Cost of living in Spain compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 133% | |||
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Food in Spain is 133% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €18 (E£ 954) | E£ 260 | + 266% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €10 (E£ 538) | E£ 207 | + 160% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.87 (E£ 206) | E£ 118 | + 75% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.03 (E£ 55) | E£ 45 | + 23% | |
12 eggs, large | €2.90 (E£ 155) | E£ 73 | + 111% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.10 (E£ 112) | E£ 17 | + 546% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €7 (E£ 366) | E£ 96 | + 283% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.04 (E£ 109) | E£ 74 | + 47% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.52 (E£ 81) | E£ 22 | + 265% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.16 (E£ 62) | E£ 57 | + 8% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €7 (E£ 361) | E£ 352 | + 3% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.05 (E£ 109) | E£ 34 | + 223% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.05 (E£ 56) | E£ 34 | + 62% | |
Housing | + 246% | |||
Housing in Spain is 246% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,448 (E£ 77,273) | E£ 20,221 | + 282% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €991 (E£ 52,874) | E£ 13,777 | + 284% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €113 (E£ 6,005) | E£ 1,877 | + 220% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €925 (E£ 49,334) | E£ 12,247 | + 303% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €674 (E£ 35,977) | E£ 7,319 | + 392% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €75 (E£ 4,025) | E£ 1,059 | + 280% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €26 (E£ 1,405) | E£ 434 | + 223% | |
40” flat screen tv | €317 (E£ 16,921) | E£ 12,777 | + 32% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €94 (E£ 4,994) | E£ 7,499 | - 33% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 386) | E£ 266 | + 45% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €12 (E£ 621) | E£ 213 | + 192% | |
Clothes | + 8% | |||
Clothes in Spain is 8% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €76 (E£ 4,059) | E£ 1,872 | + 117% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €33 (E£ 1,742) | E£ 2,299 | - 24% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €87 (E£ 4,627) | E£ 4,998 | - 7% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €91 (E£ 4,862) | E£ 2,649 | + 84% | |
Transportation | + 66% | |||
Transportation in Spain is 66% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €26,507 (E£ 1,414,224) | E£ 1,753,050 | - 19% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.57 (E£ 84) | E£ 14 | + 518% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €28 (E£ 1,488) | E£ 541 | + 175% | |
Personal Care | + 105% | |||
Personal Care in Spain is 105% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €7 (E£ 381) | E£ 110 | + 246% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €8 (E£ 415) | E£ 182 | + 128% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €60 (E£ 3,209) | E£ 507 | + 533% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €4.06 (E£ 216) | E£ 116 | + 87% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.83 (E£ 151) | E£ 134 | + 12% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €2.86 (E£ 152) | E£ 119 | + 28% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.85 (E£ 99) | E£ 112 | - 12% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €2.21 (E£ 118) | E£ 46 | + 157% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €17 (E£ 895) | E£ 156 | + 473% | |
Entertainment | + 143% | |||
Entertainment in Spain is 143% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Spain | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €35 (E£ 1,852) | E£ 813 | + 128% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €17 (E£ 887) | E£ 307 | + 189% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €53 (E£ 2,834) | E£ 1,428 | + 98% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €50 (E£ 2,645) | E£ 993 | + 166% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €10 (E£ 550) | E£ 314 | + 75% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €2.81 (E£ 150) | E£ 77 | + 95% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.50 (E£ 240) | E£ 109 | + 120% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €495 (E£ 26,402) | E£ 25,069 | + 5% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.25 (E£ 13) | E£ 2.00 | + 554% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €51 (E£ 2,704) | E£ 984 | + 175% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €5.32 (E£ 284) | E£ 86 | + 229% | |
TOTAL | + 124% |
These prices were last updated on November 06, 2024.
Exchange rate:
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This comparison is based on abundant and consistent data. It is based on 8,954 prices entered by 1,061 different people.
Cost of living in Spain is 124% more expensive than in Egypt
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