Cost of living in Spain compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 86% | |||
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Food in Spain is 86% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €16 (E£ 303) | E£ 118 | + 157% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 161) | E£ 93 | + 73% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.53 (E£ 68) | E£ 45 | + 51% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.86 (E£ 17) | E£ 16 | + 4% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.40 (E£ 46) | E£ 25 | + 86% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.71 (E£ 33) | E£ 9 | + 277% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €6 (E£ 124) | E£ 38 | + 223% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.78 (E£ 34) | E£ 24 | + 41% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.11 (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | + 184% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.90 (E£ 17) | E£ 26 | - 34% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €6 (E£ 124) | E£ 153 | - 19% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €1.80 (E£ 35) | E£ 16 | + 116% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.90 (E£ 17) | E£ 8 | + 122% | |
Housing | + 165% | |||
Housing in Spain is 165% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,166 (E£ 22,506) | E£ 8,102 | + 178% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €752 (E£ 14,507) | E£ 4,589 | + 216% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €112 (E£ 2,157) | E£ 910 | + 137% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €702 (E£ 13,556) | E£ 4,547 | + 198% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €530 (E£ 10,232) | E£ 2,508 | + 308% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €72 (E£ 1,395) | E£ 592 | + 136% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €31 (E£ 589) | E£ 239 | + 146% | |
40” flat screen tv | €343 (E£ 6,624) | E£ 4,780 | + 39% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €93 (E£ 1,792) | E£ 2,519 | - 29% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 145) | E£ 133 | + 8% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €10 (E£ 201) | E£ 44 | + 353% | |
Clothes | - 18% | |||
Clothes in Spain is 18% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €73 (E£ 1,417) | E£ 1,064 | + 33% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €30 (E£ 572) | E£ 979 | - 42% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €80 (E£ 1,542) | E£ 1,833 | - 16% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €88 (E£ 1,691) | E£ 1,113 | + 52% | |
Transportation | + 107% | |||
Transportation in Spain is 107% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €23,105 (E£ 445,957) | E£ 420,829 | + 6% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.61 (E£ 31) | E£ 8 | + 270% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €40 (E£ 776) | E£ 187 | + 314% | |
Personal Care | + 119% | |||
Personal Care in Spain is 119% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.63 (E£ 109) | E£ 25 | + 335% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €6 (E£ 119) | E£ 85 | + 39% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €59 (E£ 1,141) | E£ 285 | + 301% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €4.12 (E£ 79) | E£ 48 | + 66% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.45 (E£ 47) | E£ 29 | + 65% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.80 (E£ 54) | E£ 46 | + 17% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.49 (E£ 29) | E£ 17 | + 71% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.85 (E£ 36) | E£ 27 | + 32% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €17 (E£ 329) | E£ 70 | + 371% | |
Entertainment | + 54% | |||
Entertainment in Spain is 54% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €31 (E£ 606) | E£ 336 | + 80% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 311) | E£ 175 | + 77% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €50 (E£ 958) | E£ 2,837 | - 66% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €42 (E£ 803) | E£ 457 | + 76% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €10 (E£ 185) | E£ 193 | - 4% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.59 (E£ 50) | E£ 35 | + 45% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.06 (E£ 78) | E£ 47 | + 68% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €451 (E£ 8,695) | - | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.16 (E£ 3.04) | E£ 0.84 | + 260% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €45 (E£ 865) | E£ 434 | + 99% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €4.97 (E£ 96) | E£ 46 | + 107% | |
TOTAL | + 91% |
These prices were last updated on May 22, 2022.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Spain is 91% more expensive than in Egypt
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