Cairo vs Sendai - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Sendai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$1128
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2850
🏠 One person rent
$172
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$810
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$407
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$2611
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
81
74
😀 Quality of life
61
79
🏙️ Population
9.29M
1.06M

The cost of living in Cairo is 58% less expensive than in Sendai. Cities ranked 8507th and 4228th ($473 vs $1128) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 40th in Egypt and Japan, respectively. Check Egypt vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 2.3 months in Sendai. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Sendai ranked 62nd in Japan, while ranked 4905th and 408th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Sendai

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Cairo Sendai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$5.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$31.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$4.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$3.71
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$473
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$291
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$875
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$613
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$73.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$33
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
1.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$1207
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$978
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.08
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$97.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$15.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$18.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$8.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$23.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$3.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$5.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$4.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$3.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$2.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$9.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$4.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$59.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$75.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$29.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$58.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$207
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$9064

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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

Cities near Sendai

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Natori
$1020
12 km or 7.2 mi Rifu
$1021
12 km or 7.5 mi Tagajo
$1023
14 km or 8.7 mi Tomiya
$1022
14 km or 8.9 mi Shiogama
$1021
18 km or 11 mi Iwanuma
$1023
20 km or 12 mi Taiwa
$1021
25 km or 16 mi Shibata
$1020
26 km or 16 mi Watari
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Ogawara
$1020
33 km or 21 mi Kakuda
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Kami
$1023
35 km or 21 mi Higashimatsushima
$1020
35 km or 22 mi Misato
$1017
35 km or 22 mi Osaki
$1026
37 km or 23 mi Shiroishi
$1022
42 km or 26 mi Ishinomaki
$1026
44 km or 27 mi Tendo
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Higashine
$1022
47 km or 29 mi Yamagata
$1056
49 km or 30 mi Murayama
$1021
53 km or 33 mi Soma
$1023
53 km or 33 mi Kurihara
$1024
53 km or 33 mi Sagae
$1023
54 km or 34 mi Kaminoyama
$1020
55 km or 34 mi Tome
$1024
57 km or 35 mi Date
$1024
66 km or 41 mi Fukushima
$1156
66 km or 41 mi Takahata
$1019
67 km or 42 mi Nan'yo
$1021
70 km or 44 mi Minamisoma
$1024
74 km or 46 mi Shinjo
$1019
75 km or 46 mi Nagai
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Yonezawa
$1024
77 km or 48 mi Ichinoseki
$1023
85 km or 53 mi Nihonmatsu
$1023
94 km or 58 mi Kesennuma
$1024
94 km or 58 mi Motomiya
$1023
96 km or 59 mi Tamura
$1020
100 km or 62 mi Oshu
$1023