- Cost of Living
- Swaziland
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Swaziland compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 33% | |||
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Food in Swaziland is 33% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Lilangeni68 (E£ 81) | E£ 137 | - 41% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | Lilangeni75 (E£ 90) | E£ 70 | + 28% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Lilangeni40 (E£ 48) | E£ 39 | + 24% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Lilangeni16 (E£ 19) | E£ 15 | + 33% | |
12 eggs, large | Lilangeni31 (E£ 37) | E£ 21 | + 75% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Lilangeni24 (E£ 29) | E£ 10 | + 203% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Lilangeni159 (E£ 191) | E£ 32 | + 506% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Lilangeni29 (E£ 35) | E£ 25 | + 43% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Lilangeni38 (E£ 45) | E£ 8 | + 492% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Lilangeni17 (E£ 21) | E£ 22 | - 6% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Lilangeni156 (E£ 187) | E£ 150 | + 25% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | Lilangeni21 (E£ 25) | E£ 13 | + 99% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Lilangeni7 (E£ 9) | E£ 5.66 | + 50% | |
Housing | + 129% | |||
Housing in Swaziland is 129% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | Lilangeni12,460 (E£ 14,968) | E£ 8,522 | + 76% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | Lilangeni13,087 (E£ 15,722) | E£ 5,146 | + 205% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Lilangeni891 (E£ 1,070) | E£ 781 | + 37% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | Lilangeni7,062 (E£ 8,484) | E£ 6,535 | + 30% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | Lilangeni3,957 (E£ 4,754) | E£ 4,067 | + 17% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | Lilangeni520 (E£ 625) | E£ 591 | + 6% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | Lilangeni1,699 (E£ 2,041) | E£ 223 | + 816% | |
40” flat screen TV | Lilangeni5,484 (E£ 6,588) | E£ 5,906 | + 12% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | Lilangeni1,974 (E£ 2,371) | E£ 3,080 | - 23% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Lilangeni44 (E£ 53) | E£ 92 | - 43% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | E£ 91 | - | |
Clothes | + 39% | |||
Clothes in Swaziland is 39% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | Lilangeni672 (E£ 807) | E£ 914 | - 12% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | Lilangeni1,151 (E£ 1,383) | E£ 866 | + 60% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | Lilangeni1,118 (E£ 1,343) | E£ 1,864 | - 28% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Lilangeni1,467 (E£ 1,763) | E£ 876 | + 101% | |
Transportation | - 2% | |||
Transportation in Swaziland is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Lilangeni217,719 (E£ 261,556) | E£ 441,627 | - 41% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Lilangeni12 (E£ 15) | E£ 6 | + 127% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Lilangeni568 (E£ 682) | E£ 604 | + 13% | |
Personal Care | + 14% | |||
Personal Care in Swaziland is 14% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Lilangeni65 (E£ 78) | E£ 40 | + 92% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Lilangeni113 (E£ 136) | E£ 71 | + 91% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | Lilangeni318 (E£ 382) | E£ 309 | + 24% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | Lilangeni40 (E£ 48) | E£ 46 | + 3% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Lilangeni25 (E£ 30) | E£ 49 | - 39% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Lilangeni48 (E£ 58) | E£ 47 | + 23% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Lilangeni27 (E£ 33) | E£ 25 | + 29% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Lilangeni14 (E£ 17) | E£ 22 | - 22% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Lilangeni92 (E£ 111) | E£ 76 | + 46% | |
Entertainment | - 16% | |||
Entertainment in Swaziland is 16% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Lilangeni244 (E£ 293) | E£ 369 | - 20% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Lilangeni86 (E£ 104) | E£ 129 | - 19% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Lilangeni800 (E£ 961) | E£ 786 | + 22% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Lilangeni411 (E£ 494) | E£ 577 | - 14% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Lilangeni28 (E£ 34) | E£ 85 | - 60% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Lilangeni30 (E£ 36) | E£ 38 | - 6% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Lilangeni23 (E£ 27) | E£ 38 | - 30% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | Lilangeni9,965 (E£ 11,971) | E£ 10,215 | + 17% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Lilangeni1.87 (E£ 2.25) | E£ 3.01 | - 25% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Lilangeni338 (E£ 406) | E£ 850 | - 52% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | Lilangeni45 (E£ 54) | E£ 38 | + 44% | |
TOTAL | + 32% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,795 prices entered by 279 different people.
These prices were last updated on March 15, 2019.
Exchange rate:
1.201
EGP
/
SZL
Cost of living in Swaziland is 32% more expensive than in Egypt
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