Cairo vs Miami - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Miami
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$2729
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$6028
🏠 One person rent
$172
$1835
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$3168
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$609
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$142
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$4279
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
81
84
😀 Quality of life
61
90
🏙️ Population
9.29M
442K

The cost of living in Cairo is 83% less expensive than in Miami. Cities ranked 8507th and 71st ($473 vs $2729) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 59th 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 1.6 months in Miami. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Miami ranked 18th in the United States, while ranked 4905th and 102nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Miami

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Cairo Miami
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$75.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$8.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$5.96
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$4.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$2.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$2065
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$1555
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$4107
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$2634
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$109
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$170
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$68.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
5.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$6269
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$3396
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$118
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$17.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$3.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$4.34
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$3.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$15.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$15.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$5.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$4.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$4.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$2.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$3.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$2.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$7.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$5.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$4.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$3.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$36.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$14.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$97.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$19.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$45.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$81.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$915
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$20337

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
6.6 km or 4.1 mi Coral Gables
$1947
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Miami Beach
$1946
12 km or 7.2 mi Hialeah
$2224
13 km or 8 mi North Miami
$1948
14 km or 8.7 mi Doral
$1945
16 km or 9.8 mi Sweetwater
$1947
17 km or 10 mi Hialeah Gardens
$1949
17 km or 11 mi North Miami Beach
$1942
18 km or 11 mi Miami Lakes
$1940
18 km or 11 mi Miami Gardens
$1952
20 km or 12 mi Sunny Isles Beach
$2140
20 km or 13 mi Palmetto Bay
$1940
22 km or 13 mi Aventura
$1950
23 km or 14 mi Miramar
$1955
24 km or 15 mi Hallandale Beach
$1937
24 km or 15 mi Kendall West
$1942
26 km or 16 mi Cutler Bay
$2029
27 km or 17 mi Hollywood
$2122
27 km or 17 mi Pembroke Pines
$2397
29 km or 18 mi Richmond West
$1947
30 km or 19 mi Cooper
$1946
31 km or 19 mi Dania Beach
$1941
34 km or 21 mi Davie
$1949
38 km or 24 mi Plantation
$1946
40 km or 25 mi Fort Lauderdale
$2551
40 km or 25 mi Weston
$2207
42 km or 26 mi Sunrise
$2187
43 km or 26 mi Lauderhill
$1946
43 km or 27 mi Lauderdale Lakes
$1936
44 km or 27 mi Homestead
$1998
44 km or 28 mi Oakland Park
$1937
48 km or 30 mi Tamarac
$1943
48 km or 30 mi North Lauderdale
$1935
51 km or 32 mi Pompano Beach
$1948
51 km or 32 mi Margate
$1944
54 km or 34 mi Coral Springs
$2453
55 km or 34 mi Coconut Creek
$1942
59 km or 37 mi Parkland
$1947
61 km or 38 mi Deerfield Beach
$2512
66 km or 41 mi Boca Raton
$3312