- Cost of Living
- East Timor
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in East Timor compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 108% | |||
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Food in East Timor is 108% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | $7 (E£ 112) | E£ 137 | - 18% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | $7 (E£ 124) | E£ 70 | + 77% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | $3.50 (E£ 60) | E£ 39 | + 56% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | $1.65 (E£ 29) | E£ 15 | + 94% | |
12 eggs, large | $2.06 (E£ 36) | E£ 21 | + 68% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | $1.83 (E£ 32) | E£ 10 | + 227% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | $20 (E£ 345) | E£ 32 | + 993% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | $7 (E£ 119) | E£ 25 | + 381% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | $3.50 (E£ 60) | E£ 8 | + 691% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | $2.59 (E£ 45) | E£ 22 | + 103% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | $13 (E£ 232) | E£ 150 | + 55% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | $2.21 (E£ 38) | E£ 13 | + 198% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | $1.45 (E£ 25) | E£ 5.66 | + 343% | |
Housing | + 523% | |||
Housing in East Timor is 523% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | $4,067 (E£ 70,146) | E£ 8,522 | + 723% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | $2,875 (E£ 49,591) | E£ 5,146 | + 864% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | $400 (E£ 6,900) | E£ 781 | + 783% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | $2,375 (E£ 40,966) | E£ 6,535 | + 527% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | $1,475 (E£ 25,442) | E£ 4,067 | + 526% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | $200 (E£ 3,450) | E£ 591 | + 483% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | $91 (E£ 1,574) | E£ 223 | + 607% | |
40” flat screen TV | $800 (E£ 13,799) | E£ 5,906 | + 134% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | $360 (E£ 6,210) | E£ 3,080 | + 102% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | $8 (E£ 137) | E£ 92 | + 48% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | $2.50 (E£ 43) | E£ 91 | - 53% | |
Clothes | + 5% | |||
Clothes in East Timor is 5% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | $55 (E£ 949) | E£ 914 | + 4% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | $50 (E£ 862) | E£ 866 | - 0% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | $120 (E£ 2,070) | E£ 1,864 | + 11% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | $80 (E£ 1,380) | E£ 876 | + 58% | |
Transportation | - 8% | |||
Transportation in East Timor is 8% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | $27,500 (E£ 474,347) | E£ 441,627 | + 7% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | $0.97 (E£ 17) | E£ 6 | + 158% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | $20 (E£ 351) | E£ 604 | - 42% | |
Personal Care | + 85% | |||
Personal Care in East Timor is 85% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | $7 (E£ 121) | E£ 40 | + 199% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | $12 (E£ 207) | E£ 71 | + 190% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | $55 (E£ 949) | E£ 309 | + 207% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 46 | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | $3.44 (E£ 59) | E£ 49 | + 20% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | $3.00 (E£ 52) | E£ 47 | + 10% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | $2.10 (E£ 36) | E£ 25 | + 42% | |
Tube of toothpaste | $1.67 (E£ 29) | E£ 22 | + 34% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | $16 (E£ 276) | E£ 76 | + 265% | |
Entertainment | + 6% | |||
Entertainment in East Timor is 6% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | $20 (E£ 349) | E£ 369 | - 5% | |
2 tickets to the movies | $12 (E£ 207) | E£ 129 | + 61% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 786 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | $44 (E£ 765) | E£ 577 | + 33% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | $7 (E£ 116) | E£ 85 | + 37% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | $3.81 (E£ 66) | E£ 38 | + 72% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | $5.18 (E£ 89) | E£ 38 | + 133% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 10,215 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | $0.08 (E£ 1.44) | E£ 3.23 | - 56% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | $53 (E£ 906) | E£ 807 | + 12% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | $1.65 (E£ 29) | E£ 38 | - 24% | |
TOTAL | + 125% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,723 prices entered by 278 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 20, 2019.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in East Timor is 125% more expensive than in Egypt
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