Cost of living comparison

compared to

Cairo is 63.2% cheaper than Athens.

If you lived in Cairo instead of Athens, you would:

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pay 73.9% less for restaurants

 
Athens
Cairo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.24
€15.15
$4.27
EGP204.81
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.75
€9.09
$4.27
EGP204.81
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.12
€1.98
$0.25
EGP11.95

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pay 63.0% less for groceries

 
Athens
Cairo
Bread
1 loaf
$1.31
€1.23
$0.56
EGP26.73
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.88
€6.42
$1.68
EGP80.64
Milk (1 gallon) $6.38
€5.95
$3.57
EGP171.40

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pay 54.9% less for transportation

 
Athens
Cairo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $7.66
€7.15
$0.96
EGP46.04
Monthly public transit pass $32.49
€30.31
$6.40
EGP307.21
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,399.57
€25,558.90
$34,150.60
EGP1,638,445.07

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pay 78.7% less for housing

 
Athens
Cairo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$32.57
€30.39
$7.77
EGP372.92
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $630.26
€587.92
$194.33
EGP9,323.57
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $532.87
€497.07
$117.39
EGP5,632.15

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pay 81.5% less for childcare

 
Athens
Cairo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $482.99
€450.54
$99.11
EGP4,754.90
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $10,389.46
€9,691.50
$1,728.87
EGP82,946.28

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pay 64.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
Athens
Cairo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.41
€5.05
$1.76
EGP84.48
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.62
€3.38
$1.50
EGP71.97
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.98
€4.65
$1.76
EGP84.48

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pay 26.2% less for clothing

 
Athens
Cairo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$89.99
€83.95
$34.43
EGP1,651.92
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$34.83
€32.49
$41.73
EGP2,002.26
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$95.37
€88.96
$89.91
EGP4,313.72

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