Cairo vs Kyiv - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Kyiv
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$768
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$2013
🏠 One person rent
$186
$371
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$743
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$259
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$58.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$515
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
83
70
😀 Quality of life
58
64
🏙️ Population
9.61M
2.95M

The cost of living in Cairo is 30% less expensive than in Kyiv. Cities ranked 8287th and 6507th ($534 vs $768) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Egypt and Ukraine, respectively. Check Egypt vs Ukraine comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 0.7 months in Kyiv. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Kyiv ranked 1st in Ukraine, while ranked 5547th and 4546th 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
$5.15
$7.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$38.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$5.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$1.27
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$1.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$459
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$268
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$924
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$576
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$58.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$91.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$5.87
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
19.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$2445
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$1270
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$9.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$4.19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.41
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$1.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$9.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$4.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$6.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$0.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$2.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$5.51
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$2.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$2.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$4.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$2.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$27.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$5.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$20
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$66.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$87.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$389
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$7253

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Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Giza
$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
78 km or 49 mi Bila Tserkva
$458
129 km or 80 mi Chernihiv
$405
134 km or 83 mi Zhytomyr
$499
157 km or 97 mi Cherkasy
$463
200 km or 124 mi Vinnytsia
$552
224 km or 139 mi Gomel
$402
250 km or 155 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$543
258 km or 160 mi Kremenchuk
$436
277 km or 172 mi Khmelnytskyi
$540
302 km or 188 mi Soroca
$1101
302 km or 188 mi Rivne
$482
305 km or 189 mi Poltava
$522
305 km or 190 mi Sumy
$432
313 km or 195 mi Babruysk
$421
349 km or 217 mi Kryvyi Rih
$489
354 km or 220 mi Balti
$1271
360 km or 224 mi Pinsk
$417
363 km or 226 mi Orhei
$909
365 km or 227 mi Ternopil
$477
366 km or 227 mi Kamianske
$569
368 km or 228 mi Dubasari
$812
368 km or 229 mi Lutsk
$473
385 km or 239 mi Mogilev
$468
392 km or 243 mi Dnipro
$649
402 km or 250 mi Chisinau
$785
402 km or 250 mi Mykolaiv
$373
406 km or 252 mi Tiraspol
$488
408 km or 254 mi Bryansk
$439
409 km or 254 mi Kharkiv
$546
409 km or 254 mi Bender
$462
410 km or 255 mi Chernivtsi
$534
411 km or 255 mi Botosani
$753
412 km or 256 mi Ungheni
$1687
420 km or 261 mi Kursk
$477
424 km or 263 mi Iasi
$836
430 km or 267 mi Belgorod
$394
431 km or 268 mi Baranavichy
$479
434 km or 269 mi Minsk
$642
440 km or 273 mi Suceava
$696
441 km or 274 mi Barysaw
$519