Cairo vs Kyiv - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Kyiv
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$663
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$1562
🏠 One person rent
$172
$363
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$591
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$188
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$50.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$520
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
81
65
😀 Quality of life
61
64
🏙️ Population
9.29M
2.96M

The cost of living in Cairo is 29% less expensive than in Kyiv. Cities ranked 8507th and 6941st ($473 vs $663) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Egypt and Ukraine, respectively. Check Egypt vs Ukraine comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.8 months in Kyiv. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Kyiv ranked 1st in Ukraine, while ranked 4905th and 4427th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Kyiv

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Cairo Kyiv
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$4.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$19.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$3.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$1.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$451
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$277
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$773
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$451
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$45.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$70
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$5.39
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
15.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$1959
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$1000
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$9.78
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$3.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$7.49
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$5.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$0.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$0.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$5.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$1.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$5.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$2.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$24.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$3.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$4.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$54.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$288
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$5827

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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

Cities near Kyiv

Distance City Cost of living
78 km or 49 mi Bila Tserkva
$399
129 km or 80 mi Chernihiv
$428
134 km or 83 mi Zhytomyr
$375
157 km or 97 mi Cherkasy
$379
200 km or 124 mi Vinnytsia
$490
224 km or 139 mi Gomel
$497
250 km or 155 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$388
258 km or 160 mi Kremenchuk
$367
277 km or 172 mi Khmelnytskyi
$385
302 km or 188 mi Soroca
$412
302 km or 188 mi Rivne
$374
305 km or 189 mi Poltava
$423
305 km or 190 mi Sumy
$362
313 km or 195 mi Babruysk
$545
349 km or 217 mi Kryvyi Rih
$427
354 km or 220 mi Balti
$366
360 km or 224 mi Pinsk
$588
363 km or 226 mi Orhei
$413
365 km or 227 mi Ternopil
$458
366 km or 227 mi Kamianske
$399
368 km or 228 mi Dubasari
$413
368 km or 229 mi Lutsk
$367
385 km or 239 mi Mogilev
$497
392 km or 243 mi Dnipro
$528
402 km or 250 mi Chisinau
$577
402 km or 250 mi Mykolaiv
$278
406 km or 252 mi Tiraspol
$345
408 km or 254 mi Bryansk
$702
409 km or 254 mi Kharkiv
$454
409 km or 254 mi Bender
$441
410 km or 255 mi Chernivtsi
$389
411 km or 255 mi Botosani
$635
412 km or 256 mi Ungheni
$413
420 km or 261 mi Kursk
$544
424 km or 263 mi Iasi
$607
430 km or 267 mi Belgorod
$581
431 km or 268 mi Baranavichy
$480
434 km or 269 mi Minsk
$716
440 km or 273 mi Suceava
$542
441 km or 274 mi Barysaw
$548