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

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

Currency:

Food | + 144% | |||
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Food in Isle of Man is 144% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £10 (E£ 223) | E£ 146 | + 53% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £7 (E£ 158) | E£ 70 | + 127% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £5.10 (E£ 117) | E£ 39 | + 203% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £1.17 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 86% | |

12 eggs, large | £2.44 (E£ 56) | E£ 22 | + 157% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £2.37 (E£ 54) | E£ 11 | + 409% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £5.95 (E£ 137) | E£ 33 | + 320% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £2.47 (E£ 57) | E£ 26 | + 121% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £1.95 (E£ 45) | E£ 7 | + 553% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £2.03 (E£ 47) | E£ 22 | + 110% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £10 (E£ 226) | E£ 152 | + 49% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | £1.87 (E£ 43) | E£ 13 | + 240% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £1.27 (E£ 29) | E£ 5.73 | + 408% | |

Housing | + 240% | |||

Housing in Isle of Man is 240% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £1,462 (E£ 33,624) | E£ 8,335 | + 303% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £869 (E£ 19,996) | E£ 5,159 | + 288% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £333 (E£ 7,668) | E£ 908 | + 744% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £1,197 (E£ 27,540) | E£ 6,098 | + 352% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £660 (E£ 15,191) | E£ 3,794 | + 300% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | - | E£ 610 | - | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £27 (E£ 613) | E£ 251 | + 145% | |

40” flat screen TV | £440 (E£ 10,122) | E£ 6,021 | + 68% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | £160 (E£ 3,673) | E£ 3,030 | + 21% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £6 (E£ 140) | E£ 102 | + 38% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | £11 (E£ 262) | E£ 91 | + 188% | |

Clothes | + 50% | |||

Clothes in Isle of Man is 50% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £70 (E£ 1,610) | E£ 874 | + 84% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | £52 (E£ 1,189) | E£ 761 | + 56% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £66 (E£ 1,524) | E£ 1,862 | - 18% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £78 (E£ 1,802) | E£ 1,123 | + 60% | |

Transportation | + 68% | |||

Transportation in Isle of Man is 68% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £16,000 (E£ 368,060) | E£ 444,807 | - 17% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.07 (E£ 25) | E£ 5.87 | + 319% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | £46 (E£ 1,053) | E£ 435 | + 142% | |

Personal Care | + 121% | |||

Personal Care in Isle of Man is 121% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £5.30 (E£ 122) | E£ 41 | + 199% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £4.79 (E£ 110) | E£ 74 | + 48% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £50 (E£ 1,150) | E£ 334 | + 245% | |

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 | + 44% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £2.50 (E£ 58) | E£ 52 | + 10% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | £2.00 (E£ 46) | E£ 26 | + 80% | |

Tube of toothpaste | £2.80 (E£ 64) | E£ 20 | + 215% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £15 (E£ 345) | E£ 70 | + 394% | |

Entertainment | + 75% | |||

Entertainment in Isle of Man is 75% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £40 (E£ 920) | E£ 329 | + 180% | |

2 tickets to the movies | £18 (E£ 414) | E£ 134 | + 208% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £60 (E£ 1,386) | E£ 728 | + 90% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £61 (E£ 1,409) | E£ 524 | + 169% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £8 (E£ 177) | E£ 91 | + 94% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £3.56 (E£ 82) | E£ 42 | + 97% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £3.79 (E£ 87) | E£ 43 | + 104% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | £382 (E£ 8,791) | E£ 10,473 | - 16% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | £0.29 (E£ 7) | E£ 4.68 | + 42% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | £37 (E£ 840) | E£ 820 | + 2% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | £10 (E£ 221) | E£ 37 | + 505% | |

TOTAL | + 123% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 2,929 prices entered by 311 different people.

These prices were last updated on November 14, 2018.
Exchange rate:
23.004
EGP
/
GBP

#
Cost of living in
**Isle of Man**
is
**123% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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