Cairo vs Changsha - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Changsha
🚶 Cost of living one person
$394
$785
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$980
$1862
🏠 One person rent
$134
$369
🏘️ Family rent
$228
$414
🍽️ Food expenses
$157
$257
🚐 Transport expenses
$49.2
$79.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$168
$843
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
81
94
😀 Quality of life
59
55
🏙️ Population
9.29M
10M

The cost of living in Cairo is 50% less expensive than in Changsha. Cities ranked 8803rd and 6256th ($394 vs $785) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 34th in Egypt and China, respectively. Check Egypt vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Cairo compared to 1.1 months in Changsha. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Changsha ranked 33rd in China, while ranked 5487th and 5918th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Changsha

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Cairo Changsha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.68
$4.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
$22.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.95
$5.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.98
$3.13
 Cappuccino
$1.86
$3.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.23
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$162
$462
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$87.1
$287
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$290
$483
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$158
$318
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21
$31.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.5
$47.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.2
$15.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.54%
4.43%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$486
$2376
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$329
$1507
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.4
$22.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.13
$3.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.34
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.38
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.28
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.76
$3.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.14
$13.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.34
$1.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.3
$1.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.27
$1.25
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.13
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.62
$0.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.37
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.66
$3.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.24
$4.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.07
$5.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.99
$0.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.71
$1.34
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.9
$26.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4
$6.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10
$22.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$3.24
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.1
$65.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.2
$88.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$109
$297
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2499
$24038

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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

Cities near Changsha

Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$705
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$687
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$781
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$738
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$680
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$729
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$745
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$743
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$673
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$742
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$654
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$663
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$764
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$673
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$648
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$682
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$661
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$706
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$746
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$749
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$639
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$704
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$672
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$775
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$655
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$679
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$674
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$642
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$665
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$738
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$667
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$759
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$666
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$663