Cairo vs Los Angeles - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Los Angeles
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$2865
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$6522
🏠 One person rent
$172
$1817
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$3113
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$602
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$256
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$5284
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
81
99
😀 Quality of life
61
92
🏙️ Population
9.29M
3.98M

The cost of living in Cairo is 83% less expensive than in Los Angeles. Cities ranked 8507th and 44th ($473 vs $2865) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 35th in Egypt and the United States, respectively. Check Egypt vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.8 months in Los Angeles. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Los Angeles ranked 8th in the United States, while ranked 4905th and 61st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Los Angeles

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Cairo Los Angeles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$73.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$7
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$5.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$2.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$2067
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$1559
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$3489
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$2759
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$93.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$62.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$9199
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$5846
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$96.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$17.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$3.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$3.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$12.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$17.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$4.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$3.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$3.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$2.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$1.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$2.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$3.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$10.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$8.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$4.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$60.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$137
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$31
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$57.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$97.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$1270
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$22840

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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
8.1 km or 5 mi Huntington Park
$1936
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Maywood
$1937
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Florence-Graham
$1946
10 km or 6.2 mi Bell
$1940
10 km or 6.2 mi Monterey Park
$2211
11 km or 6.6 mi Alhambra
$1925
11 km or 6.6 mi South Pasadena
$1939
11 km or 7 mi Cudahy
$1934
12 km or 7.6 mi San Gabriel
$1945
12 km or 7.7 mi Bell Gardens
$1947
12 km or 7.8 mi West Hollywood
$3274
13 km or 7.8 mi Montebello
$1949
13 km or 8 mi South Gate
$1952
13 km or 8.2 mi Glendale
$2925
14 km or 8.8 mi Inglewood
$1951
15 km or 9 mi Beverly Hills
$1827
15 km or 9.1 mi Lynwood
$1945
15 km or 9.3 mi Rosemead
$1949
15 km or 9.5 mi Culver
$1941
15 km or 9.6 mi Pasadena
$2856
16 km or 9.9 mi Pico Rivera
$1945
16 km or 10 mi Burbank
$2734
16 km or 10 mi Downey
$2241
17 km or 11 mi Compton
$1947
18 km or 11 mi La Canada Flintridge
$1940
18 km or 11 mi Hawthorne
$2151
18 km or 11 mi Temple
$1940
18 km or 11 mi South El Monte
$1943
18 km or 11 mi West Whittier-Los Nietos
$1944
18 km or 11 mi Paramount
$1942
19 km or 12 mi Gardena
$1953
20 km or 12 mi El Monte
$1943
21 km or 13 mi Lawndale
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Arcadia
$1856
21 km or 13 mi Bellflower
$2068
22 km or 14 mi Norwalk
$2479
22 km or 14 mi Santa Monica
$2957
22 km or 14 mi Whittier
$1940
23 km or 15 mi Manhattan Beach
$2430
24 km or 15 mi Carson
$2040