Cairo vs Guangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Guangzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$469
$755
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1239
$2273
🏠 One person rent
$146
$346
🏘️ Family rent
$304
$828
🍽️ Food expenses
$209
$250
🚐 Transport expenses
$43.5
$71.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$182
$1032
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
20 km
🎓 Higher education
83
97
😀 Quality of life
57
76
🏙️ Population
9.61M
18.7M

The cost of living in Cairo is 38% less expensive than in Guangzhou. Cities ranked 8645th and 6479th ($469 vs $755) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 45th in Egypt and China, respectively. Check Egypt vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Cairo compared to 1.4 months in Guangzhou. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Guangzhou ranked 7th in China, while ranked 5749th and 839th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Guangzhou

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Cairo Guangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.89
$4.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.5
$27.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.8
$4.79
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$0.82
 Cappuccino
$1.97
$3.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$174
$434
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$107
$259
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$361
$1093
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$247
$670
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.1
$39.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24.9
$60.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.29
$13.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.38%
4.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$606
$11586
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$368
$4814
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.3
$13.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.04
$4.53
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.34
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.75
$1.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.24
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$3.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.44
$0.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.15
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$1.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.12
$13.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.39
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.29
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.99
$4.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.94
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.18
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.33
$2.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.7
$29.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.21
$7.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$44
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.43
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.2
$52.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
$70.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$115
$448
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2383
$19449

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Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Giza
$348
8.1 km or 5 mi Shubra El Kheima
$395
26 km or 16 mi Helwan
$356
46 km or 28 mi Benha
$241
60 km or 37 mi Shibin El Kom
$312
62 km or 39 mi Zagazig
$300
84 km or 52 mi Tanta
$320
93 km or 58 mi Faiyum
$301
101 km or 63 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$287
111 km or 69 mi Beni Suef
$254
111 km or 69 mi Mansoura
$282
115 km or 71 mi Ismailia
$313
125 km or 78 mi Suez
$271
133 km or 83 mi Damanhur
$303
161 km or 100 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$318
161 km or 100 mi Damietta
$306
166 km or 103 mi Port Said
$324
179 km or 111 mi Alexandria
$353
224 km or 139 mi Minya
$301
319 km or 198 mi Asyut
$303
347 km or 216 mi Gaza
$600
351 km or 218 mi Ofakim
$1447
354 km or 220 mi Netivot
$1491
360 km or 223 mi Sderot
$1491
361 km or 224 mi Dahab
$469
362 km or 225 mi Eilat
$1394
365 km or 226 mi Ashkelon
$1377
366 km or 227 mi Beersheba
$1325
367 km or 228 mi Rahat
$1454
368 km or 229 mi Aqaba
$737
379 km or 235 mi Ashdod
$1558
379 km or 235 mi Kiryat Gat
$1467
380 km or 236 mi Dimona
$1484
381 km or 236 mi El Gouna
$306
383 km or 238 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1541
384 km or 239 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$475
390 km or 242 mi Yavne
$1599
391 km or 243 mi Sohag
$278
396 km or 246 mi Dura
$650
397 km or 246 mi Rehovot
$1585

Cities near Guangzhou

Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$600
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$621
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$636
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$769
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$512
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$746
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$617
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$767
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$995
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1621
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$603
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$778
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2410
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2733
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$844
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$799
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$796
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$777
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$752
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$1051
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$756
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$546
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$469
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$787
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$911
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$823
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$932
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$665
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$811
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$799
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$972
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$588
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$648
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$510
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$605
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$568
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$583
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$585
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$501
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$595