Giza vs Kigali - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Kigali
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$677
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$1769
🏠 One person rent
$124
$331
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$762
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$64.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$387
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
80
30
😀 Quality of life
62
53
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.16M

The cost of living in Giza is 39% less expensive than in Kigali. Cities ranked 8731st and 6758th ($413 vs $677) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 1st in Egypt and Rwanda, respectively. Check Egypt vs Rwanda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 0.6 months in Kigali. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Kigali ranked 1st in Rwanda, while ranked 4862nd and 6003rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Giza Kigali
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$2.41
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$31.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$7.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$0.97
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$2.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$336
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$247
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$1206
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$547
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$31.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$48.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
17.72%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$661
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$12.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$9.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$1.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$1.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$4.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$4.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$3.29
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$1.71
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$0.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$8.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$1.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$6.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$36.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$4.81
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$21
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$2.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$23.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$34.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$1683

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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 Kigali

Distance City Cost of living
42 km or 26 mi Byumba
$668
56 km or 35 mi Nyanza
$584
69 km or 43 mi Ruhengeri
$600
80 km or 50 mi Butare
$578
80 km or 50 mi Kibuye
$663
95 km or 59 mi Gisenyi
$628
104 km or 65 mi Muyinga
$481
109 km or 68 mi Ngozi
$481
142 km or 88 mi Cyangugu
$625
145 km or 90 mi Bubanza
$482
148 km or 92 mi Bukavu
$845
164 km or 102 mi Gitega
$473
170 km or 105 mi Ruyigi
$481
177 km or 110 mi Bujumbura
$513
191 km or 119 mi Uvira
$911
219 km or 136 mi Rutana
$482
243 km or 151 mi Kasese
$410
244 km or 152 mi Makamba
$481
246 km or 153 mi Butembo
$869
281 km or 174 mi Beni
$869
322 km or 200 mi Mwanza
$555
348 km or 216 mi Entebbe
$516
377 km or 234 mi Kampala
$637
388 km or 241 mi Kira Town
$486
392 km or 244 mi Bunia
$886
438 km or 272 mi Jinja
$405
451 km or 280 mi Kalemie
$859
473 km or 294 mi Kindu
$861
544 km or 338 mi Tororo
$491
554 km or 344 mi Mumias
$443
561 km or 348 mi Kisumu
$494
562 km or 349 mi Arua
$470
568 km or 353 mi Mbale
$469
581 km or 361 mi Gulu
$433
593 km or 368 mi Isiro
$866
607 km or 377 mi Kisangani
$923
642 km or 399 mi Eldoret
$445
693 km or 431 mi Nakuru
$462
748 km or 465 mi Yambio
$492
752 km or 467 mi Arusha
$591