Cairo vs Zagreb - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Zagreb
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$1238
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$2891
🏠 One person rent
$186
$633
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$1071
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$398
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$99.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$1438
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
83
38
😀 Quality of life
58
75
🏙️ Population
9.61M
767K

The cost of living in Cairo is 57% less expensive than in Zagreb. Cities ranked 8287th and 4343rd ($534 vs $1238) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 1st in Egypt and Croatia, respectively. Check Egypt vs Croatia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 1.2 months in Zagreb. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Zagreb ranked 1st in Croatia, while ranked 5547th and 932nd 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
$5.15
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$47.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$8.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$3.13
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$2.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$2.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$590
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$470
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$1091
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$815
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$27
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
3.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$4642
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$3137
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$52.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$10.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$1.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$2.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$4.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$9.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.51
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$1.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$1.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$2.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$1.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.25
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$7.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$5.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$6.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$3.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$1.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$2.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$43.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$7.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$44.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$7.47
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$88.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$93.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$268
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$9356

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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 Zagreb

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.9 mi Velika Gorica
$1091
46 km or 29 mi Karlovac
$982
61 km or 38 mi Novo Mesto
$1012
70 km or 43 mi Bjelovar
$903
71 km or 44 mi Celje
$1060
87 km or 54 mi Maribor
$1061
90 km or 56 mi Velenje
$1006
97 km or 60 mi Murska Sobota
$876
109 km or 68 mi Nagykanizsa
$690
110 km or 68 mi Bihac
$556
110 km or 68 mi Prijedor
$516
114 km or 71 mi Ljubljana
$1434
128 km or 79 mi Sanski Most
$495
129 km or 80 mi Rijeka
$1084
132 km or 82 mi Kranj
$1131
135 km or 84 mi Zalaegerszeg
$771
144 km or 89 mi Wolfsberg
$1315
146 km or 91 mi Graz
$1625
150 km or 93 mi Banja Luka
$737
155 km or 96 mi Kaposvar
$783
156 km or 97 mi Klagenfurt
$1687
168 km or 104 mi Trieste
$1280
168 km or 104 mi Szombathely
$770
176 km or 109 mi Slavonski Brod
$685
179 km or 111 mi Nova Gorica
$1046
179 km or 111 mi Pecs
$857
180 km or 112 mi Izola
$1026
181 km or 113 mi Gorizia
$1188
186 km or 116 mi Villach
$1569
188 km or 117 mi Piran
$1042
188 km or 117 mi Leoben
$1388
189 km or 118 mi Kapfenberg
$1232
195 km or 121 mi Pula
$1007
196 km or 122 mi Zadar
$1185
208 km or 129 mi Doboj
$603
209 km or 130 mi Veszprem
$864
212 km or 132 mi Udine
$1286
213 km or 132 mi Osijek
$850
215 km or 134 mi Sopron
$774
221 km or 137 mi Szekszard
$762