- Cost of Living
- Luxembourg
- Egypt
- Luxembourg
- Cairo
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Luxembourg**
compared to
**Cairo, Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 367% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Luxembourg is 367% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €16 (E£ 330) | E£ 30 | + 1001% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 169) | E£ 67 | + 154% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €5.25 (E£ 108) | E£ 20 | + 447% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.08 (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | + 59% | |

12 eggs, large | €3.47 (E£ 72) | E£ 12 | + 479% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.25 (E£ 46) | E£ 3.38 | + 1274% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €5.34 (E£ 110) | E£ 14 | + 703% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.38 (E£ 49) | E£ 14 | + 258% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.80 (E£ 37) | E£ 7 | + 398% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.27 (E£ 26) | E£ 11 | + 135% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €7 (E£ 145) | E£ 110 | + 31% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.78 (E£ 37) | E£ 12 | + 199% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.65 (E£ 34) | E£ 4.97 | + 585% | |

Housing | + 593% | |||

Housing in Luxembourg is 593% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €2,291 (E£ 47,301) | E£ 4,735 | + 899% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €1,669 (E£ 34,465) | E£ 2,500 | + 1279% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €244 (E£ 5,029) | E£ 163 | + 2979% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €1,253 (E£ 25,861) | E£ 2,222 | + 1064% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €1,067 (E£ 22,024) | E£ 1,031 | + 2036% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €122 (E£ 2,515) | E£ 82 | + 2979% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €42 (E£ 877) | E£ 381 | + 130% | |

40” flat screen TV | €420 (E£ 8,673) | E£ 6,066 | + 43% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €128 (E£ 2,642) | E£ 2,843 | - 7% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €12 (E£ 250) | E£ 86 | + 190% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | €15 (E£ 302) | E£ 92 | + 228% | |

Clothes | + 96% | |||

Clothes in Luxembourg is 96% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €74 (E£ 1,521) | E£ 567 | + 168% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €39 (E£ 810) | E£ 456 | + 78% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €93 (E£ 1,910) | E£ 2,006 | - 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €164 (E£ 3,381) | E£ 431 | + 685% | |

Transportation | + 314% | |||

Transportation in Luxembourg is 314% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €20,800 (E£ 429,463) | E£ 200,000 | + 115% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.10 (E£ 23) | E£ 2.60 | + 774% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | €25 (E£ 516) | E£ 90 | + 474% | |

Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | €26 (E£ 544) | E£ 49 | + 1001% | |

Personal Care | + 171% | |||

Personal Care in Luxembourg is 171% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €7 (E£ 148) | E£ 43 | + 242% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €16 (E£ 340) | E£ 85 | + 298% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €40 (E£ 822) | E£ 250 | + 228% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €4.79 (E£ 99) | E£ 61 | + 63% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.78 (E£ 78) | E£ 53 | + 47% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.46 (E£ 92) | E£ 48 | + 91% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.45 (E£ 51) | E£ 19 | + 162% | |

Tube of toothpaste | €3.10 (E£ 64) | E£ 20 | + 222% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €29 (E£ 591) | E£ 64 | + 817% | |

Entertainment | + 217% | |||

Entertainment in Luxembourg is 217% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €49 (E£ 1,008) | E£ 321 | + 214% | |

2 tickets to the movies | €18 (E£ 372) | E£ 70 | + 431% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €94 (E£ 1,945) | E£ 772 | + 152% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €70 (E£ 1,445) | E£ 183 | + 692% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €11 (E£ 232) | E£ 110 | + 111% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.79 (E£ 58) | E£ 16 | + 253% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.00 (E£ 83) | E£ 12 | + 588% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €503 (E£ 10,390) | E£ 11,624 | - 11% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.15 (E£ 3.10) | E£ 0.17 | + 1722% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | €64 (E£ 1,329) | E£ 314 | + 324% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €5.00 (E£ 103) | E£ 20 | + 416% | |

TOTAL | + 336% |

These prices were last updated on June 18, 2018.
Exchange rate:
20.647
EGP
/
EUR

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#
Cost of living in
**Luxembourg**
is
**336% more expensive than**
in
**Cairo (Egypt)**

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