Cost of Living in Sharm El Sheikh

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$457
$1195
🛋️ Without rent
$286
$819
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$171
$376
🍽️ Food
$207
$535
🚐 Transport
$9.69
$27.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$168
😀 Quality of life
27
🏙️ Population
73K

The average cost of living in Sharm El Sheikh is $457, which is in the top 8% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8536th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 29 in Egypt.

The median after-tax salary is $168, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8353rd (TOP 90%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 21st best city to live in Egypt. With an estimated population of 73K, Sharm El Sheikh is the 27th largest city in Egypt.

Why living in Sharm El Sheikh costs 2.7 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Sharm El Sheikh for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport0 kmSharm El Sheikh International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate16.3 µg/m³
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Prices in Sharm El Sheikh

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$2.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$155
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$124
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$439
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$294
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$421
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$277
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$6.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.15
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.48
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.38
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.86
👖 Brand Jeans
$102
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$57.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1614

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