Cost of living comparison

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Egypt is 73.7% cheaper than Bern.

If you lived in Egypt instead of Bern, you would:

pay 84.3% less for restaurants

 
Bern
Egypt
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $25.30
CHF24.62
$4.62
E£87.30
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$15.18
CHF14.77
$4.48
E£84.56
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $4.13
CHF4.02
$0.39
E£7.30

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pay 76.4% less for groceries

 
Bern
Egypt
Bread
1 loaf
$2.78
CHF2.71
$0.60
E£11.30
Local cheese (8 oz) $12.58
CHF12.24
$1.91
E£36.12
Milk (1 gallon) $5.96
CHF5.80
$3.13
E£59.01

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pay 73.4% less for transportation

 
Bern
Egypt
Gasoline (1 gallon) $7.28
CHF7.08
$1.28
E£24.20
Monthly public transit pass $79.96
CHF77.79
$11.20
E£211.54
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $32,389.25
CHF31,511.51
$22,049.47
E£416,309.51

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pay 82.9% less for housing

 
Bern
Egypt
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$51.61
CHF50.22
$16.38
E£309.21
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,252.55
CHF1,218.61
$156.64
E£2,957.49
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $910.95
CHF886.26
$104.41
E£1,971.29

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pay 93.5% less for childcare

 
Bern
Egypt
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $2,166.03
CHF2,107.33
$75.75
E£1,430.24
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $28,087.56
CHF27,326.38
$2,699.99
E£50,977.76

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pay 71.5% less for entertainment and sports

 
Bern
Egypt
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.58
CHF6.40
$1.93
E£36.40
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.88
CHF4.75
$1.63
E£30.85
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$9.11
CHF8.86
$2.35
E£44.36

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pay 34.2% less for clothing

 
Bern
Egypt
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$104.11
CHF101.29
$27.73
E£523.63
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.43
CHF34.47
$40.76
E£769.49
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$110.07
CHF107.09
$94.23
E£1,779.05

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