- Cost of Living
- New Zealand
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**New Zealand**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 156% | |||
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Food in New Zealand is 156% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | NZ$17 (E£ 211) | E£ 142 | + 49% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | NZ$11 (E£ 139) | E£ 69 | + 102% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | NZ$8 (E£ 99) | E£ 39 | + 155% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | NZ$2.16 (E£ 26) | E£ 14 | + 83% | |

12 eggs, large | NZ$7 (E£ 82) | E£ 21 | + 286% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | NZ$5.88 (E£ 72) | E£ 10 | + 607% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | NZ$8 (E£ 94) | E£ 32 | + 196% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | NZ$3.69 (E£ 45) | E£ 25 | + 83% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | NZ$3.48 (E£ 42) | E£ 7 | + 526% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | NZ$5.87 (E£ 72) | E£ 22 | + 227% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | NZ$18 (E£ 221) | E£ 146 | + 51% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | NZ$3.35 (E£ 41) | E£ 12 | + 229% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | NZ$2.14 (E£ 26) | E£ 5.81 | + 349% | |

Housing | + 264% | |||

Housing in New Zealand is 264% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | NZ$2,715 (E£ 33,102) | E£ 8,190 | + 304% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | NZ$2,103 (E£ 25,630) | E£ 5,267 | + 387% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | NZ$333 (E£ 4,055) | E£ 908 | + 346% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | NZ$1,790 (E£ 21,825) | E£ 6,098 | + 258% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | NZ$1,324 (E£ 16,145) | E£ 3,794 | + 326% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | NZ$320 (E£ 3,907) | E£ 610 | + 540% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | NZ$72 (E£ 880) | E£ 235 | + 274% | |

40” flat screen TV | NZ$593 (E£ 7,231) | E£ 6,021 | + 20% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | NZ$194 (E£ 2,360) | E£ 3,030 | - 22% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | NZ$9 (E£ 115) | E£ 102 | + 13% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | NZ$23 (E£ 281) | E£ 91 | + 208% | |

Clothes | + 18% | |||

Clothes in New Zealand is 18% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | NZ$104 (E£ 1,266) | E£ 874 | + 45% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | NZ$67 (E£ 817) | E£ 761 | + 7% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | NZ$157 (E£ 1,919) | E£ 1,831 | + 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | NZ$160 (E£ 1,947) | E£ 1,123 | + 73% | |

Transportation | + 171% | |||

Transportation in New Zealand is 171% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | NZ$32,882 (E£ 400,832) | E£ 444,807 | - 10% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | NZ$2.17 (E£ 26) | E£ 6 | + 339% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | NZ$174 (E£ 2,119) | E£ 435 | + 387% | |

Personal Care | + 67% | |||

Personal Care in New Zealand is 67% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | NZ$11 (E£ 129) | E£ 37 | + 245% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | NZ$7 (E£ 83) | E£ 75 | + 11% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | NZ$48 (E£ 587) | E£ 351 | + 67% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | NZ$8 (E£ 102) | E£ 60 | + 69% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | NZ$5.00 (E£ 61) | E£ 49 | + 24% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | NZ$5.49 (E£ 67) | E£ 48 | + 40% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | NZ$3.08 (E£ 38) | E£ 25 | + 49% | |

Tube of toothpaste | NZ$3.61 (E£ 44) | E£ 19 | + 136% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | NZ$26 (E£ 319) | E£ 70 | + 355% | |

Entertainment | + 68% | |||

Entertainment in New Zealand is 68% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | NZ$59 (E£ 717) | E£ 320 | + 124% | |

2 tickets to the movies | NZ$33 (E£ 399) | E£ 133 | + 199% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | NZ$155 (E£ 1,894) | E£ 728 | + 160% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | NZ$103 (E£ 1,252) | E£ 524 | + 139% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | NZ$17 (E£ 203) | E£ 95 | + 115% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | NZ$4.71 (E£ 57) | E£ 42 | + 38% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | NZ$10 (E£ 119) | E£ 41 | + 191% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | NZ$679 (E£ 8,273) | E£ 9,559 | - 13% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | NZ$0.36 (E£ 4.39) | E£ 4.68 | - 6% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | NZ$68 (E£ 828) | E£ 787 | + 5% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | NZ$28 (E£ 344) | E£ 37 | + 823% | |

TOTAL | + 148% |

These prices were last updated on December 17, 2018.
Exchange rate:
12.190
EGP
/
NZD

This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 6,955 prices entered by 999 different people.

#
Cost of living in
**New Zealand**
is
**148% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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