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

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

Currency:

Food | + 125% | |||
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Food in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 125% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$23 (E£ 155) | E£ 146 | + 6% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | EC$13 (E£ 86) | E£ 70 | + 23% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$5.40 (E£ 36) | E£ 39 | - 7% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$4.00 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 83% | |

12 eggs, large | EC$8 (E£ 55) | E£ 22 | + 153% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$10 (E£ 66) | E£ 11 | + 521% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$14 (E£ 89) | E£ 33 | + 174% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$10 (E£ 67) | E£ 26 | + 161% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$9 (E£ 58) | E£ 7 | + 750% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$11 (E£ 71) | E£ 22 | + 219% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$50 (E£ 331) | E£ 152 | + 118% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | EC$14 (E£ 89) | E£ 13 | + 608% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$3.00 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.73 | + 247% | |

Housing | + 32% | |||

Housing in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 32% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | EC$1,378 (E£ 9,128) | E£ 8,335 | + 10% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | EC$787 (E£ 5,217) | E£ 5,159 | + 1% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$203 (E£ 1,347) | E£ 908 | + 48% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | EC$936 (E£ 6,204) | E£ 6,098 | + 2% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | EC$518 (E£ 3,430) | E£ 3,794 | - 10% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | EC$202 (E£ 1,337) | E£ 610 | + 119% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | EC$113 (E£ 746) | E£ 251 | + 198% | |

40” flat screen TV | EC$2,500 (E£ 16,564) | E£ 6,021 | + 175% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$275 (E£ 1,822) | E£ 3,030 | - 40% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$30 (E£ 199) | E£ 102 | + 95% | |

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

Clothes | + 45% | |||

Clothes in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 45% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | EC$215 (E£ 1,424) | E£ 874 | + 63% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | EC$150 (E£ 994) | E£ 761 | + 31% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$325 (E£ 2,153) | E£ 1,862 | + 16% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$500 (E£ 3,313) | E£ 1,123 | + 195% | |

Transportation | + 56% | |||

Transportation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 56% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 444,807 | - | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$0.53 (E£ 3.50) | E£ 5.87 | - 40% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | EC$157 (E£ 1,038) | E£ 435 | + 139% | |

Personal Care | + 112% | |||

Personal Care in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 112% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | - | E£ 41 | - | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | EC$75 (E£ 497) | E£ 74 | + 568% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | EC$60 (E£ 398) | E£ 334 | + 19% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | EC$20 (E£ 133) | E£ 60 | + 121% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$25 (E£ 166) | E£ 50 | + 233% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$11 (E£ 70) | E£ 52 | + 34% | |

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

Tube of toothpaste | EC$10 (E£ 66) | E£ 20 | + 223% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$23 (E£ 149) | E£ 70 | + 114% | |

Entertainment | + 43% | |||

Entertainment in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is 43% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$150 (E£ 994) | E£ 329 | + 202% | |

2 tickets to the movies | EC$35 (E£ 232) | E£ 134 | + 73% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | EC$50 (E£ 331) | E£ 728 | - 54% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$250 (E£ 1,656) | E£ 524 | + 216% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$20 (E£ 133) | E£ 91 | + 45% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | - | E£ 42 | - | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 43 | - | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | - | E£ 10,473 | - | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 4.68 | - | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$50 (E£ 331) | E£ 820 | - 60% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | EC$6.00 (E£ 40) | E£ 37 | + 9% | |

TOTAL | + 64% |

**WARNING!**This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,884 prices entered by 305 different people.

These prices were last updated on November 14, 2018.
Exchange rate:
6.625
EGP
/
XCD

#
Cost of living in
**Saint Vincent and the Grenadines**
is
**64% more expensive than**
in
**Egypt**

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