Cost of living in Armenia compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 55% | |||
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Food in Armenia is 55% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Armenia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 3,550Dram (E£ 286) | E£ 215 | + 33% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | 2,498Dram (E£ 201) | E£ 121 | + 67% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 1,418Dram (E£ 114) | E£ 93 | + 23% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 627Dram (E£ 50) | E£ 26 | + 91% | |
12 eggs, large | 936Dram (E£ 75) | E£ 50 | + 51% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 1,104Dram (E£ 89) | E£ 12 | + 655% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 1,705Dram (E£ 137) | E£ 67 | + 104% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 538Dram (E£ 43) | E£ 33 | + 31% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 455Dram (E£ 37) | E£ 10 | + 256% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 459Dram (E£ 37) | E£ 44 | - 16% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 4,090Dram (E£ 329) | E£ 338 | - 3% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | 746Dram (E£ 60) | E£ 17 | + 249% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 291Dram (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 128% | |
Housing | + 268% | |||
Housing in Armenia is 268% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Armenia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | 507,700Dram (E£ 40,840) | E£ 12,207 | + 235% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | 331,966Dram (E£ 26,704) | E£ 5,963 | + 348% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 57,219Dram (E£ 4,603) | E£ 1,207 | + 281% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | 448,260Dram (E£ 36,058) | E£ 7,278 | + 395% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | 225,015Dram (E£ 18,100) | E£ 4,450 | + 307% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | 27,489Dram (E£ 2,211) | E£ 1,066 | + 107% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | 8,493Dram (E£ 683) | E£ 215 | + 218% | |
40” flat screen tv | 191,466Dram (E£ 15,402) | E£ 7,226 | + 113% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | 73,375Dram (E£ 5,902) | E£ 4,091 | + 44% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 7,681Dram (E£ 618) | E£ 163 | + 280% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 4,830Dram (E£ 389) | E£ 87 | + 345% | |
Clothes | + 91% | |||
Clothes in Armenia is 91% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Armenia | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | 42,655Dram (E£ 3,431) | E£ 575 | + 497% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | 27,091Dram (E£ 2,179) | E£ 1,504 | + 45% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | 51,334Dram (E£ 4,129) | E£ 1,747 | + 136% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 50,000Dram (E£ 4,022) | E£ 2,140 | + 88% | |
Transportation | - 1% | |||
Transportation in Armenia is about the same as in Egypt | ||||
Armenia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 2,000,000Dram (E£ 160,882) | E£ 799,839 | - 80% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 429Dram (E£ 35) | E£ 10 | + 237% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 9,503Dram (E£ 764) | E£ 524 | + 46% | |
Personal Care | + 187% | |||
Personal Care in Armenia is 187% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Armenia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 1,446Dram (E£ 116) | E£ 39 | + 198% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 3,004Dram (E£ 242) | E£ 87 | + 177% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | 11,915Dram (E£ 958) | E£ 322 | + 198% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | 1,668Dram (E£ 134) | E£ 83 | + 61% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 2,553Dram (E£ 205) | E£ 70 | + 192% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 1,774Dram (E£ 143) | E£ 76 | + 88% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 1,166Dram (E£ 94) | E£ 26 | + 257% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 1,847Dram (E£ 149) | E£ 34 | + 335% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 3,972Dram (E£ 319) | E£ 110 | + 190% | |
Entertainment | + 90% | |||
Entertainment in Armenia is 90% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Armenia | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 13,105Dram (E£ 1,054) | E£ 415 | + 154% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 5,829Dram (E£ 469) | E£ 194 | + 142% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | 15,311Dram (E£ 1,232) | E£ 961 | + 28% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 31,102Dram (E£ 2,502) | E£ 621 | + 303% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 3,230Dram (E£ 260) | E£ 128 | + 103% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 1,829Dram (E£ 147) | E£ 59 | + 149% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 1,400Dram (E£ 113) | E£ 83 | + 36% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | 450,000Dram (E£ 36,198) | E£ 21,837 | + 66% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 17Dram (E£ 1.34) | E£ 3.67 | - 63% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 24,628Dram (E£ 1,981) | E£ 705 | + 181% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | 895Dram (E£ 72) | E£ 50 | + 44% | |
TOTAL | + 86% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,863 prices entered by 244 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 28, 2023.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Armenia is 86% more expensive than in Egypt
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