Cost of living comparison

compared to

Cairo is 38.1% more expensive than Egypt.

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

pay 14.1% more for restaurants

 
Egypt
Cairo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.69
E£129.82
$3.25
E£157.06
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.27
E£157.81
$4.23
E£204.17
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.25
E£12.03
$0.25
E£12.26

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pay 31.0% more for groceries

 
Egypt
Cairo
Bread
1 loaf
$0.40
E£19.37
$0.59
E£28.24
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.23
E£59.25
$1.73
E£83.74
Milk (1 gallon) $2.42
E£116.60
$3.44
E£165.96

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pay 26.5% more for transportation

 
Egypt
Cairo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.02
E£49.14
$1.24
E£59.74
Monthly public transit pass $7.97
E£384.78
$11.39
E£549.70
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $15,876.53
E£766,322.76
$26,600.33
E£1,283,935.58

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pay 35.8% more for housing

 
Egypt
Cairo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$10.98
E£530.12
$14.42
E£696.23
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $109.16
E£5,269.10
$173.02
E£8,351.47
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $71.02
E£3,427.82
$100.76
E£4,863.27

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pay 69.7% more for childcare

 
Egypt
Cairo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $58.30
E£2,814.12
$113.41
E£5,474.17
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $1,699.22
E£82,017.14
$2,460.81
E£118,777.71

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pay 29.8% more for entertainment and sports

 
Egypt
Cairo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.45
E£69.83
$1.63
E£78.53
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.03
E£49.71
$1.71
E£82.74
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$1.57
E£75.77
$1.79
E£86.38

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pay 59.5% more for clothing

 
Egypt
Cairo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$17.23
E£831.43
$38.38
E£1,852.65
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$28.02
E£1,352.61
$36.15
E£1,745.10
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$63.69
E£3,074.12
$88.16
E£4,255.20

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