Egypt vs Peru - Cost of Living Comparison

Egypt Peru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$418
$672
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1099
$1603
🏠 One person rent
$140
$302
🏘️ Family rent
$285
$491
🍽️ Food expenses
$178
$209
🚐 Transport expenses
$34
$98
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$232
$401
💸 GDP per capita
$3569
$6127
😃 Human freedom index
4.49
7.93
❤️ Life expectancy
72.2
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
36
🌐 English speaking %
33.7%
8%
🎓 Higher education
72
70
😀 Quality of life
52
54
🏙️ Population
94.8M
29.4M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($418) is 38% less expensive than in Peru ($672). Egypt ranked 189th vs 125th for Peru 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 0.6 months in Peru. Ranked 80th and 75th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Peru

We calculate prices for Egypt and Peru as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 32 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 Peru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.8
$15.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.52
$4.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$1.9
 Cappuccino
$1.72
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.34
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$150
$342
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$91.7
$216
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$344
$570
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$209
$373
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.8
$31.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.7
$48.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$29.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.64%
9.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$661
$1617
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$366
$1157
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.23
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12
$22.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.35
$12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.52
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
$1.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
$5.99
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$6.53
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$1.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$0.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
$0.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.45
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.39
$0.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.73
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.29
$8.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.37
$3.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.67
$5.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.29
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.93
$1.33
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.7
$33.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.02
$4.33
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.5
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.69
$5.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
$38.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$65.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$106
$161
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3106
$4673

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Cities Comparison in Egypt vs Peru

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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 Peru

City Cost of living Population
Lima
$802
9.67M
Callao
$687
1.13M
Arequipa
$532
1.01M
Trujillo
$562
920K
Iquitos
$637
378K
Tacna
$421
286K
Cusco
$541
428K
Chimbote
$430
498K
Piura
$571
473K
Chiclayo
$482
553K
Pucallpa
$503
326K
Juliaca
$576
291K
Huancayo
$431
378K
Tarapoto
$472
240K
Ica
$508
282K
Huacho
$509
201K
Cajamarca
$495
201K
Huanuco
$561
197K
Paita
$505
179K
Sullana
$500
162K
Puno
$462
129K
Ayacucho
$480
181K
Pisco
$524
110K
Tumbes
$455
96.9K
Talara
$471
91.4K
Huaraz
$449
119K
Puerto Maldonado
$501
85K
Jaen
$501
81.6K
Huaral
$557
79K
Abancay
$559
72.3K