Cairo vs Manchester - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Manchester
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$1764
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$4580
🏠 One person rent
$172
$1028
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$2108
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$430
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$157
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$2682
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
81
91
😀 Quality of life
61
91
🏙️ Population
9.29M
548K

The cost of living in Cairo is 73% less expensive than in Manchester. Cities ranked 8507th and 2066th ($473 vs $1764) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 27th in Egypt and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Egypt vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.5 months in Manchester. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Manchester ranked 10th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 4905th and 75th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Manchester

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Cairo Manchester
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$14.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$53.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$7.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$5.01
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$3.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$2.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$1008
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$787
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$1764
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$1837
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$166
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$255
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$31.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
2.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$4874
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$3055
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$3.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$105
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$2.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$3.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$9.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$8.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$9.91
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$2.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$2.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.96
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$2.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$9.72
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$2.56
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$12.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$6.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.64
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$32.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$9.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$123
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$77.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$1237
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$13786

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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 Manchester

Distance City Cost of living
4.3 km or 2.7 mi Salford
$1562
5.3 km or 3.3 mi Droylsden
$1495
5.5 km or 3.4 mi Stretford
$1498
7.5 km or 4.7 mi Sale
$1508
9.1 km or 5.7 mi Ashton-under-Lyne
$1425
12 km or 7.2 mi Oldham
$1193
12 km or 7.6 mi Altrincham
$1494
15 km or 9.1 mi Bury
$1236
17 km or 11 mi Rochdale
$1035
19 km or 12 mi Bolton
$1167
24 km or 15 mi Macclesfield
$1497
26 km or 16 mi Warrington
$1469
28 km or 17 mi Wigan
$1323
34 km or 21 mi Chorley
$1494
34 km or 21 mi St Helens
$1266
35 km or 22 mi Widnes
$1495
35 km or 22 mi Blackburn
$1122
35 km or 22 mi Runcorn
$1501
36 km or 22 mi Burnley
$1129
36 km or 22 mi Huddersfield
$1166
38 km or 23 mi Halifax
$1234
39 km or 25 mi Brighouse
$1491
42 km or 26 mi Leek
$1497
43 km or 27 mi Crewe
$1437
45 km or 28 mi Preston
$1189
46 km or 29 mi Dewsbury
$1496
48 km or 30 mi Bradford
$1193
49 km or 30 mi Batley
$1501
49 km or 30 mi Ellesmere Port
$1503
49 km or 31 mi Keighley
$1491
50 km or 31 mi Bootle
$1495
51 km or 31 mi Newcastle-under-Lyme
$1314
51 km or 32 mi Barnsley
$1231
51 km or 32 mi Liverpool
$1498
51 km or 32 mi Sheffield
$1424
52 km or 32 mi Stoke-on-Trent
$1251
52 km or 33 mi Chester
$1632
53 km or 33 mi Bebington
$1495
53 km or 33 mi Birkenhead
$1509
53 km or 33 mi Crosby
$1493