Cairo vs Doha - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Doha
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$1894
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$4318
🏠 One person rent
$172
$1254
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$2309
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$426
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$82
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$3289
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
81
50
😀 Quality of life
61
80
🏙️ Population
9.29M
1.19M

The cost of living in Cairo is 75% less expensive than in Doha. Cities ranked 8507th and 1815th ($473 vs $1894) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Egypt and Qatar, respectively. Check Egypt vs Qatar comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.7 months in Doha. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Doha ranked 1st in Qatar, while ranked 4905th and 333rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Doha

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Cairo Doha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$7.27
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$53.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$6.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$13.2
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$5.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$1521
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$972
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$2861
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$1901
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$82
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$126
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$90.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
3.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$4958
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$4164
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$44.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$8.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$3.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$7.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.82
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$25.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$4.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$5.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$3.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$2.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$108
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$49.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$66.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$98.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$733
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$10335

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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
43 km or 27 mi Al Khor
$1755
135 km or 84 mi Riffa
$1002
138 km or 86 mi Isa Town
$1152
139 km or 87 mi Manama
$1307
175 km or 109 mi Dhahran
$969
188 km or 117 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
191 km or 119 mi Dammam
$1004
236 km or 147 mi Qatif
$889
265 km or 165 mi Jubail
$861
282 km or 175 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
300 km or 187 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
380 km or 236 mi Dubai
$1899
388 km or 241 mi Sharjah
$1360
397 km or 247 mi Ajman
$871
405 km or 252 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
409 km or 254 mi Jahrom
$660
414 km or 257 mi Bushehr
$694
442 km or 275 mi Borazjan
$657
442 km or 275 mi Al Ain
$1448
455 km or 283 mi Fasa
$939
466 km or 289 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
480 km or 298 mi Kazerun
$656
483 km or 300 mi Fujairah
$1095
489 km or 304 mi Shiraz
$724
491 km or 305 mi Riyadh
$1132
515 km or 320 mi Al Wafrah
$954
516 km or 320 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
524 km or 325 mi Marvdasht
$659
573 km or 356 mi Kuwait City
$1313
597 km or 371 mi Yasuj
$611
601 km or 374 mi Al-Faw
$588
602 km or 374 mi Behbahan
$660
617 km or 383 mi Sirjan
$663
628 km or 390 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
635 km or 394 mi Umm Qasr
$588
644 km or 400 mi Abadan
$630
659 km or 409 mi Khorramshahr
$657
663 km or 412 mi Nizwa
$824
679 km or 422 mi Az Zubayr
$601
683 km or 424 mi Basra
$823