Cairo vs Hangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Hangzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$882
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$172
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$812
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$90.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$1195
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
81
89
😀 Quality of life
61
73
🏙️ Population
9.29M
11.9M

The cost of living in Cairo is 46% less expensive than in Hangzhou. Cities ranked 8507th and 5795th ($473 vs $882) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 16th in Egypt and China, respectively. Check Egypt vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.4 months in Hangzhou. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Hangzhou ranked 7th in China, while ranked 4905th and 1206th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Hangzhou

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Cairo Hangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$5.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.44
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$4.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$511
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$1002
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$679
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$37.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$57.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$11.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
5.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$8713
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$4853
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$18.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$6.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$2.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$2.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$3.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$5.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$29.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$8.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$74.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$53.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$82.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$449
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$19493

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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
49 km or 30 mi Shaoxing
$745
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
79 km or 49 mi Jiaxing
$730
102 km or 63 mi Guangde
$657
105 km or 65 mi Yiwu
$696
121 km or 75 mi Ningguo
$651
125 km or 78 mi Suzhou
$921
129 km or 80 mi Yixing
$678
137 km or 85 mi Jinhua
$852
139 km or 87 mi Ningbo
$809
146 km or 90 mi Liyang
$666
147 km or 91 mi Wuxi
$861
148 km or 92 mi Kunshan
$699
156 km or 97 mi Xuancheng
$732
161 km or 100 mi Shanghai
$1413
161 km or 100 mi Taicang
$677
165 km or 102 mi Changshu
$689
170 km or 106 mi Pudong
$759
175 km or 109 mi Changzhou
$782
182 km or 113 mi Linhai
$675
185 km or 115 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
185 km or 115 mi Jiangyin
$681
188 km or 117 mi Zhoushan
$680
188 km or 117 mi Huangshan
$684
191 km or 118 mi Quzhou
$520
195 km or 121 mi Jingjiang
$665
202 km or 125 mi Lishui
$768
202 km or 126 mi Danyang
$669
205 km or 127 mi Nantong
$1047
206 km or 128 mi Haimen
$673
210 km or 131 mi Wuhu
$839
213 km or 132 mi Jurong
$664
214 km or 133 mi Taixing
$678
224 km or 139 mi Yangzhong
$649
224 km or 139 mi Qidong
$677
228 km or 142 mi Zhenjiang
$588
237 km or 147 mi Ma'anshan
$702
238 km or 148 mi Wenling
$688
240 km or 149 mi Rugao
$682
240 km or 149 mi Nanjing
$817