- Cost of Living
- Egypt
- Czech Republic
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Egypt**
compared to
**Czech Republic**

Currency:

Food | - 29% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Egypt is 29% cheaper than in Czech Republic | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | E£ 137 (173 Kč) | 173 Kč | + 0% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | E£ 68 (86 Kč) | 133 Kč | - 35% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | E£ 39 (49 Kč) | 83 Kč | - 42% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | E£ 14 (18 Kč) | 21 Kč | - 13% | |

12 eggs, large | E£ 21 (27 Kč) | 55 Kč | - 51% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | E£ 10 (13 Kč) | 47 Kč | - 73% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | E£ 32 (41 Kč) | 95 Kč | - 57% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | E£ 25 (31 Kč) | 33 Kč | - 4% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | E£ 7 (9 Kč) | 18 Kč | - 50% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | E£ 22 (28 Kč) | 16 Kč | + 71% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | E£ 150 (188 Kč) | 142 Kč | + 33% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | E£ 13 (16 Kč) | 32 Kč | - 50% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | E£ 5.66 (7 Kč) | 16 Kč | - 57% | |

Housing | - 54% | |||

Housing in Egypt is 54% cheaper than in Czech Republic | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | E£ 8,575 (10,789 Kč) | 27,372 Kč | - 61% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | E£ 5,178 (6,515 Kč) | 20,050 Kč | - 68% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | E£ 865 (1,088 Kč) | 3,832 Kč | - 72% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | E£ 6,009 (7,560 Kč) | 17,714 Kč | - 57% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | E£ 3,965 (4,989 Kč) | 12,666 Kč | - 61% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | E£ 619 (779 Kč) | 2,036 Kč | - 62% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | E£ 232 (292 Kč) | 389 Kč | - 25% | |

40” flat screen TV | E£ 5,919 (7,447 Kč) | 11,080 Kč | - 33% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | E£ 2,926 (3,682 Kč) | 1,796 Kč | + 105% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | E£ 97 (122 Kč) | 255 Kč | - 52% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | E£ 91 (115 Kč) | 177 Kč | - 35% | |

Clothes | - 2% | |||

Clothes in Egypt is 2% cheaper than in Czech Republic | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | E£ 892 (1,122 Kč) | 1,921 Kč | - 42% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | E£ 828 (1,042 Kč) | 813 Kč | + 28% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | E£ 1,829 (2,301 Kč) | 1,984 Kč | + 16% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | E£ 938 (1,181 Kč) | 2,346 Kč | - 50% | |

Transportation | - 10% | |||

Transportation in Egypt is 10% cheaper than in Czech Republic | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | E£ 438,533 (551,739 Kč) | 500,575 Kč | + 10% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | E£ 6 (8 Kč) | 33 Kč | - 77% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | E£ 491 (618 Kč) | 541 Kč | + 14% | |

Personal Care | - 51% | |||

Personal Care in Egypt is 51% cheaper than in Czech Republic | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | E£ 37 (47 Kč) | 169 Kč | - 72% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | E£ 74 (93 Kč) | 227 Kč | - 59% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | E£ 295 (372 Kč) | 1,500 Kč | - 75% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | E£ 60 (75 Kč) | 77 Kč | - 2% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | E£ 50 (63 Kč) | 82 Kč | - 23% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | E£ 47 (60 Kč) | 75 Kč | - 21% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | E£ 26 (32 Kč) | 32 Kč | - 1% | |

Tube of toothpaste | E£ 21 (27 Kč) | 53 Kč | - 50% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | E£ 72 (90 Kč) | 396 Kč | - 77% | |

Entertainment | - 8% | |||

Entertainment in Egypt is 8% cheaper than in Czech Republic | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | E£ 317 (399 Kč) | 475 Kč | - 16% | |

2 tickets to the movies | E£ 131 (165 Kč) | 395 Kč | - 58% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | E£ 797 (1,003 Kč) | 1,007 Kč | - 0% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | E£ 525 (660 Kč) | 859 Kč | - 23% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | E£ 95 (119 Kč) | 130 Kč | - 9% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | E£ 40 (50 Kč) | 58 Kč | - 14% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | E£ 40 (50 Kč) | 36 Kč | + 37% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | E£ 10,146 (12,765 Kč) | 12,318 Kč | + 4% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | E£ 3.42 (4.31 Kč) | 3.52 Kč | + 22% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | E£ 727 (914 Kč) | 898 Kč | + 2% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | E£ 37 (47 Kč) | 103 Kč | - 55% | |

TOTAL | - 29% |

These prices were last updated on January 22, 2019.
Exchange rate:
1.258
CZK
/
EGP

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#
Cost of living in
**Egypt**
is
**29% cheaper than**
in
**Czech Republic**

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