Cost of living in Mexico compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 103% | |||
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Food in Mexico is 103% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Mex$ 262 (E£ 467) | E£ 204 | + 129% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Mex$ 148 (E£ 263) | E£ 121 | + 118% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Mex$ 67 (E£ 119) | E£ 93 | + 28% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Mex$ 26 (E£ 46) | E£ 26 | + 75% | |
12 eggs, large | Mex$ 45 (E£ 80) | E£ 50 | + 62% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Mex$ 26 (E£ 46) | E£ 12 | + 293% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Mex$ 85 (E£ 151) | E£ 67 | + 125% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Mex$ 48 (E£ 85) | E£ 33 | + 156% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Mex$ 32 (E£ 57) | E£ 10 | + 457% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Mex$ 28 (E£ 50) | E£ 44 | + 14% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Mex$ 258 (E£ 460) | E£ 338 | + 36% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Mex$ 34 (E£ 61) | E£ 17 | + 254% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Mex$ 24 (E£ 43) | E£ 10 | + 322% | |
Housing | + 160% | |||
Housing in Mexico is 160% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Mex$ 19,838 (E£ 35,297) | E£ 12,207 | + 189% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Mex$ 10,410 (E£ 18,523) | E£ 5,963 | + 211% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Mex$ 1,053 (E£ 1,874) | E£ 1,207 | + 55% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Mex$ 12,632 (E£ 22,475) | E£ 7,278 | + 209% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Mex$ 6,593 (E£ 11,731) | E£ 4,450 | + 164% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Mex$ 723 (E£ 1,286) | E£ 1,066 | + 21% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Mex$ 401 (E£ 713) | E£ 215 | + 232% | |
40” flat screen tv | Mex$ 6,602 (E£ 11,746) | E£ 7,226 | + 63% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 2,560 (E£ 4,556) | E£ 4,091 | + 11% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Mex$ 114 (E£ 203) | E£ 163 | + 25% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Mex$ 127 (E£ 225) | E£ 87 | + 158% | |
Clothes | + 14% | |||
Clothes in Mexico is 14% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Mex$ 970 (E£ 1,727) | E£ 575 | + 200% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Mex$ 756 (E£ 1,346) | E£ 1,504 | - 10% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 1,688 (E£ 3,003) | E£ 1,747 | + 72% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Mex$ 1,278 (E£ 2,274) | E£ 2,140 | + 6% | |
Transportation | + 49% | |||
Transportation in Mexico is 49% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Mex$ 384,370 (E£ 683,890) | E£ 799,839 | - 14% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Mex$ 23 (E£ 40) | E£ 10 | + 294% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Mex$ 571 (E£ 1,016) | E£ 524 | + 94% | |
Personal Care | + 135% | |||
Personal Care in Mexico is 135% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 89 (E£ 158) | E£ 39 | + 306% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Mex$ 198 (E£ 352) | E£ 87 | + 303% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Mex$ 598 (E£ 1,064) | E£ 322 | + 230% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Mex$ 74 (E£ 132) | E£ 83 | + 59% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Mex$ 60 (E£ 106) | E£ 70 | + 51% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Mex$ 68 (E£ 121) | E£ 76 | + 60% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Mex$ 36 (E£ 65) | E£ 26 | + 146% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Mex$ 35 (E£ 62) | E£ 34 | + 82% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Mex$ 237 (E£ 422) | E£ 110 | + 284% | |
Entertainment | + 43% | |||
Entertainment in Mexico is 43% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Mex$ 358 (E£ 638) | E£ 415 | + 54% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Mex$ 156 (E£ 278) | E£ 194 | + 44% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Mex$ 723 (E£ 1,287) | E£ 961 | + 34% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Mex$ 768 (E£ 1,366) | E£ 621 | + 120% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Mex$ 161 (E£ 286) | E£ 128 | + 123% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Mex$ 79 (E£ 141) | E£ 59 | + 138% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Mex$ 46 (E£ 83) | E£ 83 | - 0% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Mex$ 10,723 (E£ 19,078) | E£ 21,837 | - 13% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Mex$ 2.24 (E£ 3.99) | E£ 3.67 | + 9% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Mex$ 882 (E£ 1,570) | E£ 705 | + 123% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Mex$ 78 (E£ 139) | E£ 50 | + 178% | |
TOTAL | + 77% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 12,240 prices entered by 1,166 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 08, 2023.
Exchange rate:
1.779
EGP
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Cost of living in Mexico is 77% more expensive than in Egypt
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