Cairo vs Santiago - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Santiago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$960
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2333
🏠 One person rent
$172
$440
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$770
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$300
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$616
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
81
92
😀 Quality of life
61
78
🏙️ Population
9.29M
6.26M

The cost of living in Cairo is 51% less expensive than in Santiago. Cities ranked 8507th and 5485th ($473 vs $960) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in Egypt and Chile, respectively. Check Egypt vs Chile comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.6 months in Santiago. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Santiago ranked 1st in Chile, while ranked 4905th and 451st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Santiago

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Cairo Santiago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$9.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$6.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$3.21
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$3.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$448
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$337
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$781
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$625
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$59.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$93.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
6.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$2218
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$2132
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$7.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$9.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$5.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.12
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$5.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$4.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$4.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$4.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$33.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$5.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$37.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$47.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$60.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$382
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$5901

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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 Santiago

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi San Bernardo
$719
20 km or 12 mi Puente Alto
$732
69 km or 43 mi Los Andes
$697
78 km or 48 mi San Felipe
$729
80 km or 50 mi Rancagua
$673
80 km or 50 mi Villa Alemana
$654
83 km or 52 mi Quillota
$700
85 km or 53 mi Quilpue
$707
89 km or 55 mi San Antonio
$700
95 km or 59 mi Vina del Mar
$737
99 km or 62 mi Valparaiso
$631
130 km or 80 mi San Fernando
$700
179 km or 111 mi Curico
$663
181 km or 112 mi Godoy Cruz
$528
182 km or 113 mi Mendoza
$549
185 km or 115 mi Las Heras
$528
208 km or 129 mi San Martin
$522
238 km or 148 mi Talca
$679
251 km or 156 mi San Rafael
$731
264 km or 164 mi Constitucion
$697
280 km or 174 mi Linares
$718
292 km or 181 mi San Juan
$586
321 km or 199 mi Ovalle
$584
375 km or 233 mi Chillan
$703
394 km or 245 mi Coquimbo
$718
398 km or 247 mi La Serena
$730
401 km or 249 mi San Luis
$431
409 km or 254 mi Tome
$696
426 km or 265 mi Talcahuano
$694
434 km or 269 mi Concepcion
$674
455 km or 283 mi Coronel
$669
456 km or 284 mi Lujan
$520
464 km or 288 mi Lota
$699
472 km or 294 mi Los Angeles
$847
482 km or 300 mi Villa Mercedes
$522
508 km or 316 mi Curanilahue
$699
518 km or 322 mi Angol
$700
542 km or 337 mi Vallenar
$698
576 km or 358 mi La Rioja
$385
588 km or 366 mi Rio Cuarto
$389