- Cost of Living
- France
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in France compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 218% | |||
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Food in France is 218% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €16 (E£ 334) | E£ 123 | + 172% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 173) | E£ 59 | + 193% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €6 (E£ 131) | E£ 38 | + 250% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.22 (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 93% | |
12 eggs, large | €4.05 (E£ 85) | E£ 21 | + 297% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.86 (E£ 60) | E£ 7 | + 735% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 154) | E£ 30 | + 413% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.65 (E£ 56) | E£ 23 | + 146% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.84 (E£ 39) | E£ 6 | + 496% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €2.09 (E£ 44) | E£ 18 | + 149% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €9 (E£ 184) | E£ 149 | + 23% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €2.07 (E£ 43) | E£ 11 | + 307% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.14 (E£ 24) | E£ 5.09 | + 368% | |
Housing | + 452% | |||
Housing in France is 452% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €2,133 (E£ 44,714) | E£ 6,378 | + 601% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €1,597 (E£ 33,491) | E£ 3,194 | + 949% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €134 (E£ 2,814) | E£ 586 | + 381% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €1,134 (E£ 23,770) | E£ 4,000 | + 494% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €915 (E£ 19,174) | E£ 1,818 | + 954% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €93 (E£ 1,952) | E£ 431 | + 353% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €25 (E£ 520) | E£ 275 | + 89% | |
40” flat screen TV | €422 (E£ 8,843) | E£ 6,195 | + 43% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €126 (E£ 2,638) | E£ 2,766 | - 5% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €8 (E£ 176) | E£ 82 | + 113% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €15 (E£ 309) | E£ 35 | + 776% | |
Clothes | + 35% | |||
Clothes in France is 35% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €99 (E£ 2,086) | E£ 892 | + 134% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €39 (E£ 827) | E£ 786 | + 5% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €97 (E£ 2,043) | E£ 1,670 | + 22% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €138 (E£ 2,899) | E£ 1,296 | + 124% | |
Transportation | + 162% | |||
Transportation in France is 162% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €24,174 (E£ 506,816) | E£ 465,063 | + 9% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.35 (E£ 28) | E£ 4.42 | + 538% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €69 (E£ 1,456) | E£ 259 | + 461% | |
Personal Care | + 156% | |||
Personal Care in France is 156% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €4.77 (E£ 100) | E£ 40 | + 153% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €7 (E£ 140) | E£ 77 | + 81% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €26 (E£ 548) | E£ 230 | + 138% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €4.55 (E£ 95) | E£ 59 | + 62% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €4.15 (E£ 87) | E£ 43 | + 104% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.04 (E£ 85) | E£ 39 | + 119% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.09 (E£ 44) | E£ 16 | + 178% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.51 (E£ 53) | E£ 19 | + 179% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €25 (E£ 532) | E£ 50 | + 959% | |
Entertainment | + 152% | |||
Entertainment in France is 152% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €44 (E£ 930) | E£ 279 | + 234% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €20 (E£ 428) | E£ 119 | + 259% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €66 (E£ 1,383) | E£ 398 | + 247% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €65 (E£ 1,358) | E£ 438 | + 210% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €11 (E£ 234) | E£ 87 | + 168% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.97 (E£ 83) | E£ 33 | + 150% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €6 (E£ 128) | E£ 57 | + 123% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €485 (E£ 10,169) | E£ 11,870 | - 14% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.17 (E£ 3.61) | E£ 0.23 | + 1503% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €55 (E£ 1,159) | E£ 568 | + 104% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €7 (E£ 152) | E£ 32 | + 377% | |
TOTAL | + 211% |
These prices were last updated on December 13, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in France is 211% more expensive than in Egypt
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