- Cost of Living
- Netherlands Antilles
- Egypt
- Willemstad
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 278% | |||
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Food in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 278% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ƒ 30 (E£ 270) | E£ 61 | + 340% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ƒ 14 (E£ 128) | E£ 48 | + 167% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ƒ 7 (E£ 61) | E£ 31 | + 96% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ƒ 4.83 (E£ 43) | E£ 12 | + 266% | |
12 eggs, large | ƒ 7 (E£ 62) | E£ 16 | + 290% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ƒ 7 (E£ 60) | E£ 4.82 | + 1154% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ƒ 15 (E£ 134) | E£ 38 | + 249% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ƒ 7 (E£ 64) | E£ 12 | + 432% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ƒ 5.37 (E£ 48) | E£ 4.24 | + 1023% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ƒ 3.57 (E£ 32) | E£ 15 | + 109% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ƒ 15 (E£ 136) | E£ 142 | - 4% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ƒ 5.57 (E£ 49) | E£ 9 | + 464% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ƒ 3.45 (E£ 31) | E£ 3.58 | + 754% | |
Housing | + 333% | |||
Housing in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 333% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ƒ 2,454 (E£ 21,755) | E£ 4,450 | + 389% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ƒ 1,683 (E£ 14,923) | E£ 2,577 | + 479% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ƒ 524 (E£ 4,650) | E£ 218 | + 2034% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ƒ 1,503 (E£ 13,329) | E£ 2,526 | + 428% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ƒ 1,126 (E£ 9,985) | E£ 1,649 | + 506% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ƒ 224 (E£ 1,986) | E£ 355 | + 459% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ƒ 128 (E£ 1,137) | E£ 443 | + 156% | |
40” flat screen TV | ƒ 529 (E£ 4,686) | E£ 5,512 | - 15% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 345 (E£ 3,062) | E£ 1,699 | + 80% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ƒ 20 (E£ 180) | E£ 64 | + 183% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ƒ 11 (E£ 95) | E£ 19 | + 407% | |
Clothes | + 112% | |||
Clothes in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 112% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ƒ 142 (E£ 1,256) | E£ 645 | + 95% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ƒ 149 (E£ 1,317) | E£ 599 | + 120% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 186 (E£ 1,649) | E£ 1,046 | + 58% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ƒ 224 (E£ 1,982) | E£ 720 | + 175% | |
Transportation | + 295% | |||
Transportation in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 295% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ƒ 32,285 (E£ 286,255) | E£ 291,975 | - 2% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ƒ 2.11 (E£ 19) | E£ 2.61 | + 618% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ƒ 167 (E£ 1,479) | E£ 109 | + 1257% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 24 | - | |
Personal Care | + 386% | |||
Personal Care in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 386% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 58 (E£ 515) | E£ 24 | + 2024% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ƒ 27 (E£ 239) | E£ 76 | + 215% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ƒ 42 (E£ 371) | E£ 112 | + 232% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ƒ 10 (E£ 89) | E£ 30 | + 196% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ƒ 12 (E£ 107) | E£ 30 | + 256% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ƒ 10 (E£ 88) | E£ 27 | + 227% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ƒ 4.55 (E£ 40) | E£ 13 | + 220% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ƒ 6 (E£ 57) | E£ 9 | + 506% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ƒ 26 (E£ 229) | E£ 26 | + 770% | |
Entertainment | + 359% | |||
Entertainment in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 359% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ƒ 81 (E£ 721) | E£ 119 | + 507% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ƒ 35 (E£ 306) | E£ 73 | + 317% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ƒ 70 (E£ 621) | E£ 283 | + 120% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ƒ 155 (E£ 1,377) | E£ 233 | + 490% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ƒ 16 (E£ 138) | E£ 52 | + 164% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ƒ 7 (E£ 66) | E£ 24 | + 178% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ƒ 6 (E£ 56) | E£ 19 | + 188% | |
iPod nano 16GB | ƒ 350 (E£ 3,103) | E£ 2,268 | + 37% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ƒ 1.32 (E£ 12) | E£ 0.23 | + 4938% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ƒ 80 (E£ 709) | E£ 394 | + 80% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ƒ 11 (E£ 93) | E£ 26 | + 258% | |
TOTAL | + 297% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 543 prices entered by 32 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 20, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Willemstad (Netherlands Antilles) is 297% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 62,042
(ƒ 6,997)
in Willemstad
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,625
in Alexandria.
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