Egypt vs New Zealand - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt New Zealand
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$1669
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$3920
🏠 One person rent
$140
$929
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$1653
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$2904
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$41441
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
9.01
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
82.1
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
88
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
97.8%
🎓 Higher education
72
91
😀 Quality of life
52
79
🏙️ Population
94.8M
5.11M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 75% less expensive than in New Zealand ($1669). Egypt ranked 189th vs 19th for New Zealand 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 1.7 months in New Zealand. Ranked 80th and 16th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs New Zealand

We calculate prices for Egypt and New Zealand as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 31 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 New Zealand
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$13.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$61.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$8.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$5.9
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$3.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$2.2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$930
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$760
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$1672
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$1423
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$84.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$129
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$51.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
4.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$5251
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$3956
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$2.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$95.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$1.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$4.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$8.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$8.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$2.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$1.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$2.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$2.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$9.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$3.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$2.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$2.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$40.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$35.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$15.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$68.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$94.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$721
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$10668

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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 New Zealand

City Cost of living Population
Auckland
$2043
1.47M
Wellington
$1893
419K
Manukau
$1320
376K
Christchurch
$1643
383K
Waitakere
$1361
208K
Hamilton
$1461
177K
Tauranga
$1561
135K
Lower Hutt
$1455
103K
Palmerston North
$1242
81.5K
Napier
$1209
66.3K
Dunedin
$1223
106K
New Plymouth
$1342
57.6K
Invercargill
$1191
50.2K
Hibiscus Coast
$1386
59.8K
Nelson
$1468
49.3K
Hastings
$1011
49K
Rotorua
$1276
58.5K
Porirua
$920
59.6K
Whangarei
$1401
54.4K
Upper Hutt
$1378
44.3K
Gisborne
$1544
37K
Whanganui
$1504
42.2K
Paraparaumu
$1388
30.1K
Timaru
$1867
28.7K
Pukekohe
$1234
26.5K
Blenheim
$1384
28.2K
Taupo
$1410
25.4K
Queenstown
$1793
16K
Masterton
$1248
21.4K
Wanaka
$1135
8.9K