Cost of living in Peru compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 1% | |||
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Food in Peru is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | S/. 21 (E£ 93) | E£ 103 | - 9% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | S/. 16 (E£ 71) | E£ 74 | - 4% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | S/. 7 (E£ 30) | E£ 44 | - 33% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | S/. 4.27 (E£ 19) | E£ 17 | + 10% | |
12 eggs, large | S/. 5.97 (E£ 26) | E£ 20 | + 31% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | S/. 3.50 (E£ 15) | E£ 7 | + 130% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | S/. 13 (E£ 56) | E£ 39 | + 43% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | S/. 4.52 (E£ 20) | E£ 24 | - 19% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | S/. 2.36 (E£ 10) | E£ 7 | + 41% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | S/. 5.48 (E£ 24) | E£ 31 | - 22% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | S/. 36 (E£ 156) | E£ 177 | - 12% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | S/. 7 (E£ 32) | E£ 15 | + 113% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | S/. 1.68 (E£ 7) | E£ 7 | + 9% | |
Housing | + 36% | |||
Housing in Peru is 36% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | S/. 2,645 (E£ 11,479) | E£ 9,026 | + 27% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | S/. 1,452 (E£ 6,304) | E£ 4,592 | + 37% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | S/. 193 (E£ 838) | E£ 671 | + 25% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | S/. 1,735 (E£ 7,530) | E£ 5,440 | + 38% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | S/. 978 (E£ 4,245) | E£ 3,360 | + 26% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | S/. 154 (E£ 667) | E£ 501 | + 33% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | S/. 69 (E£ 298) | E£ 166 | + 80% | |
40” flat screen tv | S/. 1,207 (E£ 5,240) | E£ 4,544 | + 15% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | S/. 352 (E£ 1,529) | E£ 2,125 | - 28% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | S/. 31 (E£ 135) | E£ 101 | + 34% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | S/. 18 (E£ 76) | E£ 35 | + 117% | |
Clothes | - 45% | |||
Clothes in Peru is 45% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | S/. 141 (E£ 613) | E£ 917 | - 33% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | S/. 97 (E£ 421) | E£ 848 | - 50% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | S/. 250 (E£ 1,084) | E£ 2,121 | - 49% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | S/. 233 (E£ 1,011) | E£ 1,289 | - 22% | |
Transportation | + 10% | |||
Transportation in Peru is 10% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | S/. 60,429 (E£ 262,300) | E£ 395,100 | - 34% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | S/. 3.52 (E£ 15) | E£ 8 | + 93% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | S/. 104 (E£ 452) | E£ 312 | + 45% | |
Personal Care | + 27% | |||
Personal Care in Peru is 27% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | S/. 20 (E£ 88) | E£ 39 | + 127% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | S/. 22 (E£ 95) | E£ 62 | + 54% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | S/. 71 (E£ 310) | E£ 237 | + 31% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | S/. 19 (E£ 82) | E£ 131 | - 37% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | S/. 13 (E£ 56) | E£ 42 | + 33% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | S/. 16 (E£ 69) | E£ 31 | + 120% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | S/. 4.32 (E£ 19) | E£ 24 | - 22% | |
Tube of toothpaste | S/. 4.25 (E£ 18) | E£ 27 | - 31% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | S/. 32 (E£ 139) | E£ 69 | + 100% | |
Entertainment | + 4% | |||
Entertainment in Peru is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | S/. 36 (E£ 157) | E£ 328 | - 52% | |
2 tickets to the movies | S/. 31 (E£ 136) | E£ 175 | - 22% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | S/. 86 (E£ 375) | E£ 605 | - 38% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | S/. 98 (E£ 425) | E£ 432 | - 2% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | S/. 23 (E£ 102) | E£ 75 | + 35% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | S/. 13 (E£ 58) | E£ 38 | + 53% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | S/. 7 (E£ 31) | E£ 68 | - 54% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | S/. 1,732 (E£ 7,516) | E£ 9,759 | - 23% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | S/. 0.80 (E£ 3.49) | E£ 1.39 | + 151% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | S/. 156 (E£ 679) | E£ 429 | + 58% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | S/. 16 (E£ 69) | E£ 43 | + 61% | |
TOTAL | + 8% |
These prices were last updated on January 20, 2021.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Peru is 8% more expensive than in Egypt
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