Egypt vs Pakistan - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt Pakistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$294
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$699
🏠 One person rent
$140
$123
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$217
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$107
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$32.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$147
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$1189
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
5.63
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
67.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
28
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
9.1%
🎓 Higher education
72
60
😀 Quality of life
52
41
🏙️ Population
94.8M
217M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 42% more expensive than in Pakistan ($294). Egypt ranked 189th vs 197th for Pakistan 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 0.5 months in Pakistan. Ranked 80th and 120th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Pakistan

We calculate prices for Egypt and Pakistan as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 36 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 Pakistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$1.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$9.32
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$3.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$2.13
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$1.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$99
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$67.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$211
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$137
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$30.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$47.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$18
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
13.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$606
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$366
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$7.99
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$2.07
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$0.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$0.8
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$4.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$2.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$3.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$0.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$0.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.18
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$0.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$3.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$1.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$1.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$1.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$0.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$0.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$13.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$3.17
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$8.19
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$2.25
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$13.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$40.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$35.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$965

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Cities Comparison in Egypt vs Pakistan

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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 Pakistan

City Cost of living Population
Karachi
$307
14.9M
Lahore
$360
11.1M
Faisalabad
$254
3.2M
Rawalpindi
$319
2.1M
Gujranwala
$223
2.03M
Peshawar
$238
1.97M
Multan
$244
1.87M
Islamabad
$304
1.01M
Hyderabad
$221
1.73M
Sargodha
$404
660K
Quetta
$271
1M
Sialkot
$239
656K
Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
399K
Bahawalpur
$248
762K
Larkana
$248
491K
Sheikhupura
$234
473K
Chiniot
$226
478K
Jhang
$236
414K
Wah
$211
259K
Sukkur
$231
500K
Gujrat
$243
391K
Mardan
$244
359K
Nawabshah
$239
263K
Okara
$343
232K
Mingora
$246
280K
Burewala
$226
203K
Kamoke
$213
231K
Sahiwal
$201
248K
Jacobabad
$244
201K
Mirpur
$256
124K