- Cost of Living
- Armenia
- Egypt
- Yerevan
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Yerevan, Armenia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 52% | |||
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Food in Yerevan (Armenia) is 52% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 3,000Dram (E£ 110) | E£ 68 | + 62% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 2,200Dram (E£ 81) | E£ 60 | + 34% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 1,179Dram (E£ 43) | E£ 32 | + 34% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 466Dram (E£ 17) | E£ 13 | + 35% | |
12 eggs, large | 778Dram (E£ 29) | E£ 16 | + 73% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 475Dram (E£ 17) | E£ 6 | + 184% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,364Dram (E£ 50) | E£ 27 | + 85% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 450Dram (E£ 16) | E£ 15 | + 10% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 190Dram (E£ 7) | E£ 5.21 | + 34% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 398Dram (E£ 15) | E£ 14 | + 6% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 1,550Dram (E£ 57) | E£ 88 | - 36% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 591Dram (E£ 22) | E£ 10 | + 125% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 205Dram (E£ 8) | E£ 2.28 | + 231% | |
Housing | + 98% | |||
Housing in Yerevan (Armenia) is 98% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 337,000Dram (E£ 12,362) | E£ 4,826 | + 156% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 141,000Dram (E£ 5,172) | E£ 2,486 | + 108% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 38,875Dram (E£ 1,426) | E£ 245 | + 481% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 164,791Dram (E£ 6,045) | E£ 2,488 | + 143% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 79,091Dram (E£ 2,901) | E£ 1,489 | + 95% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 21,555Dram (E£ 791) | E£ 238 | + 232% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 6,786Dram (E£ 249) | E£ 397 | - 37% | |
40” flat screen TV | 247,093Dram (E£ 9,064) | E£ 6,060 | + 50% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 43,129Dram (E£ 1,582) | E£ 1,489 | + 6% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 4,111Dram (E£ 151) | E£ 60 | + 151% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,582Dram (E£ 95) | E£ 17 | + 462% | |
Clothes | + 41% | |||
Clothes in Yerevan (Armenia) is 41% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 29,792Dram (E£ 1,093) | E£ 735 | + 49% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 21,991Dram (E£ 807) | E£ 604 | + 34% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 43,667Dram (E£ 1,602) | E£ 1,360 | + 18% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 40,667Dram (E£ 1,492) | E£ 581 | + 157% | |
Transportation | + 52% | |||
Transportation in Yerevan (Armenia) is 52% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 10,000,000Dram (E£ 366,813) | E£ 348,808 | + 5% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 421Dram (E£ 15) | E£ 3.19 | + 384% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 6,000Dram (E£ 220) | E£ 123 | + 80% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 1,604Dram (E£ 59) | E£ 21 | + 182% | |
Personal Care | + 128% | |||
Personal Care in Yerevan (Armenia) is 128% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 3,615Dram (E£ 133) | E£ 24 | + 447% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,677Dram (E£ 98) | E£ 90 | + 9% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 5,973Dram (E£ 219) | E£ 98 | + 123% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 1,635Dram (E£ 60) | E£ 30 | + 100% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 1,485Dram (E£ 54) | E£ 19 | + 188% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,522Dram (E£ 56) | E£ 23 | + 148% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 705Dram (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 105% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 758Dram (E£ 28) | E£ 12 | + 140% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 1,723Dram (E£ 63) | E£ 28 | + 128% | |
Entertainment | + 53% | |||
Entertainment in Yerevan (Armenia) is 53% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 7,392Dram (E£ 271) | E£ 119 | + 128% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 4,000Dram (E£ 147) | E£ 80 | + 83% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 5,495Dram (E£ 202) | E£ 323 | - 38% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 10,000Dram (E£ 367) | E£ 214 | + 72% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 2,334Dram (E£ 86) | E£ 52 | + 64% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 760Dram (E£ 28) | E£ 24 | + 17% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 450Dram (E£ 17) | E£ 19 | - 15% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | 309,161Dram (E£ 11,340) | E£ 12,013 | - 6% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 26Dram (E£ 0.96) | E£ 0.23 | + 311% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 26,847Dram (E£ 985) | E£ 433 | + 128% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 600Dram (E£ 22) | E£ 26 | - 15% | |
TOTAL | + 64% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 922 prices entered by 74 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 16, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.03668
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/
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Cost of living in Yerevan (Armenia) is 64% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 24,629
(671,429Dram)
in Yerevan
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 15,000
in Alexandria.
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