Cairo vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Louisville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$1606
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$3706
🏠 One person rent
$172
$877
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$1289
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$3789
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
81
61
😀 Quality of life
61
88
🏙️ Population
9.29M
760K

The cost of living in Cairo is 71% less expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 8507th and 2423rd ($473 vs $1606) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1993rd 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 2.4 months in Louisville. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Louisville ranked 31st in the United States, while ranked 4905th and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Louisville

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Cairo Louisville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$8.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$4.81
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$4.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$854
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$686
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$1277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$1021
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$1174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$3.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$7.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$5.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$4.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$3.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$2.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$4.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$6.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$3.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$27.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$1012
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$15481

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Cities near Cairo

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 Louisville

Distance City Cost of living
4.7 km or 2.9 mi Jeffersonville
$1571
6.4 km or 3.9 mi Clarksville
$1952
8 km or 4.9 mi New Albany
$1907
16 km or 10 mi Jeffersontown
$1950
46 km or 29 mi Shelbyville
$1945
50 km or 31 mi Radcliff
$1946
63 km or 39 mi Elizabethtown
$1960
78 km or 48 mi Frankfort
$1400
104 km or 65 mi Georgetown
$1910
107 km or 67 mi Columbus
$1575
111 km or 69 mi Nicholasville
$1942
113 km or 70 mi Lexington
$1761
121 km or 75 mi Bloomington
$1578
126 km or 79 mi Florence
$1627
130 km or 81 mi Independence
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Owensboro
$1549
140 km or 87 mi Franklin
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Richmond
$1469
140 km or 87 mi Winchester
$1953
140 km or 87 mi Covington
$1820
146 km or 91 mi Cincinnati
$1673
154 km or 96 mi Greenwood
$1910
154 km or 96 mi Bowling Green
$1633
159 km or 99 mi Fairfield
$1942
161 km or 100 mi Evansville
$1581
163 km or 101 mi Hamilton
$1957
164 km or 102 mi Oxford
$1948
165 km or 102 mi Somerset
$1899
167 km or 104 mi Henderson
$1943
170 km or 106 mi Plainfield
$1937
171 km or 106 mi Greenfield
$1521
172 km or 107 mi Indianapolis
$1868
173 km or 108 mi Tompkinsville
$1942
175 km or 109 mi Mason
$1941
180 km or 112 mi Lawrence
$1939
183 km or 114 mi Middletown
$1633
185 km or 115 mi Brownsburg
$1949
186 km or 116 mi Lebanon
$1919
190 km or 118 mi Richmond
$1942
190 km or 118 mi Fishers
$1949