Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda compared to Egypt
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Food | + 154% | |||
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Food in Antigua and Barbuda is 154% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$30 (E£ 273) | E£ 199 | + 37% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | EC$25 (E£ 226) | E£ 116 | + 94% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$6.00 (E£ 55) | E£ 57 | - 5% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$5.03 (E£ 46) | E£ 19 | + 144% | |
12 eggs, large | EC$12 (E£ 109) | E£ 33 | + 231% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$14 (E£ 123) | E£ 10 | + 1085% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$21 (E£ 191) | E£ 50 | + 282% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$12 (E£ 107) | E£ 27 | + 294% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$6 (E£ 56) | E£ 8 | + 573% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$6 (E£ 55) | E£ 28 | + 98% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$25 (E£ 227) | E£ 259 | - 12% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | EC$13 (E£ 114) | E£ 16 | + 601% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$7 (E£ 64) | E£ 8 | + 652% | |
Housing | + 400% | |||
Housing in Antigua and Barbuda is 400% 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£ 43,839) | E£ 7,151 | + 513% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | EC$2,904 (E£ 26,399) | E£ 3,751 | + 604% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$645 (E£ 5,865) | E£ 844 | + 595% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | EC$2,366 (E£ 21,507) | E£ 5,014 | + 329% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | EC$1,389 (E£ 12,625) | E£ 3,006 | + 320% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | EC$405 (E£ 3,682) | E£ 581 | + 534% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | EC$150 (E£ 1,364) | E£ 205 | + 565% | |
40” flat screen tv | EC$129 (E£ 1,173) | E£ 5,274 | - 78% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$765 (E£ 6,958) | E£ 3,236 | + 115% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$14 (E£ 130) | E£ 107 | + 21% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | EC$10 (E£ 91) | E£ 81 | + 13% | |
Clothes | + 145% | |||
Clothes in Antigua and Barbuda is 145% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | EC$180 (E£ 1,637) | E£ 394 | + 316% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | EC$216 (E£ 1,964) | E£ 898 | + 119% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$257 (E£ 2,338) | E£ 940 | + 149% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$260 (E£ 2,364) | E£ 919 | + 157% | |
Transportation | + 100% | |||
Transportation in Antigua and Barbuda is 100% 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£ 933,274) | E£ 467,309 | + 100% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$3.45 (E£ 31) | E£ 10 | + 228% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | EC$120 (E£ 1,091) | E£ 529 | + 106% | |
Personal Care | + 316% | |||
Personal Care in Antigua and Barbuda is 316% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | EC$38 (E£ 349) | E£ 20 | + 1659% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | EC$30 (E£ 275) | E£ 61 | + 353% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | EC$150 (E£ 1,364) | E£ 244 | + 459% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | EC$39 (E£ 356) | E£ 58 | + 511% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$8 (E£ 77) | E£ 51 | + 50% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$32 (E£ 287) | E£ 63 | + 354% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | EC$13 (E£ 119) | E£ 23 | + 409% | |
Tube of toothpaste | EC$5.85 (E£ 53) | E£ 29 | + 85% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$36 (E£ 331) | E£ 79 | + 319% | |
Entertainment | + 178% | |||
Entertainment in Antigua and Barbuda is 178% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$124 (E£ 1,127) | E£ 412 | + 174% | |
2 tickets to the movies | EC$15 (E£ 136) | E£ 196 | - 30% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | EC$100 (E£ 909) | E£ 1,318 | - 31% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$400 (E£ 3,637) | E£ 747 | + 387% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$15 (E£ 136) | E£ 179 | - 24% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | EC$15 (E£ 135) | E£ 42 | + 221% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | EC$8 (E£ 70) | E£ 74 | - 6% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | EC$4,000 (E£ 36,368) | E£ 14,759 | + 146% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | EC$0.95 (E£ 9) | E£ 1.00 | + 764% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$160 (E£ 1,455) | E£ 660 | + 120% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | EC$12 (E£ 109) | E£ 47 | + 133% | |
TOTAL | + 190% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 773 prices entered by 77 different people.
These prices were last updated on November 30, 2022.
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Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda is 190% more expensive than in Egypt
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