Cost of living in Netherlands compared to Egypt
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Food | + 136% | |||
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Food in Netherlands is 136% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €16 (E£ 302) | E£ 85 | + 256% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 156) | E£ 77 | + 103% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €4.12 (E£ 78) | E£ 44 | + 79% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.10 (E£ 21) | E£ 17 | + 25% | |
12 eggs, large | €3.26 (E£ 62) | E£ 18 | + 236% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.21 (E£ 42) | E£ 6 | + 562% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €6 (E£ 115) | E£ 36 | + 219% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.25 (E£ 43) | E£ 24 | + 75% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.35 (E£ 26) | E£ 7 | + 245% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.32 (E£ 25) | E£ 31 | - 18% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €8 (E£ 146) | E£ 177 | - 18% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.42 (E£ 46) | E£ 15 | + 209% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.23 (E£ 23) | E£ 6 | + 286% | |
Housing | + 364% | |||
Housing in Netherlands is 364% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,734 (E£ 33,061) | E£ 7,667 | + 331% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €1,388 (E£ 26,460) | E£ 3,362 | + 687% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €175 (E£ 3,329) | E£ 704 | + 373% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €1,237 (E£ 23,572) | E£ 4,620 | + 410% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €893 (E£ 17,013) | E£ 3,344 | + 409% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €114 (E£ 2,167) | E£ 501 | + 333% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €38 (E£ 733) | E£ 137 | + 436% | |
40” flat screen tv | €448 (E£ 8,546) | E£ 4,538 | + 88% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €181 (E£ 3,445) | E£ 2,125 | + 62% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €8 (E£ 156) | E£ 96 | + 62% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €15 (E£ 287) | E£ 57 | + 404% | |
Clothes | + 10% | |||
Clothes in Netherlands is 10% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €77 (E£ 1,471) | E£ 917 | + 60% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €41 (E£ 782) | E£ 848 | - 8% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €91 (E£ 1,731) | E£ 2,121 | - 18% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €120 (E£ 2,296) | E£ 1,289 | + 78% | |
Transportation | + 200% | |||
Transportation in Netherlands is 200% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €27,477 (E£ 523,732) | E£ 395,100 | + 33% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.61 (E£ 31) | E£ 8 | + 288% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €92 (E£ 1,749) | E£ 318 | + 450% | |
Personal Care | + 108% | |||
Personal Care in Netherlands is 108% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €2.33 (E£ 44) | E£ 35 | + 27% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €14 (E£ 264) | E£ 61 | + 335% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €35 (E£ 658) | E£ 261 | + 152% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €2.86 (E£ 54) | E£ 131 | - 58% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €3.98 (E£ 76) | E£ 43 | + 78% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.24 (E£ 81) | E£ 36 | + 124% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.48 (E£ 28) | E£ 20 | + 41% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.98 (E£ 38) | E£ 18 | + 108% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €24 (E£ 466) | E£ 71 | + 556% | |
Entertainment | + 84% | |||
Entertainment in Netherlands is 84% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €40 (E£ 770) | E£ 328 | + 134% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €23 (E£ 441) | E£ 175 | + 152% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €59 (E£ 1,120) | E£ 1,249 | - 10% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €63 (E£ 1,210) | E£ 406 | + 198% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €11 (E£ 217) | E£ 75 | + 187% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.42 (E£ 65) | E£ 38 | + 71% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.91 (E£ 94) | E£ 47 | + 99% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €471 (E£ 8,975) | E£ 9,759 | - 8% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.16 (E£ 3.06) | E£ 1.50 | + 104% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €36 (E£ 693) | E£ 466 | + 49% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €8 (E£ 149) | E£ 44 | + 241% | |
TOTAL | + 175% |
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,894 prices entered by 283 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 09, 2021.
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Cost of living in Netherlands is 175% more expensive than in Egypt
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