Cost of living in Finland compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 170% | |||
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Food in Finland is 170% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Finland | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €14 (E£ 776) | E£ 258 | + 200% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €11 (E£ 576) | E£ 206 | + 180% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €7 (E£ 355) | E£ 115 | + 208% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.33 (E£ 72) | E£ 41 | + 74% | |
12 eggs, large | €3.34 (E£ 179) | E£ 65 | + 175% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €3.82 (E£ 205) | E£ 19 | + 998% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €4.37 (E£ 235) | E£ 112 | + 111% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.24 (E£ 120) | E£ 63 | + 91% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.12 (E£ 60) | E£ 24 | + 153% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €2.79 (E£ 150) | E£ 57 | + 163% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €15 (E£ 809) | E£ 469 | + 72% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €3.07 (E£ 165) | E£ 34 | + 389% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.45 (E£ 78) | E£ 57 | + 37% | |
Housing | + 363% | |||
Housing in Finland is 363% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Finland | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €2,111 (E£ 113,455) | E£ 15,321 | + 641% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €1,403 (E£ 75,366) | E£ 10,778 | + 599% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €74 (E£ 3,982) | E£ 1,447 | + 175% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €1,061 (E£ 57,001) | E£ 17,924 | + 218% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €836 (E£ 44,896) | E£ 9,306 | + 382% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €47 (E£ 2,502) | E£ 1,004 | + 149% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €17 (E£ 936) | E£ 383 | + 145% | |
40” flat screen tv | €292 (E£ 15,710) | E£ 11,016 | + 43% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €119 (E£ 6,391) | E£ 9,588 | - 33% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €10 (E£ 522) | E£ 270 | + 93% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €39 (E£ 2,104) | E£ 183 | + 1049% | |
Clothes | + 74% | |||
Clothes in Finland is 74% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Finland | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €91 (E£ 4,888) | E£ 1,790 | + 173% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €63 (E£ 3,380) | E£ 2,344 | + 44% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €122 (E£ 6,534) | E£ 4,372 | + 49% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €144 (E£ 7,754) | E£ 2,878 | + 169% | |
Transportation | + 179% | |||
Transportation in Finland is 179% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Finland | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €30,341 (E£ 1,630,308) | E£ 1,385,570 | + 18% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.97 (E£ 106) | E£ 13 | + 702% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €61 (E£ 3,266) | E£ 690 | + 373% | |
Personal Care | + 193% | |||
Personal Care in Finland is 193% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Finland | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €10 (E£ 532) | E£ 110 | + 382% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €30 (E£ 1,612) | E£ 196 | + 723% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €129 (E£ 6,912) | E£ 509 | + 1257% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €3.87 (E£ 208) | E£ 116 | + 79% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.90 (E£ 156) | E£ 162 | - 4% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €3.82 (E£ 205) | E£ 190 | + 8% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.05 (E£ 110) | E£ 170 | - 35% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.28 (E£ 123) | E£ 66 | + 86% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €26 (E£ 1,408) | E£ 136 | + 936% | |
Entertainment | + 130% | |||
Entertainment in Finland is 130% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Finland | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €42 (E£ 2,281) | E£ 1,132 | + 102% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €32 (E£ 1,738) | E£ 335 | + 419% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €116 (E£ 6,220) | E£ 1,495 | + 316% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €79 (E£ 4,257) | E£ 1,572 | + 171% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €12 (E£ 625) | E£ 397 | + 57% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €4.63 (E£ 249) | E£ 120 | + 107% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €7 (E£ 401) | E£ 202 | + 99% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €714 (E£ 38,353) | E£ 24,431 | + 57% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.07 (E£ 3.91) | E£ 2.07 | + 89% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €41 (E£ 2,212) | E£ 1,007 | + 120% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €10 (E£ 529) | E£ 68 | + 677% | |
TOTAL | + 188% |
This comparison is lacking data. It provides a decent comparison, but it is not yet reliable. It is based on 1,366 prices entered by 159 different people.
These prices were last updated on August 10, 2024.
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Cost of living in Finland is 188% more expensive than in Egypt
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