- Cost of Living
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Bosnia and Herzegovina**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 16% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 16% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 14KM (E£ 145) | E£ 139 | + 4% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 7KM (E£ 74) | E£ 68 | + 8% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 4.22KM (E£ 44) | E£ 39 | + 14% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 1.41KM (E£ 15) | E£ 14 | + 2% | |

12 eggs, large | 3.25KM (E£ 34) | E£ 21 | + 59% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 2.19KM (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 126% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 6KM (E£ 64) | E£ 31 | + 102% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 1.66KM (E£ 17) | E£ 25 | - 30% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 1.04KM (E£ 11) | E£ 7 | + 51% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 1.14KM (E£ 12) | E£ 22 | - 46% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 12KM (E£ 123) | E£ 150 | - 18% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 2.44KM (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 103% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 0.97KM (E£ 10) | E£ 5.69 | + 77% | |

Housing | + 10% | |||

Housing in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 10% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 718KM (E£ 7,485) | E£ 8,598 | - 13% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 426KM (E£ 4,445) | E£ 5,254 | - 15% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 263KM (E£ 2,741) | E£ 880 | + 212% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 544KM (E£ 5,667) | E£ 5,801 | - 2% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 319KM (E£ 3,321) | E£ 3,965 | - 16% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 158KM (E£ 1,649) | E£ 619 | + 166% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 25KM (E£ 263) | E£ 234 | + 12% | |

40” flat screen TV | 736KM (E£ 7,675) | E£ 5,850 | + 31% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 185KM (E£ 1,924) | E£ 2,926 | - 34% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 10KM (E£ 106) | E£ 97 | + 9% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 7KM (E£ 73) | E£ 91 | - 20% | |

Clothes | - 19% | |||

Clothes in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 19% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 84KM (E£ 879) | E£ 902 | - 3% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 53KM (E£ 556) | E£ 808 | - 31% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 129KM (E£ 1,341) | E£ 1,787 | - 25% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 152KM (E£ 1,588) | E£ 947 | + 68% | |

Transportation | + 7% | |||

Transportation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 7% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 28,911KM (E£ 301,347) | E£ 438,533 | - 31% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 2.27KM (E£ 24) | E£ 6 | + 284% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 50KM (E£ 520) | E£ 491 | + 6% | |

Personal Care | + 20% | |||

Personal Care in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 20% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 6KM (E£ 68) | E£ 37 | + 81% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 10KM (E£ 104) | E£ 74 | + 42% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 41KM (E£ 423) | E£ 287 | + 48% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 4.41KM (E£ 46) | E£ 60 | - 23% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 5.85KM (E£ 61) | E£ 50 | + 21% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 4.96KM (E£ 52) | E£ 49 | + 5% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 2.23KM (E£ 23) | E£ 26 | - 12% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 2.76KM (E£ 29) | E£ 21 | + 35% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 7KM (E£ 72) | E£ 72 | - 0% | |

Entertainment | - 19% | |||

Entertainment in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 19% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 26KM (E£ 268) | E£ 322 | - 17% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 13KM (E£ 134) | E£ 133 | + 1% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 38KM (E£ 400) | E£ 797 | - 50% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 41KM (E£ 426) | E£ 528 | - 19% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 5.91KM (E£ 62) | E£ 95 | - 35% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 2.41KM (E£ 25) | E£ 40 | - 37% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 2.82KM (E£ 29) | E£ 40 | - 26% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 1,009KM (E£ 10,517) | E£ 10,146 | + 4% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.20KM (E£ 2.06) | E£ 3.42 | - 40% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 50KM (E£ 518) | E£ 735 | - 30% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 5.30KM (E£ 55) | E£ 37 | + 49% | |

TOTAL | + 2% |

These prices were last updated on January 19, 2019.
Exchange rate:
10.423
EGP
/
BAM

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#
Cost of living in
**Bosnia and Herzegovina**
is
**about the same as**
in
**Egypt**

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