Colombia vs Egypt - Cost of Living Comparison

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Colombia Egypt
🚶 Cost of living one person
$735
$493
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1828
$1209
🏠 One person rent
$306
$178
🏘️ Family rent
$531
$292
🍽️ Food expenses
$253
$206
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$37
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$378
$182
💸 GDP per capita
$6624
$4295
😃 Human freedom index
6.54
4.24
❤️ Life expectancy
72.8
70.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
40
35
🌐 English speaking %
4.2%
31.4%
🎓 Higher education
77
73
😀 Quality of life
37
37
🏙️ Population
49.1M
94.8M

The average cost of living in Colombia ($735) is 49% more expensive than in Egypt ($493). Colombia ranked 127th vs 182nd for Egypt in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Colombia compared to 0.4 months in Egypt. Ranked 132nd and 130th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Colombia vs Egypt

We calculate prices for Colombia and Egypt as a population-weighted mean of 50 and 29 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Colombia Egypt
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.1
$4.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.86
$5.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
$2.45
 Cappuccino
$1.77
$1.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.81
$0.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$300
$179
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$210
$144
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$557
$312
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$391
$240
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.1
$17.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$83.2
$27.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.9
$10.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.76%
14.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1286
$677
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1212
$395
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$0.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.5
$13.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$3.12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
$0.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.25
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.2
$4.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.18
$5.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.78
$11.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.43
$1.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$0.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.51
$0.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.6
$0.78
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
$7.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.27
$2.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.68
$2.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.65
$2.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.04
$1.21
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$0.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.1
$17
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.24
$4.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
$11.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.73
$2.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.7
$52.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.1
$122
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$211
$95.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5612
$3199

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Colombia

City Cost of living Population
Bogota
$877
7.74M
Cali
$706
2.47M
Medellin
$872
2.53M
Cartagena
$866
1.04M
Barranquilla
$801
1.27M
Soacha
$719
660K
Villavicencio
$532
664K
Cucuta
$707
750K
Manizales
$718
434K
Pereira
$666
591K
Bucaramanga
$653
581K
Santa Marta
$703
516K
Monteria
$627
505K
Buenaventura
$555
424K
Bello
$783
372K
Envigado
$815
229K
Soledad
$870
456K
Tunja
$511
410K
Palmira
$646
349K
Ibague
$521
541K
Valledupar
$520
544K
Neiva
$512
353K
Pasto
$510
308K
Barrancabermeja
$599
300K
Armenia
$551
301K
Floridablanca
$615
267K
Popayan
$453
301K
Tulua
$495
219K
Sincelejo
$535
287K
Tumaco
$534
213K

In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$534
9.61M
Giza
$499
5.6M
Alexandria
$498
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$498
1.03M
Helwan
$481
619K
Mansoura
$448
622K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$478
593K
Faiyum
$467
519K
Port Said
$379
524K
Suez
$362
517K
Ismailia
$458
429K
Tanta
$432
430K
Asyut
$399
389K
Zagazig
$463
303K
Shibin El Kom
$479
268K
Damanhur
$396
244K
Kafr El Dawwar
$450
263K
Minya
$444
236K
Damietta
$412
207K
Beni Suef
$461
193K
Benha
$477
158K
Aswan
$281
268K
Sohag
$447
194K
Hurghada
$436
161K
Qena
$440
201K
Sharm El Sheikh
$603
73K
Luxor
$401
202K
El Gouna
$437
15K
Dahab
$598
4.48K