Cairo vs New Orleans - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo New Orleans
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$1898
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$4485
🏠 One person rent
$172
$1107
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$1986
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$545
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$94
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$3651
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
81
86
😀 Quality of life
61
87
🏙️ Population
9.29M
379K

The cost of living in Cairo is 75% less expensive than in New Orleans. Cities ranked 8507th and 1803rd ($473 vs $1898) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1670th 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 1.9 months in New Orleans. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs New Orleans ranked 45th in the United States, while ranked 4905th and 171st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs New Orleans

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Cairo New Orleans
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$15.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$62.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$8.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$4.43
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$4.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$1.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$1224
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$852
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$2195
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$1630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$117
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$180
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$63.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
5.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$5024
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$2043
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$48.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$3.2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$3.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$3.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$12.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$4.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$3.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$4.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$2.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$1.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$4.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$7.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$5.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$4.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$54.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$101
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$21.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$51
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$93.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$781
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$13249

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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
18 km or 11 mi Kenner
$1937
46 km or 29 mi Slidell
$1894
46 km or 29 mi Mandeville
$1902
72 km or 45 mi Hammond
$1668
74 km or 46 mi Houma
$1948
109 km or 68 mi Gulfport
$1508
112 km or 70 mi Morgan
$1461
114 km or 71 mi Central
$1939
119 km or 74 mi Baton Rouge
$1834
121 km or 75 mi Biloxi
$1498
154 km or 96 mi Pascagoula
$1948
168 km or 104 mi New Iberia
$1881
168 km or 105 mi Hattiesburg
$1573
189 km or 118 mi Lafayette
$1683
203 km or 126 mi Opelousas
$1942
209 km or 130 mi Prichard
$1933
212 km or 132 mi Mobile
$1511
213 km or 133 mi Laurel
$1992
218 km or 135 mi Natchez
$1936
223 km or 139 mi Daphne
$1939
235 km or 146 mi Foley
$1938
258 km or 160 mi Pearl
$1947
259 km or 161 mi Brandon
$2036
261 km or 162 mi Jackson
$1502
266 km or 166 mi Clinton
$1945
272 km or 169 mi Alexandria
$2082
274 km or 170 mi Ridgeland
$1941
276 km or 171 mi Vicksburg
$1935
278 km or 173 mi Madison
$1937
281 km or 175 mi Pensacola
$1735
299 km or 186 mi Meridian
$1998
303 km or 188 mi Lake Charles
$1702
318 km or 198 mi Sulphur
$1938
336 km or 209 mi Fort Walton Beach
$1902
344 km or 214 mi Monroe
$1878
348 km or 216 mi Crestview
$1737
373 km or 231 mi Port Arthur
$1943
376 km or 234 mi Ruston
$1946
390 km or 243 mi Beaumont
$1878
394 km or 245 mi Greenville
$1953