Cairo vs Yaounde - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Yaounde
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$723
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$1717
🏠 One person rent
$172
$327
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$595
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$255
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$62
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$353
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
81
25
😀 Quality of life
61
27
🏙️ Population
9.29M
2.44M

The cost of living in Cairo is 35% less expensive than in Yaounde. Cities ranked 8507th and 6396th ($473 vs $723) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Egypt and Cameroon, respectively. Check Egypt vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 0.5 months in Yaounde. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Yaounde ranked 2nd in Cameroon, while ranked 4905th and 8768th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Yaounde

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Cairo Yaounde
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$4.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$4.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.22
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$331
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$191
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$598
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$423
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$56.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$85.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
7.28%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$929
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$193
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$24
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$3.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$6.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$5.25
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$3.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$1.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$1.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$7.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$2.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$4.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$2.32
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$44.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$7.83
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$8.73
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$55.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$61.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$112
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$1845

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
203 km or 126 mi Douala
$549
217 km or 135 mi Bafoussam
$488
245 km or 152 mi Kumba
$451
256 km or 159 mi Buea
$346
256 km or 159 mi Limbe
$370
275 km or 171 mi Bamenda
$387
297 km or 185 mi Bata
$988
305 km or 189 mi Malabo
$715
374 km or 233 mi Calabar
$655
448 km or 278 mi Ngaoundere
$426
449 km or 279 mi Libreville
$612
475 km or 295 mi Berberati
$481
481 km or 299 mi Aba
$659
484 km or 301 mi Umuahia
$755
511 km or 317 mi Port Harcourt
$854
529 km or 329 mi Owerri
$1669
530 km or 329 mi Enugu
$938
558 km or 346 mi Awka
$748
584 km or 363 mi Onitsha
$501
593 km or 368 mi Port-Gentil
$573
640 km or 398 mi Garoua
$459
660 km or 410 mi Sao Tome
$792
665 km or 413 mi Warri
$518
669 km or 415 mi Trindade
$813
709 km or 440 mi Benin
$924
729 km or 453 mi Abuja
$1305
735 km or 457 mi Jos
$780
738 km or 459 mi Mubi
$729
741 km or 461 mi Bauchi
$567
748 km or 465 mi Gamboma
$499
754 km or 468 mi Owo
$745
783 km or 487 mi Bangui
$519
795 km or 494 mi Akure
$662
809 km or 503 mi Maroua
$453
813 km or 505 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
831 km or 516 mi Bongor
$483
842 km or 523 mi Minna
$669
862 km or 535 mi Mbandaka
$906
867 km or 539 mi Kaduna
$649
867 km or 539 mi Ife
$774