Cairo vs Yangon - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Yangon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$869
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2133
🏠 One person rent
$172
$506
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$939
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$209
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$85.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$526
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
81
29
😀 Quality of life
61
52
🏙️ Population
9.29M
5.43M

The cost of living in Cairo is 46% less expensive than in Yangon. Cities ranked 8507th and 5833rd ($473 vs $869) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Egypt and Myanmar, respectively. Check Egypt vs Myanmar comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.6 months in Yangon. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Yangon ranked 1st in Myanmar, while ranked 4905th and 6070th 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
$3.93
$3.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$17.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$3.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.99
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$2.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$803
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$339
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$1272
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$745
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$26.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$40.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$48.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
12.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$972
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$312
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$11
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$9.68
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.4
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$4.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$8.24
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$0.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$1.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$1.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$1.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$0.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$44.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$3.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$24.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$2.83
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$430
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$9635

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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 Yangon

Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Bago
$744
151 km or 94 mi Pathein
$787
158 km or 98 mi Hpa-an
$757
161 km or 100 mi Mawlamyine
$747
334 km or 207 mi Naypyidaw
$790
373 km or 232 mi Chiang Mai
$539
373 km or 232 mi Pai
$533
438 km or 272 mi Phitsanulok
$420
442 km or 275 mi Nakhon Sawan
$479
451 km or 280 mi Taunggyi
$755
506 km or 314 mi Sittwe
$737
520 km or 323 mi Chiang Rai
$498
534 km or 332 mi Nakhon Pathom
$401
552 km or 343 mi Myeik
$746
566 km or 352 mi Pak Kret
$532
566 km or 352 mi Tha Khlong
$536
571 km or 355 mi Nonthaburi
$582
571 km or 355 mi Rangsit
$485
576 km or 358 mi Mandalay
$790
578 km or 359 mi Bangkok
$848
588 km or 365 mi Lat Luang
$535
591 km or 367 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$535
600 km or 373 mi Monywa
$755
624 km or 388 mi Hua Hin
$625
658 km or 409 mi Laem Chabang
$534
662 km or 411 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
666 km or 414 mi Pattaya
$584
666 km or 414 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580
671 km or 417 mi Nong Prue
$535
686 km or 427 mi Cox's Bazar
$617
697 km or 433 mi Vientiane
$905
705 km or 438 mi Udon Thani
$468
708 km or 440 mi Vang Vieng
$833
713 km or 443 mi Khon Kaen
$577
719 km or 447 mi Luang Prabang
$801
742 km or 461 mi Klaeng
$549
756 km or 470 mi Jinghong
$658
763 km or 474 mi Chittagong
$414
816 km or 507 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
834 km or 518 mi Pu'er
$712