Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda compared to Egypt
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Food | + 169% | |||
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Food in Antigua and Barbuda is 169% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$30 (E£ 520) | E£ 268 | + 94% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | EC$25 (E£ 431) | E£ 201 | + 114% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$6.00 (E£ 104) | E£ 111 | - 7% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$5.03 (E£ 87) | E£ 34 | + 157% | |
12 eggs, large | EC$12 (E£ 208) | E£ 68 | + 205% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$14 (E£ 235) | E£ 22 | + 973% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$21 (E£ 363) | E£ 111 | + 227% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$12 (E£ 203) | E£ 56 | + 266% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$6 (E£ 108) | E£ 17 | + 517% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$6 (E£ 105) | E£ 53 | + 100% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$25 (E£ 433) | E£ 317 | + 37% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | EC$6.00 (E£ 104) | E£ 22 | + 363% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$7 (E£ 121) | E£ 14 | + 757% | |
Housing | + 231% | |||
Housing in Antigua and Barbuda is 231% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | EC$4,822 (E£ 83,531) | E£ 19,485 | + 329% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | EC$2,904 (E£ 50,299) | E£ 12,343 | + 307% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$645 (E£ 11,175) | E£ 1,497 | + 646% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | EC$2,366 (E£ 40,979) | E£ 16,546 | + 148% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | EC$1,389 (E£ 24,055) | E£ 7,080 | + 240% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | EC$405 (E£ 7,016) | E£ 1,310 | + 436% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | EC$150 (E£ 2,599) | E£ 303 | + 758% | |
40” flat screen tv | EC$129 (E£ 2,235) | E£ 13,094 | - 83% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$765 (E£ 13,257) | E£ 10,228 | + 30% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$14 (E£ 248) | E£ 193 | + 28% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | E£ 133 | - | |
Clothes | + 46% | |||
Clothes in Antigua and Barbuda is 46% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | EC$180 (E£ 3,118) | E£ 2,437 | + 28% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | EC$216 (E£ 3,741) | E£ 1,995 | + 88% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$257 (E£ 4,455) | E£ 5,429 | - 18% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$260 (E£ 4,504) | E£ 4,987 | - 10% | |
Transportation | + 82% | |||
Transportation in Antigua and Barbuda is 82% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | EC$102,649 (E£ 1,778,235) | E£ 1,249,650 | + 42% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$3.45 (E£ 60) | E£ 12 | + 383% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | EC$120 (E£ 2,079) | E£ 1,035 | + 101% | |
Personal Care | + 198% | |||
Personal Care in Antigua and Barbuda is 198% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | EC$38 (E£ 666) | E£ 56 | + 1091% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 112 | - | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | EC$150 (E£ 2,599) | E£ 419 | + 521% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | EC$39 (E£ 677) | E£ 76 | + 795% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$8 (E£ 146) | E£ 125 | + 17% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$32 (E£ 546) | E£ 100 | + 445% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | EC$13 (E£ 226) | E£ 63 | + 259% | |
Tube of toothpaste | EC$5.85 (E£ 101) | E£ 35 | + 187% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$36 (E£ 630) | E£ 100 | + 529% | |
Entertainment | + 230% | |||
Entertainment in Antigua and Barbuda is 230% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$124 (E£ 2,147) | E£ 576 | + 273% | |
2 tickets to the movies | EC$15 (E£ 260) | E£ 278 | - 7% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | EC$100 (E£ 1,732) | E£ 1,113 | + 56% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$400 (E£ 6,929) | E£ 931 | + 644% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$15 (E£ 260) | E£ 130 | + 100% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | EC$15 (E£ 258) | E£ 137 | + 89% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | EC$8 (E£ 133) | E£ 218 | - 39% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | EC$4,000 (E£ 69,294) | E£ 19,450 | + 256% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | EC$0.95 (E£ 16) | E£ 3.15 | + 423% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$160 (E£ 2,772) | E£ 1,592 | + 74% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | EC$12 (E£ 208) | E£ 75 | + 176% | |
TOTAL | + 154% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 525 prices entered by 77 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 14, 2024.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda is 154% more expensive than in Egypt
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