- Cost of Living
- Bahamas
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Bahamas compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 281% | |||
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Food in Bahamas is 281% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | B$25 (E£ 429) | E£ 137 | + 213% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | B$8 (E£ 133) | E£ 70 | + 90% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | B$5.94 (E£ 102) | E£ 39 | + 165% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | B$3.79 (E£ 65) | E£ 15 | + 346% | |
12 eggs, large | B$5.59 (E£ 97) | E£ 21 | + 355% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | B$4.10 (E£ 71) | E£ 10 | + 632% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | B$5.20 (E£ 90) | E£ 32 | + 184% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | B$5.45 (E£ 94) | E£ 25 | + 282% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | B$4.38 (E£ 76) | E£ 8 | + 889% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | B$3.63 (E£ 63) | E£ 22 | + 186% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | B$22 (E£ 372) | E£ 150 | + 148% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | B$4.27 (E£ 74) | E£ 13 | + 477% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | B$3.38 (E£ 58) | E£ 5.66 | + 930% | |
Housing | + 355% | |||
Housing in Bahamas is 355% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | B$2,538 (E£ 43,791) | E£ 8,522 | + 414% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | B$1,686 (E£ 29,095) | E£ 5,146 | + 465% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | B$473 (E£ 8,164) | E£ 781 | + 945% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | B$1,108 (E£ 19,120) | E£ 6,535 | + 193% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | B$754 (E£ 13,003) | E£ 4,067 | + 220% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | B$470 (E£ 8,108) | E£ 591 | + 1271% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | B$76 (E£ 1,303) | E£ 223 | + 485% | |
40” flat screen TV | B$925 (E£ 15,961) | E£ 5,906 | + 170% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | B$248 (E£ 4,277) | E£ 3,080 | + 39% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | B$9 (E£ 163) | E£ 92 | + 77% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | B$7 (E£ 123) | E£ 91 | + 35% | |
Clothes | + 42% | |||
Clothes in Bahamas is 42% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | B$69 (E£ 1,185) | E£ 914 | + 30% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | B$75 (E£ 1,300) | E£ 866 | + 50% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | B$96 (E£ 1,650) | E£ 1,864 | - 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | B$110 (E£ 1,898) | E£ 876 | + 117% | |
Transportation | + 66% | |||
Transportation in Bahamas is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | B$41,135 (E£ 709,680) | E£ 441,627 | + 61% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | B$1.23 (E£ 21) | E£ 7 | + 221% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | B$56 (E£ 970) | E£ 604 | + 61% | |
Personal Care | + 205% | |||
Personal Care in Bahamas is 205% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | B$5.71 (E£ 98) | E£ 40 | + 144% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | B$18 (E£ 314) | E£ 71 | + 339% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | B$82 (E£ 1,423) | E£ 309 | + 360% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | B$8 (E£ 134) | E£ 46 | + 189% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | B$5.44 (E£ 94) | E£ 49 | + 90% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | B$7 (E£ 114) | E£ 47 | + 142% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | B$4.35 (E£ 75) | E£ 25 | + 195% | |
Tube of toothpaste | B$3.46 (E£ 60) | E£ 22 | + 177% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | B$28 (E£ 485) | E£ 76 | + 542% | |
Entertainment | + 155% | |||
Entertainment in Bahamas is 155% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | B$75 (E£ 1,297) | E£ 369 | + 252% | |
2 tickets to the movies | B$26 (E£ 450) | E£ 129 | + 250% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | B$43 (E£ 745) | E£ 786 | - 5% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | B$115 (E£ 1,991) | E£ 577 | + 245% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | B$8 (E£ 142) | E£ 85 | + 68% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | B$4.88 (E£ 84) | E£ 38 | + 121% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | B$7 (E£ 117) | E£ 38 | + 204% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | B$478 (E£ 8,248) | E£ 10,215 | - 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | B$0.73 (E£ 13) | E£ 3.23 | + 290% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | B$82 (E£ 1,414) | E£ 807 | + 75% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | B$12 (E£ 207) | E£ 38 | + 449% | |
TOTAL | + 182% |
These prices were last updated on March 22, 2019.
Exchange rate:
17.252
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Cost of living in Bahamas is 182% more expensive than in Egypt
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