- Cost of Living
- Bulgaria
- Egypt
- Vratsa
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Vratsa, Bulgaria compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 105% | |||
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Food in Vratsa (Bulgaria) is 105% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 12 лв (E£ 125) | E£ 61 | + 104% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 8 лв (E£ 83) | E£ 48 | + 75% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 6.00 лв (E£ 63) | E£ 25 | + 146% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.60 лв (E£ 17) | E£ 10 | + 69% | |
12 eggs, large | 4.00 лв (E£ 42) | E£ 11 | + 295% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 1.99 лв (E£ 21) | E£ 6 | + 231% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 3.88 лв (E£ 40) | E£ 27 | + 50% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.00 лв (E£ 10) | E£ 13 | - 21% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.66 лв (E£ 17) | E£ 3.74 | + 364% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 0.78 лв (E£ 8) | E£ 9 | - 9% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 8 лв (E£ 83) | E£ 89 | - 6% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 1.48 лв (E£ 15) | E£ 9 | + 69% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.80 лв (E£ 8) | E£ 2.71 | + 208% | |
Housing | + 236% | |||
Housing in Vratsa (Bulgaria) is 236% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 300 лв (E£ 3,126) | E£ 4,450 | - 30% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 220 лв (E£ 2,292) | E£ 2,577 | - 11% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 300 лв (E£ 3,126) | E£ 218 | + 1335% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 4,000 лв (E£ 41,679) | E£ 2,526 | + 1550% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 300 лв (E£ 3,126) | E£ 1,181 | + 165% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 300 лв (E£ 3,126) | E£ 512 | + 510% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 16 лв (E£ 165) | E£ 443 | - 63% | |
40” flat screen TV | 467 лв (E£ 4,867) | E£ 5,512 | - 12% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 150 лв (E£ 1,563) | E£ 1,699 | - 8% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2.00 лв (E£ 21) | E£ 64 | - 67% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 10 лв (E£ 104) | E£ 19 | + 456% | |
Clothes | - 7% | |||
Clothes in Vratsa (Bulgaria) is 7% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 50 лв (E£ 521) | E£ 645 | - 19% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 50 лв (E£ 521) | E£ 599 | - 13% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 110 лв (E£ 1,146) | E£ 1,046 | + 10% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 90 лв (E£ 938) | E£ 720 | + 30% | |
Transportation | - 5% | |||
Transportation in Vratsa (Bulgaria) is 5% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 25,000 лв (E£ 260,495) | E£ 507,909 | - 49% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 1.94 лв (E£ 20) | E£ 3.02 | + 569% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 12 лв (E£ 125) | E£ 109 | + 15% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 266% | |||
Personal Care in Vratsa (Bulgaria) is 266% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 5.00 лв (E£ 52) | E£ 24 | + 115% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 20 лв (E£ 208) | E£ 76 | + 174% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 20 лв (E£ 208) | E£ 112 | + 87% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 10 лв (E£ 104) | E£ 30 | + 247% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 15 лв (E£ 156) | E£ 30 | + 422% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 2.00 лв (E£ 21) | E£ 27 | - 23% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 8 лв (E£ 83) | E£ 13 | + 561% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 3.00 лв (E£ 31) | E£ 12 | + 170% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 4.00 лв (E£ 42) | E£ 39 | + 6% | |
Entertainment | + 128% | |||
Entertainment in Vratsa (Bulgaria) is 128% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 40 лв (E£ 417) | E£ 119 | + 251% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 8 лв (E£ 83) | E£ 73 | + 14% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 17 лв (E£ 173) | E£ 283 | - 39% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 25 лв (E£ 260) | E£ 233 | + 12% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 20 лв (E£ 208) | E£ 52 | + 300% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 3.00 лв (E£ 31) | E£ 24 | + 31% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 1.75 лв (E£ 18) | E£ 19 | - 7% | |
iPod nano 16GB | 287 лв (E£ 2,991) | E£ 2,268 | + 32% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.27 лв (E£ 2.81) | E£ 0.23 | + 1111% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 90 лв (E£ 938) | E£ 394 | + 138% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.20 лв (E£ 54) | E£ 26 | + 108% | |
TOTAL | + 99% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 435 prices entered by 32 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 28, 2017.
Exchange rate:
10.420
EGP
/
BGN
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Cost of living in Vratsa (Bulgaria) is 99% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,858
(2,674 лв)
in Vratsa
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 14,000
in Alexandria.
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