Essen vs Giza - Cost of Living Comparison

Essen Giza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1102
$413
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2627
$1123
🏠 One person rent
$493
$124
🏘️ Family rent
$727
$279
🍽️ Food expenses
$337
$184
🚐 Transport expenses
$145
$39.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2833
$297
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
25 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
95
80
😀 Quality of life
81
62
🏙️ Population
582K
5.6M

The cost of living in Essen is 167% more expensive than in Giza. Cities ranked 4292nd and 8731st ($1102 vs $413) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 638th and 6th in Germany and Egypt, respectively. Check Germany vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Essen compared to 0.7 months in Giza. Essen ranked 26th best city to live in Germany vs Giza ranked 1st in Egypt, while ranked 298th and 4862nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Essen Giza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.7
$6.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.3
$12.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.96
$4.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.55
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$3.22
$1.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.83
$0.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$502
$119
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$348
$66.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$861
$229
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$492
$212
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88
$30.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
$47.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25.8
$16
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.95%
10.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5651
$526
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4113
$321
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.07
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.3
$13.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.8
$2.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.47
$0.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.35
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.66
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.49
$1.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.82
$3.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.49
$4.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.7
$9.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$0.48
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$0.54
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
$0.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.28
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.81
$0.57
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.02
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$1.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.06
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.4
$2.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.39
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.41
$0.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.4
$31.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.53
$6.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$78
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$1.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.3
$35.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.7
$94.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$295
$94.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10501
$3812

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Cities near Essen

Distance City Cost of living
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Gelsenkirchen
$1351
9.6 km or 6 mi Mulheim
$1233
10 km or 6.3 mi Bottrop
$1197
11 km or 7.1 mi Oberhausen
$1498
12 km or 7.8 mi Velbert
$1216
13 km or 8.3 mi Hattingen
$1217
14 km or 8.4 mi Gladbeck
$1214
14 km or 8.8 mi Heiligenhaus
$1216
15 km or 9 mi Bochum
$1118
18 km or 11 mi Herne
$1086
18 km or 11 mi Duisburg
$1001
19 km or 12 mi Herten
$1219
19 km or 12 mi Wulfrath
$1215
19 km or 12 mi Sprockhovel
$1219
20 km or 13 mi Ratingen
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Witten
$1215
23 km or 14 mi Recklinghausen
$1202
23 km or 14 mi Mettmann
$1218
23 km or 14 mi Dinslaken
$1222
24 km or 15 mi Dorsten
$1221
24 km or 15 mi Castrop-Rauxel
$1217
24 km or 15 mi Wuppertal
$1076
25 km or 16 mi Marl
$1216
26 km or 16 mi Erkrath
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Schwelm
$1219
27 km or 17 mi Oer-Erkenschwick
$1218
27 km or 17 mi Moers
$1186
27 km or 17 mi Wetter
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Gevelsberg
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Voerde
$1214
28 km or 18 mi Ennepetal
$1212
29 km or 18 mi Haan
$1215
30 km or 18 mi Dusseldorf
$1470
30 km or 18 mi Herdecke
$1221
30 km or 19 mi Rheinberg
$1218
31 km or 20 mi Hilden
$1218
32 km or 20 mi Neukirchen-Vluyn
$1216
32 km or 20 mi Waltrop
$1215
32 km or 20 mi Solingen
$969
32 km or 20 mi Datteln
$1211

Cities near Giza

Distance City Cost of living
5.9 km or 3.6 mi Cairo
$473
14 km or 8.4 mi Shubra El Kheima
$380
22 km or 14 mi Helwan
$374
50 km or 31 mi Benha
$340
63 km or 39 mi Shibin El Kom
$354
68 km or 42 mi Zagazig
$367
87 km or 54 mi Faiyum
$366
88 km or 55 mi Tanta
$341
106 km or 66 mi Beni Suef
$263
106 km or 66 mi El Mahalla El Kubra
$349
117 km or 73 mi Mansoura
$377
120 km or 74 mi Ismailia
$324
128 km or 79 mi Suez
$316
136 km or 84 mi Damanhur
$348
163 km or 101 mi Kafr El Dawwar
$365
167 km or 104 mi Damietta
$371
172 km or 107 mi Port Said
$471
181 km or 113 mi Alexandria
$408
219 km or 136 mi Minya
$364
314 km or 195 mi Asyut
$395
352 km or 219 mi Gaza
$671
355 km or 221 mi Ofakim
$1642
358 km or 223 mi Netivot
$1650
361 km or 225 mi Dahab
$468
365 km or 227 mi Eilat
$1616
365 km or 227 mi Sderot
$1648
370 km or 230 mi Ashkelon
$1599
370 km or 230 mi Aqaba
$926
370 km or 230 mi Beersheba
$1541
372 km or 231 mi Rahat
$1653
378 km or 235 mi El Gouna
$360
383 km or 238 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
384 km or 238 mi Kiryat Gat
$1611
384 km or 238 mi Ashdod
$1655
384 km or 239 mi Dimona
$1641
386 km or 240 mi Sohag
$344
388 km or 241 mi Kiryat Malakhi
$1652
395 km or 246 mi Yavne
$1646
398 km or 247 mi Hurghada
$433
401 km or 249 mi Dura
$800