- Cost of Living
- Mexico
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Mexico compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 37% | |||
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Food in Mexico is 37% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Mex$ 115 (E£ 107) | E£ 127 | - 16% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Mex$ 89 (E£ 82) | E£ 59 | + 40% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Mex$ 60 (E£ 55) | E£ 37 | + 49% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Mex$ 17 (E£ 16) | E£ 13 | + 19% | |
12 eggs, large | Mex$ 30 (E£ 28) | E£ 21 | + 33% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Mex$ 19 (E£ 18) | E£ 7 | + 147% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Mex$ 66 (E£ 61) | E£ 31 | + 99% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Mex$ 38 (E£ 35) | E£ 22 | + 60% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Mex$ 19 (E£ 17) | E£ 6 | + 171% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Mex$ 19 (E£ 17) | E£ 17 | + 1% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Mex$ 196 (E£ 181) | E£ 146 | + 24% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | Mex$ 23 (E£ 22) | E£ 10 | + 109% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Mex$ 17 (E£ 16) | E£ 5.05 | + 214% | |
Housing | + 96% | |||
Housing in Mexico is 96% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Mex$ 17,599 (E£ 16,295) | E£ 6,324 | + 158% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Mex$ 8,391 (E£ 7,769) | E£ 3,151 | + 147% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Mex$ 1,293 (E£ 1,197) | E£ 560 | + 114% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Mex$ 9,658 (E£ 8,942) | E£ 3,881 | + 130% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Mex$ 4,981 (E£ 4,612) | E£ 1,753 | + 163% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Mex$ 1,014 (E£ 939) | E£ 423 | + 122% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Mex$ 366 (E£ 339) | E£ 290 | + 17% | |
40” flat screen TV | Mex$ 8,100 (E£ 7,499) | E£ 6,199 | + 21% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 1,852 (E£ 1,714) | E£ 2,766 | - 38% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Mex$ 95 (E£ 88) | E£ 82 | + 6% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Mex$ 51 (E£ 47) | E£ 33 | + 42% | |
Clothes | - 20% | |||
Clothes in Mexico is 20% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Mex$ 855 (E£ 792) | E£ 891 | - 11% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Mex$ 648 (E£ 600) | E£ 786 | - 24% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 1,358 (E£ 1,257) | E£ 1,664 | - 24% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Mex$ 1,291 (E£ 1,196) | E£ 1,294 | - 8% | |
Transportation | + 12% | |||
Transportation in Mexico is 12% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Mex$ 272,273 (E£ 252,096) | E£ 462,272 | - 45% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Mex$ 16 (E£ 15) | E£ 4.40 | + 246% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Mex$ 499 (E£ 462) | E£ 252 | + 83% | |
Personal Care | + 56% | |||
Personal Care in Mexico is 56% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 78 (E£ 72) | E£ 39 | + 84% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Mex$ 172 (E£ 159) | E£ 77 | + 107% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Mex$ 511 (E£ 473) | E£ 232 | + 104% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Mex$ 69 (E£ 64) | E£ 59 | + 8% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Mex$ 48 (E£ 44) | E£ 42 | + 5% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Mex$ 54 (E£ 50) | E£ 39 | + 29% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Mex$ 26 (E£ 24) | E£ 16 | + 49% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Mex$ 26 (E£ 24) | E£ 19 | + 28% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Mex$ 127 (E£ 117) | E£ 50 | + 134% | |
Entertainment | + 19% | |||
Entertainment in Mexico is 19% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Mex$ 366 (E£ 339) | E£ 284 | + 19% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Mex$ 137 (E£ 127) | E£ 118 | + 8% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Mex$ 1,022 (E£ 946) | E£ 398 | + 138% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Mex$ 721 (E£ 668) | E£ 451 | + 48% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Mex$ 101 (E£ 94) | E£ 84 | + 12% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Mex$ 51 (E£ 47) | E£ 33 | + 42% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Mex$ 40 (E£ 37) | E£ 57 | - 35% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Mex$ 9,693 (E£ 8,975) | E£ 11,870 | - 24% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Mex$ 1.58 (E£ 1.46) | E£ 0.23 | + 544% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Mex$ 742 (E£ 687) | E£ 562 | + 22% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Mex$ 51 (E£ 47) | E£ 32 | + 48% | |
TOTAL | + 32% |
These prices were last updated on November 21, 2017.
Exchange rate:
0.926
EGP
/
MXN
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Cost of living in Mexico is 32% more expensive than in Egypt
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