- Cost of Living
- Zimbabwe
- Egypt
- Comparison
Cost of living in Zimbabwe compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 67% | |||
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Food in Zimbabwe is 67% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | $7 (E£ 127) | E£ 127 | + 1% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | $6 (E£ 106) | E£ 59 | + 81% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | $2.67 (E£ 47) | E£ 37 | + 27% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | $1.33 (E£ 23) | E£ 13 | + 79% | |
12 eggs, large | $2.17 (E£ 38) | E£ 21 | + 81% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | $1.28 (E£ 23) | E£ 7 | + 213% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | $8 (E£ 146) | E£ 31 | + 376% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | $2.14 (E£ 38) | E£ 22 | + 73% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | $1.53 (E£ 27) | E£ 6 | + 322% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | $1.41 (E£ 25) | E£ 17 | + 44% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | $10 (E£ 179) | E£ 146 | + 22% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | $2.34 (E£ 41) | E£ 10 | + 300% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | $0.79 (E£ 14) | E£ 5.05 | + 176% | |
Housing | + 171% | |||
Housing in Zimbabwe is 171% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | $1,079 (E£ 18,984) | E£ 6,324 | + 200% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | $594 (E£ 10,452) | E£ 3,151 | + 232% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | $100 (E£ 1,754) | E£ 560 | + 213% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | $623 (E£ 10,970) | E£ 3,881 | + 183% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | $280 (E£ 4,928) | E£ 1,753 | + 181% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | $54 (E£ 951) | E£ 423 | + 125% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | $55 (E£ 970) | E£ 290 | + 235% | |
40” flat screen TV | $540 (E£ 9,512) | E£ 6,199 | + 53% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | $223 (E£ 3,923) | E£ 2,766 | + 42% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | $5.83 (E£ 103) | E£ 82 | + 25% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | $1.84 (E£ 32) | E£ 33 | - 2% | |
Clothes | - 10% | |||
Clothes in Zimbabwe is 10% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | $48 (E£ 837) | E£ 891 | - 6% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | $38 (E£ 667) | E£ 786 | - 15% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | $80 (E£ 1,417) | E£ 1,664 | - 15% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | $88 (E£ 1,541) | E£ 1,294 | + 19% | |
Transportation | + 49% | |||
Transportation in Zimbabwe is 49% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | $18,636 (E£ 328,027) | E£ 462,272 | - 29% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | $1.36 (E£ 24) | E£ 4.40 | + 445% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | $35 (E£ 619) | E£ 252 | + 146% | |
Personal Care | + 101% | |||
Personal Care in Zimbabwe is 101% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | $4.05 (E£ 71) | E£ 39 | + 83% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | $10 (E£ 173) | E£ 77 | + 125% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | $39 (E£ 679) | E£ 232 | + 192% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | $3.49 (E£ 61) | E£ 59 | + 4% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | $2.66 (E£ 47) | E£ 42 | + 11% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | $5.01 (E£ 88) | E£ 39 | + 126% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | $2.39 (E£ 42) | E£ 16 | + 157% | |
Tube of toothpaste | $1.52 (E£ 27) | E£ 19 | + 43% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | $6 (E£ 111) | E£ 50 | + 120% | |
Entertainment | + 76% | |||
Entertainment in Zimbabwe is 76% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | $36 (E£ 639) | E£ 284 | + 125% | |
2 tickets to the movies | $15 (E£ 272) | E£ 118 | + 131% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | $26 (E£ 450) | E£ 398 | + 13% | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | $57 (E£ 1,001) | E£ 451 | + 122% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | $5.27 (E£ 93) | E£ 84 | + 11% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | $3.65 (E£ 64) | E£ 33 | + 95% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | $2.25 (E£ 40) | E£ 57 | - 31% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | $858 (E£ 15,110) | E£ 11,870 | + 27% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | $0.16 (E£ 2.75) | E£ 0.23 | + 1115% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | $41 (E£ 713) | E£ 562 | + 27% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | $2.50 (E£ 44) | E£ 32 | + 39% | |
TOTAL | + 76% |
These prices were last updated on November 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Zimbabwe is 76% more expensive than in Egypt
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