Cairo vs Windhoek - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Windhoek
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$841
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2062
🏠 One person rent
$172
$447
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$890
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$276
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$42
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$627
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
81
27
😀 Quality of life
61
52
🏙️ Population
9.29M
323K

The cost of living in Cairo is 44% less expensive than in Windhoek. Cities ranked 8507th and 5942nd ($473 vs $841) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in Egypt and Namibia, respectively. Check Egypt vs Namibia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.7 months in Windhoek. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Windhoek ranked 1st in Namibia, while ranked 4905th and 6038th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cairo Windhoek
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$9.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$38.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$5.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$378
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$272
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$873
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$643
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$85.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$68.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
11.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$953
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$633
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$24
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$7.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$6.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$4.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$5.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$3.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$2.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$4.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$3.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$3.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$9.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$176
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$4045

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$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
83 km or 52 mi Rehoboth
$806
173 km or 108 mi Omaruru
$755
194 km or 120 mi Gobabis
$801
238 km or 148 mi Otjiwarongo
$801
246 km or 153 mi Mariental
$804
262 km or 163 mi Swakopmund
$843
268 km or 166 mi Walvis Bay
$743
375 km or 233 mi Tsumeb
$823
589 km or 366 mi Oshikango
$870
776 km or 482 mi Upington
$815
882 km or 548 mi Molepolole
$616
883 km or 548 mi Kanye
$641
921 km or 572 mi Lobatse
$615
928 km or 577 mi Gaborone
$668
940 km or 584 mi Mmabatho
$762
990 km or 615 mi Serowe
$527
999 km or 621 mi Mahalapye
$544
1030 km or 640 mi Kimberley
$785
1032 km or 641 mi Palapye
$506
1056 km or 656 mi Livingstone
$1152
1079 km or 670 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1086 km or 675 mi Rustenburg
$881
1087 km or 675 mi Francistown
$544
1099 km or 683 mi Huambo
$1071
1112 km or 691 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1136 km or 706 mi Brits
$763
1140 km or 708 mi Welkom
$708
1166 km or 724 mi Soweto
$897
1167 km or 725 mi Bloemfontein
$696
1167 km or 725 mi Kroonstad
$770
1173 km or 729 mi Randburg
$776
1178 km or 732 mi Sandton
$907
1179 km or 733 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1180 km or 733 mi Benguela
$1066
1180 km or 733 mi Pretoria
$835
1180 km or 734 mi Johannesburg
$935
1184 km or 735 mi Centurion
$734
1187 km or 738 mi Vereeniging
$728
1196 km or 743 mi Lobito
$1020
1207 km or 750 mi Benoni
$821