Cost of living comparison

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Poland is 2.6 times more expensive than Cairo.

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

pay 4.1 times more for restaurants

 
Cairo
Poland
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.25
E£100.54
$6.88
zł27.38
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.23
E£130.71
$5.95
zł23.66
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.25
E£7.85
$1.30
zł5.17

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pay 2.5 times more for groceries

 
Cairo
Poland
Bread
1 loaf
$0.59
E£18.08
$0.94
zł3.73
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.73
E£53.61
$3.34
zł13.29
Milk (1 gallon) $3.44
E£106.24
$2.82
zł11.21

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pay 3.0 times more for transportation

 
Cairo
Poland
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.24
E£38.24
$5.68
zł22.61
Monthly public transit pass $11.39
E£351.91
$23.91
zł95.14
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,600.33
E£821,950.24
$19,787.24
zł78,738.12

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pay 3.9 times more for housing

 
Cairo
Poland
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.42
E£445.72
$12.94
zł51.49
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $173.02
E£5,346.45
$480.05
zł1,910.23
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $100.76
E£3,113.37
$406.85
zł1,618.94

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pay 91.5% more for childcare

 
Cairo
Poland
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $113.41
E£3,504.46
$228.50
zł909.27
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,460.81
E£76,039.15
$4,467.72
zł17,778.10

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pay 59.8% more for entertainment and sports

 
Cairo
Poland
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.63
E£50.27
$2.34
zł9.30
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.71
E£52.97
$2.45
zł9.74
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.79
E£55.30
$4.13
zł16.43

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pay 26.0% more for clothing

 
Cairo
Poland
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$38.38
E£1,186.03
$64.65
zł257.26
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.15
E£1,117.18
$30.33
zł120.69
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$88.16
E£2,724.09
$66.37
zł264.12

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