Cost of living comparison

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Dhaka is 23.0% more expensive than Egypt.

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

pay 11.4% less for restaurants

 
Egypt
Dhaka
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.67
E£65.65
$2.12
৳172.48
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.06
E£90.65
$6.49
৳527.01
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.38
E£6.85
$0.33
৳26.87

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pay 54.8% more for groceries

 
Egypt
Dhaka
Bread
1 loaf
$0.59
E£10.58
$0.65
৳52.97
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.58
E£28.24
$4.06
৳329.80
Milk (1 gallon) $3.45
E£61.81
$3.31
৳268.69

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pay 2.0 times more for transportation

 
Egypt
Dhaka
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.77
E£31.69
$4.06
৳329.40
Monthly public transit pass $8.99
E£161.00
$23.60
৳1,916.40
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,829.03
E£498,113.20
$35,392.80
৳2,874,603.44

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pay 25.2% more for housing

 
Egypt
Dhaka
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$19.89
E£356.04
$32.55
৳2,643.97
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $174.23
E£3,118.50
$156.02
৳12,671.72
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $105.37
E£1,885.97
$89.40
৳7,261.04

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pay 26.5% less for childcare

 
Egypt
Dhaka
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $84.84
E£1,518.56
$49.40
৳4,012.47
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,588.22
E£46,326.69
$2,295.08
৳186,406.53

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pay 48.8% more for entertainment and sports

 
Egypt
Dhaka
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.98
E£35.39
$4.28
৳347.35
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.55
E£27.69
$2.40
৳194.82
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.64
E£47.25
$3.30
৳268.30

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pay 30.2% less for clothing

 
Egypt
Dhaka
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$39.38
E£704.95
$25.39
৳2,062.23
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$52.09
E£932.44
$30.21
৳2,453.58
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$100.41
E£1,797.29
$68.86
৳5,593.16

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