Cairo vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Louisville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$2018
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$4882
🏠 One person rent
$186
$1162
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$2099
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$587
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$4751
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
83
61
😀 Quality of life
58
88
🏙️ Population
9.61M
633K

The cost of living in Cairo is 74% less expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 8287th and 1735th ($534 vs $2018) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1522nd 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 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 2.4 months in Louisville. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Louisville ranked 31st in the United States, while ranked 5547th and 150th 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
$5.15
$16.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$66.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$9.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$5.11
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$5.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$2.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$1162
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$924
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$2088
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$1770
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$214
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$52.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
6.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$3805
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$3348
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$3.53
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$56.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$16.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$0.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$2.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$3.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$4.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$5.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$5.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$2.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$3.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$1.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$3.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$8.61
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$6.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$6.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$3.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$32.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$53.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$90.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$1258
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$13579

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Cities near Cairo

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

Cities near Louisville

Distance City Cost of living
4.7 km or 2.9 mi Jeffersonville
$1512
6.4 km or 3.9 mi Clarksville
$1662
8 km or 4.9 mi New Albany
$1714
16 km or 10 mi Jeffersontown
$1961
46 km or 29 mi Shelbyville
$1743
50 km or 31 mi Radcliff
$1952
63 km or 39 mi Elizabethtown
$1869
78 km or 48 mi Frankfort
$1440
104 km or 65 mi Georgetown
$1699
107 km or 67 mi Columbus
$1852
111 km or 69 mi Nicholasville
$1739
113 km or 70 mi Lexington
$1689
121 km or 75 mi Bloomington
$1758
126 km or 79 mi Florence
$1839
130 km or 81 mi Independence
$1917
132 km or 82 mi Owensboro
$1785
140 km or 87 mi Franklin
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Richmond
$1608
140 km or 87 mi Winchester
$1745
140 km or 87 mi Covington
$1949
146 km or 91 mi Cincinnati
$1762
154 km or 96 mi Greenwood
$2022
154 km or 96 mi Bowling Green
$1663
159 km or 99 mi Fairfield
$1899
161 km or 100 mi Evansville
$1516
163 km or 101 mi Hamilton
$1911
164 km or 102 mi Oxford
$1823
165 km or 102 mi Somerset
$1487
167 km or 104 mi Henderson
$1820
170 km or 106 mi Plainfield
$2016
171 km or 106 mi Greenfield
$1879
172 km or 107 mi Indianapolis
$2148
173 km or 108 mi Tompkinsville
$1747
175 km or 109 mi Mason
$1827
180 km or 112 mi Lawrence
$2013
183 km or 114 mi Middletown
$1489
185 km or 115 mi Brownsburg
$2022
186 km or 116 mi Lebanon
$1800
190 km or 118 mi Richmond
$1822
190 km or 118 mi Fishers
$1972