- Cost of Living
- Bulgaria
- Egypt
- Yambol
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Yambol, Bulgaria**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 97% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Yambol (Bulgaria) is 97% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 25 лв (E£ 264) | E£ 72 | + 266% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 12 лв (E£ 127) | E£ 72 | + 77% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 7 лв (E£ 74) | E£ 37 | + 98% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.80 лв (E£ 19) | E£ 14 | + 41% | |

12 eggs, large | 4.00 лв (E£ 42) | E£ 20 | + 110% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.40 лв (E£ 25) | E£ 14 | + 80% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 16 лв (E£ 169) | E£ 29 | + 484% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 3.00 лв (E£ 32) | E£ 21 | + 51% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 3.00 лв (E£ 32) | E£ 5.86 | + 440% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.00 лв (E£ 11) | E£ 19 | - 46% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 8 лв (E£ 84) | E£ 92 | - 9% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 3.00 лв (E£ 32) | E£ 11 | + 180% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.42 лв (E£ 4.40) | E£ 10 | - 57% | |

Housing | - 9% | |||

Housing in Yambol (Bulgaria) is 9% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 350 лв (E£ 3,689) | E£ 5,401 | - 32% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 300 лв (E£ 3,166) | E£ 3,866 | - 18% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 200 лв (E£ 2,111) | E£ 898 | + 135% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 200 лв (E£ 2,111) | E£ 3,602 | - 41% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 180 лв (E£ 1,900) | E£ 2,335 | - 19% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 150 лв (E£ 1,583) | E£ 736 | + 115% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 15 лв (E£ 158) | E£ 365 | - 57% | |

40” flat screen TV | 700 лв (E£ 7,388) | E£ 6,508 | + 14% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 200 лв (E£ 2,111) | E£ 1,877 | + 12% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 10 лв (E£ 106) | E£ 67 | + 57% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | - | - | |

Clothes | - 19% | |||

Clothes in Yambol (Bulgaria) is 19% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 40 лв (E£ 422) | E£ 740 | - 43% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 50 лв (E£ 528) | E£ 681 | - 22% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 150 лв (E£ 1,583) | E£ 1,691 | - 6% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 100 лв (E£ 1,055) | E£ 777 | + 36% | |

Transportation | - 0% | |||

Transportation in Yambol (Bulgaria) is 0% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 30,000 лв (E£ 316,613) | E£ 453,039 | - 30% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 0.90 лв (E£ 9) | E£ 3.88 | + 145% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 25 лв (E£ 268) | E£ 182 | + 47% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 101 | - | |

Personal Care | + 110% | |||

Personal Care in Yambol (Bulgaria) is 110% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 24 лв (E£ 253) | E£ 33 | + 674% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 10 лв (E£ 106) | E£ 72 | + 46% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 25 лв (E£ 264) | E£ 200 | + 32% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 5.00 лв (E£ 53) | E£ 40 | + 32% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 6 лв (E£ 66) | E£ 21 | + 214% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 5.00 лв (E£ 53) | E£ 26 | + 105% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 1.50 лв (E£ 16) | E£ 20 | - 20% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 1.50 лв (E£ 16) | E£ 15 | + 8% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 8 лв (E£ 84) | E£ 46 | + 83% | |

Entertainment | + 51% | |||

Entertainment in Yambol (Bulgaria) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 30 лв (E£ 317) | E£ 153 | + 107% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 18 лв (E£ 190) | E£ 99 | + 92% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 18 лв (E£ 190) | E£ 520 | - 63% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 30 лв (E£ 317) | E£ 249 | + 27% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 15 лв (E£ 158) | E£ 52 | + 203% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 1.54 лв (E£ 16) | E£ 25 | - 35% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 3.00 лв (E£ 32) | E£ 19 | + 62% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 800 лв (E£ 8,443) | E£ 11,487 | - 26% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.39 лв (E£ 4.12) | E£ 0.23 | + 1713% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 30 лв (E£ 317) | E£ 416 | - 24% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.43 лв (E£ 57) | E£ 28 | + 105% | |

TOTAL | + 29% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 282 prices entered by 24 different people.

These prices were last updated on June 18, 2018.
Exchange rate:
10.554
EGP
/
BGN

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#
Cost of living in
**Yambol (Bulgaria)**
is
**29% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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