40) | E£ 16 | + 153% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 4.17 (E£ 23) | E£ 5.21 | + 340% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 3.25 (E£ 18) | E£ 17 | + 5% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 37 (E£ 204) | E£ 92 | + 120% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 5.74 (E£ 32) | E£ 11 | + 181% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 5.94 (E£ 33) | E£ 3.27 | + 899% | |

Housing | + 95% | |||

Housing in Vitória (Brazil) is 95% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 1,688 (E£ 9,287) | E£ 5,083 | + 83% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,300 (E£ 7,154) | E£ 2,637 | + 171% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 266 (E£ 1,466) | E£ 291 | + 403% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 883 (E£ 4,861) | E£ 2,571 | + 89% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 725 (E£ 3,990) | E£ 1,457 | + 174% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 133 (E£ 733) | E£ 238 | + 208% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 94 (E£ 516) | E£ 381 | + 35% | |

40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,543 (E£ 8,494) | E£ 6,052 | + 40% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 400 (E£ 2,200) | E£ 1,489 | + 48% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 21 (E£ 116) | E£ 67 | + 73% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 12 (E£ 67) | E£ 17 | + 298% | |

Clothes | + 105% | |||

Clothes in Vitória (Brazil) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 145 (E£ 798) | E£ 735 | + 9% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 265 (E£ 1,458) | E£ 604 | + 142% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 333 (E£ 1,834) | E£ 1,448 | + 27% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 266 (E£ 1,466) | E£ 581 | + 152% | |

Transportation | + 136% | |||

Transportation in Vitória (Brazil) is 136% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 72,300 (E£ 397,895) | E£ 356,935 | + 11% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 3.56 (E£ 20) | E£ 3.35 | + 486% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 114 (E£ 630) | E£ 123 | + 414% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | R$ 30 (E£ 166) | E£ 21 | + 693% | |

Personal Care | + 256% | |||

Personal Care in Vitória (Brazil) is 256% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 17 (E£ 96) | E£ 24 | + 294% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 31 (E£ 171) | E£ 87 | + 95% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 157 (E£ 863) | E£ 98 | + 780% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 11 (E£ 62) | E£ 40 | + 54% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 11 (E£ 62) | E£ 19 | + 229% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 12 (E£ 63) | E£ 23 | + 182% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 4.64 (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 102% | |

Tube of toothpaste | R$ 4.54 (E£ 25) | E£ 12 | + 116% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 27 (E£ 148) | E£ 28 | + 434% | |

Entertainment | + 172% | |||

Entertainment in Vitória (Brazil) is 172% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 90 (E£ 493) | E£ 119 | + 316% | |

2 tickets to the movies | R$ 46 (E£ 253) | E£ 86 | + 195% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 105 (E£ 579) | E£ 244 | + 138% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 95 (E£ 520) | E£ 214 | + 143% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 18 (E£ 100) | E£ 52 | + 92% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 5.54 (E£ 30) | E£ 24 | + 28% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 7 (E£ 39) | E£ 19 | + 98% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | R$ 2,925 (E£ 16,098) | E£ 12,013 | + 34% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.20 (E£ 7) | E£ 0.23 | + 2810% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 99 (E£ 545) | E£ 433 | + 26% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 7 (E£ 40) | E£ 26 | + 54% | |

TOTAL | + 132% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 617 prices entered by 60 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 15, 2018.
Exchange rate:
5.503
EGP
/
BRL

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#
Cost of living in
**Vitória (Brazil)**
is
**132% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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