Athens vs Giza - Cost of Living Comparison

Athens Giza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1059
$413
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2582
$1123
🏠 One person rent
$515
$124
🏘️ Family rent
$880
$279
🍽️ Food expenses
$357
$184
🚐 Transport expenses
$87
$39.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$890
$297
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
91
80
😀 Quality of life
78
62
🏙️ Population
664K
5.6M

The cost of living in Athens is 156% more expensive than in Giza. Cities ranked 4394th and 8731st ($1059 vs $413) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 6th in Greece and Egypt, respectively. Check Greece vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Athens compared to 0.7 months in Giza. Athens ranked 1st best city to live in Greece vs Giza ranked 1st in Egypt, while ranked 456th and 4862nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Athens vs Giza

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Athens Giza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.1
$6.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$42.4
$12.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.13
$4.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.99
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$3.57
$1.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.9
$0.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$475
$119
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$350
$66.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$814
$229
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$644
$212
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$30.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$175
$47.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$26.5
$16
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.05%
10.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2485
$526
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2458
$321
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.22
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.1
$13.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.5
$2.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.12
$0.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$0.66
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.77
$1.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.1
$3.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.51
$4.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$9.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$0.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$0.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$0.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.56
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.12
$0.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.54
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.31
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.33
$2.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.96
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.73
$0.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$31.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.12
$6.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$40.3
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.51
$1.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.3
$35.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.1
$94.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$483
$94.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9060
$3812

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Cities near Athens

Distance City Cost of living
3.6 km or 2.2 mi Kallithea
$889
4 km or 2.5 mi Nea Smyrni
$991
5 km or 3.1 mi Peristeri
$973
5.5 km or 3.4 mi Palaio Faliro
$920
6.5 km or 4 mi Nea Filadelfeia
$885
6.7 km or 4.2 mi Nea Ionia
$889
7.3 km or 4.5 mi Piraeus
$1086
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Nikaia
$888
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Argyroupoli
$811
12 km or 7.2 mi Glyfada
$1267
15 km or 9 mi Kifissia
$1182
15 km or 9.1 mi Voula
$846
15 km or 9.4 mi Aspropyrgos
$814
16 km or 10 mi Eleusis
$885
20 km or 12 mi Salamina
$899
55 km or 34 mi Chalcis
$919
69 km or 43 mi Corinth
$803
129 km or 80 mi Tripoli
$770
151 km or 94 mi Lamia
$819
154 km or 96 mi Mykonos
$1341
168 km or 104 mi Volos
$917
176 km or 109 mi Patras
$822
178 km or 111 mi Kalamata
$808
214 km or 133 mi Agrinio
$697
216 km or 134 mi Chios
$798
216 km or 134 mi Larissa
$850
219 km or 136 mi Karditsa
$888
231 km or 143 mi Santorini
$1010
243 km or 151 mi Trikala
$713
275 km or 171 mi Mytilene
$825
275 km or 171 mi Katerini
$794
275 km or 171 mi Chania
$972
298 km or 185 mi Rethymno
$820
302 km or 188 mi Thessaloniki
$961
303 km or 188 mi Izmir
$488
307 km or 191 mi Kozani
$807
311 km or 193 mi Ioannina
$810
311 km or 193 mi Kusadasi
$345
311 km or 193 mi Veria
$780
315 km or 196 mi Crete
$869

Cities near Giza

Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Cairo
$473
14 km or 8.4 mi Shubra El Kheima
$380
22 km or 14 mi Helwan
$374
50 km or 31 mi Benha
$340
63 km or 39 mi Shibin El Kom
$354
68 km or 42 mi Zagazig
$367
87 km or 54 mi Faiyum
$366
88 km or 55 mi Tanta
$341
106 km or 66 mi Beni Suef
$263
106 km or 66 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
117 km or 73 mi Mansoura
$377
120 km or 74 mi Ismailia
$324
128 km or 79 mi Suez
$316
136 km or 84 mi Damanhur
$348
163 km or 101 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$365
167 km or 104 mi Damietta
$371
172 km or 107 mi Port Said
$471
181 km or 113 mi Alexandria
$408
219 km or 136 mi Minya
$364
314 km or 195 mi Asyut
$395
352 km or 219 mi Gaza
$671
355 km or 221 mi Ofakim
$1642
358 km or 223 mi Netivot
$1650
361 km or 225 mi Dahab
$468
365 km or 227 mi Eilat
$1616
365 km or 227 mi Sderot
$1648
370 km or 230 mi Ashkelon
$1599
370 km or 230 mi Aqaba
$926
370 km or 230 mi Beersheba
$1541
372 km or 231 mi Rahat
$1653
378 km or 235 mi El Gouna
$360
383 km or 238 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
384 km or 238 mi Kiryat Gat
$1611
384 km or 238 mi Ashdod
$1655
384 km or 239 mi Dimona
$1641
386 km or 240 mi Sohag
$344
388 km or 241 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1652
395 km or 246 mi Yavne
$1646
398 km or 247 mi Hurghada
$433
401 km or 249 mi Dura
$800