- Cost of Living
- Armenia
- Egypt
- Yerevan
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Yerevan, Armenia**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 22% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Yerevan (Armenia) is 22% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 3,000Dram (E£ 111) | E£ 72 | + 54% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 2,200Dram (E£ 82) | E£ 72 | + 14% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 1,364Dram (E£ 51) | E£ 37 | + 36% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 437Dram (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 20% | |

12 eggs, large | 778Dram (E£ 29) | E£ 20 | + 43% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 547Dram (E£ 20) | E£ 14 | + 44% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,332Dram (E£ 49) | E£ 29 | + 71% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 623Dram (E£ 23) | E£ 21 | + 10% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 201Dram (E£ 7) | E£ 5.86 | + 27% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 398Dram (E£ 15) | E£ 19 | - 24% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,550Dram (E£ 57) | E£ 92 | - 38% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 541Dram (E£ 20) | E£ 11 | + 77% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 255Dram (E£ 9) | E£ 10 | - 9% | |

Housing | + 39% | |||

Housing in Yerevan (Armenia) is 39% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 337,000Dram (E£ 12,487) | E£ 5,401 | + 131% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 141,000Dram (E£ 5,225) | E£ 3,866 | + 35% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 36,619Dram (E£ 1,357) | E£ 898 | + 51% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 164,791Dram (E£ 6,106) | E£ 3,625 | + 68% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 79,091Dram (E£ 2,931) | E£ 2,335 | + 25% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 25,797Dram (E£ 956) | E£ 736 | + 30% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 6,786Dram (E£ 251) | E£ 365 | - 31% | |

40” flat screen TV | 232,715Dram (E£ 8,623) | E£ 6,508 | + 32% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 61,431Dram (E£ 2,276) | E£ 1,877 | + 21% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,969Dram (E£ 110) | E£ 67 | + 63% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,151Dram (E£ 80) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 25% | |||

Clothes in Yerevan (Armenia) is 25% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 29,792Dram (E£ 1,104) | E£ 740 | + 49% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 21,991Dram (E£ 815) | E£ 681 | + 20% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 43,667Dram (E£ 1,618) | E£ 1,691 | - 4% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 40,667Dram (E£ 1,507) | E£ 777 | + 94% | |

Transportation | + 5% | |||

Transportation in Yerevan (Armenia) is 5% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 10,000,000Dram (E£ 370,547) | E£ 453,039 | - 18% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 393Dram (E£ 15) | E£ 3.88 | + 276% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 6,000Dram (E£ 222) | E£ 182 | + 22% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 1,473Dram (E£ 55) | E£ 126 | - 57% | |

Personal Care | + 87% | |||

Personal Care in Yerevan (Armenia) is 87% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 3,345Dram (E£ 124) | E£ 33 | + 279% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,566Dram (E£ 95) | E£ 72 | + 31% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 9,253Dram (E£ 343) | E£ 200 | + 71% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,693Dram (E£ 63) | E£ 40 | + 57% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 1,421Dram (E£ 53) | E£ 21 | + 151% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,434Dram (E£ 53) | E£ 26 | + 107% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 638Dram (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 19% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 720Dram (E£ 27) | E£ 15 | + 82% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 2,000Dram (E£ 74) | E£ 46 | + 61% | |

Entertainment | + 50% | |||

Entertainment in Yerevan (Armenia) is 50% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 7,685Dram (E£ 285) | E£ 153 | + 86% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 4,000Dram (E£ 148) | E£ 99 | + 50% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 20,000Dram (E£ 741) | E£ 520 | + 42% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 10,000Dram (E£ 371) | E£ 249 | + 49% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 2,878Dram (E£ 107) | E£ 52 | + 104% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 760Dram (E£ 28) | E£ 25 | + 12% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 450Dram (E£ 17) | E£ 19 | - 14% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 302,765Dram (E£ 11,219) | E£ 11,487 | - 2% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 26Dram (E£ 0.97) | E£ 0.23 | + 327% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 26,847Dram (E£ 995) | E£ 416 | + 139% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 600Dram (E£ 22) | E£ 28 | - 21% | |

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 766 prices entered by 60 different people.

These prices were last updated on May 26, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.03705
EGP
/
AMD

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

For example, you would need at least

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