- Cost of Living
- Brazil
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 38% | |||
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Food in Brazil is 38% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | R$ 29 (E£ 136) | E£ 139 | - 2% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | R$ 26 (E£ 123) | E£ 69 | + 80% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | R$ 7 (E£ 31) | E£ 38 | - 18% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | R$ 3.28 (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 8% | |

12 eggs, large | R$ 7 (E£ 33) | E£ 21 | + 54% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | R$ 4.84 (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 128% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | R$ 15 (E£ 71) | E£ 31 | + 125% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | R$ 5.66 (E£ 27) | E£ 25 | + 10% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | R$ 3.27 (E£ 16) | E£ 7 | + 118% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | R$ 4.59 (E£ 22) | E£ 22 | + 0% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | R$ 40 (E£ 192) | E£ 150 | + 29% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | R$ 6 (E£ 30) | E£ 13 | + 143% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | R$ 3.21 (E£ 15) | E£ 5.69 | + 169% | |

Housing | + 69% | |||

Housing in Brazil is 69% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 3,135 (E£ 14,953) | E£ 8,598 | + 74% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | R$ 1,945 (E£ 9,278) | E£ 5,254 | + 77% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | R$ 638 (E£ 3,043) | E£ 880 | + 246% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | R$ 2,132 (E£ 10,172) | E£ 5,801 | + 75% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | R$ 1,335 (E£ 6,366) | E£ 3,965 | + 61% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | R$ 397 (E£ 1,893) | E£ 619 | + 206% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | R$ 81 (E£ 388) | E£ 234 | + 66% | |

40” flat screen TV | R$ 1,726 (E£ 8,233) | E£ 5,850 | + 41% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | R$ 424 (E£ 2,022) | E£ 2,926 | - 31% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | R$ 20 (E£ 98) | E£ 97 | + 1% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | R$ 17 (E£ 80) | E£ 91 | - 13% | |

Clothes | + 6% | |||

Clothes in Brazil is 6% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | R$ 206 (E£ 982) | E£ 902 | + 9% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | R$ 182 (E£ 867) | E£ 808 | + 7% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | R$ 338 (E£ 1,610) | E£ 1,787 | - 10% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | R$ 255 (E£ 1,214) | E£ 947 | + 28% | |

Transportation | + 54% | |||

Transportation in Brazil is 54% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | R$ 87,354 (E£ 416,695) | E£ 438,533 | - 5% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | R$ 4.35 (E£ 21) | E£ 6 | + 238% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | R$ 202 (E£ 963) | E£ 491 | + 96% | |

Personal Care | + 80% | |||

Personal Care in Brazil is 80% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | R$ 16 (E£ 78) | E£ 37 | + 108% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | R$ 47 (E£ 225) | E£ 74 | + 206% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | R$ 229 (E£ 1,092) | E£ 287 | + 281% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | R$ 17 (E£ 80) | E£ 60 | + 33% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | R$ 12 (E£ 55) | E£ 50 | + 10% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | R$ 15 (E£ 70) | E£ 49 | + 42% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | R$ 5.85 (E£ 28) | E£ 26 | + 6% | |

Tube of toothpaste | R$ 4.03 (E£ 19) | E£ 21 | - 10% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | R$ 39 (E£ 186) | E£ 72 | + 159% | |

Entertainment | + 33% | |||

Entertainment in Brazil is 33% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | R$ 97 (E£ 462) | E£ 322 | + 44% | |

2 tickets to the movies | R$ 50 (E£ 240) | E£ 133 | + 81% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | R$ 175 (E£ 835) | E£ 797 | + 5% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | R$ 179 (E£ 854) | E£ 528 | + 62% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | R$ 24 (E£ 113) | E£ 95 | + 19% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | R$ 9 (E£ 41) | E£ 40 | + 4% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | R$ 11 (E£ 52) | E£ 40 | + 31% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | R$ 2,677 (E£ 12,771) | E£ 10,146 | + 26% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | R$ 1.22 (E£ 5.81) | E£ 3.42 | + 70% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | R$ 117 (E£ 557) | E£ 735 | - 24% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | R$ 10 (E£ 47) | E£ 37 | + 26% | |

TOTAL | + 46% |

These prices were last updated on January 19, 2019.
Exchange rate:
4.770
EGP
/
BRL

This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 26,674 prices entered by 2,657 different people.

#
Cost of living in
**Brazil**
is
**46% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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