- Cost of Living
- Guatemala
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Guatemala compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 70% | |||
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Food in Guatemala is 70% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Q41 (E£ 100) | E£ 123 | - 19% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Q42 (E£ 102) | E£ 59 | + 74% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Q27 (E£ 66) | E£ 38 | + 75% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Q12 (E£ 29) | E£ 13 | + 116% | |
12 eggs, large | Q15 (E£ 37) | E£ 21 | + 75% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Q9 (E£ 22) | E£ 7 | + 211% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Q37 (E£ 91) | E£ 30 | + 201% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Q21 (E£ 52) | E£ 23 | + 131% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Q7 (E£ 18) | E£ 6 | + 177% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Q12 (E£ 28) | E£ 18 | + 58% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Q88 (E£ 213) | E£ 149 | + 43% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | Q15 (E£ 37) | E£ 11 | + 251% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Q7 (E£ 18) | E£ 5.09 | + 246% | |
Housing | + 189% | |||
Housing in Guatemala is 189% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Q6,942 (E£ 16,793) | E£ 6,378 | + 163% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Q4,008 (E£ 9,695) | E£ 3,194 | + 204% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Q669 (E£ 1,619) | E£ 586 | + 176% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Q5,854 (E£ 14,160) | E£ 4,000 | + 254% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Q3,493 (E£ 8,450) | E£ 1,818 | + 365% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Q478 (E£ 1,155) | E£ 431 | + 168% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Q472 (E£ 1,143) | E£ 275 | + 316% | |
40” flat screen TV | Q3,527 (E£ 8,530) | E£ 6,195 | + 38% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Q991 (E£ 2,398) | E£ 2,766 | - 13% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Q59 (E£ 142) | E£ 82 | + 73% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Q16 (E£ 38) | E£ 35 | + 6% | |
Clothes | + 25% | |||
Clothes in Guatemala is 25% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Q552 (E£ 1,334) | E£ 892 | + 50% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Q411 (E£ 994) | E£ 786 | + 26% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Q691 (E£ 1,672) | E£ 1,670 | + 0% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Q647 (E£ 1,564) | E£ 1,296 | + 21% | |
Transportation | + 3% | |||
Transportation in Guatemala is 3% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Q145,509 (E£ 351,971) | E£ 465,063 | - 24% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Q6 (E£ 15) | E£ 4.42 | + 232% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Q120 (E£ 290) | E£ 259 | + 12% | |
Personal Care | + 127% | |||
Personal Care in Guatemala is 127% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Q41 (E£ 100) | E£ 40 | + 153% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Q110 (E£ 266) | E£ 77 | + 244% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Q213 (E£ 514) | E£ 230 | + 123% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Q44 (E£ 106) | E£ 59 | + 80% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Q31 (E£ 75) | E£ 43 | + 76% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Q41 (E£ 100) | E£ 39 | + 159% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Q16 (E£ 37) | E£ 16 | + 139% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Q13 (E£ 32) | E£ 19 | + 69% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Q56 (E£ 136) | E£ 50 | + 171% | |
Entertainment | + 61% | |||
Entertainment in Guatemala is 61% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Q158 (E£ 381) | E£ 279 | + 37% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Q79 (E£ 191) | E£ 119 | + 60% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Q178 (E£ 431) | E£ 398 | + 8% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Q295 (E£ 714) | E£ 438 | + 63% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Q48 (E£ 117) | E£ 87 | + 34% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Q23 (E£ 55) | E£ 33 | + 65% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Q30 (E£ 72) | E£ 57 | + 26% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Q5,008 (E£ 12,115) | E£ 11,870 | + 2% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Q0.95 (E£ 2.29) | E£ 0.23 | + 919% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Q494 (E£ 1,195) | E£ 568 | + 110% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Q23 (E£ 57) | E£ 32 | + 78% | |
TOTAL | + 70% |
These prices were last updated on December 13, 2017.
Exchange rate:
2.419
EGP
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GTQ
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Cost of living in Guatemala is 70% more expensive than in Egypt
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