Egypt vs United Kingdom - Cost of Living Comparison

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Egypt United Kingdom
🚶 Cost of living one person
$493
$2189
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1209
$5140
🏠 One person rent
$178
$1383
🏘️ Family rent
$292
$2363
🍽️ Food expenses
$206
$500
🚐 Transport expenses
$37
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$182
$3093
💸 GDP per capita
$4295
$46125
😃 Human freedom index
4.24
8.39
❤️ Life expectancy
70.2
80.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
35
71
🌐 English speaking %
31.4%
98.3%
🎓 Higher education
73
100
😀 Quality of life
37
90
🏙️ Population
94.8M
67.3M

The average cost of living in Egypt ($493) is 77% less expensive than in the United Kingdom ($2189). Egypt ranked 182nd vs 12th for the United Kingdom 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 1.4 months in the United Kingdom. Ranked 130th and 16th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Egypt vs the United Kingdom

We calculate prices for Egypt and the United Kingdom as a population-weighted mean of 29 and 277 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 United Kingdom
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.58
$17.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.2
$75.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.23
$9.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$6.05
 Cappuccino
$1.69
$4.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.36
$2.26
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$179
$1475
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$144
$1119
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
$2574
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$240
$1950
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$17.9
$175
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.4
$270
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$37.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
14.26%
5.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$677
$8228
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$395
$5250
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.24
$3.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.5
$84.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.12
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$1.53
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.72
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$2.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.84
$3.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.62
$9.31
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.73
$8.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$2.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.52
$3.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.16
$0.91
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.78
$2.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.82
$9.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.6
$2.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.21
$16.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.15
$6.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.44
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.21
$2.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.78
$2.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$17
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.13
$13.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$11.5
$99.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.78
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.5
$85.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$122
$95.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$95.6
$1592
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3199
$18025

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Cities Comparison in Egypt vs the United Kingdom

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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 the United Kingdom

City Cost of living Population
London
$3339
8.91M
Birmingham
$1999
1.14M
Leeds
$1842
789K
Glasgow
$1877
626K
Edinburgh
$2043
488K
Manchester
$1982
548K
Bristol
$2112
472K
Sheffield
$1775
518K
Coventry
$2332
363K
Liverpool
$1713
513K
Leicester
$1784
464K
Cardiff
$1767
361K
Solihull
$1848
207K
Westminster
$3017
255K
Belfast
$1726
334K
Nottingham
$2011
289K
Brighton and Hove
$1998
277K
Newcastle upon Tyne
$1900
300K
Southampton
$1819
271K
Milton Keynes
$2717
207K
Derby
$1534
255K
York
$1771
208K
Portsmouth
$1913
248K
Bradford
$1543
293K
Ipswich
$1803
290K
Plymouth
$1755
268K
Bolton
$1714
285K
Wolverhampton
$1677
251K
Kingston upon Hull
$1427
260K
Swindon
$1951
222K