Egypt vs Italy - Cost of Living Comparison

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Egypt Italy
🚶 Cost of living one person
$493
$1413
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1209
$3475
🏠 One person rent
$178
$704
🏘️ Family rent
$292
$1260
🍽️ Food expenses
$206
$474
🚐 Transport expenses
$37
$93.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$182
$1681
💸 GDP per capita
$4295
$34776
😃 Human freedom index
4.24
7.95
❤️ Life expectancy
70.2
82.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
56
🌐 English speaking %
31.4%
28.5%
🎓 Higher education
73
92
😀 Quality of life
37
78
🏙️ Population
94.8M
60.3M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($493) is 65% less expensive than in Italy ($1413). Egypt ranked 182nd vs 35th for Italy 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 1.2 months in Italy. Ranked 130th and 32nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Italy

We calculate prices for Egypt and Italy as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 148 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 Italy
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.58
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.2
$60.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.23
$10.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$5.16
 Cappuccino
$1.69
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.36
$2.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
$725
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$144
$507
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
$1425
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$240
$940
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.9
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.4
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$29
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.26%
4.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$677
$4382
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$395
$2489
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$38.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.12
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$1.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.84
$3.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$17.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$2.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$2.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.82
$5.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$1.62
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.21
$6.21
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.15
$10.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.44
$3.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
$2.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.78
$2.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17
$51.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$9.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.5
$91.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.78
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.5
$79.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$122
$87.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$95.6
$518
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3199
$10250

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

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

In Italy

City Cost of living Population
Rome
$1675
2.87M
Milan
$2057
1.37M
Turin
$1359
871K
Naples
$1330
966K
Genoa
$1448
559K
Palermo
$1158
668K
Bologna
$1581
393K
Florence
$1620
381K
Bari
$1321
323K
Verona
$1379
257K
Venice
$1434
255K
Catania
$1197
312K
Prato
$1436
193K
Messina
$1119
234K
Trieste
$1280
204K
Padua
$1580
210K
Brescia
$1439
197K
Modena
$1511
185K
Parma
$1435
196K
Reggio Emilia
$1289
172K
Livorno
$1374
158K
Latina
$1046
126K
Foggia
$1146
147K
Rimini
$1458
149K
Taranto
$1115
198K
Perugia
$1060
166K
Ravenna
$1232
159K
Forli
$1560
118K
Monza
$1562
124K
Bergamo
$1297
121K