Cairo vs Gaborone - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Gaborone
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$1669
🏠 One person rent
$172
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$257
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$52.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$797
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
81
38
😀 Quality of life
61
62
🏙️ Population
9.29M
232K

The cost of living in Cairo is 29% less expensive than in Gaborone. Cities ranked 8507th and 6864th ($473 vs $668) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Egypt and Botswana, respectively. Check Egypt vs Botswana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.2 months in Gaborone. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Gaborone ranked 1st in Botswana, while ranked 4905th and 4718th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Gaborone

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Cairo Gaborone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$8.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$29.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$5.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.5
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$2.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$193
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$623
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$413
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$30.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$45.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$56.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
10.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$1608
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$881
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$16.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$18.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$5.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$4.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$5.36
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$6.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$5.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$64.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$156
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$4028

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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
50 km or 31 mi Molepolole
$616
67 km or 42 mi Lobatse
$615
67 km or 42 mi Kanye
$641
136 km or 84 mi Mmabatho
$762
174 km or 108 mi Rustenburg
$881
196 km or 122 mi Mahalapye
$544
215 km or 134 mi Brits
$763
257 km or 160 mi Klerksdorp
$629
258 km or 160 mi Potchefstroom
$639
259 km or 161 mi Pretoria
$835
264 km or 164 mi Randburg
$776
265 km or 165 mi Palapye
$506
266 km or 165 mi Centurion
$734
266 km or 165 mi Soweto
$897
266 km or 165 mi Serowe
$527
269 km or 167 mi Sandton
$907
275 km or 171 mi Johannesburg
$935
296 km or 184 mi Benoni
$821
298 km or 185 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
302 km or 188 mi Vereeniging
$728
310 km or 193 mi Springs
$766
358 km or 222 mi Kroonstad
$770
379 km or 235 mi Welkom
$708
380 km or 236 mi Middelburg
$822
407 km or 253 mi Bethal
$760
421 km or 261 mi Francistown
$544
468 km or 291 mi Kimberley
$785
495 km or 308 mi Bloemfontein
$696
514 km or 319 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
531 km or 330 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
540 km or 336 mi Maseru
$593
559 km or 347 mi Mbabane
$722
569 km or 354 mi Bulawayo
$775
584 km or 363 mi Manzini
$733
589 km or 366 mi Mafeteng
$579
597 km or 371 mi Vryheid
$835
628 km or 390 mi Upington
$815
675 km or 419 mi Matola
$1058
685 km or 425 mi Maputo
$1049
705 km or 438 mi Gweru
$754