Cost of living in Ireland compared to Egypt
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Food | + 132% | |||
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Food in Ireland is 132% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €14 (E£ 263) | E£ 103 | + 156% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 155) | E£ 74 | + 109% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €4.59 (E£ 87) | E£ 44 | + 99% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.04 (E£ 20) | E£ 17 | + 17% | |
12 eggs, large | €3.46 (E£ 66) | E£ 20 | + 233% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.38 (E£ 45) | E£ 7 | + 583% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €4.59 (E£ 87) | E£ 39 | + 124% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.21 (E£ 42) | E£ 24 | + 72% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.21 (E£ 23) | E£ 7 | + 216% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €2.41 (E£ 46) | E£ 31 | + 49% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €12 (E£ 232) | E£ 177 | + 31% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.28 (E£ 43) | E£ 15 | + 189% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.36 (E£ 26) | E£ 7 | + 285% | |
Housing | + 379% | |||
Housing in Ireland is 379% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €2,294 (E£ 43,543) | E£ 9,026 | + 382% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €1,745 (E£ 33,130) | E£ 4,592 | + 622% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €160 (E£ 3,034) | E£ 671 | + 353% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €1,531 (E£ 29,075) | E£ 5,440 | + 434% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €1,293 (E£ 24,555) | E£ 3,360 | + 631% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €89 (E£ 1,695) | E£ 501 | + 239% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €33 (E£ 618) | E£ 166 | + 272% | |
40” flat screen tv | €354 (E£ 6,715) | E£ 4,544 | + 48% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €108 (E£ 2,049) | E£ 2,125 | - 4% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 138) | E£ 101 | + 37% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €12 (E£ 237) | E£ 35 | + 572% | |
Clothes | - 13% | |||
Clothes in Ireland is 13% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €63 (E£ 1,188) | E£ 917 | + 30% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €32 (E£ 598) | E£ 848 | - 29% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €85 (E£ 1,615) | E£ 2,121 | - 24% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €87 (E£ 1,659) | E£ 1,289 | + 29% | |
Transportation | + 277% | |||
Transportation in Ireland is 277% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €26,934 (E£ 511,364) | E£ 395,100 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.29 (E£ 25) | E£ 8 | + 211% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €132 (E£ 2,502) | E£ 312 | + 701% | |
Personal Care | + 131% | |||
Personal Care in Ireland is 131% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €6 (E£ 119) | E£ 39 | + 208% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €14 (E£ 257) | E£ 62 | + 316% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €56 (E£ 1,066) | E£ 237 | + 350% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €4.83 (E£ 92) | E£ 131 | - 30% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.04 (E£ 58) | E£ 42 | + 37% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.50 (E£ 85) | E£ 31 | + 172% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.12 (E£ 40) | E£ 24 | + 67% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.35 (E£ 45) | E£ 27 | + 67% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €18 (E£ 349) | E£ 69 | + 404% | |
Entertainment | + 133% | |||
Entertainment in Ireland is 133% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €40 (E£ 759) | E£ 328 | + 131% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €22 (E£ 416) | E£ 175 | + 138% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €109 (E£ 2,062) | E£ 605 | + 241% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €66 (E£ 1,256) | E£ 432 | + 191% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €11 (E£ 216) | E£ 75 | + 187% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.68 (E£ 70) | E£ 38 | + 83% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €6 (E£ 115) | E£ 68 | + 70% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €411 (E£ 7,812) | E£ 9,759 | - 20% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.39 (E£ 7) | E£ 1.39 | + 435% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €46 (E£ 871) | E£ 429 | + 103% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €14 (E£ 260) | E£ 43 | + 509% | |
TOTAL | + 205% |
These prices were last updated on January 18, 2021.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 2,590 prices entered by 312 different people.
Cost of living in Ireland is 205% more expensive than in Egypt
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