Cost of living in Ireland compared to Egypt
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Food | + 117% | |||
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Food in Ireland is 117% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €13 (E£ 236) | E£ 128 | + 85% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 146) | E£ 73 | + 99% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €4.69 (E£ 82) | E£ 43 | + 93% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.14 (E£ 20) | E£ 15 | + 30% | |
12 eggs, large | €3.36 (E£ 59) | E£ 20 | + 197% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.38 (E£ 42) | E£ 9 | + 383% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €5.13 (E£ 90) | E£ 43 | + 111% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.08 (E£ 37) | E£ 24 | + 54% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.10 (E£ 19) | E£ 8 | + 145% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €2.58 (E£ 45) | E£ 24 | + 90% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €13 (E£ 234) | E£ 168 | + 39% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.45 (E£ 43) | E£ 13 | + 228% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.43 (E£ 25) | E£ 7 | + 262% | |
Housing | + 294% | |||
Housing in Ireland is 294% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €2,265 (E£ 39,689) | E£ 9,581 | + 314% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €1,692 (E£ 29,652) | E£ 4,820 | + 515% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €145 (E£ 2,536) | E£ 687 | + 269% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €1,565 (E£ 27,413) | E£ 6,245 | + 339% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €1,115 (E£ 19,529) | E£ 3,546 | + 451% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €105 (E£ 1,841) | E£ 699 | + 164% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €42 (E£ 743) | E£ 201 | + 270% | |
40” flat screen tv | €383 (E£ 6,718) | E£ 5,334 | + 26% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €121 (E£ 2,125) | E£ 2,705 | - 21% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €9 (E£ 154) | E£ 75 | + 106% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €14 (E£ 245) | E£ 61 | + 304% | |
Clothes | + 7% | |||
Clothes in Ireland is 7% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €87 (E£ 1,516) | E£ 689 | + 120% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €35 (E£ 608) | E£ 769 | - 21% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €89 (E£ 1,561) | E£ 1,889 | - 17% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €104 (E£ 1,822) | E£ 963 | + 89% | |
Transportation | + 186% | |||
Transportation in Ireland is 186% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €25,934 (E£ 454,411) | E£ 406,747 | + 12% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.43 (E£ 25) | E£ 7 | + 246% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €114 (E£ 1,999) | E£ 392 | + 410% | |
Personal Care | + 104% | |||
Personal Care in Ireland is 104% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.23 (E£ 92) | E£ 51 | + 79% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €15 (E£ 260) | E£ 64 | + 307% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €58 (E£ 1,014) | E£ 281 | + 261% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €6 (E£ 110) | E£ 99 | + 11% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.27 (E£ 57) | E£ 43 | + 34% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.48 (E£ 79) | E£ 44 | + 80% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.15 (E£ 38) | E£ 23 | + 61% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.39 (E£ 42) | E£ 25 | + 66% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €16 (E£ 282) | E£ 70 | + 305% | |
Entertainment | + 98% | |||
Entertainment in Ireland is 98% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €40 (E£ 696) | E£ 405 | + 72% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €23 (E£ 398) | E£ 155 | + 157% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €72 (E£ 1,268) | E£ 1,080 | + 17% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €65 (E£ 1,136) | E£ 560 | + 103% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €11 (E£ 198) | E£ 80 | + 148% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.46 (E£ 61) | E£ 36 | + 69% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €5.93 (E£ 104) | E£ 46 | + 127% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €412 (E£ 7,211) | E£ 9,726 | - 26% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.45 (E£ 8) | E£ 1.54 | + 406% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €44 (E£ 765) | E£ 495 | + 54% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €13 (E£ 223) | E£ 40 | + 458% | |
TOTAL | + 156% |
These prices were last updated on January 24, 2020.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Ireland is 156% more expensive than in Egypt
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