Giza vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Karaj
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$688
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$1709
🏠 One person rent
$124
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$689
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$229
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$41.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$313
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
80
76
😀 Quality of life
62
44
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.59M

The cost of living in Giza is 40% less expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 8731st and 6640th ($413 vs $688) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 17th in Egypt and Iran, respectively. Check Egypt vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 0.5 months in Karaj. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Karaj ranked 11th in Iran, while ranked 4862nd and 6648th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Karaj

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Giza Karaj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$7.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$18.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$0.57
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$882
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$560
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$17.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$27.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$37.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
21.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$2017
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1150
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$23.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$2.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$5.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$3.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$3.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$0.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$1.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$4.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$4.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$98.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$1496

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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

Cities near Karaj

Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Mohammadshahr
$658
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Kamal Shahr
$661
10 km or 6.5 mi Fardis
$663
13 km or 8.3 mi Andisheh
$657
17 km or 10 mi Qods
$668
17 km or 10 mi Malard
$670
19 km or 12 mi Shahriar
$669
33 km or 21 mi Nasimshahr
$665
36 km or 22 mi Nazarabad
$658
38 km or 24 mi Eslamshahr
$588
38 km or 24 mi Robat Karim
$657
43 km or 26 mi Tehran
$839
46 km or 28 mi Golestan
$665
50 km or 31 mi Ray
$667
69 km or 43 mi Qarchak
$665
74 km or 46 mi Pakdasht
$667
77 km or 48 mi Pardis
$659
79 km or 49 mi Khak-e Ali
$657
87 km or 54 mi Varamin
$838
100 km or 62 mi Qazvin
$1104
104 km or 65 mi Saveh
$666
130 km or 81 mi Qom
$993
144 km or 90 mi Amol
$603
174 km or 108 mi Babol
$424
177 km or 110 mi Lahijan
$662
185 km or 115 mi Qaem Shahr
$664
204 km or 127 mi Rasht
$915
205 km or 128 mi Sari
$529
208 km or 129 mi Kashan
$600
220 km or 137 mi Semnan
$664
225 km or 140 mi Arak
$567
242 km or 150 mi Zanjan
$516
249 km or 155 mi Hamadan
$943
259 km or 161 mi Malayer
$412
294 km or 183 mi Borujerd
$631
311 km or 193 mi Dorud
$658
333 km or 207 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
334 km or 208 mi Gorgan
$591
350 km or 218 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
354 km or 220 mi Khorramabad
$639