Giza vs Houston - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Houston
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$1955
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$4545
🏠 One person rent
$124
$1159
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$1850
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$484
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$5581
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
80
100
😀 Quality of life
62
93
🏙️ Population
5.6M
2.2M

The cost of living in Giza is 79% less expensive than in Houston. Cities ranked 8731st and 643rd ($413 vs $1955) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 526th in Egypt and the United States, respectively. Check Egypt vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 2.9 months in Houston. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Houston ranked 4th in the United States, while ranked 4862nd and 33rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Houston

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Giza Houston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$56.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$9.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$5.43
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$4.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$2.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$1309
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$907
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$2135
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$1482
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$185
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$51.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
4.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$3283
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1697
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$42.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$21
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$2.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$2.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$3.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$7.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$13.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.61
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$3.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$3.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$1.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$2.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$1.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$2.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$7.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$8.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$3.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$46
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$101
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$47
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$90.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$1125
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$21878

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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

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$1951
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$1950
25 km or 16 mi Missouri
$1938
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$1947
29 km or 18 mi Sugar Land
$1853
32 km or 20 mi Spring
$1893
33 km or 21 mi Friendswood
$1944
35 km or 22 mi La Porte
$1950
40 km or 25 mi Baytown
$1816
41 km or 25 mi League
$1917
42 km or 26 mi Alvin
$1947
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$1946
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$1896
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$1945
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$1874
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$1926
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$1949
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$1949
126 km or 78 mi Beaumont
$1878
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$1622
138 km or 86 mi Bryan
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140 km or 87 mi Port Arthur
$1943
186 km or 115 mi Lufkin
$1946
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$1626
203 km or 126 mi Sulphur
$1938
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$1702
217 km or 135 mi Nacogdoches
$1838
229 km or 142 mi Pflugerville
$1954
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$2219
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$1912
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$1791
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$1947
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$1953
247 km or 153 mi San Marcos
$1738
249 km or 155 mi Cedar Park
$1951
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$1939
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$2230
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$1825
262 km or 163 mi Harker Heights
$1940
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$1663