- Cost of Living
- Armenia
- Egypt
- Yerevan
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Yerevan, Armenia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 57% | |||
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Food in Yerevan (Armenia) is 57% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 3,000Dram (E£ 111) | E£ 68 | + 64% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 2,200Dram (E£ 81) | E£ 63 | + 29% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 1,415Dram (E£ 52) | E£ 31 | + 67% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 459Dram (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 32% | |
12 eggs, large | 778Dram (E£ 29) | E£ 16 | + 75% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 476Dram (E£ 18) | E£ 6 | + 187% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,345Dram (E£ 50) | E£ 29 | + 72% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 445Dram (E£ 16) | E£ 15 | + 10% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 197Dram (E£ 7) | E£ 5.21 | + 40% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 398Dram (E£ 15) | E£ 14 | + 7% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,550Dram (E£ 57) | E£ 88 | - 35% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 584Dram (E£ 22) | E£ 10 | + 114% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 219Dram (E£ 8) | E£ 2.60 | + 212% | |
Housing | + 97% | |||
Housing in Yerevan (Armenia) is 97% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 337,000Dram (E£ 12,470) | E£ 4,715 | + 165% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 141,000Dram (E£ 5,217) | E£ 2,520 | + 107% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 38,732Dram (E£ 1,433) | E£ 253 | + 466% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 164,791Dram (E£ 6,098) | E£ 2,488 | + 145% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 79,091Dram (E£ 2,927) | E£ 1,489 | + 97% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 25,797Dram (E£ 955) | E£ 238 | + 301% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 6,786Dram (E£ 251) | E£ 397 | - 37% | |
40” flat screen TV | 232,715Dram (E£ 8,611) | E£ 6,060 | + 42% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 53,682Dram (E£ 1,986) | E£ 1,489 | + 33% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 2,597Dram (E£ 96) | E£ 60 | + 60% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,151Dram (E£ 80) | E£ 17 | + 372% | |
Clothes | + 40% | |||
Clothes in Yerevan (Armenia) is 40% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 29,792Dram (E£ 1,102) | E£ 735 | + 50% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 21,991Dram (E£ 814) | E£ 604 | + 35% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 43,667Dram (E£ 1,616) | E£ 1,448 | + 12% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 40,667Dram (E£ 1,505) | E£ 581 | + 159% | |
Transportation | + 51% | |||
Transportation in Yerevan (Armenia) is 51% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 10,000,000Dram (E£ 370,029) | E£ 348,808 | + 6% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 416Dram (E£ 15) | E£ 3.19 | + 382% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 6,000Dram (E£ 222) | E£ 123 | + 81% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 1,402Dram (E£ 52) | E£ 21 | + 149% | |
Personal Care | + 137% | |||
Personal Care in Yerevan (Armenia) is 137% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 3,345Dram (E£ 124) | E£ 24 | + 411% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,272Dram (E£ 84) | E£ 90 | - 7% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 5,979Dram (E£ 221) | E£ 98 | + 126% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,693Dram (E£ 63) | E£ 30 | + 109% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 1,564Dram (E£ 58) | E£ 19 | + 206% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,434Dram (E£ 53) | E£ 23 | + 136% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 656Dram (E£ 24) | E£ 13 | + 92% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 791Dram (E£ 29) | E£ 12 | + 153% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,940Dram (E£ 72) | E£ 28 | + 159% | |
Entertainment | + 55% | |||
Entertainment in Yerevan (Armenia) is 55% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 7,612Dram (E£ 282) | E£ 119 | + 137% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 4,000Dram (E£ 148) | E£ 86 | + 72% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 5,144Dram (E£ 190) | E£ 266 | - 29% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 10,000Dram (E£ 370) | E£ 214 | + 73% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 2,643Dram (E£ 98) | E£ 52 | + 88% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 760Dram (E£ 28) | E£ 24 | + 18% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 450Dram (E£ 17) | E£ 19 | - 15% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 302,765Dram (E£ 11,203) | E£ 12,013 | - 7% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 26Dram (E£ 0.97) | E£ 0.23 | + 326% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 26,847Dram (E£ 993) | E£ 433 | + 129% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 600Dram (E£ 22) | E£ 26 | - 14% | |
TOTAL | + 65% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 840 prices entered by 68 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Yerevan (Armenia) is 65% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 24,773
(669,500Dram)
in Yerevan
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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