Egypt vs Norway - Cost of Living Comparison

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Egypt Norway
🚶 Cost of living one person
$493
$1909
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1209
$4281
🏠 One person rent
$178
$1026
🏘️ Family rent
$292
$1747
🍽️ Food expenses
$206
$630
🚐 Transport expenses
$37
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$182
$3436
💸 GDP per capita
$4295
$106K
😃 Human freedom index
4.24
8.58
❤️ Life expectancy
70.2
83.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
84
🌐 English speaking %
31.4%
87.6%
🎓 Higher education
73
94
😀 Quality of life
37
95
🏙️ Population
94.8M
5.5M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($493) is 74% less expensive than in Norway ($1909). Egypt ranked 182nd vs 18th for Norway 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 1.8 months in Norway. Ranked 130th and 4th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Norway

We calculate prices for Egypt and Norway as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 33 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 Norway
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.58
$18.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.2
$87.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.23
$12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$9.17
 Cappuccino
$1.69
$4.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.36
$2.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
$1092
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$144
$795
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
$1784
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$240
$1438
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.9
$121
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.4
$186
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$51.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.26%
3.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$677
$6356
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$395
$4624
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$3.66
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$72.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.12
$22.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$2.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$3.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.84
$3.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$13.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$26.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$2.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$4.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$2.11
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.3
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$3.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.82
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$3.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.21
$13.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.15
$7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.44
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.78
$2.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17
$42.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$14.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.5
$46.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.78
$33.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.5
$85
👟 Brand Sneakers
$122
$95.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$95.6
$304
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3199
$7504

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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 Norway

City Cost of living Population
Oslo
$2177
709K
Bergen
$1953
267K
Trondheim
$1969
195K
Baerum
$1731
130K
Stavanger
$2186
145K
Asker
$2024
97.8K
Drammen
$1614
102K
Lillestrom
$1841
91.5K
Sandnes
$1899
81.3K
Tromso
$2066
77.5K
Fredrikstad
$1924
83.9K
Tonsberg
$1698
57.8K
Kristiansand
$1636
64.1K
Alesund
$1515
52.2K
Skien
$1575
55.5K
Karmoy
$1664
42.9K
Sarpsborg
$1463
58.2K
Moss
$1778
50.3K
Sandefjord
$1715
44.4K
Bodo
$1755
41.7K
Arendal
$1570
37.8K
Porsgrunn
$1543
36.6K
Halden
$1571
31.4K
Molde
$1877
32K
Gjovik
$1628
30.6K
Hamar
$1761
27.9K
Jessheim
$1734
21.6K
Kongsberg
$1682
27.9K
Kristiansund
$1623
24K
Larvik
$1713
24.6K