- Cost of Living
- Ecuador
- Egypt
- Guayaquil
- Cairo
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Guayaquil, Ecuador**
compared to
**Cairo, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 158% | |||
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Food in Guayaquil (Ecuador) is 158% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | $3.28 (E£ 58) | E£ 30 | + 92% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | $5.58 (E£ 98) | E£ 64 | + 53% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | $3.76 (E£ 66) | E£ 20 | + 233% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | $1.24 (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | + 57% | |

12 eggs, large | $2.78 (E£ 49) | E£ 12 | + 295% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | $1.12 (E£ 20) | E£ 3.38 | + 482% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | $2.83 (E£ 50) | E£ 14 | + 262% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | $1.57 (E£ 28) | E£ 14 | + 101% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | $0.94 (E£ 17) | E£ 7 | + 122% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | $1.27 (E£ 22) | E£ 11 | + 100% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | $18 (E£ 312) | E£ 110 | + 184% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | $1.72 (E£ 30) | E£ 11 | + 173% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | $1.19 (E£ 21) | E£ 4.97 | + 323% | |

Housing | + 179% | |||

Housing in Guayaquil (Ecuador) is 179% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | $985 (E£ 17,308) | E£ 4,735 | + 266% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | $460 (E£ 8,083) | E£ 2,500 | + 223% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | $236 (E£ 4,142) | E£ 163 | + 2436% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | $560 (E£ 9,845) | E£ 2,222 | + 343% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | $269 (E£ 4,736) | E£ 1,031 | + 359% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | $73 (E£ 1,283) | E£ 82 | + 1472% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | $29 (E£ 507) | E£ 381 | + 33% | |

40” flat screen TV | $867 (E£ 15,237) | E£ 6,645 | + 129% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | $236 (E£ 4,155) | E£ 2,747 | + 51% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | $6 (E£ 106) | E£ 85 | + 25% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | $2.66 (E£ 47) | E£ 94 | - 50% | |

Clothes | + 122% | |||

Clothes in Guayaquil (Ecuador) is 122% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | $66 (E£ 1,155) | E£ 567 | + 104% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | $63 (E£ 1,104) | E£ 456 | + 142% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | $123 (E£ 2,160) | E£ 1,810 | + 19% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | $142 (E£ 2,489) | E£ 431 | + 478% | |

Transportation | + 178% | |||

Transportation in Guayaquil (Ecuador) is 178% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | $27,710 (E£ 487,140) | E£ 200,000 | + 144% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | $0.52 (E£ 9) | E£ 2.60 | + 250% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | $20 (E£ 347) | E£ 90 | + 285% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | $7 (E£ 120) | E£ 69 | + 73% | |

Personal Care | + 92% | |||

Personal Care in Guayaquil (Ecuador) is 92% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | $9 (E£ 154) | E£ 41 | + 276% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | $10 (E£ 170) | E£ 78 | + 117% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | $37 (E£ 649) | E£ 267 | + 143% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | $5.75 (E£ 101) | E£ 66 | + 54% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | $3.58 (E£ 63) | E£ 49 | + 29% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | $4.56 (E£ 80) | E£ 46 | + 74% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | $1.83 (E£ 32) | E£ 21 | + 53% | |

Tube of toothpaste | $1.71 (E£ 30) | E£ 21 | + 45% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | $10 (E£ 173) | E£ 58 | + 199% | |

Entertainment | + 152% | |||

Entertainment in Guayaquil (Ecuador) is 152% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | $29 (E£ 508) | E£ 323 | + 57% | |

2 tickets to the movies | $11 (E£ 196) | E£ 70 | + 180% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | $86 (E£ 1,517) | E£ 671 | + 126% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | $58 (E£ 1,027) | E£ 183 | + 463% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | $10 (E£ 175) | E£ 106 | + 64% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | $3.23 (E£ 57) | E£ 16 | + 249% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | $2.66 (E£ 47) | E£ 12 | + 290% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | $788 (E£ 13,844) | E£ 11,877 | + 17% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | $0.17 (E£ 3.05) | E£ 0.17 | + 1695% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | $61 (E£ 1,074) | E£ 314 | + 242% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | $4.77 (E£ 84) | E£ 20 | + 319% | |

TOTAL | + 157% |

These prices were last updated on March 20, 2018.
Exchange rate:
17.580
EGP
/
USD

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#
Cost of living in
**Guayaquil (Ecuador)**
is
**157% more expensive than**
in
**Cairo (Egypt)**

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