- Cost of Living
- Saint Lucia
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Saint Lucia compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 126% | |||
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Food in Saint Lucia is 126% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$28 (E£ 179) | E£ 139 | + 29% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | EC$19 (E£ 122) | E£ 69 | + 76% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$16 (E£ 101) | E£ 39 | + 161% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$6 (E£ 40) | E£ 15 | + 177% | |
12 eggs, large | EC$15 (E£ 98) | E£ 21 | + 361% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$7 (E£ 42) | E£ 10 | + 338% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$15 (E£ 96) | E£ 31 | + 207% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$10 (E£ 65) | E£ 25 | + 165% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$7 (E£ 44) | E£ 8 | + 483% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$4.64 (E£ 30) | E£ 22 | + 35% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$29 (E£ 184) | E£ 150 | + 23% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | EC$6 (E£ 39) | E£ 13 | + 206% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$3.73 (E£ 24) | E£ 5.56 | + 329% | |
Housing | + 119% | |||
Housing in Saint Lucia is 119% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | EC$2,512 (E£ 16,058) | E£ 8,522 | + 88% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | EC$1,529 (E£ 9,774) | E£ 5,146 | + 90% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$491 (E£ 3,142) | E£ 781 | + 302% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | EC$2,155 (E£ 13,779) | E£ 6,535 | + 111% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | EC$978 (E£ 6,253) | E£ 4,067 | + 54% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | EC$613 (E£ 3,920) | E£ 591 | + 563% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | EC$101 (E£ 647) | E£ 223 | + 190% | |
40” flat screen TV | EC$1,696 (E£ 10,843) | E£ 5,906 | + 84% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$337 (E£ 2,157) | E£ 3,080 | - 30% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$17 (E£ 111) | E£ 92 | + 20% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | EC$27 (E£ 170) | E£ 91 | + 87% | |
Clothes | - 29% | |||
Clothes in Saint Lucia is 29% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | EC$198 (E£ 1,266) | E£ 914 | + 38% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | EC$65 (E£ 413) | E£ 866 | - 52% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$230 (E£ 1,469) | E£ 1,864 | - 21% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$209 (E£ 1,337) | E£ 876 | + 53% | |
Transportation | + 22% | |||
Transportation in Saint Lucia is 22% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | EC$35,600 (E£ 227,603) | E£ 441,627 | - 48% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$8 (E£ 54) | E£ 7 | + 716% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | EC$89 (E£ 568) | E£ 604 | - 6% | |
Personal Care | + 110% | |||
Personal Care in Saint Lucia is 110% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | EC$16 (E£ 99) | E£ 40 | + 145% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | EC$22 (E£ 143) | E£ 71 | + 101% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | EC$139 (E£ 888) | E£ 309 | + 187% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | EC$12 (E£ 74) | E£ 46 | + 59% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$17 (E£ 109) | E£ 49 | + 121% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$14 (E£ 89) | E£ 47 | + 90% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | EC$5.20 (E£ 33) | E£ 25 | + 31% | |
Tube of toothpaste | EC$10 (E£ 63) | E£ 22 | + 193% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$20 (E£ 129) | E£ 76 | + 71% | |
Entertainment | - 4% | |||
Entertainment in Saint Lucia is 4% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$49 (E£ 316) | E£ 369 | - 14% | |
2 tickets to the movies | EC$35 (E£ 223) | E£ 129 | + 74% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 786 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$181 (E£ 1,159) | E£ 577 | + 101% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$13 (E£ 84) | E£ 85 | - 1% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | EC$10 (E£ 64) | E£ 38 | + 68% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | EC$5.30 (E£ 34) | E£ 38 | - 12% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | EC$300 (E£ 1,918) | E£ 10,215 | - 81% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 2.52 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$110 (E£ 706) | E£ 807 | - 13% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | EC$10 (E£ 67) | E£ 38 | + 78% | |
TOTAL | + 54% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 2,799 prices entered by 282 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 25, 2019.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Saint Lucia is 54% more expensive than in Egypt
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