Cost of living in Fiji compared to Egypt
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Food | + 124% | |||
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Food in Fiji is 124% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Fiji | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | 18 FJ$ (E£ 245) | E£ 167 | + 46% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | 15 FJ$ (E£ 203) | E£ 115 | + 77% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | 8 FJ$ (E£ 105) | E£ 76 | + 39% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | 2.41 FJ$ (E£ 33) | E£ 25 | + 34% | |
12 eggs, large | 14 FJ$ (E£ 188) | E£ 45 | + 317% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | 17 FJ$ (E£ 238) | E£ 10 | + 2226% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | 17 FJ$ (E£ 237) | E£ 60 | + 295% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | 4.13 FJ$ (E£ 57) | E£ 30 | + 92% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | 2.54 FJ$ (E£ 35) | E£ 9 | + 298% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | 3.71 FJ$ (E£ 51) | E£ 36 | + 40% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | 17 FJ$ (E£ 228) | E£ 282 | - 19% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | 4.45 FJ$ (E£ 61) | E£ 17 | + 264% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | 1.81 FJ$ (E£ 25) | E£ 9 | + 186% | |
Housing | + 179% | |||
Housing in Fiji is 179% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Fiji | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | 1,684 FJ$ (E£ 23,144) | E£ 9,651 | + 140% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | 836 FJ$ (E£ 11,496) | E£ 4,565 | + 152% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | 301 FJ$ (E£ 4,141) | E£ 1,042 | + 297% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | 1,019 FJ$ (E£ 14,008) | E£ 5,502 | + 155% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | 1,116 FJ$ (E£ 15,343) | E£ 3,106 | + 394% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | 248 FJ$ (E£ 3,404) | E£ 814 | + 318% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | 65 FJ$ (E£ 897) | E£ 204 | + 340% | |
40” flat screen tv | 1,445 FJ$ (E£ 19,856) | E£ 6,805 | + 192% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | 467 FJ$ (E£ 6,415) | E£ 3,753 | + 71% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | 13 FJ$ (E£ 175) | E£ 139 | + 26% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | 6 FJ$ (E£ 86) | E£ 99 | - 14% | |
Clothes | - 58% | |||
Clothes in Fiji is 58% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Fiji | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | 40 FJ$ (E£ 550) | E£ 712 | - 23% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | 25 FJ$ (E£ 344) | E£ 1,528 | - 78% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | 120 FJ$ (E£ 1,649) | E£ 1,946 | - 15% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | 150 FJ$ (E£ 2,062) | E£ 1,019 | + 102% | |
Transportation | + 22% | |||
Transportation in Fiji is 22% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Fiji | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | 35,000 FJ$ (E£ 481,042) | E£ 738,184 | - 35% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | 3.12 FJ$ (E£ 43) | E£ 10 | + 344% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | 47 FJ$ (E£ 645) | E£ 428 | + 51% | |
Personal Care | + 63% | |||
Personal Care in Fiji is 63% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Fiji | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | 10 FJ$ (E£ 139) | E£ 36 | + 290% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | 7 FJ$ (E£ 97) | E£ 87 | + 11% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | 70 FJ$ (E£ 962) | E£ 299 | + 222% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | 6.00 FJ$ (E£ 82) | E£ 65 | + 28% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | 6 FJ$ (E£ 86) | E£ 69 | + 25% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | 6 FJ$ (E£ 83) | E£ 73 | + 14% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | 3.49 FJ$ (E£ 48) | E£ 30 | + 60% | |
Tube of toothpaste | 3.68 FJ$ (E£ 51) | E£ 26 | + 95% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | 8 FJ$ (E£ 105) | E£ 81 | + 30% | |
Entertainment | + 34% | |||
Entertainment in Fiji is 34% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Fiji | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | 30 FJ$ (E£ 414) | E£ 368 | + 13% | |
2 tickets to the movies | 18 FJ$ (E£ 241) | E£ 206 | + 17% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 698 | - | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | 50 FJ$ (E£ 689) | E£ 735 | - 6% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | 11 FJ$ (E£ 145) | E£ 136 | + 7% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | 7 FJ$ (E£ 89) | E£ 54 | + 65% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | 6 FJ$ (E£ 83) | E£ 71 | + 16% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | 2,000 FJ$ (E£ 27,488) | E£ 16,963 | + 62% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | 0.19 FJ$ (E£ 2.61) | E£ 2.55 | + 2% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | 100 FJ$ (E£ 1,374) | E£ 808 | + 70% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | 10 FJ$ (E£ 137) | E£ 49 | + 179% | |
TOTAL | + 64% |
These prices were last updated on March 28, 2023.
Exchange rate:
13.744
EGP
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FJD
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 2,279 prices entered by 196 different people.
Cost of living in Fiji is 64% more expensive than in Egypt
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