Giza vs Kuala Lumpur - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Kuala Lumpur
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$694
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$1766
🏠 One person rent
$124
$320
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$600
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$69.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$1253
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
80
92
😀 Quality of life
62
78
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.98M

The cost of living in Giza is 40% less expensive than in Kuala Lumpur. Cities ranked 8731st and 6605th ($413 vs $694) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 1st in Egypt and Malaysia, respectively. Check Egypt vs Malaysia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 1.8 months in Kuala Lumpur. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Kuala Lumpur ranked 1st in Malaysia, while ranked 4862nd and 467th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Kuala Lumpur

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Giza Kuala Lumpur
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$2.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$20.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$3.38
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$2.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$370
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$234
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$746
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$466
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$34.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$53.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$24.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
3.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$2275
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1253
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$21.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$7.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$0.48
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.58
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$2.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$9.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$3.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$8.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$2.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$1.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$17
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$2.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$4.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$4.59
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$2.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$1.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$34.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$4.16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$8.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$46.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$62.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$261
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$9595

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.7 mi Petaling Jaya
$625
15 km or 9.1 mi Subang Jaya
$642
19 km or 12 mi Shah Alam
$635
24 km or 15 mi Putrajaya
$495
25 km or 16 mi Cyberjaya
$450
30 km or 19 mi Klang
$591
54 km or 33 mi Seremban
$547
123 km or 77 mi Malacca
$530
124 km or 77 mi Teluk Intan
$533
155 km or 97 mi Muar
$552
167 km or 104 mi Dumai
$493
176 km or 109 mi Ipoh
$561
196 km or 122 mi Kuantan
$541
199 km or 124 mi Batu Pahat
$527
211 km or 131 mi Tanjungbalai
$488
217 km or 135 mi Taiping
$552
219 km or 136 mi Kluang
$526
229 km or 142 mi Chukai
$532
282 km or 175 mi Tebing Tinggi
$489
291 km or 181 mi Butterworth
$518
291 km or 181 mi Kuala Terengganu
$416
292 km or 181 mi Pekanbaru
$562
293 km or 182 mi Pematangsiantar
$322
294 km or 183 mi George Town
$510
297 km or 184 mi Johor Bahru
$575
309 km or 192 mi Sungai Petani
$526
311 km or 193 mi Singapore City
$2433
315 km or 195 mi Bukit Merah
$1915
335 km or 208 mi Padangsidempuan
$493
338 km or 210 mi Kota Bharu
$460
341 km or 212 mi Medan
$504
346 km or 215 mi Batam
$613
360 km or 224 mi Binjai
$462
361 km or 225 mi Alor Setar
$508
394 km or 245 mi Tanjung Pinang
$451
402 km or 250 mi Kangar
$486
413 km or 257 mi Langkawi
$498
441 km or 274 mi Langsa
$490
451 km or 280 mi Hat Yai
$548
457 km or 284 mi Ko Lipe
$534