Giza vs Istanbul - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Istanbul
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$644
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$1649
🏠 One person rent
$124
$300
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$619
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$185
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$330
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
80
95
😀 Quality of life
62
75
🏙️ Population
5.6M
15.5M

The cost of living in Giza is 36% less expensive than in Istanbul. Cities ranked 8731st and 7179th ($413 vs $644) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 1st in Egypt and Turkey, respectively. Check Egypt vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 0.5 months in Istanbul. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Istanbul ranked 1st in Turkey, while ranked 4862nd and 884th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Istanbul

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Giza Istanbul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$4.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$19.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$3.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$2.21
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$1.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$382
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$222
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$867
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$475
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$37
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$57
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$8.82
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
21.7%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$2296
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1125
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.45
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$33.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$3.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$1.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$0.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$5.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$4.22
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$8.98
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.48
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$0.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$0.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$1.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$7.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$1.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$1.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$1.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$2.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$21.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$2.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$40.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$68.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$211
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$5096

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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

Cities near Istanbul

Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Cayirova
$318
46 km or 28 mi Gebze
$322
73 km or 45 mi Korfez
$321
79 km or 49 mi Kocaeli
$393
83 km or 51 mi Golcuk
$320
87 km or 54 mi Izmit
$204
91 km or 56 mi Kapakli
$318
92 km or 57 mi Bursa
$531
96 km or 59 mi Kartepe
$318
98 km or 61 mi Corlu
$327
111 km or 69 mi Bandirma
$287
113 km or 70 mi Inegol
$328
121 km or 75 mi Tekirdag
$292
124 km or 77 mi Adapazari
$303
124 km or 77 mi Sakarya
$302
129 km or 80 mi Bilecik
$383
141 km or 88 mi Luleburgaz
$320
166 km or 103 mi Kirklareli
$236
176 km or 110 mi Balikesir
$359
186 km or 115 mi Duzce
$283
190 km or 118 mi Eskisehir
$354
192 km or 120 mi Uzunkopru
$318
197 km or 122 mi Kutahya
$324
207 km or 129 mi Burgas
$554
208 km or 129 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$322
214 km or 133 mi Edirne
$299
224 km or 139 mi Bolu
$285
234 km or 145 mi Soma
$317
236 km or 147 mi Canakkale
$322
259 km or 161 mi Varna
$627
260 km or 162 mi Alexandroupoli
$769
261 km or 162 mi Yambol
$473
261 km or 162 mi Usak
$444
284 km or 177 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
287 km or 178 mi Sliven
$514
290 km or 180 mi Salihli
$321
290 km or 180 mi Bartin
$231
295 km or 184 mi Manisa
$355
296 km or 184 mi Mytilene
$825
299 km or 186 mi Komotini
$834