Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda compared to Egypt
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Food | + 182% | |||
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Food in Antigua and Barbuda is 182% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | EC$30 (E£ 332) | E£ 165 | + 101% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | EC$25 (E£ 275) | E£ 112 | + 145% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | EC$6.00 (E£ 66) | E£ 73 | - 9% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | EC$5.03 (E£ 56) | E£ 25 | + 120% | |
12 eggs, large | EC$12 (E£ 133) | E£ 40 | + 234% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | EC$14 (E£ 150) | E£ 9 | + 1626% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | EC$21 (E£ 232) | E£ 58 | + 298% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | EC$12 (E£ 130) | E£ 28 | + 357% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | EC$6 (E£ 69) | E£ 9 | + 683% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | EC$6 (E£ 67) | E£ 36 | + 85% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | EC$25 (E£ 277) | E£ 306 | - 9% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | EC$13 (E£ 138) | E£ 17 | + 701% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | EC$7 (E£ 77) | E£ 9 | + 792% | |
Housing | + 405% | |||
Housing in Antigua and Barbuda is 405% 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£ 53,334) | E£ 9,611 | + 455% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | EC$2,904 (E£ 32,116) | E£ 4,565 | + 604% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | EC$645 (E£ 7,135) | E£ 1,042 | + 585% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | EC$2,366 (E£ 26,165) | E£ 5,537 | + 373% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | EC$1,389 (E£ 15,359) | E£ 3,106 | + 395% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | EC$405 (E£ 4,480) | E£ 814 | + 450% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | EC$150 (E£ 1,659) | E£ 204 | + 715% | |
40” flat screen tv | EC$129 (E£ 1,427) | E£ 6,805 | - 79% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | EC$765 (E£ 8,465) | E£ 3,753 | + 126% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | EC$14 (E£ 158) | E£ 139 | + 14% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | EC$10 (E£ 111) | E£ 99 | + 11% | |
Clothes | + 72% | |||
Clothes in Antigua and Barbuda is 72% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | EC$180 (E£ 1,991) | E£ 712 | + 180% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | EC$216 (E£ 2,389) | E£ 1,528 | + 56% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | EC$257 (E£ 2,844) | E£ 1,946 | + 46% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | EC$260 (E£ 2,876) | E£ 1,019 | + 182% | |
Transportation | + 112% | |||
Transportation in Antigua and Barbuda is 112% 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£ 1,135,408) | E£ 738,184 | + 54% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | EC$3.45 (E£ 38) | E£ 10 | + 300% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | EC$120 (E£ 1,327) | E£ 428 | + 210% | |
Personal Care | + 316% | |||
Personal Care in Antigua and Barbuda is 316% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | EC$38 (E£ 425) | E£ 36 | + 1096% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | EC$30 (E£ 334) | E£ 87 | + 282% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | EC$150 (E£ 1,659) | E£ 278 | + 497% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | EC$39 (E£ 433) | E£ 65 | + 569% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | EC$8 (E£ 94) | E£ 62 | + 52% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | EC$32 (E£ 349) | E£ 73 | + 379% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | EC$13 (E£ 144) | E£ 30 | + 382% | |
Tube of toothpaste | EC$5.85 (E£ 65) | E£ 26 | + 149% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | EC$36 (E£ 402) | E£ 79 | + 411% | |
Entertainment | + 266% | |||
Entertainment in Antigua and Barbuda is 266% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Antigua and Barbuda | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | EC$124 (E£ 1,371) | E£ 349 | + 292% | |
2 tickets to the movies | EC$15 (E£ 166) | E£ 204 | - 19% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | EC$100 (E£ 1,106) | E£ 698 | + 59% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | EC$400 (E£ 4,424) | E£ 760 | + 482% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | EC$15 (E£ 166) | E£ 104 | + 59% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | EC$15 (E£ 165) | E£ 51 | + 221% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | EC$8 (E£ 85) | E£ 72 | + 17% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | EC$4,000 (E£ 44,244) | E£ 16,963 | + 161% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | EC$0.95 (E£ 11) | E£ 0.36 | + 2841% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | EC$160 (E£ 1,770) | E£ 596 | + 197% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | EC$12 (E£ 133) | E£ 49 | + 171% | |
TOTAL | + 201% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,290 prices entered by 185 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 26, 2023.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Antigua and Barbuda is 201% more expensive than in Egypt
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