- Cost of Living
- Netherlands Antilles
- Egypt
- Willemstad
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 401% | |||
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Food in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 401% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ƒ 30 (E£ 307) | E£ 61 | + 400% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ƒ 14 (E£ 145) | E£ 48 | + 204% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ƒ 7 (E£ 69) | E£ 25 | + 173% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ƒ 4.83 (E£ 49) | E£ 10 | + 393% | |
12 eggs, large | ƒ 7 (E£ 71) | E£ 11 | + 570% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ƒ 7 (E£ 69) | E£ 6 | + 999% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ƒ 15 (E£ 153) | E£ 27 | + 466% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ƒ 7 (E£ 73) | E£ 13 | + 449% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ƒ 5.37 (E£ 54) | E£ 3.74 | + 1348% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ƒ 3.57 (E£ 36) | E£ 9 | + 303% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ƒ 15 (E£ 155) | E£ 89 | + 74% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ƒ 5.57 (E£ 56) | E£ 9 | + 517% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ƒ 3.45 (E£ 35) | E£ 2.71 | + 1183% | |
Housing | + 392% | |||
Housing in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 392% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ƒ 2,454 (E£ 24,741) | E£ 4,450 | + 456% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ƒ 1,683 (E£ 16,970) | E£ 2,577 | + 559% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ƒ 524 (E£ 5,289) | E£ 218 | + 2327% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ƒ 1,503 (E£ 15,158) | E£ 2,526 | + 500% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ƒ 1,126 (E£ 11,355) | E£ 1,181 | + 861% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ƒ 224 (E£ 2,258) | E£ 512 | + 341% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ƒ 128 (E£ 1,293) | E£ 443 | + 192% | |
40” flat screen TV | ƒ 529 (E£ 5,330) | E£ 5,512 | - 3% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 345 (E£ 3,482) | E£ 1,699 | + 105% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ƒ 20 (E£ 205) | E£ 64 | + 222% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ƒ 11 (E£ 108) | E£ 19 | + 477% | |
Clothes | + 142% | |||
Clothes in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 142% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ƒ 142 (E£ 1,429) | E£ 645 | + 122% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ƒ 149 (E£ 1,498) | E£ 599 | + 150% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 186 (E£ 1,875) | E£ 1,046 | + 79% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ƒ 224 (E£ 2,254) | E£ 720 | + 213% | |
Transportation | + 199% | |||
Transportation in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 199% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ƒ 32,285 (E£ 325,538) | E£ 507,909 | - 36% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ƒ 2.11 (E£ 21) | E£ 3.02 | + 605% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ƒ 167 (E£ 1,682) | E£ 109 | + 1443% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 424% | |||
Personal Care in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 424% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 58 (E£ 585) | E£ 24 | + 2315% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ƒ 27 (E£ 272) | E£ 76 | + 258% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ƒ 42 (E£ 422) | E£ 112 | + 278% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 30 | + 236% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ƒ 12 (E£ 121) | E£ 30 | + 305% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 27 | + 272% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ƒ 4.55 (E£ 46) | E£ 13 | + 264% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ƒ 6 (E£ 64) | E£ 12 | + 456% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ƒ 26 (E£ 260) | E£ 39 | + 563% | |
Entertainment | + 431% | |||
Entertainment in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 431% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ƒ 81 (E£ 819) | E£ 119 | + 590% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ƒ 35 (E£ 348) | E£ 73 | + 375% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ƒ 70 (E£ 706) | E£ 283 | + 150% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ƒ 155 (E£ 1,565) | E£ 233 | + 571% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ƒ 16 (E£ 157) | E£ 52 | + 201% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ƒ 7 (E£ 75) | E£ 24 | + 216% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ƒ 6 (E£ 64) | E£ 19 | + 228% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ƒ 350 (E£ 3,529) | E£ 2,268 | + 56% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ƒ 1.32 (E£ 13) | E£ 0.23 | + 5629% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ƒ 80 (E£ 807) | E£ 394 | + 105% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ƒ 11 (E£ 106) | E£ 26 | + 307% | |
TOTAL | + 315% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 554 prices entered by 35 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 25, 2017.
Exchange rate:
10.083
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Cost of living in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 315% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 67,450
(ƒ 6,689)
in Willemstad
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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