Cost of living in Finland compared to Egypt
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Food | + 138% | |||
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Food in Finland is 138% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €12 (E£ 216) | E£ 105 | + 106% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 151) | E£ 77 | + 97% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €5.51 (E£ 103) | E£ 44 | + 131% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.12 (E£ 21) | E£ 17 | + 25% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.57 (E£ 48) | E£ 20 | + 146% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €3.77 (E£ 70) | E£ 7 | + 912% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €4.89 (E£ 91) | E£ 44 | + 109% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.22 (E£ 41) | E£ 25 | + 66% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.26 (E£ 24) | E£ 8 | + 211% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €2.63 (E£ 49) | E£ 29 | + 66% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €13 (E£ 246) | E£ 177 | + 39% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.86 (E£ 53) | E£ 15 | + 258% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.78 (E£ 33) | E£ 7 | + 370% | |
Housing | + 272% | |||
Housing in Finland is 272% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,943 (E£ 36,209) | E£ 9,635 | + 276% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €1,185 (E£ 22,087) | E£ 4,581 | + 382% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €106 (E£ 1,983) | E£ 737 | + 169% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €1,142 (E£ 21,288) | E£ 5,440 | + 291% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €812 (E£ 15,127) | E£ 3,360 | + 350% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €69 (E£ 1,280) | E£ 501 | + 156% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €14 (E£ 267) | E£ 166 | + 61% | |
40” flat screen tv | €305 (E£ 5,684) | E£ 4,544 | + 25% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €93 (E£ 1,727) | E£ 2,125 | - 19% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 138) | E£ 101 | + 36% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €34 (E£ 625) | E£ 35 | + 1681% | |
Clothes | - 10% | |||
Clothes in Finland is 10% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €87 (E£ 1,617) | E£ 951 | + 70% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €23 (E£ 432) | E£ 784 | - 45% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €86 (E£ 1,604) | E£ 2,107 | - 24% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €112 (E£ 2,080) | E£ 1,289 | + 61% | |
Transportation | + 119% | |||
Transportation in Finland is 119% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €27,019 (E£ 503,471) | E£ 395,100 | + 27% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.51 (E£ 28) | E£ 8 | + 254% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €55 (E£ 1,021) | E£ 309 | + 231% | |
Personal Care | + 141% | |||
Personal Care in Finland is 141% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €10 (E£ 194) | E£ 46 | + 326% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €11 (E£ 200) | E£ 62 | + 225% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €84 (E£ 1,564) | E£ 243 | + 545% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €4.32 (E£ 80) | E£ 131 | - 39% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.36 (E£ 63) | E£ 44 | + 41% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.32 (E£ 80) | E£ 45 | + 81% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.59 (E£ 30) | E£ 24 | + 23% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.89 (E£ 35) | E£ 27 | + 32% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €26 (E£ 493) | E£ 69 | + 611% | |
Entertainment | + 96% | |||
Entertainment in Finland is 96% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €45 (E£ 833) | E£ 328 | + 154% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €29 (E£ 544) | E£ 177 | + 207% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €87 (E£ 1,629) | E£ 1,178 | + 38% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €67 (E£ 1,241) | E£ 545 | + 128% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €12 (E£ 230) | E£ 75 | + 205% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €4.26 (E£ 79) | E£ 36 | + 118% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €5.23 (E£ 98) | E£ 68 | + 44% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €471 (E£ 8,772) | E£ 9,759 | - 10% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.07 (E£ 1.38) | E£ 1.14 | + 21% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €68 (E£ 1,260) | E£ 435 | + 189% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €8 (E£ 155) | E£ 42 | + 269% | |
TOTAL | + 138% |
These prices were last updated on October 25, 2020.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Finland is 138% more expensive than in Egypt
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