Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda compared to Egypt
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Food | + 147% | |||
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Food in Antigua and Barbuda is 147% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$30 (E£ 535) | E£ 290 | + 85% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | EC$25 (E£ 444) | E£ 206 | + 116% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$6.00 (E£ 107) | E£ 118 | - 9% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$5.03 (E£ 90) | E£ 40 | + 122% | |
12 eggs, large | EC$12 (E£ 214) | E£ 67 | + 218% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$14 (E£ 242) | E£ 15 | + 1553% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$21 (E£ 374) | E£ 115 | + 225% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$12 (E£ 210) | E£ 66 | + 216% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$6 (E£ 111) | E£ 23 | + 375% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$6 (E£ 109) | E£ 57 | + 91% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$25 (E£ 446) | E£ 469 | - 5% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | EC$6.00 (E£ 107) | E£ 29 | + 271% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$7 (E£ 125) | E£ 21 | + 502% | |
Housing | + 226% | |||
Housing in Antigua and Barbuda is 226% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | EC$4,822 (E£ 86,027) | E£ 19,185 | + 348% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | EC$2,904 (E£ 51,802) | E£ 12,549 | + 313% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$645 (E£ 11,509) | E£ 1,762 | + 553% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | EC$2,366 (E£ 42,204) | E£ 17,924 | + 135% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | EC$1,389 (E£ 24,774) | E£ 9,306 | + 166% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | EC$405 (E£ 7,226) | E£ 1,004 | + 620% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | EC$150 (E£ 2,676) | E£ 359 | + 645% | |
40” flat screen tv | EC$129 (E£ 2,302) | E£ 11,537 | - 80% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$765 (E£ 13,654) | E£ 9,588 | + 42% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$14 (E£ 255) | E£ 235 | + 9% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | E£ 179 | - | |
Clothes | + 48% | |||
Clothes in Antigua and Barbuda is 48% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | EC$180 (E£ 3,211) | E£ 2,580 | + 24% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | EC$216 (E£ 3,853) | E£ 2,344 | + 64% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$257 (E£ 4,588) | E£ 4,362 | + 5% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$260 (E£ 4,639) | E£ 2,878 | + 61% | |
Transportation | + 94% | |||
Transportation in Antigua and Barbuda is 94% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | EC$102,649 (E£ 1,831,372) | E£ 1,385,570 | + 32% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$3.45 (E£ 62) | E£ 12 | + 397% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | EC$120 (E£ 2,141) | E£ 866 | + 147% | |
Personal Care | + 170% | |||
Personal Care in Antigua and Barbuda is 170% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | EC$38 (E£ 686) | E£ 115 | + 497% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | - | E£ 162 | - | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | EC$150 (E£ 2,676) | E£ 552 | + 385% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | EC$39 (E£ 698) | E£ 130 | + 438% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$8 (E£ 151) | E£ 119 | + 27% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$32 (E£ 563) | E£ 134 | + 321% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | EC$13 (E£ 233) | E£ 60 | + 285% | |
Tube of toothpaste | EC$5.85 (E£ 104) | E£ 68 | + 55% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$36 (E£ 649) | E£ 154 | + 322% | |
Entertainment | + 184% | |||
Entertainment in Antigua and Barbuda is 184% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$124 (E£ 2,211) | E£ 1,132 | + 95% | |
2 tickets to the movies | EC$15 (E£ 268) | E£ 400 | - 33% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | EC$100 (E£ 1,784) | E£ 1,495 | + 19% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$400 (E£ 7,136) | E£ 1,572 | + 354% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$15 (E£ 268) | E£ 397 | - 33% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | EC$15 (E£ 266) | E£ 114 | + 132% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | EC$8 (E£ 137) | E£ 202 | - 32% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | EC$4,000 (E£ 71,364) | E£ 24,431 | + 192% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | EC$0.95 (E£ 17) | E£ 2.07 | + 719% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$160 (E£ 2,855) | E£ 1,007 | + 184% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | EC$12 (E£ 214) | E£ 68 | + 214% | |
TOTAL | + 146% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 993 prices entered by 108 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 21, 2024.
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Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda is 146% more expensive than in Egypt
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