- Cost of Living
- Palestinian Territory
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Palestinian Territory compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 95% | |||
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Food in Palestinian Territory is 95% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 44 ₪ (E£ 209) | E£ 137 | + 53% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 32 ₪ (E£ 152) | E£ 70 | + 118% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 17 ₪ (E£ 82) | E£ 39 | + 112% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 7 ₪ (E£ 34) | E£ 15 | + 128% | |
12 eggs, large | 12 ₪ (E£ 58) | E£ 21 | + 175% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 5.96 ₪ (E£ 29) | E£ 10 | + 197% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 14 ₪ (E£ 67) | E£ 32 | + 113% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 7 ₪ (E£ 34) | E£ 25 | + 39% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.40 ₪ (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | + 177% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 9 ₪ (E£ 45) | E£ 22 | + 105% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 48 ₪ (E£ 230) | E£ 150 | + 53% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | 5.41 ₪ (E£ 26) | E£ 13 | + 104% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 2.32 ₪ (E£ 11) | E£ 5.66 | + 97% | |
Housing | + 48% | |||
Housing in Palestinian Territory is 48% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,327 ₪ (E£ 11,185) | E£ 8,522 | + 31% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 1,705 ₪ (E£ 8,193) | E£ 5,146 | + 59% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 324 ₪ (E£ 1,555) | E£ 781 | + 99% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 1,774 ₪ (E£ 8,526) | E£ 6,535 | + 30% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,305 ₪ (E£ 6,270) | E£ 4,067 | + 54% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 250 ₪ (E£ 1,201) | E£ 591 | + 103% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 107 ₪ (E£ 515) | E£ 223 | + 131% | |
40” flat screen TV | 1,765 ₪ (E£ 8,486) | E£ 5,906 | + 44% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 535 ₪ (E£ 2,574) | E£ 3,080 | - 16% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 33 ₪ (E£ 159) | E£ 92 | + 73% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 22 ₪ (E£ 105) | E£ 91 | + 16% | |
Clothes | + 120% | |||
Clothes in Palestinian Territory is 120% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 278 ₪ (E£ 1,335) | E£ 914 | + 46% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 463 ₪ (E£ 2,224) | E£ 866 | + 157% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 393 ₪ (E£ 1,891) | E£ 1,864 | + 1% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 538 ₪ (E£ 2,586) | E£ 876 | + 195% | |
Transportation | + 111% | |||
Transportation in Palestinian Territory is 111% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 119,615 ₪ (E£ 574,940) | E£ 441,627 | + 30% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 7 ₪ (E£ 31) | E£ 6 | + 383% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 326 ₪ (E£ 1,567) | E£ 604 | + 159% | |
Personal Care | + 78% | |||
Personal Care in Palestinian Territory is 78% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 19 ₪ (E£ 90) | E£ 40 | + 122% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 33 ₪ (E£ 156) | E£ 71 | + 119% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 89 ₪ (E£ 426) | E£ 309 | + 38% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 24 ₪ (E£ 114) | E£ 46 | + 145% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 18 ₪ (E£ 87) | E£ 49 | + 77% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 17 ₪ (E£ 80) | E£ 47 | + 70% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 7 ₪ (E£ 35) | E£ 25 | + 39% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 14 ₪ (E£ 69) | E£ 22 | + 222% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 28 ₪ (E£ 133) | E£ 76 | + 76% | |
Entertainment | + 62% | |||
Entertainment in Palestinian Territory is 62% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 122 ₪ (E£ 588) | E£ 369 | + 59% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 62 ₪ (E£ 300) | E£ 129 | + 133% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 101 ₪ (E£ 483) | E£ 786 | - 38% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 223 ₪ (E£ 1,070) | E£ 577 | + 85% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 28 ₪ (E£ 135) | E£ 85 | + 59% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 13 ₪ (E£ 63) | E£ 38 | + 64% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 ₪ (E£ 72) | E£ 38 | + 88% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 4,121 ₪ (E£ 19,808) | E£ 10,215 | + 94% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.69 ₪ (E£ 3.34) | E£ 3.01 | + 11% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 230 ₪ (E£ 1,104) | E£ 850 | + 30% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 24 ₪ (E£ 114) | E£ 38 | + 203% | |
TOTAL | + 85% |
These prices were last updated on March 15, 2019.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 3,178 prices entered by 297 different people.
Cost of living in Palestinian Territory is 85% more expensive than in Egypt
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