Giza vs Muscat - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Muscat
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$1145
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$2684
🏠 One person rent
$124
$568
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$975
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$378
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$107
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$1768
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
31 km
🎓 Higher education
80
43
😀 Quality of life
62
73
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.42M

The cost of living in Giza is 64% less expensive than in Muscat. Cities ranked 8731st and 4181st ($413 vs $1145) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 2nd in Egypt and Oman, respectively. Check Egypt vs Oman comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 1.5 months in Muscat. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Muscat ranked 1st in Oman, while ranked 4862nd and 1426th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Muscat

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Giza Muscat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$5.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$6.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$10.6
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$4.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$563
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$377
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$1062
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$711
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$74.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$78.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$1946
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$1.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$34
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$14.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$7.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$7.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$9.14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$2.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.96
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$3.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$20.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$4.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$5.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$4.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$2.88
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$3.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$54.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$9.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$28
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$9.52
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$81
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$221
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$8187

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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
44 km or 27 mi Seeb
$1236
132 km or 82 mi Nizwa
$824
277 km or 172 mi Chabahar
$659
284 km or 177 mi Fujairah
$1095
297 km or 184 mi Al Ain
$1448
356 km or 221 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
372 km or 231 mi Ajman
$871
375 km or 233 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
377 km or 235 mi Sharjah
$1360
380 km or 236 mi Dubai
$1899
439 km or 273 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
451 km or 280 mi Iranshahr
$657
463 km or 288 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
503 km or 313 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
569 km or 354 mi Jiroft
$659
611 km or 380 mi Bam
$659
691 km or 429 mi Zahedan
$828
711 km or 442 mi Sirjan
$663
739 km or 459 mi Doha
$1894
740 km or 460 mi Jahrom
$660
752 km or 467 mi Al Khor
$1755
757 km or 470 mi Kerman
$680
770 km or 479 mi Fasa
$939
797 km or 495 mi Rafsanjan
$663
858 km or 533 mi Riffa
$1002
858 km or 533 mi Manama
$1307
860 km or 534 mi Isa Town
$1152
865 km or 537 mi Karachi
$307
870 km or 541 mi Salalah
$801
873 km or 543 mi Zabol
$659
898 km or 558 mi Shiraz
$724
901 km or 560 mi Dhahran
$969
902 km or 561 mi Marvdasht
$659
911 km or 566 mi Dammam
$1004
926 km or 575 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
938 km or 583 mi Qatif
$889
960 km or 596 mi Kazerun
$656
966 km or 600 mi Borazjan
$657
973 km or 604 mi Jubail
$861
976 km or 606 mi Bushehr
$694