Cost of living in Netherlands Antilles compared to Egypt
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Food | + 155% | |||
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Food in Netherlands Antilles is 155% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ƒ 23 (E£ 198) | E£ 81 | + 146% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | ƒ 15 (E£ 135) | E£ 76 | + 79% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ƒ 8 (E£ 66) | E£ 48 | + 37% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ƒ 2.80 (E£ 24) | E£ 15 | + 61% | |
12 eggs, large | ƒ 6.00 (E£ 52) | E£ 23 | + 131% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ƒ 4.72 (E£ 41) | E£ 5.58 | + 639% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ƒ 12 (E£ 103) | E£ 29 | + 261% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ƒ 9 (E£ 78) | E£ 26 | + 198% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ƒ 3.61 (E£ 32) | E£ 6 | + 404% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ƒ 11 (E£ 92) | E£ 31 | + 202% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ƒ 16 (E£ 144) | E£ 177 | - 19% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | ƒ 5.97 (E£ 52) | E£ 14 | + 266% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ƒ 4.24 (E£ 37) | E£ 5.91 | + 526% | |
Housing | + 327% | |||
Housing in Netherlands Antilles is 327% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | ƒ 4,016 (E£ 35,094) | E£ 8,524 | + 312% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | ƒ 1,641 (E£ 14,339) | E£ 3,582 | + 300% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ƒ 363 (E£ 3,176) | E£ 489 | + 549% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | ƒ 2,530 (E£ 22,110) | E£ 4,673 | + 373% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | ƒ 903 (E£ 7,896) | E£ 2,736 | + 189% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | ƒ 530 (E£ 4,629) | E£ 256 | + 1707% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | ƒ 69 (E£ 601) | E£ 138 | + 336% | |
40” flat screen tv | ƒ 619 (E£ 5,407) | E£ 4,268 | + 27% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 485 (E£ 4,242) | E£ 2,125 | + 100% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ƒ 18 (E£ 156) | E£ 96 | + 62% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ƒ 12 (E£ 102) | E£ 57 | + 79% | |
Clothes | + 5% | |||
Clothes in Netherlands Antilles is 5% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | ƒ 123 (E£ 1,072) | E£ 917 | + 17% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | ƒ 99 (E£ 863) | E£ 848 | + 2% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 182 (E£ 1,587) | E£ 2,121 | - 25% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ƒ 245 (E£ 2,141) | E£ 1,289 | + 66% | |
Transportation | + 84% | |||
Transportation in Netherlands Antilles is 84% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ƒ 49,714 (E£ 434,467) | E£ 395,100 | + 10% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ƒ 1.85 (E£ 16) | E£ 8 | + 104% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ƒ 109 (E£ 954) | E£ 318 | + 200% | |
Personal Care | + 122% | |||
Personal Care in Netherlands Antilles is 122% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 10 (E£ 84) | E£ 35 | + 141% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ƒ 33 (E£ 287) | E£ 61 | + 372% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | ƒ 52 (E£ 458) | E£ 261 | + 75% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | ƒ 14 (E£ 127) | E£ 131 | - 4% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ƒ 7 (E£ 62) | E£ 43 | + 45% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ƒ 10 (E£ 92) | E£ 36 | + 154% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ƒ 5.81 (E£ 51) | E£ 20 | + 154% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ƒ 5.53 (E£ 48) | E£ 18 | + 166% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ƒ 35 (E£ 306) | E£ 71 | + 331% | |
Entertainment | + 79% | |||
Entertainment in Netherlands Antilles is 79% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ƒ 70 (E£ 610) | E£ 328 | + 86% | |
2 tickets to the movies | ƒ 31 (E£ 275) | E£ 175 | + 57% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 1,249 | - | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ƒ 135 (E£ 1,180) | E£ 406 | + 191% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ƒ 16 (E£ 144) | E£ 75 | + 90% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ƒ 7 (E£ 61) | E£ 38 | + 60% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ƒ 7 (E£ 63) | E£ 47 | + 34% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | ƒ 1,106 (E£ 9,666) | E£ 9,759 | - 1% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ƒ 0.50 (E£ 4.39) | E£ 1.50 | + 192% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ƒ 109 (E£ 950) | E£ 466 | + 104% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | ƒ 13 (E£ 114) | E£ 44 | + 161% | |
TOTAL | + 139% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 763 prices entered by 74 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 17, 2021.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Netherlands Antilles is 139% more expensive than in Egypt
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