Cost of living in Guatemala compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 56% | |||
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Food in Guatemala is 56% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Guatemala | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Q84 (E£ 170) | E£ 75 | + 127% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Q46 (E£ 93) | E£ 81 | + 15% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Q21 (E£ 42) | E£ 40 | + 6% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Q11 (E£ 23) | E£ 15 | + 50% | |
12 eggs, large | Q15 (E£ 30) | E£ 23 | + 33% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Q8 (E£ 17) | E£ 6 | + 173% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Q35 (E£ 71) | E£ 27 | + 163% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Q17 (E£ 35) | E£ 25 | + 42% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Q10 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.98 | + 240% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Q13 (E£ 26) | E£ 28 | - 8% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Q99 (E£ 200) | E£ 158 | + 27% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Q15 (E£ 30) | E£ 14 | + 107% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Q8 (E£ 17) | E£ 9 | + 89% | |
Housing | + 84% | |||
Housing in Guatemala is 84% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Guatemala | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Q6,909 (E£ 14,006) | E£ 7,987 | + 75% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Q3,874 (E£ 7,853) | E£ 4,450 | + 76% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Q468 (E£ 950) | E£ 489 | + 94% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Q4,182 (E£ 8,479) | E£ 4,212 | + 101% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Q2,346 (E£ 4,755) | E£ 2,488 | + 91% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Q624 (E£ 1,266) | E£ 256 | + 394% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Q239 (E£ 485) | E£ 240 | + 102% | |
40” flat screen tv | Q3,018 (E£ 6,118) | E£ 4,268 | + 43% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Q640 (E£ 1,297) | E£ 2,125 | - 39% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Q82 (E£ 167) | E£ 96 | + 74% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Q31 (E£ 62) | E£ 57 | + 9% | |
Clothes | - 1% | |||
Clothes in Guatemala is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Guatemala | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Q527 (E£ 1,067) | E£ 737 | + 45% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Q345 (E£ 700) | E£ 838 | - 16% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Q856 (E£ 1,736) | E£ 1,964 | - 12% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Q773 (E£ 1,566) | E£ 999 | + 57% | |
Transportation | + 3% | |||
Transportation in Guatemala is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Guatemala | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Q150,850 (E£ 305,808) | E£ 411,611 | - 26% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Q7 (E£ 13) | E£ 8 | + 73% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Q139 (E£ 282) | E£ 221 | + 28% | |
Personal Care | + 99% | |||
Personal Care in Guatemala is 99% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Guatemala | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Q64 (E£ 129) | E£ 35 | + 270% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Q84 (E£ 171) | E£ 61 | + 181% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Q293 (E£ 594) | E£ 261 | + 128% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Q32 (E£ 66) | E£ 131 | - 50% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Q30 (E£ 61) | E£ 43 | + 42% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Q51 (E£ 103) | E£ 36 | + 187% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Q21 (E£ 43) | E£ 20 | + 118% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Q18 (E£ 37) | E£ 18 | + 101% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Q64 (E£ 130) | E£ 71 | + 84% | |
Entertainment | + 42% | |||
Entertainment in Guatemala is 42% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Guatemala | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Q197 (E£ 399) | E£ 328 | + 22% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Q75 (E£ 152) | E£ 178 | - 14% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Q150 (E£ 304) | E£ 1,249 | - 76% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Q435 (E£ 881) | E£ 398 | + 121% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Q55 (E£ 111) | E£ 75 | + 47% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Q28 (E£ 57) | E£ 33 | + 73% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Q35 (E£ 71) | E£ 32 | + 122% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Q5,407 (E£ 10,961) | E£ 9,759 | + 12% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Q1.28 (E£ 2.60) | E£ 0.98 | + 166% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Q353 (E£ 715) | E£ 441 | + 62% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Q25 (E£ 51) | E£ 45 | + 12% | |
TOTAL | + 43% |
These prices were last updated on August 02, 2021.
Exchange rate:
2.027
EGP
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GTQ
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 899 prices entered by 127 different people.
Cost of living in Guatemala is 43% more expensive than in Egypt
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