- Cost of Living
- Barbados
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Barbados compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 158% | |||
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Food in Barbados is 158% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 21 Bds$ (E£ 181) | E£ 137 | + 32% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 17 Bds$ (E£ 144) | E£ 70 | + 106% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 6.00 Bds$ (E£ 52) | E£ 39 | + 35% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 8 Bds$ (E£ 71) | E£ 15 | + 384% | |
12 eggs, large | 9 Bds$ (E£ 77) | E£ 21 | + 261% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 8 Bds$ (E£ 71) | E£ 10 | + 633% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 12 Bds$ (E£ 104) | E£ 32 | + 228% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 7 Bds$ (E£ 63) | E£ 25 | + 157% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 10 Bds$ (E£ 88) | E£ 8 | + 1047% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 4.11 Bds$ (E£ 36) | E£ 22 | + 63% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 27 Bds$ (E£ 238) | E£ 150 | + 59% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 6 Bds$ (E£ 56) | E£ 13 | + 340% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 3.51 Bds$ (E£ 30) | E£ 5.66 | + 439% | |
Housing | + 135% | |||
Housing in Barbados is 135% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,770 Bds$ (E£ 24,033) | E£ 8,522 | + 182% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 1,153 Bds$ (E£ 10,001) | E£ 5,146 | + 94% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 329 Bds$ (E£ 2,852) | E£ 781 | + 265% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 1,246 Bds$ (E£ 10,809) | E£ 6,535 | + 65% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 775 Bds$ (E£ 6,721) | E£ 4,067 | + 65% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 196 Bds$ (E£ 1,697) | E£ 591 | + 187% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 102 Bds$ (E£ 883) | E£ 223 | + 296% | |
40” flat screen TV | 1,738 Bds$ (E£ 15,083) | E£ 5,906 | + 155% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 377 Bds$ (E£ 3,269) | E£ 3,080 | + 6% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 48 Bds$ (E£ 420) | E£ 92 | + 354% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 11 Bds$ (E£ 93) | E£ 91 | + 2% | |
Clothes | + 58% | |||
Clothes in Barbados is 58% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 169 Bds$ (E£ 1,463) | E£ 914 | + 60% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 154 Bds$ (E£ 1,334) | E£ 866 | + 54% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 300 Bds$ (E£ 2,603) | E£ 1,864 | + 40% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 250 Bds$ (E£ 2,169) | E£ 876 | + 148% | |
Transportation | + 75% | |||
Transportation in Barbados is 75% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 73,333 Bds$ (E£ 636,245) | E£ 441,627 | + 44% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 3.50 Bds$ (E£ 30) | E£ 6 | + 368% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 122 Bds$ (E£ 1,060) | E£ 604 | + 76% | |
Personal Care | + 213% | |||
Personal Care in Barbados is 213% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 27 Bds$ (E£ 234) | E£ 40 | + 480% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 55 Bds$ (E£ 476) | E£ 71 | + 566% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 105 Bds$ (E£ 910) | E£ 309 | + 195% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 31 Bds$ (E£ 265) | E£ 46 | + 469% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 10 Bds$ (E£ 84) | E£ 49 | + 71% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 17 Bds$ (E£ 145) | E£ 47 | + 208% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 8 Bds$ (E£ 67) | E£ 25 | + 162% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 9 Bds$ (E£ 78) | E£ 22 | + 263% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 23 Bds$ (E£ 199) | E£ 76 | + 163% | |
Entertainment | + 91% | |||
Entertainment in Barbados is 91% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 78 Bds$ (E£ 675) | E£ 369 | + 83% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 37 Bds$ (E£ 321) | E£ 129 | + 149% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 46 Bds$ (E£ 398) | E£ 786 | - 49% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 220 Bds$ (E£ 1,909) | E£ 577 | + 231% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 13 Bds$ (E£ 111) | E£ 85 | + 31% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 9 Bds$ (E£ 74) | E£ 38 | + 93% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 5.33 Bds$ (E£ 46) | E£ 38 | + 21% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 1,600 Bds$ (E£ 13,882) | E£ 10,215 | + 36% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.73 Bds$ (E£ 6) | E£ 3.23 | + 96% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 159 Bds$ (E£ 1,381) | E£ 807 | + 71% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 17 Bds$ (E£ 143) | E£ 38 | + 280% | |
TOTAL | + 109% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 2,854 prices entered by 288 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 20, 2019.
Exchange rate:
8.676
EGP
/
BBD
Cost of living in Barbados is 109% more expensive than in Egypt
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