Egypt vs Myanmar - Cost of Living Comparison

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Egypt Myanmar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$503
$759
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1244
$2192
🏠 One person rent
$181
$398
🏘️ Family rent
$306
$975
🍽️ Food expenses
$213
$227
🚐 Transport expenses
$38
$76.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$185
$401
💸 GDP per capita
$4295
$1149
😃 Human freedom index
4.24
3.88
❤️ Life expectancy
70.2
65.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
20
🌐 English speaking %
31.4%
4.5%
🎓 Higher education
74
19
😀 Quality of life
38
15
🏙️ Population
94.8M
53.4M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($503) is 34% less expensive than in Myanmar ($759). Egypt ranked 177th vs 122nd for Myanmar 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 0.5 months in Myanmar. Ranked 129th and 183rd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Myanmar

We calculate prices for Egypt and Myanmar as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 12 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 Myanmar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.88
$1.94
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$22.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.87
$5.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.44
$1.25
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$2.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.36
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$186
$681
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$145
$240
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$354
$1163
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$248
$827
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.5
$19.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.8
$30.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.5
$50.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.01%
10.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$677
$1261
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$408
$367
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$10.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$11.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$1.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.75
$1.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.92
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.72
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.05
$5.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$8.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$2.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$1.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
$0.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$1.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.96
$9.38
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.24
$1.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.15
$1.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.44
$3.5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.79
$1.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17.2
$45.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.14
$4.96
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.2
$13.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.66
$2.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.4
$26.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$125
$72.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$105
$453
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3246
$12927

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In Egypt

City Cost of living Population
Cairo
$549
9.61M
Giza
$513
5.6M
Alexandria
$495
4.87M
Shubra El Kheima
$511
1.03M
Helwan
$494
619K
Mansoura
$446
622K
El Mahalla El Kubra
$489
593K
Faiyum
$478
519K
Port Said
$384
524K
Suez
$366
517K
Ismailia
$468
429K
Tanta
$450
430K
Asyut
$421
389K
Zagazig
$472
303K
Shibin El Kom
$490
268K
Damanhur
$393
244K
Kafr El Dawwar
$449
263K
Minya
$455
236K
Damietta
$418
207K
Beni Suef
$470
193K
Benha
$490
158K
Sohag
$449
194K
Aswan
$280
268K
Hurghada
$434
161K
Qena
$443
201K
Sharm El Sheikh
$603
73K
Luxor
$404
202K
El Gouna
$440
15K
Dahab
$625
4.48K

In Myanmar

City Cost of living Population
Yangon
$815
6.87M
Mandalay
$715
1.23M
Naypyidaw
$706
1.16M
Taunggyi
$668
265K
Myitkyina
$673
243K
Monywa
$669
207K
Hpa-an
$605
422K
Myeik
$571
222K
Mawlamyine
$566
289K
Pathein
$709
287K
Bago
$710
284K
Sittwe
$656
101K