Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda compared to Egypt
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Food | + 175% | |||
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Food in Antigua and Barbuda is 175% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$66 (E£ 382) | E£ 81 | + 374% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | EC$18 (E£ 104) | E£ 76 | + 38% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$6.00 (E£ 35) | E£ 48 | - 27% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$5.03 (E£ 29) | E£ 15 | + 92% | |
12 eggs, large | EC$11 (E£ 63) | E£ 23 | + 177% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$14 (E£ 79) | E£ 5.58 | + 1309% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$21 (E£ 121) | E£ 29 | + 326% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$12 (E£ 68) | E£ 26 | + 160% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$6 (E£ 36) | E£ 6 | + 474% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$6 (E£ 35) | E£ 31 | + 15% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$38 (E£ 220) | E£ 177 | + 24% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | EC$13 (E£ 72) | E£ 14 | + 408% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$4.64 (E£ 27) | E£ 5.91 | + 354% | |
Housing | + 257% | |||
Housing in Antigua and Barbuda is 257% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | EC$4,822 (E£ 27,931) | E£ 9,019 | + 210% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | EC$2,904 (E£ 16,819) | E£ 3,631 | + 363% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$645 (E£ 3,737) | E£ 489 | + 664% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | EC$2,366 (E£ 13,702) | E£ 4,629 | + 196% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | EC$1,389 (E£ 8,043) | E£ 2,736 | + 194% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | EC$405 (E£ 2,346) | E£ 256 | + 816% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | EC$137 (E£ 793) | E£ 138 | + 475% | |
40” flat screen tv | EC$1,800 (E£ 10,427) | E£ 4,268 | + 144% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$765 (E£ 4,433) | E£ 2,125 | + 109% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$14 (E£ 83) | E£ 96 | - 14% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | EC$10 (E£ 58) | E£ 57 | + 2% | |
Clothes | + 27% | |||
Clothes in Antigua and Barbuda is 27% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | EC$180 (E£ 1,043) | E£ 917 | + 14% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | EC$216 (E£ 1,251) | E£ 848 | + 47% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$257 (E£ 1,490) | E£ 2,121 | - 30% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$260 (E£ 1,506) | E£ 1,289 | + 17% | |
Transportation | + 109% | |||
Transportation in Antigua and Barbuda is 109% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | EC$102,649 (E£ 594,601) | E£ 395,100 | + 50% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$2.79 (E£ 16) | E£ 8 | + 104% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | EC$176 (E£ 1,019) | E£ 318 | + 221% | |
Personal Care | + 204% | |||
Personal Care in Antigua and Barbuda is 204% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | EC$38 (E£ 223) | E£ 35 | + 538% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | EC$30 (E£ 175) | E£ 61 | + 188% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | EC$213 (E£ 1,234) | E£ 261 | + 373% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | EC$39 (E£ 227) | E£ 131 | + 73% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$8 (E£ 49) | E£ 43 | + 15% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$32 (E£ 183) | E£ 36 | + 406% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | EC$13 (E£ 76) | E£ 20 | + 278% | |
Tube of toothpaste | EC$5.85 (E£ 34) | E£ 18 | + 86% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$36 (E£ 211) | E£ 71 | + 197% | |
Entertainment | + 139% | |||
Entertainment in Antigua and Barbuda is 139% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$124 (E£ 718) | E£ 328 | + 119% | |
2 tickets to the movies | EC$33 (E£ 191) | E£ 175 | + 9% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | EC$100 (E£ 579) | E£ 1,249 | - 54% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$400 (E£ 2,317) | E£ 406 | + 471% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$15 (E£ 87) | E£ 75 | + 15% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | EC$15 (E£ 86) | E£ 38 | + 126% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | EC$8 (E£ 44) | E£ 47 | - 5% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | EC$4,000 (E£ 23,170) | E£ 9,759 | + 137% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | EC$0.95 (E£ 5.50) | E£ 1.50 | + 267% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$160 (E£ 927) | E£ 466 | + 99% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | EC$12 (E£ 70) | E£ 44 | + 59% | |
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 688 prices entered by 72 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 11, 2021.
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Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda is 154% more expensive than in Egypt
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