Cairo vs Chisinau - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Chisinau
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$785
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$1944
🏠 One person rent
$186
$406
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$769
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$40
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$573
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
83
50
😀 Quality of life
58
57
🏙️ Population
9.61M
639K

The cost of living in Cairo is 32% less expensive than in Chisinau. Cities ranked 8287th and 6437th ($534 vs $785) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 8th in Egypt and Moldova, respectively. Check Egypt vs Moldova comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 0.7 months in Chisinau. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Chisinau ranked 1st in Moldova, while ranked 5547th and 5671st among best cities to live in the world.

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Cairo Chisinau
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$6.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$28.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$6.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$1.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$362
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$246
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$711
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$528
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$126
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$194
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$10.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
13.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$1473
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$1022
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$4.32
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$2.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$9.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$5.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$8.03
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$0.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$5.63
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$2.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$5.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$4.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$6.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$4.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$53
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$94.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$349
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$3785

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Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Giza
$499
8.1 km or 5 mi Shubra El Kheima
$498
26 km or 16 mi Helwan
$481
46 km or 28 mi Benha
$477
60 km or 37 mi Shibin El Kom
$479
62 km or 39 mi Zagazig
$463
84 km or 52 mi Tanta
$432
93 km or 58 mi Faiyum
$467
101 km or 63 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$478
111 km or 69 mi Beni Suef
$461
111 km or 69 mi Mansoura
$448
115 km or 71 mi Ismailia
$458
125 km or 78 mi Suez
$362
133 km or 83 mi Damanhur
$396
161 km or 100 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$450
161 km or 100 mi Damietta
$412
166 km or 103 mi Port Said
$379
179 km or 111 mi Alexandria
$498
224 km or 139 mi Minya
$444
319 km or 198 mi Asyut
$399
347 km or 216 mi Gaza
$640
351 km or 218 mi Ofakim
$1611
354 km or 220 mi Netivot
$1669
360 km or 223 mi Sderot
$1663
361 km or 224 mi Dahab
$598
362 km or 225 mi Eilat
$1540
365 km or 226 mi Ashkelon
$1459
366 km or 227 mi Beersheba
$1440
367 km or 228 mi Rahat
$1621
368 km or 229 mi Aqaba
$708
379 km or 235 mi Ashdod
$1802
379 km or 235 mi Kiryat Gat
$1780
380 km or 236 mi Dimona
$1645
381 km or 236 mi El Gouna
$437
383 km or 238 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1726
384 km or 239 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$603
390 km or 242 mi Yavne
$1773
391 km or 243 mi Sohag
$447
396 km or 246 mi Dura
$782
397 km or 246 mi Rehovot
$1646

Cities near Chisinau

Distance City Cost of living
37 km or 23 mi Dubasari
$812
42 km or 26 mi Orhei
$909
51 km or 32 mi Bender
$462
61 km or 38 mi Tiraspol
$488
80 km or 50 mi Comrat
$875
83 km or 52 mi Ungheni
$1687
95 km or 59 mi Vaslui
$791
98 km or 61 mi Iasi
$836
109 km or 68 mi Balti
$1271
126 km or 79 mi Barlad
$754
132 km or 82 mi Cahul
$944
135 km or 84 mi Soroca
$1101
146 km or 91 mi Roman
$738
154 km or 96 mi Odesa
$563
155 km or 96 mi Bacau
$668
184 km or 115 mi Botosani
$753
187 km or 116 mi Galati
$740
189 km or 117 mi Piatra Neamt
$679
194 km or 121 mi Focsani
$758
202 km or 125 mi Tulcea
$742
205 km or 127 mi Braila
$632
209 km or 130 mi Suceava
$696
238 km or 148 mi Mykolaiv
$373
250 km or 155 mi Vinnytsia
$552
259 km or 161 mi Buzau
$756
261 km or 162 mi Chernivtsi
$534
267 km or 166 mi Sfantu Gheorghe
$718
288 km or 179 mi Kherson
$406
292 km or 181 mi Brasov
$914
295 km or 183 mi Slobozia
$783
302 km or 187 mi Khmelnytskyi
$540
305 km or 189 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$543
307 km or 191 mi Mamaia
$902
315 km or 196 mi Constanta
$959
317 km or 197 mi Ploiesti
$855
324 km or 201 mi Bila Tserkva
$458
331 km or 206 mi Targu Mures
$698
332 km or 206 mi Bistrita
$647
334 km or 207 mi Calarasi
$701
348 km or 216 mi Voluntari
$835