Cairo vs Prague - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Prague
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$1245
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2949
🏠 One person rent
$172
$721
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$1218
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$315
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$97.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$1582
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
81
91
😀 Quality of life
61
85
🏙️ Population
9.29M
1.28M

The cost of living in Cairo is 62% less expensive than in Prague. Cities ranked 8507th and 3352nd ($473 vs $1245) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd 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 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.3 months in Prague. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Prague ranked 1st in the Czech Republic, while ranked 4905th and 222nd 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
$3.93
$7.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$29.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$6.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$2.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$1.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$703
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$544
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$1279
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$935
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$129
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$198
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$16.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
5.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$7581
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$4890
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$22.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.87
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$2.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$8.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$11.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.65
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$3.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$6.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$5.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$8.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$4.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.87
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$2.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$37.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$8.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$45.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$76.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$82
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$653
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$10042

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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
1.2 km or 0.7 mi Smichov
$888
3.3 km or 2.1 mi Zizkov
$893
4.2 km or 2.6 mi Brevnov
$891
23 km or 14 mi Kladno
$864
51 km or 31 mi Mlada Boleslav
$999
53 km or 33 mi Pribram
$890
54 km or 34 mi Litomerice
$786
56 km or 35 mi Kolin
$864
68 km or 42 mi Ceska Lipa
$892
69 km or 43 mi Usti nad Labem
$799
72 km or 45 mi Most
$650
75 km or 46 mi Teplice
$900
76 km or 47 mi Tabor
$890
78 km or 49 mi Decin
$872
81 km or 50 mi Litvinov
$889
83 km or 52 mi Chomutov
$701
83 km or 52 mi Plzen
$952
88 km or 55 mi Pisek
$890
89 km or 55 mi Liberec
$772
89 km or 56 mi Jablonec nad Nisou
$801
95 km or 59 mi Zittau
$1215
97 km or 61 mi Pardubice
$818
99 km or 61 mi Strakonice
$894
99 km or 61 mi Havlickuv Brod
$894
100 km or 62 mi Chrudim
$892
102 km or 63 mi Hradec Kralove
$1004
103 km or 64 mi Pirna
$1215
111 km or 69 mi Klatovy
$890
111 km or 69 mi Karlovy Vary
$874
114 km or 71 mi Jihlava
$911
115 km or 71 mi Annaberg-Buchholz
$1032
117 km or 73 mi Freital
$1221
118 km or 73 mi Dresden
$1125
119 km or 74 mi Trutnov
$911
119 km or 74 mi Freiberg
$1136
122 km or 76 mi Bautzen
$1149
123 km or 77 mi Ceske Budejovice
$1008
125 km or 78 mi Radebeul
$1215
126 km or 78 mi Gorlitz
$1221
127 km or 79 mi Sokolov
$893