- Cost of Living
- Japan
- Egypt
- Yokohama
- Alexandria
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Yokohama, Japan**
compared to
**Alexandria, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 215% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Yokohama (Japan) is 215% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ¥850 (E£ 139) | E£ 72 | + 93% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ¥700 (E£ 115) | E£ 72 | + 60% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ¥620 (E£ 102) | E£ 36 | + 179% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ¥204 (E£ 33) | E£ 13 | + 148% | |

12 eggs, large | ¥235 (E£ 38) | E£ 20 | + 91% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ¥1,017 (E£ 166) | E£ 14 | + 1083% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ¥833 (E£ 136) | E£ 29 | + 372% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ¥633 (E£ 104) | E£ 21 | + 394% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ¥238 (E£ 39) | E£ 5.98 | + 550% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ¥230 (E£ 38) | E£ 19 | + 94% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ¥900 (E£ 147) | E£ 92 | + 60% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ¥258 (E£ 42) | E£ 11 | + 273% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ¥227 (E£ 37) | E£ 10 | + 259% | |

Housing | + 279% | |||

Housing in Yokohama (Japan) is 279% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ¥211,000 (E£ 34,554) | E£ 5,401 | + 540% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ¥138,333 (E£ 22,654) | E£ 3,866 | + 486% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ¥26,563 (E£ 4,350) | E£ 898 | + 385% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ¥110,000 (E£ 18,014) | E£ 3,625 | + 397% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ¥78,125 (E£ 12,794) | E£ 2,335 | + 448% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ¥13,281 (E£ 2,175) | E£ 736 | + 195% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ¥4,017 (E£ 658) | E£ 365 | + 80% | |

40” flat screen TV | ¥102,696 (E£ 16,818) | E£ 6,508 | + 158% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ¥20,000 (E£ 3,275) | E£ 1,489 | + 120% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ¥900 (E£ 147) | E£ 67 | + 119% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ¥2,313 (E£ 379) | - | - | |

Clothes | + 19% | |||

Clothes in Yokohama (Japan) is 19% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ¥6,800 (E£ 1,114) | E£ 740 | + 50% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ¥3,917 (E£ 641) | E£ 614 | + 4% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ¥8,714 (E£ 1,427) | E£ 1,504 | - 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ¥11,400 (E£ 1,867) | E£ 777 | + 140% | |

Transportation | + 250% | |||

Transportation in Yokohama (Japan) is 250% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ¥2,499,000 (E£ 409,242) | E£ 453,039 | - 10% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ¥135 (E£ 22) | E£ 3.88 | + 468% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | ¥11,500 (E£ 1,883) | E£ 182 | + 933% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ¥3,429 (E£ 561) | E£ 126 | + 344% | |

Personal Care | + 241% | |||

Personal Care in Yokohama (Japan) is 241% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ¥1,967 (E£ 322) | E£ 33 | + 884% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 80 | - | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ¥4,400 (E£ 721) | E£ 200 | + 260% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ¥600 (E£ 98) | E£ 40 | + 145% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ¥625 (E£ 102) | E£ 21 | + 387% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ¥545 (E£ 89) | E£ 26 | + 247% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ¥171 (E£ 28) | E£ 20 | + 41% | |

Tube of toothpaste | ¥206 (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | + 130% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ¥4,125 (E£ 676) | E£ 48 | + 1319% | |

Entertainment | + 187% | |||

Entertainment in Yokohama (Japan) is 187% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ¥4,010 (E£ 657) | E£ 153 | + 329% | |

2 tickets to the movies | ¥3,600 (E£ 590) | E£ 96 | + 512% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ¥7,050 (E£ 1,155) | E£ 520 | + 122% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ¥3,000 (E£ 491) | E£ 228 | + 116% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ¥775 (E£ 127) | E£ 52 | + 143% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ¥358 (E£ 59) | E£ 24 | + 142% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ¥400 (E£ 66) | E£ 19 | + 236% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 11,487 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ¥45 (E£ 7) | E£ 0.23 | + 3147% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ¥7,500 (E£ 1,228) | E£ 416 | + 195% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ¥460 (E£ 75) | E£ 28 | + 169% | |

TOTAL | + 220% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 393 prices entered by 33 different people.

These prices were last updated on April 20, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.16376
EGP
/
JPY

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#
Cost of living in
**Yokohama (Japan)**
is
**220% more expensive than**
in
**Alexandria (Egypt)**

For example, you would need at least

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