Cost of living in New Zealand compared to Egypt
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Food | + 121% | |||
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Food in New Zealand is 121% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | NZ$18 (E£ 191) | E£ 124 | + 54% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | NZ$12 (E£ 128) | E£ 70 | + 84% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | NZ$7 (E£ 78) | E£ 43 | + 84% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | NZ$2.05 (E£ 22) | E£ 15 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | NZ$7 (E£ 74) | E£ 20 | + 269% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | NZ$5.17 (E£ 55) | E£ 9 | + 517% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | NZ$6 (E£ 68) | E£ 36 | + 90% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | NZ$4.05 (E£ 43) | E£ 23 | + 83% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | NZ$3.54 (E£ 37) | E£ 8 | + 365% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | NZ$5.11 (E£ 54) | E£ 23 | + 132% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | NZ$18 (E£ 192) | E£ 166 | + 16% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | NZ$3.20 (E£ 34) | E£ 12 | + 173% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | NZ$2.19 (E£ 23) | E£ 6 | + 268% | |
Housing | + 247% | |||
Housing in New Zealand is 247% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | NZ$2,752 (E£ 29,117) | E£ 8,950 | + 225% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | NZ$2,053 (E£ 21,717) | E£ 4,627 | + 369% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | NZ$276 (E£ 2,921) | E£ 655 | + 346% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | NZ$2,017 (E£ 21,340) | E£ 5,716 | + 273% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | NZ$1,466 (E£ 15,505) | E£ 3,234 | + 379% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | NZ$196 (E£ 2,077) | E£ 712 | + 192% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | NZ$72 (E£ 761) | E£ 185 | + 311% | |
40” flat screen TV | NZ$719 (E£ 7,604) | E£ 5,733 | + 33% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | NZ$241 (E£ 2,547) | E£ 2,754 | - 8% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | NZ$11 (E£ 114) | E£ 79 | + 43% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | NZ$23 (E£ 247) | E£ 65 | + 279% | |
Clothes | + 26% | |||
Clothes in New Zealand is 26% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | NZ$121 (E£ 1,278) | E£ 601 | + 113% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | NZ$77 (E£ 813) | E£ 766 | + 6% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | NZ$162 (E£ 1,711) | E£ 1,659 | + 3% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | NZ$186 (E£ 1,966) | E£ 831 | + 137% | |
Transportation | + 146% | |||
Transportation in New Zealand is 146% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | NZ$31,744 (E£ 335,834) | E£ 413,228 | - 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | NZ$2.20 (E£ 23) | E£ 7 | + 227% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | NZ$168 (E£ 1,781) | E£ 392 | + 354% | |
Personal Care | + 59% | |||
Personal Care in New Zealand is 59% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | NZ$12 (E£ 132) | E£ 46 | + 189% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | NZ$7 (E£ 77) | E£ 68 | + 13% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | NZ$51 (E£ 544) | E£ 299 | + 82% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | NZ$8 (E£ 88) | E£ 102 | - 13% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | NZ$5.87 (E£ 62) | E£ 42 | + 47% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | NZ$6 (E£ 66) | E£ 48 | + 37% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | NZ$3.32 (E£ 35) | E£ 30 | + 18% | |
Tube of toothpaste | NZ$4.05 (E£ 43) | E£ 23 | + 89% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | NZ$30 (E£ 317) | E£ 80 | + 295% | |
Entertainment | + 87% | |||
Entertainment in New Zealand is 87% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | NZ$57 (E£ 602) | E£ 270 | + 123% | |
2 tickets to the movies | NZ$31 (E£ 328) | E£ 152 | + 115% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | NZ$199 (E£ 2,101) | E£ 1,012 | + 108% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | NZ$94 (E£ 993) | E£ 514 | + 93% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | NZ$15 (E£ 159) | E£ 109 | + 46% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | NZ$4.92 (E£ 52) | E£ 33 | + 57% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | NZ$9 (E£ 100) | E£ 37 | + 172% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | NZ$696 (E£ 7,365) | E£ 8,755 | - 16% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | NZ$0.37 (E£ 3.87) | E£ 1.79 | + 117% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | NZ$64 (E£ 673) | E£ 539 | + 25% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | NZ$31 (E£ 327) | E£ 39 | + 728% | |
TOTAL | + 136% |
These prices were last updated on December 07, 2019.
Exchange rate:
10.580
EGP
/
NZD
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 4,131 prices entered by 496 different people.
Cost of living in New Zealand is 136% more expensive than in Egypt
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