- Cost of Living
- French Guiana
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in French Guiana compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 179% | |||
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Food in French Guiana is 179% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €18 (E£ 353) | E£ 130 | + 172% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 132) | E£ 70 | + 90% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €11 (E£ 213) | E£ 39 | + 447% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €2.00 (E£ 39) | E£ 15 | + 162% | |
12 eggs, large | €7 (E£ 135) | E£ 21 | + 535% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €5.50 (E£ 106) | E£ 10 | + 1014% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €4.00 (E£ 77) | E£ 31 | + 153% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €3.25 (E£ 63) | E£ 25 | + 153% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.50 (E£ 29) | E£ 8 | + 272% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.25 (E£ 24) | E£ 23 | + 7% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €8 (E£ 155) | E£ 161 | - 4% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | - | E£ 13 | - | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | - | E£ 5.47 | - | |
Housing | + 247% | |||
Housing in French Guiana is 247% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,600 (E£ 30,924) | E£ 8,316 | + 272% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €1,000 (E£ 19,328) | E£ 4,892 | + 295% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €215 (E£ 4,155) | E£ 763 | + 445% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €900 (E£ 17,395) | E£ 6,256 | + 178% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €700 (E£ 13,529) | E£ 4,018 | + 237% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €170 (E£ 3,286) | E£ 594 | + 454% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €65 (E£ 1,247) | E£ 218 | + 473% | |
40” flat screen TV | €250 (E£ 4,832) | E£ 5,901 | - 18% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €98 (E£ 1,884) | E£ 3,116 | - 40% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €18 (E£ 348) | E£ 96 | + 264% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €9 (E£ 174) | E£ 88 | + 97% | |
Clothes | - 8% | |||
Clothes in French Guiana is 8% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €45 (E£ 870) | E£ 884 | - 2% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €40 (E£ 773) | E£ 841 | - 8% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €63 (E£ 1,208) | E£ 1,956 | - 38% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €75 (E£ 1,450) | E£ 933 | + 55% | |
Transportation | + 20% | |||
Transportation in French Guiana is 20% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €19,505 (E£ 376,979) | E£ 428,575 | - 12% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.57 (E£ 30) | E£ 7 | + 356% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 636 | - | |
Personal Care | + 58% | |||
Personal Care in French Guiana is 58% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 41 | - | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 72 | - | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | - | E£ 290 | - | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 47 | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.13 (E£ 60) | E£ 49 | + 24% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €7 (E£ 129) | E£ 49 | + 163% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €4.00 (E£ 77) | E£ 25 | + 206% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.00 (E£ 39) | E£ 22 | + 79% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €16 (E£ 309) | E£ 76 | + 307% | |
Entertainment | + 57% | |||
Entertainment in French Guiana is 57% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €28 (E£ 532) | E£ 350 | + 52% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 309) | E£ 128 | + 142% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €18 (E£ 348) | E£ 798 | - 56% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €48 (E£ 918) | E£ 581 | + 58% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 164) | E£ 75 | + 120% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | - | E£ 40 | - | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.50 (E£ 87) | E£ 43 | + 103% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 9,712 | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.36 (E£ 7) | E£ 1.89 | + 268% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | - | E£ 796 | - | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | - | E£ 39 | - | |
TOTAL | + 104% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,735 prices entered by 264 different people.
These prices were last updated on April 23, 2019.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in French Guiana is 104% more expensive than in Egypt
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