Cost of living in Mexico compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 76% | |||
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Food in Mexico is 76% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Mex$ 255 (E£ 242) | E£ 118 | + 106% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Mex$ 139 (E£ 132) | E£ 93 | + 42% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Mex$ 65 (E£ 62) | E£ 45 | + 36% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Mex$ 23 (E£ 22) | E£ 16 | + 38% | |
12 eggs, large | Mex$ 37 (E£ 35) | E£ 25 | + 42% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Mex$ 25 (E£ 23) | E£ 9 | + 167% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Mex$ 78 (E£ 74) | E£ 38 | + 93% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Mex$ 46 (E£ 44) | E£ 24 | + 81% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Mex$ 27 (E£ 26) | E£ 8 | + 244% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Mex$ 25 (E£ 23) | E£ 26 | - 11% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Mex$ 262 (E£ 249) | E£ 153 | + 63% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Mex$ 33 (E£ 31) | E£ 16 | + 96% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Mex$ 21 (E£ 20) | E£ 8 | + 160% | |
Housing | + 91% | |||
Housing in Mexico is 91% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Mex$ 18,993 (E£ 18,047) | E£ 8,102 | + 123% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Mex$ 9,445 (E£ 8,974) | E£ 4,589 | + 96% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Mex$ 1,114 (E£ 1,059) | E£ 910 | + 16% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Mex$ 11,873 (E£ 11,281) | E£ 4,547 | + 148% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Mex$ 6,029 (E£ 5,729) | E£ 2,508 | + 128% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Mex$ 847 (E£ 805) | E£ 592 | + 36% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Mex$ 406 (E£ 386) | E£ 239 | + 62% | |
40” flat screen tv | Mex$ 7,399 (E£ 7,030) | E£ 4,780 | + 47% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 2,461 (E£ 2,338) | E£ 2,519 | - 7% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Mex$ 114 (E£ 108) | E£ 133 | - 19% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Mex$ 113 (E£ 107) | E£ 44 | + 141% | |
Clothes | - 28% | |||
Clothes in Mexico is 28% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Mex$ 893 (E£ 848) | E£ 1,064 | - 20% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Mex$ 644 (E£ 612) | E£ 979 | - 37% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 1,546 (E£ 1,469) | E£ 1,833 | - 20% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Mex$ 1,245 (E£ 1,183) | E£ 1,113 | + 6% | |
Transportation | + 37% | |||
Transportation in Mexico is 37% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Mex$ 327,284 (E£ 310,978) | E£ 420,829 | - 26% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Mex$ 21 (E£ 20) | E£ 8 | + 142% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Mex$ 505 (E£ 480) | E£ 187 | + 156% | |
Personal Care | + 85% | |||
Personal Care in Mexico is 85% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Mex$ 83 (E£ 79) | E£ 25 | + 216% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Mex$ 189 (E£ 179) | E£ 85 | + 110% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Mex$ 585 (E£ 556) | E£ 285 | + 95% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Mex$ 71 (E£ 68) | E£ 48 | + 41% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Mex$ 54 (E£ 51) | E£ 29 | + 79% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Mex$ 57 (E£ 54) | E£ 46 | + 17% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Mex$ 30 (E£ 29) | E£ 17 | + 71% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Mex$ 33 (E£ 31) | E£ 27 | + 15% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Mex$ 231 (E£ 219) | E£ 70 | + 214% | |
Entertainment | + 19% | |||
Entertainment in Mexico is 19% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Mexico | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Mex$ 317 (E£ 301) | E£ 336 | - 10% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Mex$ 157 (E£ 149) | E£ 175 | - 15% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Mex$ 683 (E£ 649) | E£ 2,837 | - 77% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Mex$ 726 (E£ 690) | E£ 457 | + 51% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Mex$ 146 (E£ 139) | E£ 193 | - 28% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Mex$ 80 (E£ 76) | E£ 35 | + 120% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Mex$ 42 (E£ 40) | E£ 47 | - 15% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Mex$ 12,450 (E£ 11,830) | - | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Mex$ 2.21 (E£ 2.10) | E£ 0.84 | + 149% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Mex$ 916 (E£ 870) | E£ 434 | + 101% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Mex$ 67 (E£ 63) | E£ 46 | + 37% | |
TOTAL | + 50% |
These prices were last updated on May 28, 2022.
Exchange rate:
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EGP
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 9,898 prices entered by 1,124 different people.
Cost of living in Mexico is 50% more expensive than in Egypt
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