Cairo vs Sydney - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Sydney
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$2708
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$6637
🏠 One person rent
$186
$1584
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$2992
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$563
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$409
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$3733
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
83
100
😀 Quality of life
58
97
🏙️ Population
9.61M
4.84M

The cost of living in Cairo is 80% less expensive than in Sydney. Cities ranked 8287th and 379th ($534 vs $2708) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Egypt and Australia, respectively. Check Egypt vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 1.4 months in Sydney. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Sydney ranked 1st in Australia, while ranked 5547th and 3rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Cairo Sydney
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$14.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$72.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$10.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$6.73
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$3.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$2.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$1860
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$1303
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$3988
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$2454
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$178
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$53.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
6.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$16890
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$10756
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$3.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$145
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$29.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.36
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$2.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$4.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$8.56
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$14.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$3.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$2.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$2.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$4.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$2.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$2.63
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$13.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$5.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$28.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$9.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$4.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$2.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$2.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$63.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$16.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$54.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$21.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$79.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$1989
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$17427

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Cities near Cairo

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

Cities near Sydney

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Dee Why
$2018
19 km or 12 mi Parramatta
$1883
29 km or 18 mi Kellyville
$1798
29 km or 18 mi Blacktown
$1635
69 km or 43 mi Wollongong
$1441
117 km or 73 mi Newcastle
$1472
158 km or 98 mi Bathurst
$1613
168 km or 104 mi Goulburn
$1720
205 km or 127 mi Orange
$1617
247 km or 154 mi Canberra
$2505
301 km or 187 mi Dubbo
$1417
314 km or 195 mi Port Macquarie
$1704
377 km or 234 mi Armidale
$1529
378 km or 235 mi Wagga Wagga
$1460
436 km or 271 mi Coffs Harbour
$1487
478 km or 297 mi Griffith
$1648
597 km or 371 mi Shepparton
$1684
624 km or 388 mi Byron Bay
$1872
638 km or 396 mi Traralgon
$1725
683 km or 425 mi Gold Coast
$2129
689 km or 428 mi Southport
$1999
695 km or 432 mi Pakenham
$1734
701 km or 436 mi Berwick
$1733
706 km or 439 mi Bendigo
$1321
706 km or 439 mi Toowoomba
$1542
707 km or 439 mi Dandenong
$1694
711 km or 442 mi Ipswich
$1792
711 km or 442 mi Cranbourne
$1708
713 km or 443 mi South Yarra
$1715
713 km or 443 mi Melbourne
$2419
716 km or 445 mi Sunbury
$1756
724 km or 450 mi Frankston
$1728
732 km or 455 mi Melton
$1711
733 km or 455 mi Brisbane
$2377
735 km or 457 mi Tarneit
$1665
736 km or 457 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1681
775 km or 481 mi Caboolture
$1895
778 km or 484 mi Geelong
$1683
779 km or 484 mi Ballarat
$1331
807 km or 502 mi Caloundra
$1841