- Cost of Living
- Belize
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 62% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Belize is 62% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | BZ$12 (E£ 103) | E£ 142 | - 28% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | BZ$9 (E£ 80) | E£ 68 | + 17% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | BZ$5.01 (E£ 45) | E£ 39 | + 14% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | BZ$3.34 (E£ 30) | E£ 14 | + 110% | |

12 eggs, large | BZ$3.71 (E£ 33) | E£ 21 | + 54% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | BZ$6 (E£ 56) | E£ 10 | + 435% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | BZ$6 (E£ 54) | E£ 32 | + 69% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | BZ$4.94 (E£ 44) | E£ 25 | + 76% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | BZ$3.05 (E£ 27) | E£ 7 | + 316% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | BZ$3.41 (E£ 30) | E£ 21 | + 44% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | BZ$32 (E£ 286) | E£ 154 | + 86% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | BZ$6.00 (E£ 53) | E£ 12 | + 329% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | BZ$1.94 (E£ 17) | E£ 6 | + 186% | |

Housing | + 85% | |||

Housing in Belize is 85% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | BZ$1,672 (E£ 14,884) | E£ 8,164 | + 82% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | BZ$933 (E£ 8,304) | E£ 4,722 | + 76% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | BZ$285 (E£ 2,539) | E£ 893 | + 184% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | BZ$1,303 (E£ 11,601) | E£ 5,526 | + 110% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | BZ$723 (E£ 6,432) | E£ 3,433 | + 87% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | BZ$150 (E£ 1,335) | E£ 591 | + 126% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | BZ$81 (E£ 721) | E£ 274 | + 163% | |

40” flat screen TV | BZ$1,025 (E£ 9,124) | E£ 6,271 | + 46% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | BZ$225 (E£ 2,003) | E£ 3,100 | - 35% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | BZ$14 (E£ 123) | E£ 88 | + 40% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | BZ$5.00 (E£ 45) | E£ 92 | - 51% | |

Clothes | + 15% | |||

Clothes in Belize is 15% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | BZ$61 (E£ 541) | E£ 935 | - 42% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | BZ$123 (E£ 1,098) | E£ 801 | + 37% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | BZ$200 (E£ 1,780) | E£ 1,927 | - 8% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | BZ$125 (E£ 1,113) | E£ 1,205 | - 8% | |

Transportation | + 57% | |||

Transportation in Belize is 57% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | BZ$53,750 (E£ 478,470) | E£ 461,730 | + 4% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | BZ$2.81 (E£ 25) | E£ 5.38 | + 366% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | BZ$71 (E£ 632) | E£ 323 | + 95% | |

Personal Care | + 88% | |||

Personal Care in Belize is 88% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | BZ$17 (E£ 154) | E£ 37 | + 313% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | BZ$25 (E£ 223) | E£ 80 | + 179% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | BZ$55 (E£ 490) | E£ 256 | + 91% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | BZ$10 (E£ 89) | E£ 51 | + 74% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | BZ$8 (E£ 72) | E£ 52 | + 39% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | BZ$13 (E£ 114) | E£ 47 | + 140% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | BZ$2.67 (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 19% | |

Tube of toothpaste | BZ$2.65 (E£ 24) | E£ 20 | + 19% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | BZ$15 (E£ 134) | E£ 65 | + 104% | |

Entertainment | + 136% | |||

Entertainment in Belize is 136% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | BZ$41 (E£ 361) | E£ 336 | + 7% | |

2 tickets to the movies | BZ$38 (E£ 334) | E£ 128 | + 160% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | BZ$100 (E£ 890) | E£ 701 | + 27% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | BZ$98 (E£ 868) | E£ 506 | + 72% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | BZ$16 (E£ 139) | E£ 93 | + 50% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | BZ$8 (E£ 72) | E£ 38 | + 87% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | BZ$5.94 (E£ 53) | E£ 55 | - 5% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | BZ$1,100 (E£ 9,792) | E£ 11,085 | - 12% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | BZ$3.00 (E£ 27) | E£ 4.10 | + 552% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | BZ$58 (E£ 519) | E£ 717 | - 28% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | BZ$9 (E£ 77) | E£ 34 | + 126% | |

TOTAL | + 77% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 3,634 prices entered by 367 different people.

These prices were last updated on August 15, 2018.
Exchange rate:
8.902
EGP
/
BZD

#
Cost of living in
**Belize**
is
**77% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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