- 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£ 146 | - 31% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ƒ 21 (E£ 212) | E£ 70 | + 204% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ƒ 8 (E£ 82) | E£ 39 | + 112% | |

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£ 22 | + 170% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | - | E£ 11 | - | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 33 | + 210% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ƒ 3.00 (E£ 30) | E£ 26 | + 18% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ƒ 8 (E£ 81) | E£ 7 | + 1076% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ƒ 8 (E£ 81) | E£ 22 | + 264% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ƒ 14 (E£ 138) | E£ 152 | - 9% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | ƒ 8 (E£ 76) | E£ 13 | + 500% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ƒ 1.00 (E£ 10) | E£ 5.73 | + 76% | |

Housing | + 304% | |||

Housing in Netherlands Antilles is 304% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | - | E£ 8,335 | - | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ƒ 3,000 (E£ 30,336) | E£ 5,159 | + 488% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ƒ 800 (E£ 8,090) | E£ 908 | + 791% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ƒ 8,000 (E£ 80,896) | E£ 6,098 | + 1227% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ƒ 1,500 (E£ 15,168) | E£ 3,794 | + 300% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ƒ 238 (E£ 2,402) | E£ 610 | + 293% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ƒ 200 (E£ 2,022) | E£ 251 | + 707% | |

40” flat screen TV | ƒ 1,000 (E£ 10,112) | E£ 6,021 | + 68% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 407 (E£ 4,118) | E£ 3,030 | + 36% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ƒ 18 (E£ 178) | E£ 102 | + 75% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | ƒ 12 (E£ 122) | E£ 91 | + 33% | |

Clothes | + 746% | |||

Clothes in Netherlands Antilles is 746% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ƒ 600 (E£ 6,067) | E£ 874 | + 594% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ƒ 800 (E£ 8,090) | E£ 761 | + 963% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 300 (E£ 3,034) | E£ 1,862 | + 63% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ƒ 800 (E£ 8,090) | E£ 1,123 | + 620% | |

Transportation | + 80% | |||

Transportation in Netherlands Antilles is 80% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ƒ 24,000 (E£ 242,689) | E£ 444,807 | - 45% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 5.87 | + 1622% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 435 | - | |

Personal Care | + 95% | |||

Personal Care in Netherlands Antilles is 95% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ƒ 25 (E£ 253) | E£ 41 | + 521% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ƒ 20 (E£ 202) | E£ 74 | + 172% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ƒ 75 (E£ 758) | E£ 334 | + 127% | |

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 | + 78% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ƒ 7 (E£ 71) | E£ 52 | + 36% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | ƒ 1.50 (E£ 15) | E£ 26 | - 41% | |

Tube of toothpaste | ƒ 2.00 (E£ 20) | E£ 20 | - 1% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ƒ 15 (E£ 152) | E£ 70 | + 117% | |

Entertainment | + 68% | |||

Entertainment in Netherlands Antilles is 68% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ƒ 21 (E£ 212) | E£ 329 | - 35% | |

2 tickets to the movies | ƒ 36 (E£ 364) | E£ 134 | + 171% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | ƒ 50 (E£ 506) | E£ 728 | - 31% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ƒ 75 (E£ 758) | E£ 524 | + 45% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ƒ 30 (E£ 303) | E£ 91 | + 233% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ƒ 17 (E£ 172) | E£ 42 | + 313% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ƒ 8 (E£ 76) | E£ 43 | + 77% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 10,473 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ƒ 1.30 (E£ 13) | E£ 4.68 | + 181% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | ƒ 80 (E£ 809) | E£ 820 | - 1% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ƒ 10 (E£ 101) | E£ 37 | + 176% | |

TOTAL | + 195% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,952 prices entered by 307 different people.

These prices were last updated on November 14, 2018.
Exchange rate:
10.112
EGP
/
ANG

#
Cost of living in
**Netherlands Antilles**
is
**195% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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