Cairo vs Zagreb - Cost of Living Comparison

Cairo Zagreb
🚶 Cost of living one person
$473
$985
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1229
$2216
🏠 One person rent
$172
$487
🏘️ Family rent
$332
$750
🍽️ Food expenses
$185
$310
🚐 Transport expenses
$45.4
$99.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$252
$1061
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
81
42
😀 Quality of life
61
74
🏙️ Population
9.29M
809K

The cost of living in Cairo is 52% less expensive than in Zagreb. Cities ranked 8507th and 5412th ($473 vs $985) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in Egypt and Croatia, respectively. Check Egypt vs Croatia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Cairo compared to 1.1 months in Zagreb. Cairo ranked 2nd best city to live in Egypt vs Zagreb ranked 1st in Croatia, while ranked 4905th and 1006th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Zagreb

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Cairo Zagreb
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.93
$8.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.6
$31.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.92
$6.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.39
 Cappuccino
$2.08
$1.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$2.1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$192
$424
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
$344
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$463
$727
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$241
$528
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$20.3
$104
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.1
$160
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.74%
3.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$696
$3575
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$441
$2367
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.9
$49.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$1.92
$10.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
$1.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
$0.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$2.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.59
$9.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.83
$8.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.39
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$1.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$1.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
$2.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.32
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.18
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.04
$7.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$1.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.56
$4.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.82
$6.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.78
$3.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.21
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.31
$2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.2
$35.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$6.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15
$36.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.62
$6.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.1
$77.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.7
$75.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$159
$144
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3642
$5638

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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
14 km or 8.9 mi Velika Gorica
$828
46 km or 29 mi Karlovac
$665
61 km or 38 mi Novo Mesto
$897
70 km or 43 mi Bjelovar
$667
71 km or 44 mi Celje
$1021
87 km or 54 mi Maribor
$954
90 km or 56 mi Velenje
$885
97 km or 60 mi Murska Sobota
$742
109 km or 68 mi Nagykanizsa
$544
110 km or 68 mi Bihac
$409
110 km or 68 mi Prijedor
$467
114 km or 71 mi Ljubljana
$1164
128 km or 79 mi Sanski Most
$459
129 km or 80 mi Rijeka
$836
132 km or 82 mi Kranj
$954
135 km or 84 mi Zalaegerszeg
$561
144 km or 89 mi Wolfsberg
$1336
146 km or 91 mi Graz
$1217
150 km or 93 mi Banja Luka
$603
155 km or 96 mi Kaposvar
$572
156 km or 97 mi Klagenfurt
$1369
168 km or 104 mi Trieste
$1300
168 km or 104 mi Szombathely
$582
176 km or 109 mi Slavonski Brod
$616
179 km or 111 mi Nova Gorica
$938
179 km or 111 mi Pecs
$534
180 km or 112 mi Izola
$972
181 km or 113 mi Gorizia
$1042
186 km or 116 mi Villach
$1438
188 km or 117 mi Piran
$1037
188 km or 117 mi Leoben
$1115
189 km or 118 mi Kapfenberg
$1288
195 km or 121 mi Pula
$841
196 km or 122 mi Zadar
$1033
208 km or 129 mi Doboj
$437
209 km or 130 mi Veszprem
$624
212 km or 132 mi Udine
$1003
213 km or 132 mi Osijek
$695
215 km or 134 mi Sopron
$597
221 km or 137 mi Szekszard
$569