- Cost of Living
- Isle of Man
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Isle of Man**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 152% | |||
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Food in Isle of Man is 152% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £10 (E£ 223) | E£ 139 | + 61% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £7 (E£ 159) | E£ 69 | + 131% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £5.10 (E£ 118) | E£ 38 | + 207% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £1.17 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 87% | |

12 eggs, large | £2.44 (E£ 56) | E£ 21 | + 163% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £2.37 (E£ 55) | E£ 10 | + 438% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £5.95 (E£ 137) | E£ 31 | + 336% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £2.47 (E£ 57) | E£ 25 | + 131% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £1.95 (E£ 45) | E£ 7 | + 528% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £2.03 (E£ 47) | E£ 22 | + 114% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £10 (E£ 227) | E£ 150 | + 52% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | £1.87 (E£ 43) | E£ 13 | + 244% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £1.27 (E£ 29) | E£ 5.69 | + 412% | |

Housing | + 245% | |||

Housing in Isle of Man is 245% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £1,462 (E£ 33,686) | E£ 8,598 | + 292% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £869 (E£ 20,032) | E£ 5,254 | + 281% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £333 (E£ 7,682) | E£ 880 | + 773% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £1,197 (E£ 27,591) | E£ 5,801 | + 376% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £660 (E£ 15,219) | E£ 3,965 | + 284% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | - | E£ 619 | - | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £27 (E£ 614) | E£ 234 | + 162% | |

40” flat screen TV | £440 (E£ 10,141) | E£ 5,850 | + 73% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | £160 (E£ 3,680) | E£ 2,926 | + 26% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £6 (E£ 140) | E£ 97 | + 45% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | £11 (E£ 263) | E£ 91 | + 188% | |

Clothes | + 46% | |||

Clothes in Isle of Man is 46% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £70 (E£ 1,613) | E£ 902 | + 79% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | £52 (E£ 1,191) | E£ 808 | + 47% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £66 (E£ 1,527) | E£ 1,787 | - 15% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £78 (E£ 1,805) | E£ 947 | + 91% | |

Transportation | + 60% | |||

Transportation in Isle of Man is 60% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £16,000 (E£ 368,737) | E£ 438,533 | - 16% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.07 (E£ 25) | E£ 6 | + 301% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | £46 (E£ 1,055) | E£ 491 | + 115% | |

Personal Care | + 120% | |||

Personal Care in Isle of Man is 120% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £5.30 (E£ 122) | E£ 37 | + 227% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £4.79 (E£ 110) | E£ 74 | + 50% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £50 (E£ 1,152) | E£ 287 | + 302% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | £6 (E£ 147) | E£ 60 | + 145% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | £3.10 (E£ 71) | E£ 50 | + 42% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £2.50 (E£ 58) | E£ 49 | + 17% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | £2.00 (E£ 46) | E£ 26 | + 76% | |

Tube of toothpaste | £2.80 (E£ 65) | E£ 21 | + 203% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £15 (E£ 346) | E£ 72 | + 383% | |

Entertainment | + 94% | |||

Entertainment in Isle of Man is 94% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £40 (E£ 922) | E£ 322 | + 186% | |

2 tickets to the movies | £18 (E£ 415) | E£ 133 | + 212% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £60 (E£ 1,389) | E£ 797 | + 74% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £61 (E£ 1,412) | E£ 528 | + 167% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £8 (E£ 177) | E£ 95 | + 87% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £3.56 (E£ 82) | E£ 40 | + 107% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £3.79 (E£ 87) | E£ 40 | + 121% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | £382 (E£ 8,807) | E£ 10,146 | - 13% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | £0.29 (E£ 7) | E£ 3.42 | + 95% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | £37 (E£ 842) | E£ 735 | + 15% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | £10 (E£ 222) | E£ 37 | + 497% | |

TOTAL | + 125% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 2,861 prices entered by 306 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 15, 2019.
Exchange rate:
23.046
EGP
/
GBP

#
Cost of living in
**Isle of Man**
is
**125% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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