Cost of Living Comparison

TND
COMPARED TO
EGP

Cairo is 14.3% more expensive than Tunis.

If you lived in Cairo instead of Tunis, you would:
local_dining

pay 12.9% more for restaurants

  Tunis help_outline Cairo help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.57
TND6.360
$4.46
E£79.85
+73.3%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.68
TND9.080
$5.42
E£96.96
+47.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.65
TND1.610
$0.34
E£6.16
-47.3%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.28
TND0.700
$0.22
E£3.98
-21.5%
Average +12.9%

Tunis vs. Cairo - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 17.0% more for groceries

  Tunis help_outline Cairo help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$0.17
TND0.410
$0.67
E£11.93
+302.7%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.67
TND11.540
$1.73
E£31.00
-62.9%
Milk (1 gallon) $1.73
TND4.270
$3.62
E£64.72
+109.4%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.09
TND2.680
$1.16
E£20.73
+6.7%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.94
TND4.790
$2.07
E£36.98
+6.6%
Apples (1 lb) $0.76
TND1.870
$0.73
E£12.98
-4.4%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.83
TND2.050
$0.38
E£6.83
-54.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.36
TND0.880
$0.25
E£4.50
-29.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.26
TND0.640
$0.19
E£3.32
-28.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.24
TND0.600
$0.17
E£3.06
-29.9%
Onions (1 lb) $0.25
TND0.610
$0.18
E£3.16
-29.1%
Average +17.0%

Tunis vs. Cairo - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 22.6% less for transportation

  Tunis help_outline Cairo help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $2.89
TND7.130
$1.86
E£33.31
-35.5%
Monthly public transit pass $16.55
TND40.880
$12.75
E£228.13
-23.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $28,681.74
TND70,861.030
$27,402.85
E£490,485.02
-4.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $3.15
TND7.780
$2.29
E£41.06
-27.2%
Average -22.6%

Tunis vs. Cairo - Cost of transportation
home

pay 1.6% less for housing

  Tunis help_outline Cairo help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$19.22
TND47.480
$18.71
E£334.95
-2.6%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $226.48
TND559.540
$267.26
E£4,783.75
+18.0%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $163.72
TND404.490
$158.32
E£2,833.83
-3.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$40.22
TND99.360
$32.82
E£587.53
-18.4%
Average -1.6%

Tunis vs. Cairo - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 47.0% more for childcare

  Tunis help_outline Cairo help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $106.64
TND263.460
$157.66
E£2,821.95
+47.8%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $2,393.21
TND5,912.660
$3,497.52
E£62,602.26
+46.1%
Average +47.0%

Tunis vs. Cairo - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 40.1% more for entertainment and sports

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Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.84
TND4.540
$1.91
E£34.22
+4.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $0.80
TND1.970
$2.09
E£37.39
+162.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.76
TND6.810
$2.87
E£51.33
+4.0%
Monthly membership at local gym $28.49
TND70.390
$28.52
E£510.49
+0.1%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $4.41
TND10.900
$5.74
E£102.66
+30.0%
Average +40.1%

Tunis vs. Cairo - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 7.6% more for clothing

  Tunis help_outline Cairo help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$53.48
TND132.120
$49.32
E£882.83
-7.8%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$52.74
TND130.290
$54.29
E£971.80
+2.9%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$92.23
TND227.870
$132.15
E£2,365.37
+43.3%
Men's business shoes (leather) $72.62
TND179.420
$66.91
E£1,197.67
-7.9%
Average +7.6%

Tunis vs. Cairo - Cost of clothing
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