- Cost of Living
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Saint Vincent and the Grenadines**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | + 141% | |||
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Food in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 141% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$23 (E£ 154) | E£ 137 | + 12% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | EC$13 (E£ 86) | E£ 68 | + 26% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$10 (E£ 66) | E£ 39 | + 70% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$4.00 (E£ 26) | E£ 14 | + 83% | |

12 eggs, large | EC$8 (E£ 55) | E£ 21 | + 161% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$10 (E£ 66) | E£ 10 | + 559% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$14 (E£ 89) | E£ 32 | + 177% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$10 (E£ 67) | E£ 25 | + 169% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$9 (E£ 58) | E£ 7 | + 703% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$11 (E£ 71) | E£ 22 | + 223% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$50 (E£ 331) | E£ 150 | + 121% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | EC$14 (E£ 89) | E£ 13 | + 612% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$3.00 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.66 | + 250% | |

Housing | + 33% | |||

Housing in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 33% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | EC$1,378 (E£ 9,114) | E£ 8,575 | + 6% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | EC$787 (E£ 5,210) | E£ 5,178 | + 1% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$203 (E£ 1,345) | E£ 865 | + 56% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | EC$936 (E£ 6,195) | E£ 6,009 | + 3% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | EC$518 (E£ 3,425) | E£ 3,965 | - 14% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | EC$202 (E£ 1,335) | E£ 619 | + 116% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | EC$113 (E£ 745) | E£ 232 | + 221% | |

40” flat screen TV | EC$2,500 (E£ 16,539) | E£ 5,919 | + 179% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$275 (E£ 1,819) | E£ 2,926 | - 38% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$30 (E£ 198) | E£ 97 | + 104% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | EC$6 (E£ 41) | E£ 91 | - 55% | |

Clothes | + 41% | |||

Clothes in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 41% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | EC$215 (E£ 1,422) | E£ 892 | + 59% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | EC$150 (E£ 992) | E£ 828 | + 20% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$325 (E£ 2,150) | E£ 1,829 | + 18% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$500 (E£ 3,308) | E£ 938 | + 253% | |

Transportation | + 48% | |||

Transportation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 48% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 438,533 | - | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$0.53 (E£ 3.50) | E£ 6 | - 43% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | EC$157 (E£ 1,036) | E£ 491 | + 111% | |

Personal Care | + 122% | |||

Personal Care in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 122% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 37 | - | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | EC$75 (E£ 496) | E£ 74 | + 574% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | EC$60 (E£ 397) | E£ 295 | + 34% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | EC$20 (E£ 132) | E£ 60 | + 121% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$25 (E£ 165) | E£ 50 | + 228% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$11 (E£ 69) | E£ 47 | + 46% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | EC$3.88 (E£ 26) | E£ 26 | + 0% | |

Tube of toothpaste | EC$10 (E£ 66) | E£ 21 | + 211% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$23 (E£ 149) | E£ 72 | + 107% | |

Entertainment | + 48% | |||

Entertainment in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 48% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$150 (E£ 992) | E£ 317 | + 213% | |

2 tickets to the movies | EC$35 (E£ 232) | E£ 131 | + 76% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | EC$50 (E£ 331) | E£ 797 | - 58% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$250 (E£ 1,654) | E£ 525 | + 215% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$20 (E£ 132) | E£ 95 | + 40% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | - | E£ 40 | - | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 40 | - | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 10,146 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 3.42 | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$50 (E£ 331) | E£ 727 | - 54% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | EC$6.00 (E£ 40) | E£ 37 | + 7% | |

TOTAL | + 65% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,801 prices entered by 297 different people.

These prices were last updated on January 22, 2019.
Exchange rate:
6.616
EGP
/
XCD

#
Cost of living in
**Saint Vincent and the Grenadines**
is
**65% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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