Cost of living in Spain compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 55% | |||
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Food in Spain is 55% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €13 (E£ 230) | E£ 130 | + 76% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €8 (E£ 131) | E£ 73 | + 80% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.33 (E£ 58) | E£ 45 | + 29% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €0.82 (E£ 14) | E£ 16 | - 11% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.41 (E£ 42) | E£ 20 | + 106% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €1.68 (E£ 29) | E£ 8 | + 257% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €6 (E£ 108) | E£ 44 | + 148% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €1.70 (E£ 29) | E£ 24 | + 22% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.06 (E£ 18) | E£ 8 | + 129% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €0.85 (E£ 15) | E£ 26 | - 44% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €6 (E£ 111) | E£ 184 | - 39% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €1.58 (E£ 27) | E£ 14 | + 99% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €0.84 (E£ 15) | E£ 7 | + 111% | |
Housing | + 148% | |||
Housing in Spain is 148% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,300 (E£ 22,522) | E£ 8,977 | + 151% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €834 (E£ 14,440) | E£ 4,803 | + 201% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €114 (E£ 1,976) | E£ 784 | + 152% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €772 (E£ 13,378) | E£ 5,484 | + 144% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €565 (E£ 9,787) | E£ 3,195 | + 206% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €82 (E£ 1,416) | E£ 883 | + 60% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €30 (E£ 517) | E£ 184 | + 182% | |
40” flat screen tv | €371 (E£ 6,417) | E£ 4,807 | + 33% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €94 (E£ 1,634) | E£ 1,921 | - 15% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 117) | E£ 88 | + 33% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €11 (E£ 185) | E£ 44 | + 323% | |
Clothes | - 17% | |||
Clothes in Spain is 17% cheaper than in Egypt | ||||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €80 (E£ 1,387) | E£ 939 | + 48% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €31 (E£ 537) | E£ 812 | - 34% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €80 (E£ 1,389) | E£ 2,103 | - 34% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €90 (E£ 1,554) | E£ 1,512 | + 3% | |
Transportation | + 69% | |||
Transportation in Spain is 69% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €22,581 (E£ 391,080) | E£ 418,013 | - 6% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.33 (E£ 23) | E£ 8 | + 194% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €45 (E£ 777) | E£ 291 | + 167% | |
Personal Care | + 72% | |||
Personal Care in Spain is 72% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €7 (E£ 123) | E£ 44 | + 178% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €8 (E£ 134) | E£ 66 | + 103% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €60 (E£ 1,047) | E£ 231 | + 354% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €4.10 (E£ 71) | E£ 102 | - 30% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.64 (E£ 46) | E£ 45 | + 1% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.75 (E£ 48) | E£ 42 | + 13% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.47 (E£ 25) | E£ 23 | + 11% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.67 (E£ 29) | E£ 21 | + 36% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €14 (E£ 241) | E£ 68 | + 253% | |
Entertainment | + 34% | |||
Entertainment in Spain is 34% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €30 (E£ 523) | E£ 448 | + 17% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €16 (E£ 277) | E£ 171 | + 62% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €50 (E£ 870) | E£ 1,124 | - 23% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €44 (E£ 759) | E£ 581 | + 31% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 157) | E£ 81 | + 94% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.45 (E£ 42) | E£ 37 | + 14% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.04 (E£ 70) | E£ 48 | + 46% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €433 (E£ 7,498) | E£ 8,844 | - 15% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.20 (E£ 3.52) | E£ 1.34 | + 163% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €47 (E£ 816) | E£ 616 | + 33% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €4.93 (E£ 85) | E£ 41 | + 111% | |
TOTAL | + 67% |
These prices were last updated on April 02, 2020.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Spain is 67% more expensive than in Egypt
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