- Cost of Living
- Iran
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Iran compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 12% | |||
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Food in Iran is 12% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 255,493 (E£ 105) | E£ 139 | - 25% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 256,532 (E£ 105) | E£ 69 | + 52% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 87,366 (E£ 36) | E£ 39 | - 7% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 33,587 (E£ 14) | E£ 15 | - 5% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 94,536 (E£ 39) | E£ 21 | + 82% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 36,625 (E£ 15) | E£ 10 | + 57% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 110,713 (E£ 45) | E£ 31 | + 46% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 58,469 (E£ 24) | E£ 25 | - 3% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 27,989 (E£ 11) | E£ 8 | + 50% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | - | E£ 22 | - | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | - | E£ 150 | - | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 39,020 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 25% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 22,432 (E£ 9) | E£ 5.56 | + 66% | |
Housing | + 133% | |||
Housing in Iran is 133% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 55,580,300 (E£ 22,809) | E£ 8,522 | + 168% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 31,955,100 (E£ 13,114) | E£ 5,146 | + 155% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 7,257,130 (E£ 2,978) | E£ 781 | + 281% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 38,955,600 (E£ 15,986) | E£ 6,535 | + 145% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 25,661,600 (E£ 10,531) | E£ 4,067 | + 159% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 2,300,180 (E£ 944) | E£ 591 | + 60% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 888,194 (E£ 364) | E£ 223 | + 64% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 41,579,300 (E£ 17,063) | E£ 5,906 | + 189% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 19,084,400 (E£ 7,832) | E£ 3,080 | + 154% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 329,762 (E£ 135) | E£ 92 | + 47% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 195,398 (E£ 80) | E£ 91 | - 12% | |
Clothes | + 24% | |||
Clothes in Iran is 24% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 2,336,540 (E£ 959) | E£ 914 | + 5% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 2,365,680 (E£ 971) | E£ 866 | + 12% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 8,223,460 (E£ 3,375) | E£ 1,864 | + 81% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 3,712,320 (E£ 1,523) | E£ 876 | + 74% | |
Transportation | + 19% | |||
Transportation in Iran is 19% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 2,337,830,000 (E£ 959,385) | E£ 441,627 | + 117% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 11,145 (E£ 4.57) | E£ 7 | - 31% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 743,338 (E£ 305) | E£ 604 | - 49% | |
Personal Care | + 32% | |||
Personal Care in Iran is 32% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 69,870 (E£ 29) | E£ 40 | - 29% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 132,053 (E£ 54) | E£ 71 | - 24% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 549,936 (E£ 226) | E£ 309 | - 27% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 188,902 (E£ 78) | E£ 46 | + 67% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 175,999 (E£ 72) | E£ 49 | + 47% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 172,157 (E£ 71) | E£ 47 | + 50% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 98,625 (E£ 40) | E£ 25 | + 59% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 110,062 (E£ 45) | E£ 22 | + 110% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 268,082 (E£ 110) | E£ 76 | + 46% | |
Entertainment | + 19% | |||
Entertainment in Iran is 19% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 620,612 (E£ 255) | E£ 369 | - 31% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ﷼ 252,042 (E£ 103) | E£ 129 | - 20% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ﷼ 1,800,930 (E£ 739) | E£ 786 | - 6% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 1,308,700 (E£ 537) | E£ 577 | - 7% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | - | E£ 85 | - | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 130,285 (E£ 53) | E£ 38 | + 40% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 38 | - | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ﷼ 56,511,700 (E£ 23,191) | E£ 10,215 | + 127% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ﷼ 3,876 (E£ 1.59) | E£ 2.52 | - 37% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 1,602,140 (E£ 657) | E£ 807 | - 19% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 195,417 (E£ 80) | E£ 38 | + 113% | |
TOTAL | + 41% |
These prices were last updated on March 25, 2019.
Exchange rate:
0.00041
EGP
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IRR
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 8,082 prices entered by 785 different people.
Cost of living in Iran is 41% more expensive than in Egypt
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