- Cost of Living
- Brunei
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Brunei compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 131% | |||
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Food in Brunei is 131% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | B$8 (E£ 99) | E£ 130 | - 24% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | B$7 (E£ 89) | E£ 70 | + 28% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | B$6 (E£ 80) | E£ 39 | + 107% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | B$2.80 (E£ 36) | E£ 15 | + 142% | |
12 eggs, large | B$4.73 (E£ 60) | E£ 21 | + 183% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | B$6 (E£ 78) | E£ 10 | + 714% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | B$13 (E£ 169) | E£ 31 | + 453% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | B$5.78 (E£ 74) | E£ 25 | + 197% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | B$3.48 (E£ 44) | E£ 8 | + 469% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | B$3.00 (E£ 38) | E£ 23 | + 68% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | B$70 (E£ 891) | E£ 161 | + 454% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | B$2.40 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 138% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | B$1.30 (E£ 16) | E£ 5.47 | + 202% | |
Housing | + 124% | |||
Housing in Brunei is 124% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | B$1,770 (E£ 22,518) | E£ 8,316 | + 171% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | B$894 (E£ 11,377) | E£ 4,892 | + 133% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | B$63 (E£ 796) | E£ 763 | + 4% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | B$1,300 (E£ 16,537) | E£ 6,256 | + 164% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | B$809 (E£ 10,297) | E£ 4,018 | + 156% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | B$159 (E£ 2,024) | E£ 594 | + 241% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | B$40 (E£ 508) | E£ 218 | + 133% | |
40” flat screen TV | B$1,800 (E£ 22,900) | E£ 5,901 | + 288% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | B$236 (E£ 2,999) | E£ 3,116 | - 4% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | B$9 (E£ 114) | E£ 96 | + 19% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | B$5.00 (E£ 64) | E£ 88 | - 28% | |
Clothes | + 17% | |||
Clothes in Brunei is 17% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | B$95 (E£ 1,207) | E£ 884 | + 37% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | B$63 (E£ 807) | E£ 841 | - 4% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | B$159 (E£ 2,020) | E£ 1,956 | + 3% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | B$250 (E£ 3,181) | E£ 933 | + 241% | |
Transportation | + 8% | |||
Transportation in Brunei is 8% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | B$40,000 (E£ 508,896) | E£ 428,575 | + 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | B$0.52 (E£ 7) | E£ 7 | + 0% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 636 | - | |
Personal Care | + 64% | |||
Personal Care in Brunei is 64% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | B$4.73 (E£ 60) | E£ 41 | + 46% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | B$7 (E£ 89) | E£ 72 | + 23% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | B$40 (E£ 505) | E£ 290 | + 74% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | B$4.47 (E£ 57) | E£ 47 | + 21% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | B$5.24 (E£ 67) | E£ 49 | + 37% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | B$7 (E£ 93) | E£ 49 | + 89% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | B$3.80 (E£ 48) | E£ 25 | + 91% | |
Tube of toothpaste | B$2.54 (E£ 32) | E£ 22 | + 49% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | B$18 (E£ 223) | E£ 76 | + 194% | |
Entertainment | + 60% | |||
Entertainment in Brunei is 60% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | B$40 (E£ 507) | E£ 350 | + 45% | |
2 tickets to the movies | B$16 (E£ 205) | E£ 128 | + 60% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | B$60 (E£ 763) | E£ 798 | - 4% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | B$48 (E£ 605) | E£ 581 | + 4% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | B$100 (E£ 1,272) | E£ 75 | + 1605% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | B$17 (E£ 217) | E£ 40 | + 445% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 43 | - | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | B$380 (E£ 4,835) | E£ 9,712 | - 50% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | B$0.19 (E£ 2.38) | E£ 1.89 | + 26% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | B$88 (E£ 1,123) | E£ 796 | + 41% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | B$5.00 (E£ 64) | E£ 39 | + 65% | |
TOTAL | + 70% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 2,867 prices entered by 272 different people.
These prices were last updated on April 25, 2019.
Exchange rate:
12.722
EGP
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BND
Cost of living in Brunei is 70% more expensive than in Egypt
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