Giza vs Mogadishu - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Mogadishu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$828
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$3239
🏠 One person rent
$124
$273
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$1601
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$281
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$82.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$409
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
80
26
😀 Quality of life
62
17
🏙️ Population
5.6M
2.12M

The cost of living in Giza is 50% less expensive than in Mogadishu. Cities ranked 8731st and 5981st ($413 vs $828) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 1st in Egypt and Somalia, respectively. Check Egypt vs Somalia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 0.5 months in Mogadishu. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Mogadishu ranked 1st in Somalia, while ranked 4862nd and 9045th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Mogadishu

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Giza Mogadishu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$69.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$5.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$7.01
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.64
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$179
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$70.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$2245
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$1129
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$125
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$193
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$55.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
7.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$16192
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$807
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$34.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$6.27
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$4.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$4.98
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$3.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$0.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$2.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$25.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$0.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$1.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$2.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$23.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$14.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$171
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$50.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$15.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$58.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$78.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$777

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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 Mogadishu

Distance City Cost of living
223 km or 138 mi Baidoa
$561
824 km or 512 mi Malindi
$350
849 km or 527 mi Hargeisa
$788
860 km or 534 mi Jijiga
$601
883 km or 549 mi Harar
$539
883 km or 549 mi Meru
$422
909 km or 565 mi Borama
$592
923 km or 573 mi Dire Dawa
$553
925 km or 575 mi Mombasa
$599
944 km or 586 mi Awasa
$659
980 km or 609 mi Thika
$414
981 km or 610 mi Machakos
$384
1017 km or 632 mi Nairobi
$716
1051 km or 653 mi Tanga
$599
1054 km or 655 mi Ali Sabieh
$523
1060 km or 659 mi Dikhil
$522
1063 km or 661 mi Nakuru
$462
1066 km or 663 mi Addis Ababa
$831
1072 km or 666 mi Moshi
$675
1090 km or 677 mi Djibouti City
$552
1127 km or 700 mi Obock
$524
1131 km or 703 mi Eldoret
$445
1131 km or 703 mi Jimma
$603
1135 km or 705 mi Arusha
$591
1139 km or 708 mi Stone Town
$636
1139 km or 708 mi Zanzibar
$854
1191 km or 740 mi Dar es Salaam
$796
1191 km or 740 mi Dessie
$606
1197 km or 744 mi Aden
$509
1201 km or 747 mi Kisumu
$494
1222 km or 759 mi Mumias
$443
1246 km or 774 mi Mbale
$469
1250 km or 777 mi Tororo
$491
1291 km or 802 mi Taiz
$512
1303 km or 810 mi Morogoro
$653
1332 km or 828 mi Ibb
$502
1346 km or 836 mi Victoria
$1387
1361 km or 846 mi Jinja
$405
1370 km or 851 mi Zabid
$484
1377 km or 855 mi Bahir Dar
$556