- Cost of Living
- Monaco
- Egypt
- Comparison

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

Currency:

Food | + 181% | |||
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Food in Monaco is 181% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €23 (E£ 458) | E£ 139 | + 230% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €10 (E£ 210) | E£ 68 | + 209% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €4.00 (E£ 81) | E£ 39 | + 111% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.35 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 90% | |

12 eggs, large | €5.74 (E£ 117) | E£ 21 | + 446% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | - | E£ 10 | - | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 146) | E£ 31 | + 365% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.70 (E£ 35) | E£ 25 | + 41% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €8 (E£ 163) | E£ 7 | + 2173% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.00 (E£ 20) | E£ 22 | - 7% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €8 (E£ 156) | E£ 150 | + 4% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | - | E£ 13 | - | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.20 (E£ 24) | E£ 5.69 | + 329% | |

Housing | + 944% | |||

Housing in Monaco is 944% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €8,318 (E£ 169,208) | E£ 8,598 | + 1868% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €5,107 (E£ 103,889) | E£ 5,254 | + 1877% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €250 (E£ 5,085) | E£ 880 | + 478% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €3,700 (E£ 75,265) | E£ 5,801 | + 1197% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €3,000 (E£ 61,026) | E£ 3,965 | + 1439% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €120 (E£ 2,441) | E£ 619 | + 294% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | - | E£ 234 | - | |

40” flat screen TV | €480 (E£ 9,764) | E£ 5,850 | + 67% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €180 (E£ 3,662) | E£ 2,926 | + 25% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | - | E£ 97 | - | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | €20 (E£ 397) | E£ 91 | + 334% | |

Clothes | + 135% | |||

Clothes in Monaco is 135% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €85 (E£ 1,729) | E£ 902 | + 92% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €65 (E£ 1,322) | E£ 808 | + 64% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €240 (E£ 4,882) | E£ 1,787 | + 173% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €430 (E£ 8,747) | E£ 947 | + 824% | |

Transportation | + 70% | |||

Transportation in Monaco is 70% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 438,533 | - | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | - | E£ 6 | - | |

Monthly ticket public transport | €69 (E£ 1,408) | E£ 491 | + 186% | |

Personal Care | + 185% | |||

Personal Care in Monaco is 185% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 37 | - | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 74 | - | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €150 (E£ 3,051) | E£ 287 | + 965% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 60 | - | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €8 (E£ 153) | E£ 50 | + 203% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | - | E£ 49 | - | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | - | E£ 26 | - | |

Tube of toothpaste | - | E£ 21 | - | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €40 (E£ 814) | E£ 72 | + 1037% | |

Entertainment | + 317% | |||

Entertainment in Monaco is 317% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €50 (E£ 1,017) | E£ 322 | + 216% | |

2 tickets to the movies | €26 (E£ 529) | E£ 133 | + 298% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €400 (E£ 8,137) | E£ 797 | + 921% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €100 (E£ 2,034) | E£ 528 | + 285% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €20 (E£ 407) | E£ 95 | + 330% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.50 (E£ 71) | E£ 40 | + 80% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €7 (E£ 132) | E£ 40 | + 234% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 10,146 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €1.67 (E£ 34) | E£ 3.42 | + 891% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | €55 (E£ 1,119) | E£ 735 | + 52% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €8 (E£ 163) | E£ 37 | + 338% | |

TOTAL | + 321% |

This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 2,822 prices entered by 301 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 19, 2019.
Exchange rate:
20.342
EGP
/
EUR

#
Cost of living in
**Monaco**
is
**321% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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