Cairo vs Yangon - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Yangon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$816
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$2535
🏠 One person rent
$186
$435
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$1255
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$242
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$83
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$267
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
83
29
😀 Quality of life
58
38
🏙️ Population
9.61M
6.87M

The cost of living in Cairo is 35% less expensive than in Yangon. Cities ranked 8287th and 6329th ($534 vs $816) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Egypt and Myanmar, respectively. Check Egypt vs Myanmar comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 0.3 months in Yangon. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Yangon ranked 1st in Myanmar, while ranked 5547th and 7378th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Yangon

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Cairo Yangon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$2.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$24.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$5.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$1.4
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$2.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$690
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$291
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$1522
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$1097
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$15.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$24.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$48.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
11.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$1422
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$340
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$10.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$8.12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$2.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$5.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$8.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$0.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$2.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.25
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$10.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$1.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$1.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$2.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$1.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$40.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$4.96
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$2.81
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$27.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$63.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$447
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$14212

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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 Yangon

Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Bago
$714
151 km or 94 mi Pathein
$707
158 km or 98 mi Hpa-an
$606
161 km or 100 mi Mawlamyine
$566
334 km or 207 mi Naypyidaw
$704
373 km or 232 mi Chiang Mai
$656
373 km or 232 mi Pai
$577
438 km or 272 mi Phitsanulok
$504
442 km or 275 mi Nakhon Sawan
$636
451 km or 280 mi Taunggyi
$661
506 km or 314 mi Sittwe
$655
520 km or 323 mi Chiang Rai
$464
534 km or 332 mi Nakhon Pathom
$486
552 km or 343 mi Myeik
$570
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$692
566 km or 352 mi Tha Khlong
$628
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$716
571 km or 355 mi Rangsit
$600
576 km or 358 mi Mandalay
$712
578 km or 359 mi Bangkok
$921
588 km or 365 mi Lat Luang
$729
591 km or 367 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$728
600 km or 373 mi Monywa
$667
624 km or 388 mi Hua Hin
$603
658 km or 409 mi Laem Chabang
$657
662 km or 411 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$655
666 km or 414 mi Pattaya
$675
666 km or 414 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$520
671 km or 417 mi Nong Prue
$661
686 km or 427 mi Cox's Bazar
$386
697 km or 433 mi Vientiane
$1177
705 km or 438 mi Udon Thani
$508
708 km or 440 mi Vang Vieng
$1122
713 km or 443 mi Khon Kaen
$536
719 km or 447 mi Luang Prabang
$1121
742 km or 461 mi Klaeng
$628
756 km or 470 mi Jinghong
$599
763 km or 474 mi Chittagong
$358
816 km or 507 mi Serei Saophoan
$579
834 km or 518 mi Pu'er
$625