Cost of living comparison

compared to

Cairo is 54.9% cheaper than France.

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

pay 73.9% less for restaurants

 
France
Cairo
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.40
€15.12
$4.28
E£80.74
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.27
€9.10
$4.81
E£90.83
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.52
€2.47
$0.33
E£6.24

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pay 61.5% less for groceries

 
France
Cairo
Bread
1 loaf
$1.48
€1.45
$0.68
E£12.88
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.87
€7.72
$1.75
E£32.97
Milk (1 gallon) $4.00
€3.92
$3.72
E£70.30

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pay 57.7% less for transportation

 
France
Cairo
Gasoline (1 gallon) $7.91
€7.76
$1.86
E£35.10
Monthly public transit pass $49.29
€48.39
$16.04
E£302.77
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,317.30
€23,871.49
$24,588.50
E£464,248.18

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pay 64.7% less for housing

 
France
Cairo
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$28.65
€28.12
$17.59
E£332.13
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $705.48
€692.55
$226.11
E£4,269.06
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $568.84
€558.41
$138.11
E£2,607.57

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pay 68.3% less for childcare

 
France
Cairo
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $733.34
€719.89
$160.20
E£3,024.61
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,235.26
€9,065.95
$3,834.57
E£72,399.34

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pay 46.0% less for entertainment and sports

 
France
Cairo
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.55
€5.45
$1.87
E£35.32
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.80
€2.75
$2.18
E£41.13
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$10.30
€10.12
$2.57
E£48.44

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pay 12.3% less for clothing

 
France
Cairo
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$80.49
€79.02
$49.62
E£936.91
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.46
€34.81
$39.95
E£754.19
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$85.42
€83.86
$105.88
E£1,999.06

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