- Cost of Living
- United Kingdom
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in United Kingdom compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 140% | |||
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Food in United Kingdom is 140% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £10 (E£ 231) | E£ 125 | + 84% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | £5.55 (E£ 129) | E£ 59 | + 120% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £3.76 (E£ 87) | E£ 37 | + 136% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £0.84 (E£ 19) | E£ 13 | + 48% | |
12 eggs, large | £2.65 (E£ 62) | E£ 21 | + 193% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £2.02 (E£ 47) | E£ 7 | + 552% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £4.57 (E£ 106) | E£ 31 | + 247% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £1.89 (E£ 44) | E£ 22 | + 102% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £0.86 (E£ 20) | E£ 6 | + 215% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £1.75 (E£ 41) | E£ 17 | + 138% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £8 (E£ 195) | E£ 146 | + 33% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | £1.79 (E£ 42) | E£ 10 | + 304% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £0.86 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.05 | + 298% | |
Housing | + 456% | |||
Housing in United Kingdom is 456% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | £1,833 (E£ 42,645) | E£ 6,347 | + 572% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | £1,333 (E£ 31,027) | E£ 3,151 | + 885% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £163 (E£ 3,801) | E£ 553 | + 587% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | £1,098 (E£ 25,550) | E£ 3,881 | + 558% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | £822 (E£ 19,129) | E£ 1,753 | + 991% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | £138 (E£ 3,208) | E£ 423 | + 658% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | £21 (E£ 491) | E£ 288 | + 70% | |
40” flat screen TV | £325 (E£ 7,572) | E£ 6,163 | + 23% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | £76 (E£ 1,766) | E£ 2,760 | - 36% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £6 (E£ 147) | E£ 82 | + 79% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | £11 (E£ 256) | E£ 33 | + 677% | |
Clothes | + 10% | |||
Clothes in United Kingdom is 10% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | £65 (E£ 1,510) | E£ 891 | + 70% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | £32 (E£ 738) | E£ 786 | - 6% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | £69 (E£ 1,614) | E£ 1,664 | - 3% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £74 (E£ 1,729) | E£ 1,294 | + 34% | |
Transportation | + 267% | |||
Transportation in United Kingdom is 267% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £18,020 (E£ 419,322) | E£ 462,272 | - 9% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.18 (E£ 27) | E£ 4.40 | + 524% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | £108 (E£ 2,515) | E£ 252 | + 897% | |
Personal Care | + 178% | |||
Personal Care in United Kingdom is 178% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £3.03 (E£ 70) | E£ 39 | + 80% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £8 (E£ 187) | E£ 77 | + 144% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | £67 (E£ 1,551) | E£ 232 | + 569% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | £2.81 (E£ 65) | E£ 59 | + 11% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | £1.66 (E£ 39) | E£ 42 | - 8% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £3.42 (E£ 80) | E£ 39 | + 104% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | £1.69 (E£ 39) | E£ 16 | + 140% | |
Tube of toothpaste | £1.59 (E£ 37) | E£ 19 | + 99% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £13 (E£ 307) | E£ 50 | + 511% | |
Entertainment | + 137% | |||
Entertainment in United Kingdom is 137% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £30 (E£ 701) | E£ 284 | + 147% | |
2 tickets to the movies | £20 (E£ 467) | E£ 117 | + 299% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £113 (E£ 2,622) | E£ 398 | + 559% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £55 (E£ 1,287) | E£ 451 | + 186% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £9 (E£ 207) | E£ 84 | + 147% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £2.99 (E£ 70) | E£ 33 | + 111% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £4.35 (E£ 101) | E£ 57 | + 78% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | £411 (E£ 9,575) | E£ 11,870 | - 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | £0.14 (E£ 3.27) | E£ 0.23 | + 1341% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | £45 (E£ 1,054) | E£ 562 | + 88% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | £10 (E£ 222) | E£ 32 | + 600% | |
TOTAL | + 220% |
These prices were last updated on November 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
23.270
EGP
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GBP
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Cost of living in United Kingdom is 220% more expensive than in Egypt
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