- Cost of Living
- Netherlands Antilles
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Netherlands Antilles**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 106% | |||
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Food in Netherlands Antilles is 106% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 139 | - 27% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ƒ 21 (E£ 212) | E£ 69 | + 208% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ƒ 6.00 (E£ 60) | E£ 38 | + 58% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ƒ 3.57 (E£ 36) | E£ 14 | + 149% | |

12 eggs, large | ƒ 5.84 (E£ 59) | E£ 21 | + 175% | |

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

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 31 | + 220% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ƒ 3.00 (E£ 30) | E£ 25 | + 23% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ƒ 8 (E£ 81) | E£ 7 | + 1026% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ƒ 8 (E£ 81) | E£ 22 | + 268% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ƒ 14 (E£ 137) | E£ 150 | - 8% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ƒ 8 (E£ 76) | E£ 13 | + 503% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ƒ 1.00 (E£ 10) | E£ 5.69 | + 77% | |

Housing | + 298% | |||

Housing in Netherlands Antilles is 298% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | - | E£ 8,598 | - | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ƒ 3,000 (E£ 30,235) | E£ 5,254 | + 475% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ƒ 800 (E£ 8,063) | E£ 880 | + 816% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ƒ 8,000 (E£ 80,628) | E£ 5,801 | + 1290% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ƒ 1,500 (E£ 15,118) | E£ 3,965 | + 281% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ƒ 238 (E£ 2,394) | E£ 619 | + 287% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ƒ 200 (E£ 2,016) | E£ 234 | + 760% | |

40” flat screen TV | ƒ 1,000 (E£ 10,078) | E£ 5,850 | + 72% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 407 (E£ 4,104) | E£ 2,926 | + 40% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ƒ 18 (E£ 178) | E£ 97 | + 84% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ƒ 12 (E£ 121) | E£ 91 | + 33% | |

Clothes | + 715% | |||

Clothes in Netherlands Antilles is 715% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ƒ 600 (E£ 6,047) | E£ 902 | + 571% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ƒ 800 (E£ 8,063) | E£ 808 | + 898% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 300 (E£ 3,024) | E£ 1,787 | + 69% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ƒ 800 (E£ 8,063) | E£ 947 | + 752% | |

Transportation | + 135% | |||

Transportation in Netherlands Antilles is 135% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ƒ 24,000 (E£ 241,883) | E£ 438,533 | - 45% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 6 | + 1539% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | ƒ 120 (E£ 1,209) | E£ 491 | + 146% | |

Personal Care | + 98% | |||

Personal Care in Netherlands Antilles is 98% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 25 (E£ 252) | E£ 37 | + 575% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ƒ 20 (E£ 202) | E£ 74 | + 174% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ƒ 75 (E£ 756) | E£ 287 | + 164% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ƒ 12 (E£ 121) | E£ 60 | + 102% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ƒ 9 (E£ 88) | E£ 50 | + 75% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ƒ 7 (E£ 71) | E£ 49 | + 44% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ƒ 1.50 (E£ 15) | E£ 26 | - 42% | |

Tube of toothpaste | ƒ 2.00 (E£ 20) | E£ 21 | - 5% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ƒ 15 (E£ 151) | E£ 72 | + 111% | |

Entertainment | + 86% | |||

Entertainment in Netherlands Antilles is 86% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ƒ 21 (E£ 212) | E£ 322 | - 34% | |

2 tickets to the movies | ƒ 36 (E£ 363) | E£ 133 | + 173% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ƒ 50 (E£ 504) | E£ 797 | - 37% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ƒ 75 (E£ 756) | E£ 528 | + 43% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ƒ 30 (E£ 302) | E£ 95 | + 220% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ƒ 17 (E£ 171) | E£ 40 | + 332% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ƒ 8 (E£ 76) | E£ 40 | + 91% | |

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

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ƒ 1.30 (E£ 13) | E£ 3.42 | + 283% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ƒ 80 (E£ 806) | E£ 735 | + 10% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 37 | + 171% | |

TOTAL | + 210% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,821 prices entered by 300 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 15, 2019.
Exchange rate:
10.078
EGP
/
ANG

#
Cost of living in
**Netherlands Antilles**
is
**210% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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