Giza vs Meru - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Meru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$422
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$1090
🏠 One person rent
$124
$94.3
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$172
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$90.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$395
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
69 km
🎓 Higher education
80
29
😀 Quality of life
62
36
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.83M

The cost of living in Giza is 2% less expensive than in Meru. Cities ranked 8731st and 8702nd ($413 vs $422) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 7th in Egypt and Kenya, respectively. Check Egypt vs Kenya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 0.9 months in Meru. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Meru ranked 5th in Kenya, while ranked 4862nd and 7689th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Meru

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Giza Meru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$3.35
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$16.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$4.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.68
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$0.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$87.5
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$52.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$188
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$118
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$10.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$15.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$24.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
16.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$2512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1439
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$31.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$7.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$0.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$0.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$1.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$4.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$7.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$3.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$1.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$5.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$1.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$1.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$2.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$0.99
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.19
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$5.08
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$17.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$3.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$14.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$32.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$42.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$3131

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
138 km or 85 mi Thika
$414
175 km or 109 mi Nairobi
$716
179 km or 111 mi Machakos
$384
180 km or 112 mi Nakuru
$462
268 km or 167 mi Eldoret
$445
323 km or 201 mi Kisumu
$494
354 km or 220 mi Mumias
$443
378 km or 235 mi Moshi
$675
392 km or 244 mi Tororo
$491
395 km or 245 mi Arusha
$591
403 km or 250 mi Mbale
$469
455 km or 283 mi Malindi
$350
496 km or 308 mi Jinja
$405
508 km or 316 mi Mombasa
$599
559 km or 347 mi Kira Town
$486
564 km or 351 mi Kampala
$637
577 km or 359 mi Entebbe
$516
591 km or 367 mi Tanga
$599
600 km or 373 mi Mwanza
$555
666 km or 414 mi Gulu
$433
712 km or 442 mi Stone Town
$636
712 km or 443 mi Zanzibar
$854
732 km or 455 mi Dodoma
$656
749 km or 465 mi Baidoa
$561
764 km or 475 mi Morogoro
$653
783 km or 486 mi Dar es Salaam
$796
784 km or 487 mi Awasa
$659
819 km or 509 mi Arua
$470
840 km or 522 mi Bunia
$886
852 km or 529 mi Jimma
$603
852 km or 530 mi Kasese
$410
858 km or 533 mi Juba
$514
862 km or 536 mi Byumba
$668
873 km or 542 mi Kigali
$677
875 km or 544 mi Muyinga
$481
883 km or 549 mi Mogadishu
$828
907 km or 563 mi Ruhengeri
$600
911 km or 566 mi Ruyigi
$481
911 km or 566 mi Beni
$869
918 km or 570 mi Nyanza
$584