Cairo vs Dhaka - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Dhaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$484
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$1167
🏠 One person rent
$172
$162
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$277
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$205
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$71.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$285
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
81
72
😀 Quality of life
61
56
🏙️ Population
9.29M
16.8M

The cost of living in Cairo is 2% less expensive than in Dhaka. Cities ranked 8507th and 8456th ($473 vs $484) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Egypt and Bangladesh, respectively. Check Egypt vs Bangladesh comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.6 months in Dhaka. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Dhaka ranked 1st in Bangladesh, while ranked 4905th and 5644th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Dhaka

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Cairo Dhaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$2.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$13.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$5.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$6.13
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$2.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$122
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$113
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$328
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$188
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$26.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$40.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
9.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$1200
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$610
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$16.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$4.52
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$0.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$6.85
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$3.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$7.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$2.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$0.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.53
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$8.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$4.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$2.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$5.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$18.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$5.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$11.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$1.97
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$24.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$53.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$70.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$1810

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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

Cities near Dhaka

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.5 mi Narayanganj
$382
38 km or 24 mi Narsingdi
$297
77 km or 48 mi Brahmanbaria
$335
90 km or 56 mi Agartala
$324
113 km or 70 mi Barisal
$337
115 km or 71 mi Mymensingh
$343
132 km or 82 mi Khulna
$376
135 km or 84 mi Jessore
$314
164 km or 102 mi Bogra
$365
196 km or 122 mi Rajshahi
$303
196 km or 122 mi Krishnanagar
$348
199 km or 124 mi Sylhet
$333
207 km or 129 mi Shantipur
$335
213 km or 132 mi Chittagong
$414
221 km or 137 mi Naihati
$339
222 km or 138 mi Berhampore
$338
223 km or 139 mi Bhatpara
$346
224 km or 139 mi Hugli-Chuchura
$337
226 km or 141 mi Chandannagar
$335
228 km or 142 mi Rajarhat
$346
229 km or 142 mi Madhyamgram
$339
234 km or 145 mi Barrackpore
$335
234 km or 146 mi North Dumdum
$340
235 km or 146 mi Balurghat
$336
236 km or 147 mi Serampore
$336
236 km or 147 mi Aizawl
$328
236 km or 147 mi Panihati
$345
238 km or 148 mi Kamarhati
$343
238 km or 148 mi South Dumdum
$346
238 km or 148 mi Bidhannagar
$353
239 km or 149 mi Baranagar
$341
239 km or 149 mi Uttarpara
$336
241 km or 150 mi Bally
$343
247 km or 154 mi Howrah
$313
248 km or 154 mi Kolkata
$370
248 km or 154 mi Rajpur Sonarpur
$347
254 km or 158 mi Rangpur
$355
255 km or 159 mi Shillong
$303
259 km or 161 mi Barasat
$341
265 km or 165 mi Bardhaman
$343