Cost of living in Latvia compared to Egypt
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Food | + 45% | |||
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Food in Latvia is 45% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Latvia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €8 (E£ 142) | E£ 78 | + 82% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €6 (E£ 106) | E£ 87 | + 21% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €2.71 (E£ 48) | E£ 39 | + 22% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.97 (E£ 17) | E£ 15 | + 11% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.79 (E£ 49) | E£ 22 | + 122% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.79 (E£ 31) | E£ 6 | + 397% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €3.64 (E£ 64) | E£ 28 | + 131% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.08 (E£ 19) | E£ 25 | - 24% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €0.51 (E£ 9) | E£ 6 | + 42% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.13 (E£ 20) | E£ 27 | - 26% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €7 (E£ 124) | E£ 153 | - 19% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €1.74 (E£ 31) | E£ 16 | + 86% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.84 (E£ 15) | E£ 10 | + 52% | |
Housing | + 103% | |||
Housing in Latvia is 103% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Latvia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €792 (E£ 13,879) | E£ 7,574 | + 83% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €545 (E£ 9,549) | E£ 4,715 | + 102% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €205 (E£ 3,587) | E£ 849 | + 322% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €482 (E£ 8,438) | E£ 4,270 | + 98% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €393 (E£ 6,888) | E£ 2,411 | + 186% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €126 (E£ 2,206) | E£ 399 | + 452% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €16 (E£ 272) | E£ 267 | + 2% | |
40” flat screen tv | €410 (E£ 7,190) | E£ 4,946 | + 45% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €100 (E£ 1,751) | E£ 3,056 | - 43% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €14 (E£ 239) | E£ 119 | + 101% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €12 (E£ 217) | E£ 61 | + 253% | |
Clothes | - 9% | |||
Clothes in Latvia is 9% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Latvia | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €61 (E£ 1,067) | E£ 817 | + 31% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €38 (E£ 671) | E£ 857 | - 22% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €78 (E£ 1,366) | E£ 2,007 | - 32% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €105 (E£ 1,844) | E£ 1,067 | + 73% | |
Transportation | + 90% | |||
Transportation in Latvia is 90% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Latvia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €20,420 (E£ 357,812) | E£ 421,976 | - 15% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.20 (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | + 168% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €48 (E£ 848) | E£ 201 | + 322% | |
Personal Care | + 153% | |||
Personal Care in Latvia is 153% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Latvia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €8 (E£ 133) | E£ 33 | + 301% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €18 (E£ 312) | E£ 84 | + 273% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €44 (E£ 777) | E£ 290 | + 168% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €5.06 (E£ 89) | E£ 48 | + 85% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €4.16 (E£ 73) | E£ 35 | + 110% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €3.63 (E£ 64) | E£ 46 | + 38% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.82 (E£ 32) | E£ 17 | + 90% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €3.57 (E£ 63) | E£ 27 | + 130% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €18 (E£ 318) | E£ 68 | + 366% | |
Entertainment | + 21% | |||
Entertainment in Latvia is 21% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Latvia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €35 (E£ 610) | E£ 439 | + 39% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 276) | E£ 177 | + 56% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €61 (E£ 1,075) | E£ 3,782 | - 72% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €42 (E£ 733) | E£ 416 | + 76% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €10 (E£ 171) | E£ 206 | - 17% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.74 (E£ 48) | E£ 33 | + 44% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €3.27 (E£ 57) | E£ 49 | + 18% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €765 (E£ 13,414) | E£ 12,000 | + 12% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.10 (E£ 1.74) | E£ 0.84 | + 106% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €38 (E£ 668) | E£ 473 | + 41% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €4.17 (E£ 73) | E£ 46 | + 58% | |
TOTAL | + 63% |
These prices were last updated on January 15, 2022.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 639 prices entered by 69 different people.
Cost of living in Latvia is 63% more expensive than in Egypt
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