Egypt vs France - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt France
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$1363
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$3344
🏠 One person rent
$140
$708
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$1318
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$90.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$2346
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$39037
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
8.34
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
71
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
35.2%
🎓 Higher education
72
87
😀 Quality of life
52
74
🏙️ Population
94.8M
67.1M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 69% less expensive than in France ($1363). Egypt ranked 189th vs 29th for France in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Egypt compared to 1.7 months in France. Ranked 80th and 26th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs France

We calculate prices for Egypt and France as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 151 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.

Egypt France
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$52.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$9.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$5.58
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$2.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$699
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$557
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$1385
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$1086
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$92.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$30.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$5659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$4292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$1.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$51.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$3.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$17.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$2.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$2.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$7.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$7.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$3.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$35.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$17.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$81.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$88.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$653
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$9101

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Cities Comparison in Egypt vs France

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$473
9.29M
Giza
$413
5.6M
Alexandria
$408
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$380
1.03M
Mansoura
$377
960K
Suez
$316
517K
Helwan
$374
619K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
543K
Port Said
$471
524K
Ismailia
$324
293K
Faiyum
$366
316K
Tanta
$341
430K
Asyut
$395
389K
Zagazig
$367
303K
Kafr El Dawwar
$365
263K
Shibin El Kom
$354
177K
Sohag
$344
194K
Minya
$364
236K
Aswan
$309
268K
Luxor
$345
202K
Benha
$340
158K
Qena
$329
201K
Damanhur
$348
244K
Hurghada
$433
161K
Damietta
$371
207K
Beni Suef
$263
193K
Sharm El Sheikh
$457
73K
El Gouna
$360
15K
Dahab
$468
4.48K

In France

City Cost of living Population
Paris
$2095
2.17M
Marseille
$1329
871K
Lyon
$1379
523K
Toulouse
$1327
493K
Montpellier
$1252
296K
Nice
$1419
343K
Nantes
$1214
319K
Strasbourg
$1131
287K
Lille
$1229
234K
Bordeaux
$1315
261K
Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
122K
Rennes
$1153
220K
Reims
$1326
181K
Toulon
$1259
179K
Angers
$1161
156K
Le Havre
$1124
168K
Aix-en-Provence
$1402
145K
Grenoble
$1211
158K
Clermont-Ferrand
$1225
148K
Saint-Etienne
$952
174K
Le Mans
$1239
144K
Nimes
$1051
149K
Tours
$1142
137K
Villeurbanne
$1329
152K
Dijon
$1100
158K
Annecy
$1567
131K
Limoges
$1105
131K
Brest
$1052
140K
Versailles
$1406
84.8K
Amiens
$1150
135K