- Cost of Living
- United Kingdom
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- York
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in York, United Kingdom compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 205% | |||
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Food in York (United Kingdom) is 205% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £7 (E£ 170) | E£ 66 | + 159% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £4.50 (E£ 107) | E£ 60 | + 78% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £3.58 (E£ 85) | E£ 32 | + 163% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £0.67 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 27% | |
12 eggs, large | £1.74 (E£ 41) | E£ 16 | + 151% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £2.00 (E£ 48) | E£ 6 | + 676% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £2.45 (E£ 58) | E£ 27 | + 115% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £1.58 (E£ 38) | E£ 15 | + 150% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £1.84 (E£ 44) | E£ 5.21 | + 741% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £2.08 (E£ 49) | E£ 13 | + 292% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £4.75 (E£ 113) | E£ 88 | + 28% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | £1.72 (E£ 41) | E£ 10 | + 326% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £1.07 (E£ 25) | E£ 2.28 | + 1018% | |
Housing | + 444% | |||
Housing in York (United Kingdom) is 444% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £1,450 (E£ 34,499) | E£ 4,826 | + 615% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £1,250 (E£ 29,740) | E£ 2,486 | + 1096% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £122 (E£ 2,895) | E£ 245 | + 1079% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £600 (E£ 14,275) | E£ 2,488 | + 474% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £642 (E£ 15,267) | E£ 1,489 | + 925% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | £61 (E£ 1,447) | E£ 238 | + 508% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £18 (E£ 428) | E£ 397 | + 8% | |
40” flat screen TV | £296 (E£ 7,046) | E£ 6,060 | + 16% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | £91 (E£ 2,169) | E£ 1,489 | + 46% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £5.91 (E£ 141) | E£ 55 | + 156% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | £11 (E£ 268) | E£ 17 | + 1488% | |
Clothes | + 45% | |||
Clothes in York (United Kingdom) is 45% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £67 (E£ 1,586) | E£ 735 | + 116% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | £37 (E£ 872) | E£ 604 | + 45% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £41 (E£ 975) | E£ 1,360 | - 28% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £33 (E£ 793) | E£ 581 | + 36% | |
Transportation | + 262% | |||
Transportation in York (United Kingdom) is 262% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £18,000 (E£ 428,259) | E£ 348,808 | + 23% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.39 (E£ 33) | E£ 3.19 | + 937% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | £40 (E£ 952) | E£ 123 | + 677% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | £17 (E£ 393) | E£ 21 | + 1784% | |
Personal Care | + 225% | |||
Personal Care in York (United Kingdom) is 225% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £2.25 (E£ 53) | E£ 24 | + 120% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £7 (E£ 174) | E£ 90 | + 94% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £29 (E£ 690) | E£ 98 | + 603% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | £3.23 (E£ 77) | E£ 30 | + 157% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | £1.75 (E£ 42) | E£ 19 | + 120% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £3.17 (E£ 75) | E£ 23 | + 235% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | £1.66 (E£ 40) | E£ 13 | + 213% | |
Tube of toothpaste | £1.79 (E£ 43) | E£ 12 | + 268% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £10 (E£ 238) | E£ 28 | + 757% | |
Entertainment | + 196% | |||
Entertainment in York (United Kingdom) is 196% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £21 (E£ 490) | E£ 119 | + 312% | |
2 tickets to the movies | £15 (E£ 345) | E£ 80 | + 331% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £75 (E£ 1,778) | E£ 323 | + 451% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £41 (E£ 967) | E£ 214 | + 352% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £7 (E£ 155) | E£ 52 | + 197% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £2.33 (E£ 55) | E£ 24 | + 132% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £2.72 (E£ 65) | E£ 19 | + 232% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | £347 (E£ 8,259) | E£ 12,013 | - 31% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | £0.24 (E£ 5.71) | E£ 0.23 | + 2349% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | £38 (E£ 892) | E£ 433 | + 106% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | £8 (E£ 181) | E£ 26 | + 600% | |
TOTAL | + 254% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 529 prices entered by 43 different people.
These prices were last updated on September 26, 2017.
Exchange rate:
23.792
EGP
/
GBP
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Cost of living in York (United Kingdom) is 254% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 45,975
(£1,932)
in York
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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