Egypt vs Germany - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt Germany
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$1325
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$3223
🏠 One person rent
$140
$720
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$1340
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$2611
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$46253
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
8.73
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
80.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
80
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
56.3%
🎓 Higher education
72
94
😀 Quality of life
52
79
🏙️ Population
94.8M
83.1M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 68% less expensive than in Germany ($1325). Egypt ranked 189th vs 30th for Germany 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 2 months in Germany. Ranked 80th and 17th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Germany

We calculate prices for Egypt and Germany as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 662 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 Germany
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$47.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$8.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$3.72
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$2.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$667
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$519
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$1374
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$1025
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$212
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$33.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
1.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$5740
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$4180
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$2.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$70.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$2.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$2.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$7.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$14.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$5.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$0.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$7.08
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$8.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$2.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$11.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$58.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$75.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$330
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$11602

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Cities Comparison in Egypt vs Germany

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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 Germany

City Cost of living Population
Berlin
$1761
3.66M
Hamburg City
$1757
1.85M
Munich
$1941
1.49M
Cologne
$1502
1.08M
Frankfurt
$1681
764K
Dusseldorf
$1470
646K
Stuttgart
$1516
630K
Essen
$1102
582K
Nuremberg
$1206
516K
Leipzig
$1178
597K
Dresden
$1125
555K
Hanover
$1253
543K
Dortmund
$1155
588K
Bremen City
$1260
567K
Duisburg
$1001
496K
Karlsruhe
$1355
308K
Mannheim
$1357
310K
Gelsenkirchen
$1351
259K
Bielefeld
$1498
334K
Braunschweig
$1158
249K
Freiburg im Breisgau
$1545
231K
Wuppertal
$1076
355K
Bonn
$1440
331K
Aachen
$1169
249K
Monchengladbach
$1256
260K
Krefeld
$1219
227K
Augsburg
$1389
296K
Wiesbaden
$1425
279K
Magdeburg
$1127
236K
Bochum
$1118
364K