Cairo vs Foshan - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Foshan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$580
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$1865
🏠 One person rent
$186
$156
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$346
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$261
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$87
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$967
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
83
95
😀 Quality of life
58
58
🏙️ Population
9.61M
9.5M

The cost of living in Cairo is 8% less expensive than in Foshan. Cities ranked 8287th and 7879th ($534 vs $580) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 411th in Egypt and China, respectively. Check Egypt vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 1.7 months in Foshan. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Foshan ranked 29th in China, while ranked 5547th and 5565th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cairo Foshan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$4.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$4.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$1.5
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$3.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$161
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$89.1
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$455
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$230
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$35.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$55
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$16.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
4.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$5079
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$2075
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$26.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$4.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$1.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$4.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$13.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$2.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$6.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$5.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$2.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$56.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$7.29
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$16.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$3.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$61.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$68.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$540
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$23032

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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Guangzhou
$759
50 km or 31 mi Jiangmen
$827
61 km or 38 mi Zhongshan
$486
66 km or 41 mi Dongguan
$600
67 km or 42 mi Zhaoqing
$806
73 km or 45 mi Qingyuan
$790
84 km or 52 mi Kaiping
$824
96 km or 60 mi Zhuhai
$628
106 km or 66 mi Macau
$1568
110 km or 68 mi Yunfu
$849
112 km or 69 mi Shenzhen
$959
134 km or 83 mi Huizhou
$853
136 km or 85 mi Kowloon
$2414
137 km or 85 mi Hong Kong
$2638
176 km or 109 mi Yangjiang
$883
181 km or 112 mi Heyuan
$904
190 km or 118 mi Wuzhou
$835
203 km or 126 mi Shaoguan
$873
209 km or 130 mi Lianzhou
$784
221 km or 137 mi Hezhou
$796
230 km or 143 mi Shanwei
$1099
262 km or 163 mi Gaozhou
$847
272 km or 169 mi Maoming
$880
306 km or 190 mi Yulin
$820
308 km or 191 mi Chenzhou
$759
315 km or 196 mi Puning
$746
338 km or 210 mi Meizhou
$819
338 km or 210 mi Jieyang
$726
345 km or 214 mi Zhanjiang
$787
358 km or 222 mi Guigang
$746
362 km or 225 mi Ganzhou
$831
367 km or 228 mi Chaozhou
$598
369 km or 229 mi Shantou
$598
379 km or 236 mi Guilin
$537
403 km or 250 mi Laibin
$619
403 km or 250 mi Liuzhou
$606
410 km or 255 mi Yongzhou
$592
433 km or 269 mi Hengyang
$537
442 km or 274 mi Haikou
$631
447 km or 278 mi Beihai
$645