Cairo vs Kuwait City - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Kuwait City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$1406
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$3644
🏠 One person rent
$186
$718
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$1511
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$326
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$213
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$2327
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Unhealthy
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
83
43
😀 Quality of life
58
73
🏙️ Population
9.61M
2.99M

The cost of living in Cairo is 62% less expensive than in Kuwait City. Cities ranked 8287th and 3790th ($534 vs $1406) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Egypt and Kuwait, respectively. Check Egypt vs Kuwait comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 1.7 months in Kuwait City. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Kuwait City ranked 1st in Kuwait, while ranked 5547th and 1568th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Kuwait City

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Cairo Kuwait City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$6.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$60.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$7.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$1.61
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$5.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$830
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$616
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$1809
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$1342
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$31
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$47.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
6.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$6350
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$3044
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$45.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$29.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$0.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.57
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$2.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$4.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$5.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$3.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.33
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$6.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$8.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$1.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$120
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$92.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$45.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$99.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$518
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$6478

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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
73 km or 46 mi Umm Qasr
$683
82 km or 51 mi Al Wafrah
$1241
82 km or 51 mi Al-Faw
$684
112 km or 69 mi Abadan
$538
116 km or 72 mi Az Zubayr
$679
119 km or 74 mi Khorramshahr
$535
125 km or 78 mi Basra
$833
176 km or 110 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$541
226 km or 141 mi Ahvaz
$558
250 km or 155 mi Nasiriyah
$665
257 km or 159 mi Behbahan
$538
281 km or 174 mi Bushehr
$636
285 km or 177 mi Amarah
$680
308 km or 192 mi Shushtar
$542
311 km or 193 mi Masjed Soleyman
$535
312 km or 194 mi Jubail
$895
314 km or 195 mi Borazjan
$612
328 km or 204 mi Izeh
$514
337 km or 209 mi Samawah
$593
337 km or 209 mi Qatif
$899
337 km or 210 mi Dezful
$570
344 km or 214 mi Andimeshk
$560
356 km or 221 mi Kazerun
$596
375 km or 233 mi Yasuj
$554
388 km or 241 mi Dammam
$1055
405 km or 252 mi Kut
$638
406 km or 252 mi Dhahran
$1082
412 km or 256 mi Al Diwaniyah
$509
428 km or 266 mi Shahr-e Kord
$387
435 km or 270 mi Manama
$1377
436 km or 271 mi Isa Town
$1328
441 km or 274 mi Riffa
$1298
442 km or 275 mi Shiraz
$594
452 km or 281 mi Kufa
$560
456 km or 284 mi Najaf
$570
456 km or 284 mi Khorramabad
$540
468 km or 291 mi Al-Mubarraz
$768
469 km or 292 mi Marvdasht
$592
470 km or 292 mi Dorud
$504
473 km or 294 mi Shahreza
$529