- Cost of Living
- Guam
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Guam**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 299% | |||
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Food in Guam is 299% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | $14 (E£ 254) | E£ 142 | + 79% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | $8 (E£ 148) | E£ 69 | + 115% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | $7 (E£ 131) | E£ 39 | + 240% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | $2.61 (E£ 47) | E£ 14 | + 225% | |

12 eggs, large | $3.98 (E£ 71) | E£ 21 | + 235% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | $9 (E£ 168) | E£ 10 | + 1561% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | $10 (E£ 178) | E£ 32 | + 461% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | $5.88 (E£ 105) | E£ 25 | + 329% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | $9 (E£ 158) | E£ 7 | + 2235% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | $2.74 (E£ 49) | E£ 22 | + 125% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | $42 (E£ 745) | E£ 146 | + 412% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | $4.00 (E£ 72) | E£ 12 | + 479% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | $2.29 (E£ 41) | E£ 5.81 | + 610% | |

Housing | + 382% | |||

Housing in Guam is 382% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | $2,673 (E£ 47,989) | E£ 8,190 | + 486% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | $1,597 (E£ 28,670) | E£ 5,267 | + 444% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | $364 (E£ 6,529) | E£ 908 | + 619% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | $1,380 (E£ 24,774) | E£ 6,098 | + 306% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | $934 (E£ 16,778) | E£ 3,794 | + 342% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | $291 (E£ 5,230) | E£ 610 | + 757% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | $81 (E£ 1,459) | E£ 235 | + 521% | |

40” flat screen TV | $483 (E£ 8,679) | E£ 6,021 | + 44% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | $183 (E£ 3,286) | E£ 3,030 | + 8% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | $9 (E£ 160) | E£ 102 | + 58% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | $17 (E£ 297) | E£ 91 | + 226% | |

Clothes | + 18% | |||

Clothes in Guam is 18% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | $55 (E£ 993) | E£ 874 | + 14% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | $48 (E£ 862) | E£ 761 | + 13% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | $95 (E£ 1,700) | E£ 1,831 | - 7% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | $138 (E£ 2,469) | E£ 1,123 | + 120% | |

Transportation | + 56% | |||

Transportation in Guam is 56% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | $42,500 (E£ 763,151) | E£ 444,807 | + 72% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | $1.12 (E£ 20) | E£ 6 | + 235% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | $30 (E£ 539) | E£ 435 | + 24% | |

Personal Care | + 105% | |||

Personal Care in Guam is 105% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | $12 (E£ 215) | E£ 37 | + 477% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | $5.00 (E£ 90) | E£ 75 | + 20% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | $39 (E£ 706) | E£ 351 | + 101% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | $6.00 (E£ 108) | E£ 60 | + 80% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | $3.51 (E£ 63) | E£ 49 | + 28% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | $4.92 (E£ 88) | E£ 48 | + 84% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | $3.08 (E£ 55) | E£ 25 | + 119% | |

Tube of toothpaste | $1.69 (E£ 30) | E£ 19 | + 63% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | $19 (E£ 340) | E£ 70 | + 386% | |

Entertainment | + 133% | |||

Entertainment in Guam is 133% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | $56 (E£ 1,010) | E£ 320 | + 216% | |

2 tickets to the movies | $19 (E£ 343) | E£ 133 | + 157% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | $20 (E£ 359) | E£ 728 | - 51% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | $87 (E£ 1,562) | E£ 524 | + 198% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | $8 (E£ 144) | E£ 95 | + 52% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | $6.00 (E£ 108) | E£ 42 | + 159% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | $7 (E£ 125) | E£ 41 | + 208% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | $734 (E£ 13,180) | E£ 9,559 | + 38% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | $0.70 (E£ 13) | E£ 4.68 | + 168% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | $81 (E£ 1,452) | E£ 787 | + 84% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | $7 (E£ 122) | E£ 37 | + 228% | |

TOTAL | + 182% |

This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 2,916 prices entered by 317 different people.

These prices were last updated on December 14, 2018.
Exchange rate:
17.956
EGP
/
USD

#
Cost of living in
**Guam**
is
**182% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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