Cost of living in United Kingdom compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 122% | |||
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Food in United Kingdom is 122% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £14 (E£ 323) | E£ 118 | + 175% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | £5.92 (E£ 135) | E£ 93 | + 45% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £3.36 (E£ 77) | E£ 45 | + 70% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £0.90 (E£ 20) | E£ 16 | + 28% | |
12 eggs, large | £2.79 (E£ 64) | E£ 25 | + 156% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £2.27 (E£ 52) | E£ 9 | + 491% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £3.83 (E£ 87) | E£ 38 | + 127% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £2.12 (E£ 48) | E£ 24 | + 98% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £0.87 (E£ 20) | E£ 8 | + 163% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £1.87 (E£ 43) | E£ 26 | + 61% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £9 (E£ 195) | E£ 153 | + 27% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | £1.92 (E£ 44) | E£ 16 | + 173% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £1.03 (E£ 24) | E£ 8 | + 200% | |
Housing | + 453% | |||
Housing in United Kingdom is 453% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | £2,256 (E£ 51,480) | E£ 8,102 | + 535% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | £1,779 (E£ 40,596) | E£ 4,589 | + 785% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £177 (E£ 4,042) | E£ 910 | + 344% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | £1,536 (E£ 35,059) | E£ 4,547 | + 671% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | £1,227 (E£ 28,008) | E£ 2,508 | + 1017% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | £140 (E£ 3,195) | E£ 592 | + 440% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | £26 (E£ 594) | E£ 239 | + 148% | |
40” flat screen tv | £294 (E£ 6,709) | E£ 4,780 | + 40% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | £101 (E£ 2,299) | E£ 2,519 | - 9% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £6 (E£ 143) | E£ 133 | + 7% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | £13 (E£ 295) | E£ 44 | + 566% | |
Clothes | - 1% | |||
Clothes in United Kingdom is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | £67 (E£ 1,519) | E£ 1,064 | + 43% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | £34 (E£ 772) | E£ 979 | - 21% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | £74 (E£ 1,694) | E£ 1,833 | - 8% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £85 (E£ 1,941) | E£ 1,113 | + 74% | |
Transportation | + 354% | |||
Transportation in United Kingdom is 354% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £22,731 (E£ 518,731) | E£ 420,829 | + 23% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.56 (E£ 36) | E£ 8 | + 324% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | £113 (E£ 2,570) | E£ 187 | + 1272% | |
Personal Care | + 192% | |||
Personal Care in United Kingdom is 192% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £4.11 (E£ 94) | E£ 25 | + 275% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £9 (E£ 208) | E£ 85 | + 144% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | £90 (E£ 2,057) | E£ 285 | + 623% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | £2.50 (E£ 57) | E£ 48 | + 19% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | £1.57 (E£ 36) | E£ 29 | + 25% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £3.42 (E£ 78) | E£ 46 | + 70% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | £1.89 (E£ 43) | E£ 17 | + 157% | |
Tube of toothpaste | £1.29 (E£ 29) | E£ 27 | + 9% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £14 (E£ 331) | E£ 70 | + 373% | |
Entertainment | + 111% | |||
Entertainment in United Kingdom is 111% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £36 (E£ 812) | E£ 336 | + 142% | |
2 tickets to the movies | £24 (E£ 548) | E£ 175 | + 213% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £140 (E£ 3,206) | E£ 2,837 | + 13% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £61 (E£ 1,397) | E£ 457 | + 206% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £9 (E£ 215) | E£ 193 | + 11% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £3.18 (E£ 73) | E£ 35 | + 110% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £5.32 (E£ 121) | E£ 47 | + 161% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | £533 (E£ 12,170) | - | - | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | £0.12 (E£ 2.80) | E£ 0.84 | + 231% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | £40 (E£ 912) | E£ 434 | + 110% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | £12 (E£ 273) | E£ 46 | + 489% | |
TOTAL | + 234% |
These prices were last updated on May 22, 2022.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 3,961 prices entered by 622 different people.
Cost of living in United Kingdom is 234% more expensive than in Egypt
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