Cost of living in Armenia compared to Egypt
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Food | - 15% | |||
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Food in Armenia is 15% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 1,819Dram (E£ 54) | E£ 100 | - 46% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | 4,135Dram (E£ 123) | E£ 75 | + 65% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 1,059Dram (E£ 32) | E£ 44 | - 28% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 523Dram (E£ 16) | E£ 17 | - 8% | |
12 eggs, large | 946Dram (E£ 28) | E£ 20 | + 42% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 450Dram (E£ 13) | E£ 6 | + 111% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,099Dram (E£ 33) | E£ 36 | - 9% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 727Dram (E£ 22) | E£ 24 | - 12% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 234Dram (E£ 7) | E£ 7 | - 6% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 427Dram (E£ 13) | E£ 31 | - 58% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 2,944Dram (E£ 88) | E£ 177 | - 51% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | 594Dram (E£ 18) | E£ 15 | + 19% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 167Dram (E£ 4.97) | E£ 7 | - 24% | |
Housing | + 14% | |||
Housing in Armenia is 14% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | 297,554Dram (E£ 8,864) | E£ 7,937 | + 12% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | 154,281Dram (E£ 4,596) | E£ 3,607 | + 27% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 27,359Dram (E£ 815) | E£ 704 | + 16% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | 185,497Dram (E£ 5,526) | E£ 5,440 | + 2% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | 78,161Dram (E£ 2,328) | E£ 3,360 | - 31% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | 15,687Dram (E£ 467) | E£ 501 | - 7% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | 6,480Dram (E£ 193) | E£ 152 | + 27% | |
40” flat screen tv | 312,314Dram (E£ 9,304) | E£ 4,538 | + 105% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | 98,547Dram (E£ 2,936) | E£ 2,125 | + 38% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 4,738Dram (E£ 141) | E£ 96 | + 47% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 2,009Dram (E£ 60) | E£ 36 | + 68% | |
Clothes | - 49% | |||
Clothes in Armenia is 49% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | 21,442Dram (E£ 639) | E£ 917 | - 30% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | 12,822Dram (E£ 382) | E£ 848 | - 55% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | 36,322Dram (E£ 1,082) | E£ 2,121 | - 49% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 23,849Dram (E£ 710) | E£ 1,289 | - 45% | |
Transportation | - 40% | |||
Transportation in Armenia is 40% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 3,999,200Dram (E£ 119,138) | E£ 395,100 | - 70% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 352Dram (E£ 10) | E£ 8 | + 33% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 6,845Dram (E£ 204) | E£ 322 | - 37% | |
Personal Care | - 15% | |||
Personal Care in Armenia is 15% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 3,000Dram (E£ 89) | E£ 35 | + 156% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 2,500Dram (E£ 74) | E£ 61 | + 23% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | 6,693Dram (E£ 199) | E£ 226 | - 12% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | 2,000Dram (E£ 60) | E£ 131 | - 55% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 1,026Dram (E£ 31) | E£ 43 | - 28% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 800Dram (E£ 24) | E£ 36 | - 34% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 451Dram (E£ 13) | E£ 20 | - 33% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 300Dram (E£ 9) | E£ 18 | - 51% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 2,229Dram (E£ 66) | E£ 71 | - 6% | |
Entertainment | - 30% | |||
Entertainment in Armenia is 30% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 6,493Dram (E£ 193) | E£ 328 | - 41% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 3,302Dram (E£ 98) | E£ 175 | - 44% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 20,000Dram (E£ 596) | E£ 605 | - 1% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 15,324Dram (E£ 457) | E£ 441 | + 4% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 1,266Dram (E£ 38) | E£ 75 | - 50% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 1,032Dram (E£ 31) | E£ 38 | - 19% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 862Dram (E£ 26) | E£ 68 | - 62% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | 150,000Dram (E£ 4,469) | E£ 9,759 | - 54% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 20Dram (E£ 0.60) | E£ 1.50 | - 60% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 23,882Dram (E£ 711) | E£ 485 | + 47% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | 702Dram (E£ 21) | E£ 44 | - 52% | |
TOTAL | - 22% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 965 prices entered by 93 different people.
These prices were last updated on February 28, 2021.
Exchange rate:
0.02979
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Cost of living in Armenia is 22% cheaper than in Egypt
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