- Cost of Living
- Luxembourg
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 206% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Luxembourg is 206% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €15 (E£ 314) | E£ 126 | + 148% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €9 (E£ 197) | E£ 64 | + 206% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €6 (E£ 137) | E£ 39 | + 256% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.37 (E£ 30) | E£ 14 | + 114% | |

12 eggs, large | €4.78 (E£ 103) | E£ 22 | + 359% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €3.04 (E£ 66) | E£ 11 | + 482% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 156) | E£ 31 | + 398% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.79 (E£ 60) | E£ 23 | + 164% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.44 (E£ 31) | E£ 7 | + 376% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.50 (E£ 32) | E£ 19 | + 68% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €12 (E£ 253) | E£ 167 | + 52% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.91 (E£ 41) | E£ 11 | + 269% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.68 (E£ 36) | E£ 9 | + 299% | |

Housing | + 391% | |||

Housing in Luxembourg is 391% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €2,086 (E£ 44,987) | E£ 8,391 | + 436% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €1,756 (E£ 37,871) | E£ 4,338 | + 773% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €220 (E£ 4,745) | E£ 901 | + 427% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €1,345 (E£ 29,008) | E£ 5,773 | + 403% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €1,100 (E£ 23,724) | E£ 2,807 | + 745% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €158 (E£ 3,415) | E£ 583 | + 486% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €42 (E£ 903) | E£ 261 | + 246% | |

40” flat screen TV | €417 (E£ 8,986) | E£ 6,723 | + 34% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €117 (E£ 2,516) | E£ 2,739 | - 8% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 151) | E£ 82 | + 83% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | €15 (E£ 316) | E£ 88 | + 260% | |

Clothes | + 49% | |||

Clothes in Luxembourg is 49% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €120 (E£ 2,588) | E£ 798 | + 224% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €41 (E£ 887) | E£ 804 | + 10% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €88 (E£ 1,887) | E£ 1,819 | + 4% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €182 (E£ 3,929) | E£ 1,376 | + 186% | |

Transportation | + 56% | |||

Transportation in Luxembourg is 56% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €21,456 (E£ 462,744) | E£ 480,007 | - 4% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.08 (E£ 23) | E£ 4.90 | + 377% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | €37 (E£ 791) | E£ 381 | + 107% | |

Personal Care | + 114% | |||

Personal Care in Luxembourg is 114% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 39 | - | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 78 | - | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €50 (E£ 1,078) | E£ 266 | + 305% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 54 | - | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €5.00 (E£ 108) | E£ 47 | + 128% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.80 (E£ 104) | E£ 44 | + 133% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | - | E£ 21 | - | |

Tube of toothpaste | €3.00 (E£ 65) | E£ 20 | + 228% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €28 (E£ 593) | E£ 56 | + 951% | |

Entertainment | - 58% | |||

Entertainment in Luxembourg is 58% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €46 (E£ 997) | E£ 323 | + 209% | |

2 tickets to the movies | €18 (E£ 388) | E£ 128 | + 203% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €78 (E£ 1,671) | E£ 676 | + 147% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €78 (E£ 1,677) | E£ 483 | + 247% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €12 (E£ 256) | E£ 105 | + 145% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.17 (E£ 68) | E£ 39 | + 77% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.92 (E£ 106) | E£ 61 | + 73% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €510 (E£ 11,008) | E£ 11,870 | - 7% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.15 (E£ 3.30) | E£ 50 | - 93% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | €59 (E£ 1,279) | E£ 678 | + 89% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €5.38 (E£ 116) | E£ 32 | + 263% | |

TOTAL | + 57% |

These prices were last updated on March 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
21.567
EGP
/
EUR

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#
Cost of living in
**Luxembourg**
is
**57% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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