Cost of living in Greece compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 76% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|
Food in Greece is 76% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €15 (E£ 262) | E£ 129 | + 103% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 119) | E£ 72 | + 64% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €4.07 (E£ 69) | E£ 45 | + 54% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.26 (E£ 21) | E£ 16 | + 34% | |
12 eggs, large | €4.23 (E£ 72) | E£ 20 | + 253% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.67 (E£ 28) | E£ 8 | + 238% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €4.92 (E£ 83) | E£ 45 | + 86% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.56 (E£ 26) | E£ 24 | + 10% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €0.97 (E£ 16) | E£ 8 | + 103% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.33 (E£ 22) | E£ 26 | - 14% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €9 (E£ 159) | E£ 178 | - 11% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €1.95 (E£ 33) | E£ 14 | + 144% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.71 (E£ 12) | E£ 7 | + 68% | |
Housing | + 59% | |||
Housing in Greece is 59% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €741 (E£ 12,541) | E£ 9,189 | + 36% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €511 (E£ 8,648) | E£ 4,809 | + 80% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €118 (E£ 1,995) | E£ 753 | + 165% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €454 (E£ 7,690) | E£ 5,907 | + 30% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €341 (E£ 5,779) | E£ 3,261 | + 77% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €79 (E£ 1,337) | E£ 655 | + 104% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €20 (E£ 341) | E£ 186 | + 84% | |
40” flat screen tv | €309 (E£ 5,226) | E£ 4,975 | + 5% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €105 (E£ 1,775) | E£ 2,048 | - 13% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 122) | E£ 90 | + 36% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €6 (E£ 104) | E£ 45 | + 131% | |
Clothes | - 23% | |||
Clothes in Greece is 23% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €76 (E£ 1,283) | E£ 939 | + 37% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €27 (E£ 465) | E£ 824 | - 44% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €83 (E£ 1,408) | E£ 2,104 | - 33% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €100 (E£ 1,699) | E£ 1,441 | + 18% | |
Transportation | + 35% | |||
Transportation in Greece is 35% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €20,316 (E£ 343,919) | E£ 409,238 | - 16% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.59 (E£ 27) | E£ 7 | + 259% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €30 (E£ 508) | E£ 339 | + 50% | |
Personal Care | + 66% | |||
Personal Care in Greece is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €4.37 (E£ 74) | E£ 44 | + 68% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €8 (E£ 141) | E£ 69 | + 106% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €37 (E£ 620) | E£ 261 | + 138% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €5.05 (E£ 86) | E£ 102 | - 16% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.70 (E£ 63) | E£ 43 | + 47% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.13 (E£ 70) | E£ 42 | + 65% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.92 (E£ 33) | E£ 24 | + 34% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.63 (E£ 45) | E£ 23 | + 97% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €11 (E£ 193) | E£ 67 | + 186% | |
Entertainment | + 60% | |||
Entertainment in Greece is 60% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €28 (E£ 477) | E£ 468 | + 2% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €15 (E£ 254) | E£ 170 | + 50% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €41 (E£ 701) | E£ 1,334 | - 47% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €49 (E£ 832) | E£ 571 | + 46% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €10 (E£ 164) | E£ 78 | + 109% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.78 (E£ 64) | E£ 38 | + 70% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.27 (E£ 72) | E£ 48 | + 51% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €466 (E£ 7,889) | E£ 8,858 | - 11% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.47 (E£ 8) | E£ 1.44 | + 458% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €40 (E£ 676) | E£ 536 | + 26% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €4.55 (E£ 77) | E£ 40 | + 91% | |
TOTAL | + 47% |
These prices were last updated on February 25, 2020.
Exchange rate:
16.928
EGP
/
EUR
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 4,318 prices entered by 443 different people.
Cost of living in Greece is 47% more expensive than in Egypt
Other Country Comparisons
- Cost of living in Andorra is 82% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Netherlands Antilles is 97% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in United Arab Emirates is 118% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Antarctica is in Egypt
- Cost of living in Armenia is about the same as in Egypt
- Cost of living in Angola is 41% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Anguilla is 139% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Argentina is 17% cheaper than in Egypt