Egypt vs New Zealand - Cost of Living Comparison

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Egypt New Zealand
🚶 Cost of living one person
$493
$2010
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1209
$4534
🏠 One person rent
$178
$1190
🏘️ Family rent
$292
$2000
🍽️ Food expenses
$206
$546
🚐 Transport expenses
$37
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$182
$3080
💸 GDP per capita
$4295
$48419
😃 Human freedom index
4.24
8.88
❤️ Life expectancy
70.2
82.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
85
🌐 English speaking %
31.4%
97.8%
🎓 Higher education
73
91
😀 Quality of life
37
89
🏙️ Population
94.8M
5.12M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($493) is 75% less expensive than in New Zealand ($2010). Egypt ranked 182nd vs 15th 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 0.4 months in Egypt compared to 1.5 months in New Zealand. Ranked 130th and 18th 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
$4.58
$13.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.2
$71.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.23
$9.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$6.77
 Cappuccino
$1.69
$3.45
🥤 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
$1155
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$144
$1019
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
$2123
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$240
$1734
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.9
$87.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.4
$135
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$54.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.26%
7.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$677
$8110
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$395
$7062
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$2.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$96.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.12
$19.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$1.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$1.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.84
$6.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$8.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$9.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$2.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$2.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$3.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$6.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$2.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
$0.83
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$2.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.82
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$3.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.21
$23.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.15
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.44
$4.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.78
$2.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17
$41.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.5
$34.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.78
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.5
$78.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$122
$110
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$95.6
$829
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3199
$13206

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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 New Zealand

City Cost of living Population
Auckland
$2317
1.47M
Manukau
$2023
376K
Christchurch
$2019
383K
Wellington
$2205
419K
Waitakere
$1981
208K
Hamilton
$1783
177K
Tauranga
$2094
151K
Lower Hutt
$1842
103K
Dunedin
$1806
106K
Palmerston North
$1361
81.5K
Napier
$1202
66.3K
New Plymouth
$1327
57.6K
Rotorua
$1232
58.5K
Porirua
$1741
59.6K
Hibiscus Coast
$1924
59.8K
Nelson
$1501
51.1K
Whangarei
$1381
54.4K
Invercargill
$1326
50.2K
Upper Hutt
$1803
44.3K
Gisborne
$1532
37K
Hastings
$1103
49K
Timaru
$1891
28.7K
Whanganui
$1449
42.2K
Paraparaumu
$1691
30.1K
Pukekohe
$1702
26.5K
Taupo
$1582
25.4K
Blenheim
$1606
28.2K
Queenstown
$1853
16K
Wanaka
$1722
8.9K
Masterton
$1246
21.4K