- Cost of Living
- Peru
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Peru**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 28% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Peru is 28% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | S/. 16 (E£ 88) | E£ 126 | - 30% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | S/. 16 (E£ 84) | E£ 64 | + 31% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | S/. 10 (E£ 52) | E£ 39 | + 33% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | S/. 4.80 (E£ 26) | E£ 14 | + 88% | |

12 eggs, large | S/. 6 (E£ 34) | E£ 23 | + 49% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | S/. 3.28 (E£ 18) | E£ 11 | + 58% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | S/. 12 (E£ 65) | E£ 31 | + 108% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | S/. 4.37 (E£ 24) | E£ 23 | + 3% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | S/. 2.48 (E£ 13) | E£ 7 | + 104% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | S/. 4.81 (E£ 26) | E£ 19 | + 35% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | S/. 38 (E£ 205) | E£ 167 | + 23% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | S/. 6 (E£ 34) | E£ 11 | + 207% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | S/. 2.59 (E£ 14) | E£ 9 | + 54% | |

Housing | + 71% | |||

Housing in Peru is 71% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | S/. 2,687 (E£ 14,546) | E£ 8,316 | + 75% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | S/. 1,675 (E£ 9,067) | E£ 4,338 | + 109% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | S/. 294 (E£ 1,590) | E£ 901 | + 77% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | S/. 1,965 (E£ 10,641) | E£ 5,773 | + 84% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | S/. 985 (E£ 5,330) | E£ 2,807 | + 90% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | S/. 283 (E£ 1,534) | E£ 583 | + 163% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | S/. 90 (E£ 489) | E£ 261 | + 88% | |

40” flat screen TV | S/. 1,345 (E£ 7,280) | E£ 6,626 | + 10% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | S/. 296 (E£ 1,601) | E£ 2,739 | - 42% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | S/. 27 (E£ 146) | E£ 82 | + 78% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | S/. 18 (E£ 100) | E£ 88 | + 14% | |

Clothes | - 21% | |||

Clothes in Peru is 21% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | S/. 130 (E£ 704) | E£ 798 | - 12% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | S/. 115 (E£ 623) | E£ 804 | - 22% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | S/. 234 (E£ 1,267) | E£ 1,819 | - 30% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | S/. 252 (E£ 1,363) | E£ 1,376 | - 1% | |

Transportation | + 12% | |||

Transportation in Peru is 12% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | S/. 62,557 (E£ 338,682) | E£ 480,007 | - 29% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | S/. 3.52 (E£ 19) | E£ 4.91 | + 288% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | S/. 93 (E£ 506) | E£ 381 | + 33% | |

Personal Care | + 64% | |||

Personal Care in Peru is 64% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | S/. 17 (E£ 95) | E£ 39 | + 140% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | S/. 31 (E£ 169) | E£ 78 | + 118% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | S/. 70 (E£ 378) | E£ 266 | + 42% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | S/. 28 (E£ 154) | E£ 54 | + 187% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | S/. 13 (E£ 68) | E£ 47 | + 44% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | S/. 16 (E£ 84) | E£ 44 | + 89% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | S/. 4.47 (E£ 24) | E£ 21 | + 18% | |

Tube of toothpaste | S/. 4.82 (E£ 26) | E£ 20 | + 32% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | S/. 21 (E£ 114) | E£ 56 | + 102% | |

Entertainment | - 72% | |||

Entertainment in Peru is 72% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | S/. 56 (E£ 301) | E£ 323 | - 7% | |

2 tickets to the movies | S/. 32 (E£ 172) | E£ 128 | + 34% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | S/. 142 (E£ 769) | E£ 676 | + 14% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | S/. 115 (E£ 625) | E£ 483 | + 29% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | S/. 22 (E£ 122) | E£ 105 | + 17% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | S/. 11 (E£ 59) | E£ 39 | + 52% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | S/. 11 (E£ 58) | E£ 61 | - 6% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | S/. 2,021 (E£ 10,941) | E£ 11,870 | - 8% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | S/. 0.95 (E£ 5.13) | E£ 50 | - 90% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | S/. 174 (E£ 942) | E£ 678 | + 39% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | S/. 9 (E£ 51) | E£ 32 | + 60% | |

TOTAL | - 23% |

These prices were last updated on March 21, 2018.
Exchange rate:
5.414
EGP
/
PEN

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#
Cost of living in
**Peru**
is
**23% cheaper than**
in
**Egypt**

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