Berlin vs Cairo - Cost of Living Comparison

Berlin Cairo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2146
$394
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4970
$980
🏠 One person rent
$1209
$134
🏘️ Family rent
$2251
$228
🍽️ Food expenses
$492
$157
🚐 Transport expenses
$298
$49.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3213
$168
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
100
81
😀 Quality of life
95
59
🏙️ Population
3.68M
9.29M

The cost of living in Berlin is 445% more expensive than in Cairo. Cities ranked 433rd and 8803rd ($2146 vs $394) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Germany and Egypt, respectively. Check Germany vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Berlin compared to 0.4 months in Cairo. Berlin ranked 4th best city to live in Germany vs Cairo ranked 1st in Egypt, while ranked 28th and 5487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Berlin vs Cairo

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Berlin Cairo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.1
$3.68
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$65.4
$17.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$3.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.28
$1.98
 Cappuccino
$3.51
$1.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$0.23
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1276
$162
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$885
$87.1
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2508
$290
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1742
$158
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$205
$21
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$315
$32.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.3
$11.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
11.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8822
$486
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5926
$329
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.25
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$91.6
$15.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.9
$3.13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.19
$0.34
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.25
$0.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$0.38
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
$0.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.13
$1.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$3.67
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
$4.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.5
$7.14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$0.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
$0.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.28
$0.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$0.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$0.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.37
$0.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.55
$8.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.14
$1.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.64
$1.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.8
$1.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$9.03
$2.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.58
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.86
$0.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.1
$19.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.9
$4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$58.5
$10
💇 Haircut, simple
$29.7
$2.93
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.7
$35.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$77.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$209
$109
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7940
$2499

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Cities near Berlin

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Teltow
$1299
18 km or 11 mi Hohen Neuendorf
$1300
18 km or 11 mi Hennigsdorf
$1302
20 km or 13 mi Falkensee
$1303
21 km or 13 mi Bernau bei Berlin
$1301
25 km or 16 mi Potsdam
$1569
25 km or 16 mi Ludwigsfelde
$1298
28 km or 18 mi Oranienburg
$1347
30 km or 19 mi Konigs Wusterhausen
$1299
34 km or 21 mi Werder
$1296
34 km or 21 mi Strausberg
$1298
46 km or 29 mi Eberswalde
$1299
49 km or 31 mi Furstenwalde
$1305
50 km or 31 mi Luckenwalde
$1296
57 km or 36 mi Brandenburg an der Havel
$1305
60 km or 37 mi Neuruppin
$1301
72 km or 44 mi Rathenow
$1302
81 km or 50 mi Frankfurt
$1300
86 km or 53 mi Schwedt
$1326
88 km or 55 mi Wittenberg
$1302
97 km or 60 mi Neustrelitz
$1301
97 km or 60 mi Eisenhuttenstadt
$1300
104 km or 65 mi Stendal
$1305
106 km or 66 mi Cottbus
$1067
107 km or 67 mi Burg bei Magdeburg
$1301
107 km or 67 mi Zerbst
$1298
109 km or 68 mi Dessau-Rolau
$1307
109 km or 68 mi Torgau
$1299
116 km or 72 mi Neubrandenburg
$1299
119 km or 74 mi Senftenberg
$1303
121 km or 75 mi Waren
$1302
124 km or 77 mi Bitterfeld-Wolfen
$1300
124 km or 77 mi Schonebeck
$1302
125 km or 78 mi Spremberg
$1295
127 km or 79 mi Magdeburg
$1218
128 km or 79 mi Szczecin
$939
128 km or 80 mi Kothen
$1297
128 km or 80 mi Gorzow Wielkopolski
$769
131 km or 81 mi Delitzsch
$1304
134 km or 83 mi Hoyerswerda
$1303

Cities near Cairo

Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Giza
$287
8.1 km or 5 mi Shubra El Kheima
$275
26 km or 16 mi Helwan
$270
46 km or 28 mi Benha
$226
60 km or 37 mi Shibin El Kom
$253
62 km or 39 mi Zagazig
$265
84 km or 52 mi Tanta
$245
93 km or 58 mi Faiyum
$265
101 km or 63 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$257
111 km or 69 mi Beni Suef
$212
111 km or 69 mi Mansoura
$255
115 km or 71 mi Ismailia
$230
125 km or 78 mi Suez
$238
133 km or 83 mi Damanhur
$283
161 km or 100 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$264
161 km or 100 mi Damietta
$248
166 km or 103 mi Port Said
$322
179 km or 111 mi Alexandria
$326
224 km or 139 mi Minya
$264
319 km or 198 mi Asyut
$279
347 km or 216 mi Gaza
$696
351 km or 218 mi Ofakim
$1693
354 km or 220 mi Netivot
$1692
360 km or 223 mi Sderot
$1694
361 km or 224 mi Dahab
$299
362 km or 225 mi Eilat
$1615
365 km or 226 mi Ashkelon
$1586
366 km or 227 mi Beersheba
$1483
367 km or 228 mi Rahat
$1700
368 km or 229 mi Aqaba
$879
379 km or 235 mi Ashdod
$1771
379 km or 235 mi Kiryat Gat
$1660
380 km or 236 mi Dimona
$1695
381 km or 236 mi El Gouna
$260
383 km or 238 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1687
384 km or 239 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$345
390 km or 242 mi Yavne
$1693
391 km or 243 mi Sohag
$247
396 km or 246 mi Dura
$793
397 km or 246 mi Rehovot
$1776