- Cost of Living
- Ukraine
- Egypt
- Comparison

##
Cost of living in
**Ukraine**
compared to
**Egypt**

Currency:

Food | - 21% | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Food in Ukraine is 21% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 109₴ (E£ 71) | E£ 142 | - 50% | |

Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | 89₴ (E£ 57) | E£ 69 | - 17% | |

500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 47₴ (E£ 31) | E£ 39 | - 21% | |

1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 24₴ (E£ 16) | E£ 14 | + 8% | |

12 eggs, large | 33₴ (E£ 22) | E£ 21 | + 2% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 38₴ (E£ 25) | E£ 10 | + 142% | |

500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 89₴ (E£ 58) | E£ 32 | + 82% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 21₴ (E£ 13) | E£ 25 | - 46% | |

1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 9₴ (E£ 5.92) | E£ 7 | - 13% | |

0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 18₴ (E£ 11) | E£ 22 | - 48% | |

1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 129₴ (E£ 84) | E£ 146 | - 43% | |

2 liters of Coca-Cola | 22₴ (E£ 15) | E£ 12 | + 17% | |

Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 11₴ (E£ 7) | E£ 5.81 | + 20% | |

Housing | + 4% | |||

Housing in Ukraine is 4% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | 15,492₴ (E£ 10,034) | E£ 8,190 | + 23% | |

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | 9,211₴ (E£ 5,966) | E£ 5,267 | + 13% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 1,992₴ (E£ 1,290) | E£ 908 | + 42% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | 9,806₴ (E£ 6,351) | E£ 6,098 | + 4% | |

Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | 6,605₴ (E£ 4,278) | E£ 3,794 | + 13% | |

Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | 1,322₴ (E£ 856) | E£ 610 | + 40% | |

Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | 158₴ (E£ 102) | E£ 235 | - 57% | |

40” flat screen TV | 14,471₴ (E£ 9,373) | E£ 6,021 | + 56% | |

Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | 2,915₴ (E£ 1,888) | E£ 3,030 | - 38% | |

Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 176₴ (E£ 114) | E£ 102 | + 12% | |

Hourly rate for cleaning help | 170₴ (E£ 110) | E£ 91 | + 21% | |

Clothes | + 28% | |||

Clothes in Ukraine is 28% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | 2,043₴ (E£ 1,323) | E£ 874 | + 51% | |

1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | 1,480₴ (E£ 959) | E£ 761 | + 26% | |

1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | 2,481₴ (E£ 1,607) | E£ 1,831 | - 12% | |

1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 3,100₴ (E£ 2,008) | E£ 1,123 | + 79% | |

Transportation | - 8% | |||

Transportation in Ukraine is 8% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 611,301₴ (E£ 395,932) | E£ 444,807 | - 11% | |

1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 30₴ (E£ 20) | E£ 6 | + 224% | |

Monthly ticket public transport | 383₴ (E£ 248) | E£ 435 | - 43% | |

Personal Care | - 9% | |||

Personal Care in Ukraine is 9% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 104₴ (E£ 67) | E£ 37 | + 81% | |

1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 174₴ (E£ 113) | E£ 75 | + 51% | |

Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | 418₴ (E£ 271) | E£ 351 | - 23% | |

1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | 72₴ (E£ 47) | E£ 60 | - 22% | |

Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 57₴ (E£ 37) | E£ 49 | - 26% | |

Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 64₴ (E£ 42) | E£ 48 | - 13% | |

4 rolls of toilet paper | 26₴ (E£ 17) | E£ 25 | - 32% | |

Tube of toothpaste | 43₴ (E£ 28) | E£ 19 | + 50% | |

Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 108₴ (E£ 70) | E£ 70 | - 0% | |

Entertainment | - 38% | |||

Entertainment in Ukraine is 38% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 329₴ (E£ 213) | E£ 320 | - 33% | |

2 tickets to the movies | 181₴ (E£ 118) | E£ 133 | - 12% | |

2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 933₴ (E£ 604) | E£ 728 | - 17% | |

Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 710₴ (E£ 460) | E£ 524 | - 12% | |

1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 111₴ (E£ 72) | E£ 95 | - 24% | |

Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 34₴ (E£ 22) | E£ 42 | - 46% | |

1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 38₴ (E£ 25) | E£ 41 | - 40% | |

iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | 14,839₴ (E£ 9,611) | E£ 9,559 | + 1% | |

1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 1.70₴ (E£ 1.10) | E£ 4.68 | - 76% | |

1 month of gym membership in business district | 611₴ (E£ 396) | E£ 787 | - 50% | |

1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | 36₴ (E£ 23) | E£ 37 | - 38% | |

TOTAL | - 11% |

These prices were last updated on December 14, 2018.
Exchange rate:
0.648
EGP
/
UAH

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#
Cost of living in
**Ukraine**
is
**11% cheaper than**
in
**Egypt**

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