Cost of living in Netherlands compared to Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 125% | |||
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Food in Netherlands is 125% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | €15 (E£ 261) | E£ 80 | + 226% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | €9 (E£ 151) | E£ 86 | + 75% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | €3.98 (E£ 71) | E£ 40 | + 78% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | €1.03 (E£ 18) | E£ 15 | + 18% | |
12 eggs, large | €3.79 (E£ 67) | E£ 22 | + 206% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | €2.24 (E£ 40) | E£ 7 | + 502% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | €5.55 (E£ 99) | E£ 28 | + 247% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | €2.31 (E£ 41) | E£ 25 | + 62% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | €1.36 (E£ 24) | E£ 6 | + 279% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | €1.20 (E£ 21) | E£ 27 | - 22% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | €6 (E£ 109) | E£ 151 | - 28% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | €2.62 (E£ 46) | E£ 15 | + 202% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | €1.58 (E£ 28) | E£ 9 | + 202% | |
Housing | + 356% | |||
Housing in Netherlands is 356% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | €1,976 (E£ 35,105) | E£ 7,309 | + 380% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | €1,542 (E£ 27,397) | E£ 4,651 | + 489% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | €175 (E£ 3,104) | E£ 814 | + 281% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | €1,288 (E£ 22,891) | E£ 4,207 | + 444% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | €1,007 (E£ 17,891) | E£ 2,388 | + 649% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | €111 (E£ 1,971) | E£ 411 | + 380% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | €41 (E£ 725) | E£ 172 | + 322% | |
40” flat screen tv | €400 (E£ 7,105) | E£ 5,394 | + 32% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | €149 (E£ 2,653) | E£ 3,113 | - 15% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | €7 (E£ 126) | E£ 90 | + 40% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | €15 (E£ 263) | E£ 48 | + 452% | |
Clothes | + 5% | |||
Clothes in Netherlands is 5% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | €87 (E£ 1,550) | E£ 789 | + 97% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | €39 (E£ 690) | E£ 872 | - 21% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | €88 (E£ 1,572) | E£ 2,026 | - 22% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | €124 (E£ 2,206) | E£ 1,094 | + 102% | |
Transportation | + 194% | |||
Transportation in Netherlands is 194% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | €26,307 (E£ 467,478) | E£ 420,888 | + 11% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | €1.71 (E£ 30) | E£ 8 | + 286% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | €84 (E£ 1,485) | E£ 218 | + 583% | |
Personal Care | + 106% | |||
Personal Care in Netherlands is 106% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | €2.97 (E£ 53) | E£ 31 | + 71% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | €14 (E£ 246) | E£ 85 | + 189% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | €53 (E£ 943) | E£ 298 | + 217% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | €4.53 (E£ 81) | E£ 48 | + 68% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | €2.47 (E£ 44) | E£ 38 | + 16% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | €4.44 (E£ 79) | E£ 38 | + 107% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | €1.28 (E£ 23) | E£ 17 | + 33% | |
Tube of toothpaste | €1.83 (E£ 33) | E£ 29 | + 11% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | €26 (E£ 457) | E£ 98 | + 366% | |
Entertainment | + 54% | |||
Entertainment in Netherlands is 54% more expensive than in Egypt | ||||
Netherlands | Egypt | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | €43 (E£ 761) | E£ 381 | + 100% | |
2 tickets to the movies | €24 (E£ 422) | E£ 177 | + 138% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | €62 (E£ 1,099) | E£ 1,945 | - 44% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | €66 (E£ 1,175) | E£ 413 | + 184% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | €9 (E£ 162) | E£ 192 | - 15% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | €3.15 (E£ 56) | E£ 42 | + 34% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | €4.74 (E£ 84) | E£ 32 | + 161% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | €479 (E£ 8,511) | E£ 12,000 | - 29% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | €0.14 (E£ 2.46) | E£ 0.84 | + 192% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | €35 (E£ 630) | E£ 473 | + 33% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | €7 (E£ 131) | E£ 45 | + 192% | |
TOTAL | + 162% |
These prices were last updated on November 28, 2021.
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Cost of living in Netherlands is 162% more expensive than in Egypt
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