Cairo vs Caracas - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Caracas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$916
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2170
🏠 One person rent
$172
$358
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$340
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$215
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
81
55
😀 Quality of life
61
42
🏙️ Population
9.29M
1.94M

The cost of living in Cairo is 48% less expensive than in Caracas. Cities ranked 8507th and 5665th ($473 vs $916) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in Egypt and Venezuela, respectively. Check Egypt vs Venezuela comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.2 months in Caracas. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Caracas ranked 1st in Venezuela, while ranked 4905th and 6863rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Caracas

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Cairo Caracas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.28
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$2.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$1.08
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$327
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$290
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$667
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$443
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$16.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$25.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$44.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
21.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$865
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$987
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$28.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.5
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$2.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$5.34
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$5.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$5.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$4.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.81
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$7.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.36
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$3.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$4.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$41
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$5.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$35.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$12.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$39.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$89.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$63.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$6329

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Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Giza
$413
8.1 km or 5 mi Shubra El Kheima
$380
26 km or 16 mi Helwan
$374
46 km or 28 mi Benha
$340
60 km or 37 mi Shibin El Kom
$354
62 km or 39 mi Zagazig
$367
84 km or 52 mi Tanta
$341
93 km or 58 mi Faiyum
$366
101 km or 63 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
111 km or 69 mi Beni Suef
$263
111 km or 69 mi Mansoura
$377
115 km or 71 mi Ismailia
$324
125 km or 78 mi Suez
$316
133 km or 83 mi Damanhur
$348
161 km or 100 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$365
161 km or 100 mi Damietta
$371
166 km or 103 mi Port Said
$471
179 km or 111 mi Alexandria
$408
224 km or 139 mi Minya
$364
319 km or 198 mi Asyut
$395
347 km or 216 mi Gaza
$671
351 km or 218 mi Ofakim
$1642
354 km or 220 mi Netivot
$1650
360 km or 223 mi Sderot
$1648
361 km or 224 mi Dahab
$468
362 km or 225 mi Eilat
$1616
365 km or 226 mi Ashkelon
$1599
366 km or 227 mi Beersheba
$1541
367 km or 228 mi Rahat
$1653
368 km or 229 mi Aqaba
$926
379 km or 235 mi Ashdod
$1655
379 km or 235 mi Kiryat Gat
$1611
380 km or 236 mi Dimona
$1641
381 km or 236 mi El Gouna
$360
383 km or 238 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1652
384 km or 239 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
390 km or 242 mi Yavne
$1646
391 km or 243 mi Sohag
$344
396 km or 246 mi Dura
$800
397 km or 246 mi Rehovot
$1739

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi La Guaira
$700
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$678
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$774
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$771
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$681
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$702
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$679
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$760
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$762
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$751
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$702
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$614
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$682
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$690
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$557
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$636
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$681
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$680
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$708
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$672
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$680
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$670
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$869
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$698
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$680
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$731
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$697
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$704
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$679
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$683
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1524
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$685
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$688
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$701
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$628
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$798
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$703
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$696