Cairo vs Prague - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Prague
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$1545
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$3659
🏠 One person rent
$186
$931
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$1684
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$379
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$1704
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
83
92
😀 Quality of life
58
85
🏙️ Population
9.61M
1.36M

The cost of living in Cairo is 65% less expensive than in Prague. Cities ranked 8287th and 3254th ($534 vs $1545) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Egypt and the Czech Republic, respectively. Check Egypt vs the Czech Republic comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 1.1 months in Prague. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Prague ranked 1st in the Czech Republic, while ranked 5547th and 261st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Prague

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Cairo Prague
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$8.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$43.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$8.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$2.35
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$3.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$1.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$940
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$681
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$1839
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$1282
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$175
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$268
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$22.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
6.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$7264
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$5142
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$1.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$12.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$2.93
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$8.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$12.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$2.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$3.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.69
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$6.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$6.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$9.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$3.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$2.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$3.07
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$57.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$54.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$85.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$98.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$583
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$11027

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
1.2 km or 0.7 mi Smichov
$1394
3.3 km or 2.1 mi Zizkov
$1384
4.2 km or 2.6 mi Brevnov
$1387
23 km or 14 mi Kladno
$1204
51 km or 31 mi Mlada Boleslav
$1159
53 km or 33 mi Pribram
$1131
54 km or 34 mi Litomerice
$1042
56 km or 35 mi Kolin
$1029
68 km or 42 mi Ceska Lipa
$1074
69 km or 43 mi Usti nad Labem
$924
72 km or 45 mi Most
$1131
75 km or 46 mi Teplice
$1115
76 km or 47 mi Tabor
$1073
78 km or 49 mi Decin
$1033
81 km or 50 mi Litvinov
$1300
83 km or 52 mi Chomutov
$1139
83 km or 52 mi Plzen
$1135
88 km or 55 mi Pisek
$1083
89 km or 55 mi Liberec
$1051
89 km or 56 mi Jablonec nad Nisou
$1039
95 km or 59 mi Zittau
$1315
97 km or 61 mi Pardubice
$947
99 km or 61 mi Strakonice
$1090
99 km or 61 mi Havlickuv Brod
$1023
100 km or 62 mi Chrudim
$990
102 km or 63 mi Hradec Kralove
$1101
103 km or 64 mi Pirna
$1342
111 km or 69 mi Klatovy
$1090
111 km or 69 mi Karlovy Vary
$974
114 km or 71 mi Jihlava
$966
115 km or 71 mi Annaberg-Buchholz
$1200
117 km or 73 mi Freital
$1348
118 km or 73 mi Dresden
$1396
119 km or 74 mi Trutnov
$1022
119 km or 74 mi Freiberg
$1212
122 km or 76 mi Bautzen
$1350
123 km or 77 mi Ceske Budejovice
$1101
125 km or 78 mi Radebeul
$1346
126 km or 78 mi Gorlitz
$1313
127 km or 79 mi Sokolov
$1006