Cairo vs Zhoukou - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cairo Zhoukou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$534
$590
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1367
$1617
🏠 One person rent
$186
$187
🏘️ Family rent
$352
$322
🍽️ Food expenses
$226
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$41.5
$63.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$183
$658
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
119 km
🎓 Higher education
83
16
😀 Quality of life
58
41
🏙️ Population
9.61M
9.03M

The cost of living in Cairo is 10% less expensive than in Zhoukou. Cities ranked 8287th and 7790th ($534 vs $590) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 373rd in Egypt and China, respectively. Check Egypt vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months in Cairo compared to 1.1 months in Zhoukou. Cairo ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Zhoukou ranked 334th in China, while ranked 5547th and 7066th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cairo vs Zhoukou

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Cairo Zhoukou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.15
$3.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.2
$26.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.38
$4.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.56
$0.84
 Cappuccino
$2.09
$3.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.37
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$198
$164
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$147
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$382
$465
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
$211
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$18.7
$31.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.6
$48.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.3
$12.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.66%
4.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$822
$4499
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$487
$1958
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.32
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.52
$18.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.03
$2.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$3.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$2.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.99
$1.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$1.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
$0.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.59
$2.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.65
$25.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$0.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$3.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.65
$3.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.41
$3.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.96
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.4
$39.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.87
$5.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.9
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.48
$4.71
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.9
$58.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$128
$112
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$133
$233
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2542
$13396

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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
31 km or 19 mi Xiangcheng
$602
59 km or 36 mi Luohe
$618
78 km or 49 mi Jieshou
$623
88 km or 55 mi Xuchang
$613
92 km or 57 mi Zhumadian
$660
104 km or 65 mi Changge
$580
110 km or 69 mi Wugang
$598
120 km or 75 mi Xinzheng
$573
123 km or 76 mi Yuzhou
$587
125 km or 78 mi Pingdingshan
$616
128 km or 80 mi Shangqiu
$756
133 km or 83 mi Kaifeng
$549
135 km or 84 mi Fuyang
$672
154 km or 96 mi Zhengzhou
$545
154 km or 96 mi Xinmi
$563
170 km or 106 mi Yongcheng
$634
173 km or 107 mi Xingyang
$554
175 km or 109 mi Xinyang
$666
175 km or 109 mi Dengfeng
$559
177 km or 110 mi Changyuan
$758
177 km or 110 mi Ruzhou
$563
193 km or 120 mi Heze
$1409
197 km or 123 mi Gongyi
$553
199 km or 123 mi Xinxiang
$598
202 km or 125 mi Huaibei
$612
205 km or 127 mi Weihui
$596
208 km or 129 mi Nanyang
$651
210 km or 131 mi Yanshi
$533
215 km or 134 mi Suzhou
$636
218 km or 136 mi Huixian
$592
220 km or 137 mi Jiaozuo
$600
223 km or 138 mi Mengzhou
$533
226 km or 141 mi Qinyang
$558
234 km or 146 mi Luoyang
$507
236 km or 147 mi Guangshui
$636
238 km or 148 mi Hebi
$655
240 km or 149 mi Puyang
$813
242 km or 150 mi Zaoyang
$620
243 km or 151 mi Suizhou
$646
245 km or 152 mi Xuzhou
$540