Cost of living in Netherlands compared to Egypt
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Food | + 200% | |||
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Food in Netherlands is 200% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €18 (E£ 586) | E£ 167 | + 250% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €10 (E£ 350) | E£ 115 | + 205% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €5.46 (E£ 182) | E£ 74 | + 147% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.26 (E£ 42) | E£ 25 | + 66% | |
12 eggs, large | €4.47 (E£ 149) | E£ 44 | + 236% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.97 (E£ 99) | E£ 10 | + 870% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €6 (E£ 206) | E£ 59 | + 247% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.27 (E£ 76) | E£ 30 | + 156% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.55 (E£ 52) | E£ 9 | + 490% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.42 (E£ 47) | E£ 36 | + 30% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €6 (E£ 210) | E£ 282 | - 25% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.94 (E£ 98) | E£ 17 | + 484% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.46 (E£ 49) | E£ 9 | + 462% | |
Housing | + 667% | |||
Housing in Netherlands is 667% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €2,248 (E£ 75,022) | E£ 9,651 | + 677% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €1,867 (E£ 62,301) | E£ 4,565 | + 1265% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €266 (E£ 8,884) | E£ 1,042 | + 753% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €1,526 (E£ 50,931) | E£ 5,502 | + 826% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €1,291 (E£ 43,071) | E£ 3,106 | + 1287% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €203 (E£ 6,760) | E£ 814 | + 730% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €40 (E£ 1,328) | E£ 204 | + 553% | |
40” flat screen tv | €317 (E£ 10,582) | E£ 6,805 | + 56% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €187 (E£ 6,249) | E£ 3,753 | + 67% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €13 (E£ 441) | E£ 139 | + 218% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €19 (E£ 629) | E£ 99 | + 532% | |
Clothes | + 23% | |||
Clothes in Netherlands is 23% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €77 (E£ 2,564) | E£ 712 | + 260% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €34 (E£ 1,133) | E£ 1,528 | - 26% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €90 (E£ 2,997) | E£ 1,946 | + 54% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €121 (E£ 4,026) | E£ 1,019 | + 295% | |
Transportation | + 232% | |||
Transportation in Netherlands is 232% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €28,626 (E£ 955,284) | E£ 738,184 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €2.10 (E£ 70) | E£ 10 | + 625% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €85 (E£ 2,845) | E£ 428 | + 564% | |
Personal Care | + 231% | |||
Personal Care in Netherlands is 231% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €2.05 (E£ 68) | E£ 36 | + 92% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €12 (E£ 400) | E£ 87 | + 358% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €49 (E£ 1,636) | E£ 299 | + 447% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €7 (E£ 234) | E£ 65 | + 261% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €5.17 (E£ 173) | E£ 69 | + 151% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.06 (E£ 136) | E£ 73 | + 86% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €2.37 (E£ 79) | E£ 30 | + 165% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €3.24 (E£ 108) | E£ 26 | + 316% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €24 (E£ 812) | E£ 81 | + 898% | |
Entertainment | + 139% | |||
Entertainment in Netherlands is 139% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €55 (E£ 1,836) | E£ 368 | + 399% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €24 (E£ 805) | E£ 206 | + 290% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €234 (E£ 7,800) | E£ 698 | + 1018% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €71 (E£ 2,373) | E£ 735 | + 223% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €13 (E£ 444) | E£ 136 | + 226% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.33 (E£ 111) | E£ 54 | + 105% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €5.23 (E£ 175) | E£ 71 | + 145% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €636 (E£ 21,240) | E£ 16,963 | + 25% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.08 (E£ 2.63) | E£ 2.55 | + 3% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €38 (E£ 1,264) | E£ 808 | + 56% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €7 (E£ 243) | E£ 49 | + 392% | |
TOTAL | + 255% |
These prices were last updated on March 23, 2023.
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Cost of living in Netherlands is 255% more expensive than in Egypt
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