Cairo vs Surat - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Surat
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$809
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$1201
🏠 One person rent
$186
$556
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$486
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$165
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$49.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$397
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
83
41
😀 Quality of life
58
50
🏙️ Population
9.61M
5.94M

The cost of living in Cairo is 34% less expensive than in Surat. Cities ranked 8287th and 6362nd ($534 vs $809) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Egypt and India, respectively. Check Egypt vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 0.5 months in Surat. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Surat ranked 31st in India, while ranked 5547th and 6225th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Surat

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Cairo Surat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$3.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$10.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$3.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$2.4
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$1.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$484
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$532
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$1122
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$266
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$26.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$41.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$6.88
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
8.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$853
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$713
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$6.01
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$2.53
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$0.98
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$5.02
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$3.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$8.81
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$0.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$0.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$0.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$7.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$3.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$2.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$3.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$0.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$13
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$2.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$26.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$41.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$61
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$1793

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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
26 km or 16 mi Navsari
$289
98 km or 61 mi Bhavnagar
$296
131 km or 82 mi Vadodara
$399
164 km or 102 mi Nashik
$378
170 km or 106 mi Nadiad
$394
189 km or 117 mi Vasai
$313
192 km or 119 mi Malegaon
$343
196 km or 122 mi Godhra
$385
208 km or 130 mi Ahmedabad
$501
209 km or 130 mi Bhiwandi
$367
216 km or 134 mi Kalyan
$391
222 km or 138 mi Thane
$487
228 km or 142 mi Gandhinagar
$340
239 km or 148 mi Navi Mumbai
$451
244 km or 152 mi Rajkot
$352
245 km or 152 mi Mumbai
$682
274 km or 170 mi Mehsana
$377
284 km or 177 mi Jalgaon
$357
296 km or 184 mi Aurangabad
$360
314 km or 195 mi Pune
$502
332 km or 206 mi Ratlam
$327
338 km or 210 mi Porbandar
$357
356 km or 221 mi Indore
$402
377 km or 234 mi Ujjain
$280
389 km or 242 mi Udaipur
$403
399 km or 248 mi Bhuj
$308
406 km or 252 mi Satara
$397
436 km or 271 mi Akola
$374
499 km or 310 mi Latur
$429
500 km or 311 mi Bhilwara
$351
505 km or 314 mi Solapur
$336
511 km or 318 mi Amravati
$338
512 km or 318 mi Sangli
$358
514 km or 320 mi Pali
$345
518 km or 322 mi Kolhapur
$351
521 km or 324 mi Nanded
$343
526 km or 327 mi Bhopal
$331
526 km or 327 mi Ichalkaranji
$350
541 km or 336 mi Kota
$368
570 km or 354 mi Bijapur
$364