Cost of living in Spain compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 102% | |||
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Food in Spain is 102% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €17 (E£ 559) | E£ 215 | + 160% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €9 (E£ 296) | E£ 121 | + 145% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.83 (E£ 127) | E£ 93 | + 37% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.99 (E£ 33) | E£ 26 | + 25% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.98 (E£ 99) | E£ 50 | + 99% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.18 (E£ 72) | E£ 12 | + 515% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 224) | E£ 67 | + 233% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.91 (E£ 63) | E£ 33 | + 92% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.21 (E£ 40) | E£ 10 | + 291% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.04 (E£ 34) | E£ 44 | - 21% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €7 (E£ 219) | E£ 338 | - 35% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €1.99 (E£ 66) | E£ 17 | + 283% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.97 (E£ 32) | E£ 10 | + 213% | |
Housing | + 236% | |||
Housing in Spain is 236% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,221 (E£ 40,478) | E£ 12,207 | + 232% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €838 (E£ 27,768) | E£ 5,963 | + 366% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €127 (E£ 4,208) | E£ 1,207 | + 249% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €798 (E£ 26,452) | E£ 7,278 | + 263% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €595 (E£ 19,705) | E£ 4,450 | + 343% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €86 (E£ 2,851) | E£ 1,066 | + 167% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €29 (E£ 974) | E£ 215 | + 353% | |
40” flat screen tv | €353 (E£ 11,698) | E£ 7,226 | + 62% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €95 (E£ 3,148) | E£ 4,091 | - 23% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 238) | E£ 163 | + 46% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €11 (E£ 372) | E£ 87 | + 326% | |
Clothes | + 8% | |||
Clothes in Spain is 8% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €79 (E£ 2,602) | E£ 575 | + 352% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €29 (E£ 955) | E£ 1,504 | - 37% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €83 (E£ 2,765) | E£ 1,747 | + 58% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €89 (E£ 2,958) | E£ 2,140 | + 38% | |
Transportation | + 74% | |||
Transportation in Spain is 74% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €26,162 (E£ 867,066) | E£ 799,839 | + 8% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.73 (E£ 57) | E£ 10 | + 460% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €32 (E£ 1,055) | E£ 524 | + 101% | |
Personal Care | + 163% | |||
Personal Care in Spain is 163% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €8 (E£ 272) | E£ 39 | + 597% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €8 (E£ 262) | E£ 87 | + 200% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €63 (E£ 2,104) | E£ 322 | + 553% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €3.94 (E£ 131) | E£ 83 | + 57% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.47 (E£ 82) | E£ 70 | + 17% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.98 (E£ 99) | E£ 76 | + 30% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.76 (E£ 58) | E£ 26 | + 123% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.94 (E£ 64) | E£ 34 | + 89% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €18 (E£ 611) | E£ 110 | + 456% | |
Entertainment | + 69% | |||
Entertainment in Spain is 69% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €32 (E£ 1,072) | E£ 415 | + 158% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 514) | E£ 194 | + 165% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €50 (E£ 1,671) | E£ 961 | + 74% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €48 (E£ 1,574) | E£ 621 | + 154% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 312) | E£ 128 | + 144% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.58 (E£ 86) | E£ 59 | + 45% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.31 (E£ 143) | E£ 83 | + 72% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €482 (E£ 15,989) | E£ 21,837 | - 27% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.17 (E£ 5.60) | E£ 3.67 | + 53% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €49 (E£ 1,617) | E£ 705 | + 129% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €5.14 (E£ 170) | E£ 50 | + 240% | |
TOTAL | + 106% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 11,076 prices entered by 1,262 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 28, 2023.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Spain is 106% more expensive than in Egypt
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