Cost of living in United Kingdom compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 107% | |||
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Food in United Kingdom is 107% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | £13 (E£ 504) | E£ 173 | + 192% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | £7 (E£ 247) | E£ 129 | + 91% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | £3.45 (E£ 130) | E£ 106 | + 23% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | £1.11 (E£ 42) | E£ 28 | + 52% | |
12 eggs, large | £3.53 (E£ 133) | E£ 68 | + 97% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | £1.92 (E£ 72) | E£ 15 | + 370% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | £4.26 (E£ 161) | E£ 85 | + 89% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | £1.95 (E£ 73) | E£ 36 | + 105% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | £0.93 (E£ 35) | E£ 13 | + 181% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | £1.71 (E£ 64) | E£ 59 | + 10% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | £8 (E£ 313) | E£ 244 | + 28% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | £2.24 (E£ 85) | E£ 19 | + 334% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | £1.11 (E£ 42) | E£ 16 | + 162% | |
Housing | + 324% | |||
Housing in United Kingdom is 324% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | £2,023 (E£ 76,257) | E£ 17,990 | + 324% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | £1,352 (E£ 50,947) | E£ 8,659 | + 488% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | £225 (E£ 8,483) | E£ 1,133 | + 648% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | £1,150 (E£ 43,326) | E£ 9,586 | + 352% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | £823 (E£ 31,032) | E£ 5,236 | + 493% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | £123 (E£ 4,632) | E£ 1,188 | + 290% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | £25 (E£ 945) | E£ 217 | + 336% | |
40” flat screen tv | £306 (E£ 11,542) | E£ 9,482 | + 22% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | £93 (E£ 3,503) | E£ 4,034 | - 13% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | £6 (E£ 239) | E£ 340 | - 30% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | £15 (E£ 558) | E£ 103 | + 444% | |
Clothes | - 14% | |||
Clothes in United Kingdom is 14% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | £63 (E£ 2,373) | E£ 1,623 | + 46% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | £31 (E£ 1,186) | E£ 1,553 | - 24% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | £68 (E£ 2,554) | E£ 4,201 | - 39% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | £70 (E£ 2,636) | E£ 3,494 | - 25% | |
Transportation | + 243% | |||
Transportation in United Kingdom is 243% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | £25,707 (E£ 968,848) | E£ 753,474 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | £1.52 (E£ 57) | E£ 11 | + 444% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | £91 (E£ 3,433) | E£ 620 | + 453% | |
Personal Care | + 154% | |||
Personal Care in United Kingdom is 154% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | £4.12 (E£ 155) | E£ 55 | + 184% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | £11 (E£ 402) | E£ 120 | + 235% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | £112 (E£ 4,215) | E£ 336 | + 1154% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | £3.78 (E£ 142) | E£ 76 | + 88% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | £1.69 (E£ 64) | E£ 116 | - 45% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | £3.49 (E£ 131) | E£ 104 | + 27% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | £2.13 (E£ 80) | E£ 29 | + 173% | |
Tube of toothpaste | £1.81 (E£ 68) | E£ 41 | + 66% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | £14 (E£ 534) | E£ 127 | + 322% | |
Entertainment | + 72% | |||
Entertainment in United Kingdom is 72% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
United Kingdom | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | £37 (E£ 1,412) | E£ 398 | + 255% | |
2 tickets to the movies | £19 (E£ 729) | E£ 263 | + 177% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | £153 (E£ 5,756) | E£ 1,323 | + 335% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | £59 (E£ 2,228) | E£ 1,690 | + 32% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | £10 (E£ 374) | E£ 130 | + 188% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | £3.27 (E£ 123) | E£ 75 | + 63% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | £4.89 (E£ 184) | E£ 218 | - 15% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | £417 (E£ 15,704) | E£ 19,450 | - 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | £0.10 (E£ 3.89) | E£ 2.12 | + 83% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | £34 (E£ 1,288) | E£ 1,013 | + 27% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | £13 (E£ 474) | E£ 55 | + 757% | |
TOTAL | + 168% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 6,699 prices entered by 895 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 02, 2023.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in United Kingdom is 168% more expensive than in Egypt
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