- Cost of Living
- Azerbaijan
- Egypt
- Baku
- Cairo
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Baku, Azerbaijan**
compared to
**Cairo, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 54% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 54% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 7 ман (E£ 74) | E£ 30 | + 145% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 6.00 ман (E£ 63) | E£ 66 | - 5% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 3.58 ман (E£ 38) | E£ 20 | + 90% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.78 ман (E£ 19) | E£ 14 | + 34% | |

12 eggs, large | 1.50 ман (E£ 16) | E£ 12 | + 27% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.52 ман (E£ 26) | E£ 3.38 | + 682% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 4.61 ман (E£ 48) | E£ 14 | + 253% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.63 ман (E£ 17) | E£ 14 | + 25% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.07 ман (E£ 11) | E£ 7 | + 51% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.02 ман (E£ 11) | E£ 11 | - 4% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 7 ман (E£ 68) | E£ 110 | - 38% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 1.29 ман (E£ 14) | E£ 12 | + 17% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.85 ман (E£ 9) | E£ 4.97 | + 79% | |

Housing | + 72% | |||

Housing in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 72% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 1,433 ман (E£ 15,063) | E£ 4,735 | + 218% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 550 ман (E£ 5,782) | E£ 2,500 | + 131% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 111 ман (E£ 1,169) | E£ 163 | + 616% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 450 ман (E£ 4,729) | E£ 2,222 | + 113% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 214 ман (E£ 2,245) | E£ 1,031 | + 118% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 63 ман (E£ 661) | E£ 82 | + 710% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 22 ман (E£ 227) | E£ 381 | - 40% | |

40” flat screen TV | 785 ман (E£ 8,251) | E£ 6,100 | + 35% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 201 ман (E£ 2,115) | E£ 2,939 | - 28% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 11 ман (E£ 119) | E£ 85 | + 39% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 8 ман (E£ 88) | E£ 100 | - 12% | |

Clothes | + 1% | |||

Clothes in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 1% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 51 ман (E£ 539) | E£ 567 | - 5% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 49 ман (E£ 512) | E£ 456 | + 12% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 104 ман (E£ 1,090) | E£ 1,947 | - 44% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 100 ман (E£ 1,051) | E£ 431 | + 144% | |

Transportation | + 51% | |||

Transportation in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 51% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 20,000 ман (E£ 210,179) | E£ 200,000 | + 5% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 0.87 ман (E£ 9) | E£ 2.60 | + 253% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 17 ман (E£ 173) | E£ 90 | + 93% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | 9 ман (E£ 95) | E£ 62 | + 53% | |

Personal Care | + 21% | |||

Personal Care in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 21% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 11 ман (E£ 115) | E£ 45 | + 154% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 10 ман (E£ 108) | E£ 85 | + 27% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 31 ман (E£ 328) | E£ 257 | + 27% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 5.66 ман (E£ 59) | E£ 66 | - 9% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 3.96 ман (E£ 42) | E£ 55 | - 25% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 5.88 ман (E£ 62) | E£ 49 | + 26% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.56 ман (E£ 27) | E£ 20 | + 35% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 2.46 ман (E£ 26) | E£ 21 | + 20% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 8 ман (E£ 82) | E£ 61 | + 35% | |

Entertainment | + 21% | |||

Entertainment in Baku (Azerbaijan) is 21% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 35 ман (E£ 368) | E£ 322 | + 14% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 14 ман (E£ 147) | E£ 70 | + 110% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 52 ман (E£ 545) | E£ 743 | - 27% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 40 ман (E£ 420) | E£ 183 | + 130% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 9 ман (E£ 97) | E£ 110 | - 12% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 4.11 ман (E£ 43) | E£ 16 | + 165% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.00 ман (E£ 21) | E£ 12 | + 75% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 794 ман (E£ 8,346) | E£ 12,628 | - 34% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.08 ман (E£ 0.84) | E£ 0.17 | + 395% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 57 ман (E£ 596) | E£ 314 | + 90% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 2.50 ман (E£ 26) | E£ 20 | + 31% | |

TOTAL | + 43% |

These prices were last updated on May 24, 2018.
Exchange rate:
10.509
EGP
/
AZN

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#
Cost of living in
**Baku (Azerbaijan)**
is
**43% more expensive than**
in
**Cairo (Egypt)**

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