Egypt vs Russia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Egypt Russia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$493
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1209
$1699
🏠 One person rent
$178
$316
🏘️ Family rent
$292
$604
🍽️ Food expenses
$206
$222
🚐 Transport expenses
$37
$53.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$182
$623
💸 GDP per capita
$4295
$15271
😃 Human freedom index
4.24
5.81
❤️ Life expectancy
70.2
69.4
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
26
🌐 English speaking %
31.4%
3.5%
🎓 Higher education
73
85
😀 Quality of life
37
44
🏙️ Population
94.8M
147M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($493) is 26% less expensive than in Russia ($664). Egypt ranked 182nd vs 140th for Russia 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 0.9 months in Russia. Ranked 130th and 107th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs Russia

We calculate prices for Egypt and Russia as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 122 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 Russia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.58
$6.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.2
$27.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.23
$4.28
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$2.02
 Cappuccino
$1.69
$1.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.36
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
$365
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$144
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$240
$457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.9
$53.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.4
$82.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$6.04
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.26%
11.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$677
$2354
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$395
$1508
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$20.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.12
$5.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$0.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.84
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$8.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$3.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$1.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$1.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$1.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.82
$6.15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.21
$2.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.15
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.44
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.78
$1.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17
$30.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$4.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.5
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.78
$5.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.5
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$122
$81.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$95.6
$265
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3199
$6204

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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 Russia

City Cost of living Population
Moscow
$1036
12.5M
Saint Petersburg
$836
5.38M
Yekaterinburg
$678
1.47M
Novosibirsk
$669
1.63M
Nizhny Novgorod
$619
1.25M
Kazan
$630
1.24M
Rostov-on-Don
$613
1.14M
Ufa
$553
1.12M
Chelyabinsk
$488
1.2M
Samara
$635
1.17M
Voronezh
$448
1.05M
Krasnoyarsk
$640
1.08M
Omsk
$422
1.17M
Perm
$534
1.05M
Krasnodar
$558
949K
Tyumen
$627
745K
Saratov
$530
845K
Sevastopol
$632
522K
Volgograd
$519
1M
Surgut
$625
396K
Vladivostok
$764
597K
Kemerovo
$495
559K
Khabarovsk
$637
616K
Balashikha
$654
468K
Irkutsk
$622
624K
Izhevsk
$572
646K
Naberezhnye Chelny
$509
534K
Yaroslavl
$507
601K
Yakutsk
$819
312K
Orenburg
$507
565K