Egypt vs Guatemala - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt Guatemala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$910
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$2147
🏠 One person rent
$140
$422
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$694
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$301
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$93.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$437
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$4603
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
7.63
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
74.5
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
25
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
1%
🎓 Higher education
72
51
😀 Quality of life
52
47
🏙️ Population
94.8M
17.3M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 54% less expensive than in Guatemala ($910). Egypt ranked 189th vs 77th for Guatemala 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 0.5 months in Guatemala. Ranked 80th and 100th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Guatemala

We calculate prices for Egypt and Guatemala as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 10 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 Guatemala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$6.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$2.19
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$2.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.95
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$441
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$319
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$804
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$542
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$38.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$58.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$40.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
8.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$1297
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$880
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$24.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$11.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$7.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$6.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$8.84
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.08
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$4.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$51.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$6.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$32.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$8.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$52.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$197
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$5326

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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 Guatemala

City Cost of living Population
Guatemala City
$988
2.93M
Mixco
$741
508K
Coban
$783
229K
Quetzaltenango
$749
225K
Flores
$775
145K
Momostenango
$809
140K
Jalapa
$801
122K
Mazatenango
$789
103K
San Miguel Petapa
$731
94.2K
Panajachel
$762
11.1K