Cairo vs Fortaleza - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Fortaleza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$1614
🏠 One person rent
$172
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$388
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$243
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
81
42
😀 Quality of life
61
56
🏙️ Population
9.29M
2.45M

The cost of living in Cairo is 16% less expensive than in Fortaleza. Cities ranked 8507th and 7638th ($473 vs $565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 96th in Egypt and Brazil, respectively. Check Egypt vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.4 months in Fortaleza. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Fortaleza ranked 11th in Brazil, while ranked 4905th and 5737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Fortaleza

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Cairo Fortaleza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.58
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$1.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$168
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$44.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$69.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
8.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$1676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$868
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$5.55
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$7.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$6.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$43.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$65.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$6731

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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
14 km or 8.9 mi Caucaia
$433
112 km or 69 mi Caninde
$556
120 km or 74 mi Itapipoca
$555
125 km or 78 mi Aracati
$552
148 km or 92 mi Russas
$554
148 km or 92 mi Quixada
$555
190 km or 118 mi Sobral
$581
200 km or 124 mi Acarau
$556
209 km or 130 mi Mossoro
$423
273 km or 169 mi Camocim
$553
288 km or 179 mi Crateus
$554
300 km or 186 mi Ico
$556
305 km or 189 mi Iguatu
$552
342 km or 213 mi Caico
$555
366 km or 227 mi Piripiri
$554
372 km or 231 mi Parnaiba
$558
392 km or 243 mi Patos
$555
397 km or 247 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
402 km or 250 mi Crato
$536
434 km or 269 mi Natal
$586
487 km or 303 mi Salgueiro
$553
487 km or 303 mi Campina Grande
$537
495 km or 307 mi Picos
$556
498 km or 309 mi Teresina
$554
501 km or 312 mi Timon
$562
536 km or 333 mi Chapadinha
$555
546 km or 340 mi Arcoverde
$571
550 km or 342 mi Caxias
$560
554 km or 344 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
578 km or 359 mi Goiana
$697
580 km or 360 mi Caruaru
$444
584 km or 363 mi Carpina
$554
600 km or 373 mi Codo
$425
602 km or 374 mi Floriano
$554
617 km or 383 mi Garanhuns
$572
618 km or 384 mi Camaragibe
$500
619 km or 384 mi Paulista
$464
622 km or 387 mi Coroata
$555
623 km or 387 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
626 km or 389 mi Olinda
$523