- Cost of Living
- Jersey
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Jersey**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 87% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Jersey is 87% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £14 (E£ 314) | E£ 142 | + 122% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £8 (E£ 180) | E£ 69 | + 160% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | - | E£ 39 | - | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £1.20 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 86% | |

12 eggs, large | £3.60 (E£ 81) | E£ 21 | + 278% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | - | E£ 10 | - | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £7 (E£ 157) | E£ 32 | + 392% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | - | E£ 25 | - | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | - | E£ 7 | - | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £1.50 (E£ 34) | E£ 22 | + 54% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £7 (E£ 157) | E£ 146 | + 8% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | - | E£ 13 | - | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £1.21 (E£ 27) | E£ 5.81 | + 369% | |

Housing | + 276% | |||

Housing in Jersey is 276% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £1,583 (E£ 35,545) | E£ 8,190 | + 334% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £1,317 (E£ 29,559) | E£ 5,267 | + 461% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £133 (E£ 2,975) | E£ 908 | + 228% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £1,375 (E£ 30,868) | E£ 6,098 | + 406% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £800 (E£ 17,960) | E£ 3,794 | + 373% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | £100 (E£ 2,245) | E£ 610 | + 268% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £23 (E£ 527) | E£ 235 | + 124% | |

40” flat screen TV | - | E£ 6,021 | - | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 3,030 | - | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | - | E£ 102 | - | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | £12 (E£ 258) | E£ 91 | + 183% | |

Clothes | + 5% | |||

Clothes in Jersey is 5% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £48 (E£ 1,066) | E£ 874 | + 22% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | - | E£ 761 | - | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £80 (E£ 1,796) | E£ 1,831 | - 2% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £60 (E£ 1,347) | E£ 1,123 | + 20% | |

Transportation | + 71% | |||

Transportation in Jersey is 71% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £17,408 (E£ 390,792) | E£ 444,807 | - 12% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.09 (E£ 25) | E£ 6 | + 308% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | £48 (E£ 1,067) | E£ 435 | + 146% | |

Personal Care | + 47% | |||

Personal Care in Jersey is 47% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £4.95 (E£ 111) | E£ 37 | + 198% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 75 | - | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £42 (E£ 943) | E£ 351 | + 168% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 60 | - | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | - | E£ 49 | - | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | - | E£ 48 | - | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | - | E£ 25 | - | |

Tube of toothpaste | £1.83 (E£ 41) | E£ 19 | + 120% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £12 (E£ 269) | E£ 70 | + 285% | |

Entertainment | + 51% | |||

Entertainment in Jersey is 51% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £29 (E£ 640) | E£ 320 | + 100% | |

2 tickets to the movies | £18 (E£ 412) | E£ 133 | + 209% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £80 (E£ 1,796) | E£ 728 | + 147% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £39 (E£ 876) | E£ 524 | + 67% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £7 (E£ 157) | E£ 95 | + 66% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £3.28 (E£ 74) | E£ 42 | + 77% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £4.22 (E£ 95) | E£ 41 | + 133% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | £355 (E£ 7,970) | E£ 9,559 | - 17% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 4.68 | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | £36 (E£ 816) | E£ 787 | + 4% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | £8 (E£ 190) | E£ 37 | + 409% | |

TOTAL | + 106% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,796 prices entered by 300 different people.

These prices were last updated on December 12, 2018.
Exchange rate:
22.450
EGP
/
GBP

#
Cost of living in
**Jersey**
is
**106% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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