- Cost of Living
- Guernsey
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 180% | |||
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Food in Guernsey is 180% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £13 (E£ 290) | E£ 142 | + 104% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £7 (E£ 166) | E£ 69 | + 142% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £4.52 (E£ 102) | E£ 39 | + 165% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £1.46 (E£ 33) | E£ 14 | + 129% | |

12 eggs, large | £3.16 (E£ 71) | E£ 21 | + 235% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £5.00 (E£ 113) | E£ 10 | + 1016% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £7 (E£ 151) | E£ 32 | + 377% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £2.54 (E£ 57) | E£ 25 | + 133% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £2.03 (E£ 46) | E£ 7 | + 575% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £1.50 (E£ 34) | E£ 22 | + 55% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £11 (E£ 256) | E£ 146 | + 76% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | £1.57 (E£ 35) | E£ 12 | + 186% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £1.10 (E£ 25) | E£ 5.81 | + 328% | |

Housing | + 369% | |||

Housing in Guernsey is 369% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £2,233 (E£ 50,498) | E£ 8,190 | + 517% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £1,586 (E£ 35,867) | E£ 5,267 | + 581% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £133 (E£ 3,015) | E£ 908 | + 232% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £1,375 (E£ 31,090) | E£ 6,098 | + 410% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £1,030 (E£ 23,287) | E£ 3,794 | + 514% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | £90 (E£ 2,035) | E£ 610 | + 233% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £38 (E£ 859) | E£ 235 | + 266% | |

40” flat screen TV | - | E£ 6,021 | - | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 3,030 | - | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £3.00 (E£ 68) | E£ 102 | - 33% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | £12 (E£ 271) | E£ 91 | + 197% | |

Clothes | + 38% | |||

Clothes in Guernsey is 38% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £85 (E£ 1,922) | E£ 874 | + 120% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | £45 (E£ 1,017) | E£ 761 | + 34% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £38 (E£ 848) | E£ 1,831 | - 54% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £90 (E£ 2,035) | E£ 1,123 | + 81% | |

Transportation | + 50% | |||

Transportation in Guernsey is 50% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 444,807 | - | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.30 (E£ 29) | E£ 6 | + 389% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | £30 (E£ 678) | E£ 435 | + 56% | |

Personal Care | + 66% | |||

Personal Care in Guernsey is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £4.00 (E£ 90) | E£ 37 | + 142% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 75 | - | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £45 (E£ 1,010) | E£ 351 | + 187% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | £3.00 (E£ 68) | E£ 60 | + 13% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | - | E£ 49 | - | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £3.00 (E£ 68) | E£ 48 | + 42% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | £1.80 (E£ 41) | E£ 25 | + 62% | |

Tube of toothpaste | £2.00 (E£ 45) | E£ 19 | + 143% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £16 (E£ 361) | E£ 70 | + 416% | |

Entertainment | + 59% | |||

Entertainment in Guernsey is 59% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £30 (E£ 678) | E£ 320 | + 112% | |

2 tickets to the movies | £14 (E£ 317) | E£ 133 | + 138% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 728 | - | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £65 (E£ 1,470) | E£ 524 | + 181% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £8 (E£ 181) | E£ 95 | + 91% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £2.75 (E£ 62) | E£ 42 | + 49% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £3.40 (E£ 77) | E£ 41 | + 89% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 9,559 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 4.68 | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | £58 (E£ 1,300) | E£ 787 | + 65% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | - | E£ 37 | - | |

TOTAL | + 141% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,804 prices entered by 305 different people.

These prices were last updated on December 14, 2018.
Exchange rate:
22.611
EGP
/
GBP

#
Cost of living in
**Guernsey**
is
**141% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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