Egypt vs India - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt India
🚶 Cost of living one person
$350
$440
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$903
$1067
🏠 One person rent
$114
$186
🏘️ Family rent
$219
$349
🍽️ Food expenses
$154
$166
🚐 Transport expenses
$29.2
$47.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$155
$593
💸 GDP per capita
$4295
$2389
😃 Human freedom index
4.28
6.3
❤️ Life expectancy
70.2
67.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
30
40
🌐 English speaking %
31.4%
10.6%
🎓 Higher education
73
74
😀 Quality of life
35
42
🏙️ Population
94.8M
1.33B

The average cost of living in Egypt ($350) is 20% less expensive than in India ($440). Egypt ranked 196th vs 189th for India in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Egypt compared to 1.3 months in India. Ranked 137th and 116th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs India

We calculate prices for Egypt and India as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 220 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 India
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.26
$2.89
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.7
$13.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.95
$4.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.41
$2.28
 Cappuccino
$1.41
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.25
$0.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
$204
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$76.1
$136
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$252
$426
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$163
$265
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.4
$29
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25
$44.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12
$8.69
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
13.65%
8.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$509
$1799
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$278
$892
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.22
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.1
$11
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.38
$3.05
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.31
$1.22
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.8
$0.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.48
$0.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.39
$0.96
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$5.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.73
$3.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.34
$5.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$0.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.3
$0.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.29
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.31
$0.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.14
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.67
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.03
$9.49
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.69
$3.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.87
$2.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.24
$3.16
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.03
$1.7
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$0.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.1
$17.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.45
$3.32
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.2
$11.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.77
$2.81
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.5
$27.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.6
$47.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$82.6
$65.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2140
$1812

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$422
9.61M
Giza
$323
5.6M
Alexandria
$322
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$364
1.03M
Suez
$283
517K
Helwan
$332
619K
Faiyum
$288
519K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$284
593K
Mansoura
$279
622K
Asyut
$298
389K
Port Said
$313
524K
Ismailia
$324
429K
Tanta
$306
430K
Shibin El Kom
$296
268K
Zagazig
$292
303K
Aswan
$271
268K
Minya
$291
236K
Kafr El Dawwar
$300
263K
Beni Suef
$247
193K
Damietta
$303
207K
Benha
$246
158K
Luxor
$237
202K
Damanhur
$297
244K
Sohag
$280
194K
Qena
$226
201K
Hurghada
$300
161K
Sharm El Sheikh
$433
73K
El Gouna
$302
15K
Dahab
$419
4.48K

In India

City Cost of living Population
Bangalore
$576
12.3M
Delhi
$478
26.5M
Mumbai
$695
15.4M
Hyderabad
$458
9.31M
Chennai
$424
10.3M
Pune
$480
5.95M
Ahmedabad
$684
7.65M
Surat
$653
5.94M
Kolkata
$367
4.5M
Kanpur
$443
3.81M
Lucknow
$390
3.38M
Visakhapatnam
$558
2.04M
Nagpur
$409
2.41M
Mirzapur
$384
2.5M
Thane
$476
1.89M
Jaipur
$393
3.07M
Ghaziabad
$393
2.38M
Agra
$442
1.59M
Navi Mumbai
$508
1.12M
Indore
$348
1.99M
Mysore
$325
1.26M
Vadodara
$349
2.07M
Kalyan
$332
1.25M
Gurgaon
$489
877K
Madurai
$330
1.56M
Chandigarh
$391
1.06M
Bilaspur
$292
1.63M
Bhopal
$319
1.8M
Nashik
$325
1.49M
Meerut
$316
1.31M