Cost of living in Guatemala compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 27% | |||
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Food in Guatemala is 27% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Q66 (E£ 134) | E£ 113 | + 18% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Q43 (E£ 87) | E£ 78 | + 12% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Q20 (E£ 40) | E£ 44 | - 10% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Q12 (E£ 25) | E£ 17 | + 52% | |
12 eggs, large | Q16 (E£ 32) | E£ 20 | + 64% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Q8 (E£ 16) | E£ 7 | + 123% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Q28 (E£ 56) | E£ 45 | + 25% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Q16 (E£ 32) | E£ 25 | + 27% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Q8 (E£ 16) | E£ 7 | + 118% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Q11 (E£ 23) | E£ 29 | - 22% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Q90 (E£ 182) | E£ 177 | + 3% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Q15 (E£ 29) | E£ 15 | + 100% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Q7 (E£ 15) | E£ 7 | + 116% | |
Housing | + 62% | |||
Housing in Guatemala is 62% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Q6,467 (E£ 13,127) | E£ 8,110 | + 62% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Q3,299 (E£ 6,695) | E£ 4,581 | + 46% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Q425 (E£ 863) | E£ 737 | + 17% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Q4,080 (E£ 8,281) | E£ 5,440 | + 52% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Q2,232 (E£ 4,530) | E£ 3,360 | + 35% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Q303 (E£ 615) | E£ 501 | + 23% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Q284 (E£ 576) | E£ 166 | + 247% | |
40” flat screen tv | Q2,884 (E£ 5,853) | E£ 4,544 | + 29% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Q691 (E£ 1,402) | E£ 2,125 | - 34% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Q50 (E£ 101) | E£ 101 | + 0% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Q18 (E£ 37) | E£ 42 | - 11% | |
Clothes | - 23% | |||
Clothes in Guatemala is 23% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Q400 (E£ 812) | E£ 951 | - 15% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Q272 (E£ 553) | E£ 784 | - 29% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Q818 (E£ 1,661) | E£ 2,107 | - 21% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Q608 (E£ 1,235) | E£ 1,289 | - 4% | |
Transportation | - 16% | |||
Transportation in Guatemala is 16% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Q131,149 (E£ 266,188) | E£ 396,955 | - 33% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Q8 (E£ 16) | E£ 8 | + 100% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Q100 (E£ 204) | E£ 310 | - 34% | |
Personal Care | + 42% | |||
Personal Care in Guatemala is 42% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Q37 (E£ 76) | E£ 46 | + 66% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Q73 (E£ 149) | E£ 62 | + 141% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Q192 (E£ 390) | E£ 243 | + 61% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Q48 (E£ 97) | E£ 131 | - 26% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Q32 (E£ 65) | E£ 56 | + 17% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Q41 (E£ 83) | E£ 45 | + 87% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Q16 (E£ 33) | E£ 24 | + 38% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Q14 (E£ 28) | E£ 27 | + 5% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Q73 (E£ 149) | E£ 69 | + 115% | |
Entertainment | + 15% | |||
Entertainment in Guatemala is 15% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Q114 (E£ 231) | E£ 328 | - 30% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Q81 (E£ 164) | E£ 177 | - 7% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Q214 (E£ 434) | E£ 1,178 | - 63% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Q321 (E£ 651) | E£ 582 | + 12% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Q45 (E£ 91) | E£ 75 | + 20% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Q29 (E£ 60) | E£ 36 | + 65% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Q22 (E£ 44) | E£ 68 | - 36% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Q5,407 (E£ 10,974) | E£ 9,759 | + 12% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Q1.28 (E£ 2.60) | E£ 1.14 | + 129% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Q391 (E£ 793) | E£ 498 | + 59% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Q29 (E£ 60) | E£ 42 | + 42% | |
TOTAL | + 17% |
These prices were last updated on September 17, 2020.
Exchange rate:
2.030
EGP
/
GTQ
This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 2,602 prices entered by 224 different people.
Cost of living in Guatemala is 17% more expensive than in Egypt
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