- Cost of Living
- Peru
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Peru compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 14% | |||
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Food in Peru is 14% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | S/. 14 (E£ 75) | E£ 137 | - 45% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | S/. 15 (E£ 78) | E£ 70 | + 12% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | S/. 8 (E£ 42) | E£ 39 | + 9% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | S/. 4.34 (E£ 23) | E£ 15 | + 55% | |
12 eggs, large | S/. 5.78 (E£ 30) | E£ 21 | + 43% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | S/. 3.10 (E£ 16) | E£ 10 | + 69% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | S/. 11 (E£ 60) | E£ 32 | + 89% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | S/. 4.25 (E£ 22) | E£ 25 | - 10% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | S/. 2.14 (E£ 11) | E£ 8 | + 47% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | S/. 4.86 (E£ 26) | E£ 22 | + 16% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | S/. 33 (E£ 172) | E£ 150 | + 15% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | S/. 7 (E£ 37) | E£ 13 | + 186% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | S/. 2.17 (E£ 11) | E£ 5.66 | + 101% | |
Housing | + 50% | |||
Housing in Peru is 50% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | S/. 2,631 (E£ 13,803) | E£ 8,522 | + 62% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | S/. 1,527 (E£ 8,014) | E£ 5,146 | + 56% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | S/. 272 (E£ 1,425) | E£ 781 | + 82% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | S/. 2,155 (E£ 11,306) | E£ 6,535 | + 73% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | S/. 1,128 (E£ 5,921) | E£ 4,067 | + 46% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | S/. 151 (E£ 792) | E£ 591 | + 34% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | S/. 82 (E£ 428) | E£ 223 | + 92% | |
40” flat screen TV | S/. 1,270 (E£ 6,666) | E£ 5,906 | + 13% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | S/. 312 (E£ 1,635) | E£ 3,080 | - 47% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | S/. 28 (E£ 150) | E£ 92 | + 62% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | S/. 15 (E£ 80) | E£ 91 | - 13% | |
Clothes | - 22% | |||
Clothes in Peru is 22% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | S/. 135 (E£ 710) | E£ 914 | - 22% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | S/. 118 (E£ 618) | E£ 866 | - 29% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | S/. 271 (E£ 1,423) | E£ 1,864 | - 24% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | S/. 292 (E£ 1,530) | E£ 876 | + 75% | |
Transportation | - 3% | |||
Transportation in Peru is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | S/. 67,498 (E£ 354,146) | E£ 441,627 | - 20% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | S/. 3.94 (E£ 21) | E£ 6 | + 219% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | S/. 95 (E£ 500) | E£ 604 | - 17% | |
Personal Care | + 60% | |||
Personal Care in Peru is 60% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | S/. 21 (E£ 109) | E£ 40 | + 170% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | S/. 21 (E£ 110) | E£ 71 | + 54% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | S/. 119 (E£ 625) | E£ 309 | + 102% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | S/. 30 (E£ 155) | E£ 46 | + 234% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | S/. 11 (E£ 60) | E£ 49 | + 22% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | S/. 16 (E£ 82) | E£ 47 | + 74% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | S/. 4.79 (E£ 25) | E£ 25 | - 1% | |
Tube of toothpaste | S/. 7 (E£ 35) | E£ 22 | + 63% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | S/. 25 (E£ 132) | E£ 76 | + 74% | |
Entertainment | + 18% | |||
Entertainment in Peru is 18% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | S/. 68 (E£ 355) | E£ 369 | - 4% | |
2 tickets to the movies | S/. 36 (E£ 188) | E£ 129 | + 46% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | S/. 131 (E£ 688) | E£ 786 | - 12% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | S/. 135 (E£ 707) | E£ 577 | + 23% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | S/. 22 (E£ 115) | E£ 85 | + 36% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | S/. 12 (E£ 62) | E£ 38 | + 63% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | S/. 14 (E£ 74) | E£ 38 | + 93% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | S/. 2,321 (E£ 12,180) | E£ 10,215 | + 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | S/. 0.61 (E£ 3.20) | E£ 3.23 | - 1% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | S/. 172 (E£ 901) | E£ 807 | + 12% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | S/. 13 (E£ 69) | E£ 38 | + 82% | |
TOTAL | + 16% |
These prices were last updated on March 20, 2019.
Exchange rate:
5.247
EGP
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PEN
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Cost of living in Peru is 16% more expensive than in Egypt
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