- Cost of Living
- Austria
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Austria**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 132% | |||
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Food in Austria is 132% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €13 (E£ 264) | E£ 146 | + 82% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 158) | E£ 70 | + 127% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €4.91 (E£ 100) | E£ 39 | + 158% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.10 (E£ 22) | E£ 14 | + 54% | |

12 eggs, large | €3.90 (E£ 79) | E£ 22 | + 262% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.73 (E£ 55) | E£ 11 | + 419% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 148) | E£ 33 | + 353% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.30 (E£ 47) | E£ 26 | + 82% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.55 (E£ 31) | E£ 7 | + 356% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.98 (E£ 20) | E£ 22 | - 11% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €8 (E£ 159) | E£ 152 | + 5% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.97 (E£ 40) | E£ 13 | + 217% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.35 (E£ 27) | E£ 5.73 | + 377% | |

Housing | + 167% | |||

Housing in Austria is 167% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,332 (E£ 27,058) | E£ 8,335 | + 225% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €974 (E£ 19,779) | E£ 5,159 | + 283% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €171 (E£ 3,476) | E£ 908 | + 283% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €822 (E£ 16,695) | E£ 6,098 | + 174% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €591 (E£ 12,001) | E£ 3,794 | + 216% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €106 (E£ 2,148) | E£ 610 | + 252% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €19 (E£ 395) | E£ 251 | + 58% | |

40” flat screen TV | €340 (E£ 6,904) | E£ 6,021 | + 15% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €94 (E£ 1,902) | E£ 3,030 | - 37% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 135) | E£ 102 | + 33% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | €12 (E£ 242) | E£ 91 | + 166% | |

Clothes | + 26% | |||

Clothes in Austria is 26% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €86 (E£ 1,753) | E£ 874 | + 100% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €39 (E£ 796) | E£ 761 | + 5% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €86 (E£ 1,755) | E£ 1,862 | - 6% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €118 (E£ 2,393) | E£ 1,123 | + 113% | |

Transportation | + 66% | |||

Transportation in Austria is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €22,117 (E£ 449,161) | E£ 444,807 | + 1% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.22 (E£ 25) | E£ 5.87 | + 322% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | €46 (E£ 937) | E£ 435 | + 116% | |

Personal Care | + 165% | |||

Personal Care in Austria is 165% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €14 (E£ 278) | E£ 41 | + 583% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €10 (E£ 193) | E£ 74 | + 159% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €85 (E£ 1,726) | E£ 334 | + 417% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €5.94 (E£ 121) | E£ 60 | + 101% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.65 (E£ 54) | E£ 50 | + 9% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.64 (E£ 54) | E£ 52 | + 3% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.47 (E£ 30) | E£ 26 | + 17% | |

Tube of toothpaste | €2.14 (E£ 43) | E£ 20 | + 112% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €20 (E£ 409) | E£ 70 | + 485% | |

Entertainment | + 55% | |||

Entertainment in Austria is 55% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €36 (E£ 726) | E£ 329 | + 121% | |

2 tickets to the movies | €21 (E£ 425) | E£ 134 | + 217% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €219 (E£ 4,439) | E£ 728 | + 510% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €54 (E£ 1,091) | E£ 524 | + 108% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 184) | E£ 91 | + 101% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.37 (E£ 68) | E£ 42 | + 64% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €3.73 (E£ 76) | E£ 43 | + 77% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €469 (E£ 9,533) | E£ 10,473 | - 9% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.25 (E£ 5.02) | E£ 4.68 | + 7% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | €36 (E£ 731) | E£ 820 | - 11% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €5.38 (E£ 109) | E£ 37 | + 198% | |

TOTAL | + 98% |

These prices were last updated on November 15, 2018.
Exchange rate:
20.308
EGP
/
EUR

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#
Cost of living in
**Austria**
is
**98% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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