Cost of living in Spain compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 126% | |||
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Food in Spain is 126% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €17 (E£ 901) | E£ 290 | + 211% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €9 (E£ 489) | E£ 206 | + 138% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.80 (E£ 198) | E£ 119 | + 66% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.05 (E£ 55) | E£ 41 | + 32% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.98 (E£ 155) | E£ 67 | + 130% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.16 (E£ 113) | E£ 15 | + 668% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 376) | E£ 118 | + 219% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.12 (E£ 110) | E£ 66 | + 66% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.44 (E£ 75) | E£ 23 | + 222% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.13 (E£ 59) | E£ 57 | + 3% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €7 (E£ 377) | E£ 469 | - 20% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.05 (E£ 107) | E£ 29 | + 271% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.06 (E£ 55) | E£ 21 | + 166% | |
Housing | + 215% | |||
Housing in Spain is 215% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,423 (E£ 74,018) | E£ 19,185 | + 286% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €960 (E£ 49,929) | E£ 12,549 | + 298% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €117 (E£ 6,075) | E£ 1,762 | + 245% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €915 (E£ 47,607) | E£ 17,924 | + 166% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €672 (E£ 34,969) | E£ 9,306 | + 276% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €79 (E£ 4,114) | E£ 1,004 | + 310% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €27 (E£ 1,399) | E£ 359 | + 289% | |
40” flat screen tv | €323 (E£ 16,786) | E£ 11,537 | + 46% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €99 (E£ 5,163) | E£ 9,588 | - 46% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €8 (E£ 405) | E£ 235 | + 72% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €12 (E£ 604) | E£ 171 | + 252% | |
Clothes | - 1% | |||
Clothes in Spain is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €76 (E£ 3,937) | E£ 2,580 | + 53% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €33 (E£ 1,696) | E£ 2,344 | - 28% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €85 (E£ 4,422) | E£ 4,362 | + 1% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €91 (E£ 4,714) | E£ 2,878 | + 64% | |
Transportation | + 65% | |||
Transportation in Spain is 65% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €27,532 (E£ 1,432,430) | E£ 1,385,570 | + 3% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.61 (E£ 84) | E£ 12 | + 576% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €30 (E£ 1,571) | E£ 866 | + 81% | |
Personal Care | + 125% | |||
Personal Care in Spain is 125% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €8 (E£ 429) | E£ 115 | + 274% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €7 (E£ 339) | E£ 162 | + 109% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €62 (E£ 3,205) | E£ 552 | + 480% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €4.07 (E£ 212) | E£ 130 | + 63% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.85 (E£ 148) | E£ 119 | + 24% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.98 (E£ 155) | E£ 134 | + 16% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.87 (E£ 98) | E£ 60 | + 61% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.08 (E£ 108) | E£ 68 | + 60% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €18 (E£ 918) | E£ 154 | + 496% | |
Entertainment | + 84% | |||
Entertainment in Spain is 84% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €34 (E£ 1,747) | E£ 1,132 | + 54% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €17 (E£ 862) | E£ 400 | + 115% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €50 (E£ 2,587) | E£ 1,495 | + 73% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €50 (E£ 2,586) | E£ 1,572 | + 64% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €10 (E£ 541) | E£ 397 | + 36% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.87 (E£ 149) | E£ 114 | + 30% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.44 (E£ 231) | E£ 202 | + 14% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €522 (E£ 27,168) | E£ 24,431 | + 11% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.21 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.07 | + 432% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €50 (E£ 2,607) | E£ 1,007 | + 159% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €5.38 (E£ 280) | E£ 78 | + 258% | |
TOTAL | + 105% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 9,896 prices entered by 1,103 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 13, 2024.
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Cost of living in Spain is 105% more expensive than in Egypt
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