- Cost of Living
- Spain
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Spain compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 115% | |||
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Food in Spain is 115% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €12 (E£ 242) | E£ 125 | + 93% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | €7 (E£ 149) | E£ 59 | + 154% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.64 (E£ 75) | E£ 37 | + 104% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.86 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 36% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.32 (E£ 48) | E£ 21 | + 129% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.78 (E£ 37) | E£ 7 | + 412% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €5.99 (E£ 124) | E£ 31 | + 306% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.73 (E£ 36) | E£ 22 | + 65% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.17 (E£ 24) | E£ 6 | + 279% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.82 (E£ 17) | E£ 17 | - 1% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €7 (E£ 141) | E£ 146 | - 4% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | €1.48 (E£ 31) | E£ 10 | + 199% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.88 (E£ 18) | E£ 5.05 | + 263% | |
Housing | + 282% | |||
Housing in Spain is 282% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | €1,226 (E£ 25,467) | E£ 6,306 | + 304% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | €823 (E£ 17,094) | E£ 3,151 | + 443% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €138 (E£ 2,876) | E£ 553 | + 420% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | €786 (E£ 16,313) | E£ 3,881 | + 320% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | €543 (E£ 11,270) | E£ 1,753 | + 543% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | €145 (E£ 3,016) | E£ 423 | + 612% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | €31 (E£ 643) | E£ 288 | + 124% | |
40” flat screen TV | €409 (E£ 8,493) | E£ 6,163 | + 38% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | €99 (E£ 2,064) | E£ 2,760 | - 25% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €9 (E£ 178) | E£ 82 | + 115% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €10 (E£ 218) | E£ 33 | + 562% | |
Clothes | + 4% | |||
Clothes in Spain is 4% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | €80 (E£ 1,661) | E£ 891 | + 86% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | €30 (E£ 620) | E£ 786 | - 21% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | €77 (E£ 1,600) | E£ 1,664 | - 4% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €93 (E£ 1,922) | E£ 1,294 | + 49% | |
Transportation | + 107% | |||
Transportation in Spain is 107% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €20,420 (E£ 424,003) | E£ 462,272 | - 8% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.19 (E£ 25) | E£ 4.40 | + 463% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €50 (E£ 1,038) | E£ 252 | + 312% | |
Personal Care | + 133% | |||
Personal Care in Spain is 133% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €5.10 (E£ 106) | E£ 39 | + 171% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €5.31 (E£ 110) | E£ 77 | + 43% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | €54 (E£ 1,122) | E£ 232 | + 383% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | €4.31 (E£ 90) | E£ 59 | + 52% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.77 (E£ 58) | E£ 42 | + 37% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.99 (E£ 62) | E£ 39 | + 59% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.33 (E£ 28) | E£ 16 | + 69% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.74 (E£ 36) | E£ 19 | + 93% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €12 (E£ 254) | E£ 50 | + 405% | |
Entertainment | + 112% | |||
Entertainment in Spain is 112% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €30 (E£ 624) | E£ 284 | + 120% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 339) | E£ 117 | + 189% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €68 (E£ 1,416) | E£ 398 | + 256% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €50 (E£ 1,046) | E£ 451 | + 132% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 185) | E£ 84 | + 121% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.21 (E£ 46) | E£ 33 | + 39% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.65 (E£ 96) | E£ 57 | + 69% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | €460 (E£ 9,545) | E£ 11,870 | - 20% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.24 (E£ 4.99) | E£ 0.23 | + 2100% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €47 (E£ 966) | E£ 562 | + 72% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | €4.96 (E£ 103) | E£ 32 | + 225% | |
TOTAL | + 131% |
These prices were last updated on November 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Spain is 131% more expensive than in Egypt
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