Cost of living in Bahamas compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 231% | |||
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Food in Bahamas is 231% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | B$26 (E£ 413) | E£ 130 | + 217% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | B$7 (E£ 118) | E£ 73 | + 62% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | B$6 (E£ 95) | E£ 45 | + 112% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | B$3.93 (E£ 62) | E£ 16 | + 287% | |
12 eggs, large | B$5.33 (E£ 84) | E£ 20 | + 315% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | B$4.07 (E£ 64) | E£ 8 | + 685% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | B$5.04 (E£ 79) | E£ 44 | + 82% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | B$5.45 (E£ 86) | E£ 24 | + 255% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | B$4.34 (E£ 68) | E£ 8 | + 749% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | B$3.00 (E£ 47) | E£ 26 | + 79% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | B$22 (E£ 339) | E£ 184 | + 85% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | B$4.64 (E£ 73) | E£ 14 | + 430% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | B$3.38 (E£ 53) | E£ 7 | + 673% | |
Housing | + 330% | |||
Housing in Bahamas is 330% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | B$2,515 (E£ 39,581) | E£ 8,977 | + 341% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | B$1,530 (E£ 24,078) | E£ 4,803 | + 401% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | B$417 (E£ 6,564) | E£ 784 | + 737% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | B$1,255 (E£ 19,750) | E£ 5,484 | + 260% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | B$754 (E£ 11,866) | E£ 3,195 | + 271% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | B$219 (E£ 3,454) | E£ 883 | + 291% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | B$57 (E£ 902) | E£ 184 | + 391% | |
40” flat screen tv | B$716 (E£ 11,267) | E£ 4,807 | + 134% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | B$256 (E£ 4,022) | E£ 1,921 | + 109% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | B$11 (E£ 171) | E£ 88 | + 94% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | B$12 (E£ 182) | E£ 44 | + 316% | |
Clothes | + 28% | |||
Clothes in Bahamas is 28% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | B$69 (E£ 1,081) | E£ 939 | + 15% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | B$75 (E£ 1,186) | E£ 812 | + 46% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | B$96 (E£ 1,505) | E£ 2,103 | - 28% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | B$110 (E£ 1,732) | E£ 1,512 | + 15% | |
Transportation | + 106% | |||
Transportation in Bahamas is 106% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | B$41,135 (E£ 647,451) | E£ 418,013 | + 55% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | B$1.23 (E£ 19) | E£ 8 | + 148% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | B$56 (E£ 885) | E£ 291 | + 204% | |
Personal Care | + 202% | |||
Personal Care in Bahamas is 202% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | B$5.71 (E£ 90) | E£ 44 | + 104% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | B$23 (E£ 370) | E£ 66 | + 462% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | B$82 (E£ 1,298) | E£ 231 | + 463% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | B$8 (E£ 123) | E£ 102 | + 21% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | B$5.44 (E£ 86) | E£ 45 | + 89% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | B$7 (E£ 104) | E£ 42 | + 146% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | B$4.35 (E£ 68) | E£ 23 | + 200% | |
Tube of toothpaste | B$3.46 (E£ 55) | E£ 21 | + 157% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | B$28 (E£ 442) | E£ 68 | + 547% | |
Entertainment | + 168% | |||
Entertainment in Bahamas is 168% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | B$75 (E£ 1,183) | E£ 448 | + 164% | |
2 tickets to the movies | B$26 (E£ 411) | E£ 171 | + 140% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | B$43 (E£ 680) | E£ 1,124 | - 40% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | B$115 (E£ 1,817) | E£ 581 | + 213% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | B$8 (E£ 130) | E£ 81 | + 61% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | B$4.88 (E£ 77) | E£ 37 | + 107% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | B$7 (E£ 107) | E£ 48 | + 123% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | B$478 (E£ 7,525) | E£ 8,844 | - 15% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | B$0.73 (E£ 11) | E£ 1.34 | + 757% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | B$82 (E£ 1,290) | E£ 616 | + 109% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | B$12 (E£ 189) | E£ 41 | + 365% | |
TOTAL | + 186% |
These prices were last updated on March 28, 2020.
Exchange rate:
15.740
EGP
/
BSD
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 1,768 prices entered by 184 different people.
Cost of living in Bahamas is 186% more expensive than in Egypt
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