Giza vs Medina - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Medina
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$892
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$2282
🏠 One person rent
$124
$359
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$645
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$287
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$1532
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
80
22
😀 Quality of life
62
52
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.18M

The cost of living in Giza is 54% less expensive than in Medina. Cities ranked 8731st and 5749th ($413 vs $892) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 9th in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Egypt vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 1.7 months in Medina. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Medina ranked 7th in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 4862nd and 6056th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Medina

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Giza Medina
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$5.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$24.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$6.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.32
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$3.06
🥤 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
$273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$224
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$948
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$370
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$62.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$95.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
4.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$1006
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$532
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$93.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$12.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$0.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$0.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$2.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$5.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$6.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$10.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$1.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$2.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$1.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$1.86
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$2.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$6.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$5.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$3.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$63.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$16.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$2.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$46.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$87.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$546
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$8195

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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 Medina

Distance City Cost of living
168 km or 104 mi Yanbu
$833
328 km or 204 mi Jeddah
$990
339 km or 211 mi Mecca
$926
378 km or 235 mi Al Wajh
$820
398 km or 247 mi Ha'il
$877
422 km or 262 mi Ar Rass
$752
477 km or 296 mi Unaizah
$847
531 km or 330 mi Tabuk
$1051
585 km or 363 mi Bisha
$821
593 km or 368 mi Port Sudan
$603
595 km or 370 mi Dumat al-Jandal
$815
615 km or 382 mi Sakakah
$827
650 km or 404 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
657 km or 408 mi Hurghada
$433
661 km or 411 mi Bareq
$820
675 km or 419 mi El Gouna
$360
676 km or 420 mi Dahab
$468
680 km or 423 mi Aswan
$309
714 km or 444 mi Luxor
$345
717 km or 446 mi Qena
$329
719 km or 447 mi Riyadh
$1132
723 km or 449 mi Aqaba
$926
729 km or 453 mi Eilat
$1616
742 km or 461 mi Ma'an
$554
757 km or 470 mi Abha
$975
758 km or 471 mi As Sulayyil
$834
810 km or 503 mi Tafilah
$572
827 km or 514 mi Sohag
$344
839 km or 522 mi Al-Karak
$511
861 km or 535 mi Dimona
$1641
870 km or 540 mi Arad
$1326
890 km or 553 mi Beersheba
$1541
896 km or 557 mi Asyut
$395
901 km or 560 mi Hebron
$784
902 km or 561 mi Dura
$800
902 km or 561 mi Ofakim
$1642
905 km or 562 mi Rahat
$1653
906 km or 563 mi Amman
$968
907 km or 564 mi Najran
$981
913 km or 567 mi Bethlehem
$1040