- Cost of Living
- Spain
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Spain compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 83% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|
Food in Spain is 83% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €12 (E£ 230) | E£ 137 | + 68% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 144) | E£ 70 | + 107% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.43 (E£ 67) | E£ 39 | + 74% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.88 (E£ 17) | E£ 15 | + 17% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.53 (E£ 50) | E£ 21 | + 134% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.75 (E£ 34) | E£ 10 | + 256% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €5.71 (E£ 112) | E£ 32 | + 255% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.80 (E£ 35) | E£ 25 | + 44% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.06 (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | + 173% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.85 (E£ 17) | E£ 22 | - 24% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €6 (E£ 120) | E£ 150 | - 20% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.60 (E£ 31) | E£ 13 | + 145% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.93 (E£ 18) | E£ 5.66 | + 222% | |
Housing | + 156% | |||
Housing in Spain is 156% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,278 (E£ 25,085) | E£ 8,522 | + 194% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €900 (E£ 17,674) | E£ 5,146 | + 243% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €126 (E£ 2,482) | E£ 781 | + 218% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €821 (E£ 16,118) | E£ 6,535 | + 147% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €622 (E£ 12,216) | E£ 4,067 | + 200% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €92 (E£ 1,809) | E£ 591 | + 206% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €29 (E£ 571) | E£ 223 | + 156% | |
40” flat screen TV | €362 (E£ 7,111) | E£ 5,906 | + 20% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €85 (E£ 1,661) | E£ 3,080 | - 46% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 139) | E£ 92 | + 50% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €10 (E£ 205) | E£ 91 | + 125% | |
Clothes | - 9% | |||
Clothes in Spain is 9% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €77 (E£ 1,517) | E£ 914 | + 66% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €29 (E£ 567) | E£ 866 | - 35% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €78 (E£ 1,538) | E£ 1,864 | - 18% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €95 (E£ 1,862) | E£ 876 | + 113% | |
Transportation | + 39% | |||
Transportation in Spain is 39% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €19,598 (E£ 384,790) | E£ 441,627 | - 13% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.28 (E£ 25) | E£ 6 | + 288% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €48 (E£ 939) | E£ 604 | + 56% | |
Personal Care | + 82% | |||
Personal Care in Spain is 82% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.07 (E£ 100) | E£ 40 | + 146% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €5.75 (E£ 113) | E£ 71 | + 58% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €60 (E£ 1,185) | E£ 309 | + 284% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €4.79 (E£ 94) | E£ 46 | + 102% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.74 (E£ 54) | E£ 49 | + 9% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.82 (E£ 55) | E£ 47 | + 18% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.42 (E£ 28) | E£ 25 | + 9% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.75 (E£ 34) | E£ 22 | + 60% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €13 (E£ 259) | E£ 76 | + 243% | |
Entertainment | + 32% | |||
Entertainment in Spain is 32% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €31 (E£ 602) | E£ 369 | + 63% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €17 (E£ 326) | E£ 129 | + 153% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €60 (E£ 1,180) | E£ 786 | + 50% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €45 (E£ 881) | E£ 577 | + 53% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €8 (E£ 158) | E£ 85 | + 86% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.06 (E£ 40) | E£ 38 | + 6% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.00 (E£ 79) | E£ 38 | + 105% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €429 (E£ 8,418) | E£ 10,215 | - 18% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.19 (E£ 3.73) | E£ 3.23 | + 16% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €43 (E£ 845) | E£ 807 | + 5% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €5.11 (E£ 100) | E£ 38 | + 166% | |
TOTAL | + 65% |
These prices were last updated on March 20, 2019.
Exchange rate:
19.634
EGP
/
EUR
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 10,875 prices entered by 1,522 different people.
Cost of living in Spain is 65% more expensive than in Egypt
Other Country Comparisons
- Cost of living in American Samoa is in Egypt
- Cost of living in Anguilla is 86% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in United Arab Emirates is 136% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda is 62% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Armenia is 17% cheaper than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Angola is 139% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Albania is 5% more expensive than in Egypt
- Cost of living in Andorra is 78% more expensive than in Egypt