- Cost of Living
- Palestinian Territory
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Palestinian Territory**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 96% | |||
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Food in Palestinian Territory is 96% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 45 ₪ (E£ 217) | E£ 142 | + 53% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 34 ₪ (E£ 163) | E£ 69 | + 137% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 18 ₪ (E£ 85) | E£ 39 | + 119% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 7 ₪ (E£ 33) | E£ 14 | + 132% | |

12 eggs, large | 12 ₪ (E£ 60) | E£ 21 | + 179% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 5.81 ₪ (E£ 28) | E£ 10 | + 176% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 15 ₪ (E£ 72) | E£ 32 | + 127% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 6 ₪ (E£ 31) | E£ 25 | + 26% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 4.28 ₪ (E£ 21) | E£ 7 | + 207% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 9 ₪ (E£ 46) | E£ 22 | + 110% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 43 ₪ (E£ 206) | E£ 146 | + 42% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 5.50 ₪ (E£ 26) | E£ 12 | + 113% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 2.01 ₪ (E£ 10) | E£ 5.74 | + 68% | |

Housing | + 70% | |||

Housing in Palestinian Territory is 70% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 2,756 ₪ (E£ 13,273) | E£ 8,190 | + 62% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 1,840 ₪ (E£ 8,859) | E£ 5,267 | + 68% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 362 ₪ (E£ 1,744) | E£ 908 | + 92% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 1,940 ₪ (E£ 9,340) | E£ 6,098 | + 53% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 1,477 ₪ (E£ 7,111) | E£ 3,794 | + 87% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 560 ₪ (E£ 2,698) | E£ 610 | + 342% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 112 ₪ (E£ 538) | E£ 235 | + 129% | |

40” flat screen TV | 1,671 ₪ (E£ 8,047) | E£ 6,021 | + 34% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 476 ₪ (E£ 2,294) | E£ 3,030 | - 24% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 30 ₪ (E£ 144) | E£ 102 | + 41% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 19 ₪ (E£ 93) | E£ 91 | + 2% | |

Clothes | + 93% | |||

Clothes in Palestinian Territory is 93% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 282 ₪ (E£ 1,360) | E£ 874 | + 56% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 349 ₪ (E£ 1,680) | E£ 761 | + 121% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 401 ₪ (E£ 1,931) | E£ 1,831 | + 5% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 544 ₪ (E£ 2,618) | E£ 1,123 | + 133% | |

Transportation | + 137% | |||

Transportation in Palestinian Territory is 137% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 122,976 ₪ (E£ 592,188) | E£ 444,807 | + 33% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 6 ₪ (E£ 31) | E£ 5.87 | + 428% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 310 ₪ (E£ 1,491) | E£ 435 | + 243% | |

Personal Care | + 73% | |||

Personal Care in Palestinian Territory is 73% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 21 ₪ (E£ 103) | E£ 37 | + 176% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 37 ₪ (E£ 180) | E£ 74 | + 144% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 83 ₪ (E£ 401) | E£ 359 | + 12% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 30 ₪ (E£ 144) | E£ 60 | + 139% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 18 ₪ (E£ 85) | E£ 50 | + 71% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 17 ₪ (E£ 81) | E£ 52 | + 56% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 8 ₪ (E£ 37) | E£ 26 | + 43% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 12 ₪ (E£ 58) | E£ 20 | + 185% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 31 ₪ (E£ 150) | E£ 70 | + 114% | |

Entertainment | + 61% | |||

Entertainment in Palestinian Territory is 61% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 136 ₪ (E£ 656) | E£ 320 | + 105% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 65 ₪ (E£ 313) | E£ 133 | + 136% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 101 ₪ (E£ 484) | E£ 728 | - 33% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 266 ₪ (E£ 1,283) | E£ 524 | + 145% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 30 ₪ (E£ 145) | E£ 95 | + 53% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 14 ₪ (E£ 68) | E£ 42 | + 64% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 15 ₪ (E£ 72) | E£ 41 | + 77% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 4,223 ₪ (E£ 20,337) | E£ 9,559 | + 113% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.69 ₪ (E£ 3.35) | E£ 4.68 | - 29% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 223 ₪ (E£ 1,076) | E£ 820 | + 31% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 24 ₪ (E£ 117) | E£ 37 | + 216% | |

TOTAL | + 93% |

These prices were last updated on December 10, 2018.
Exchange rate:
4.815
EGP
/
ILS

This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 3,102 prices entered by 315 different people.

#
Cost of living in
**Palestinian Territory**
is
**93% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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