Giza vs Sharjah - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Sharjah
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$1360
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$2700
🏠 One person rent
$124
$854
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$1205
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$284
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$1553
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
80
61
😀 Quality of life
62
82
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.25M

The cost of living in Giza is 70% less expensive than in Sharjah. Cities ranked 8731st and 3028th ($413 vs $1360) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 5th in Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, respectively. Check Egypt vs the United Arab Emirates comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 1.1 months in Sharjah. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Sharjah ranked 3rd in the United Arab Emirates, while ranked 4862nd and 282nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Sharjah

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Giza Sharjah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$5.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$19.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$6.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$6.85
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$4.57
🥤 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
$612
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$675
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$1159
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$910
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$99
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$92.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
4.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$1609
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1770
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$68.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$9.56
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$2.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$9.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$1.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$2.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$5.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$1.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$6.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$3.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$2.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$2.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$53.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$46.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$5.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$47.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$69.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$272
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$5655

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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 Sharjah

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Ajman
$871
13 km or 8 mi Dubai
$1899
28 km or 17 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
95 km or 59 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
98 km or 61 mi Fujairah
$1095
133 km or 82 mi Al Ain
$1448
142 km or 88 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
222 km or 138 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
259 km or 161 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
337 km or 210 mi Seeb
$1236
346 km or 215 mi Nizwa
$824
377 km or 235 mi Muscat
$1145
388 km or 241 mi Doha
$1894
392 km or 243 mi Al Khor
$1755
394 km or 245 mi Jahrom
$660
434 km or 270 mi Fasa
$939
436 km or 271 mi Jiroft
$659
456 km or 283 mi Sirjan
$663
491 km or 305 mi Manama
$1307
492 km or 306 mi Riffa
$1002
493 km or 307 mi Isa Town
$1152
510 km or 317 mi Bam
$659
526 km or 327 mi Chabahar
$659
534 km or 332 mi Dhahran
$969
543 km or 337 mi Dammam
$1004
550 km or 342 mi Shiraz
$724
563 km or 350 mi Marvdasht
$659
564 km or 350 mi Rafsanjan
$663
564 km or 351 mi Qatif
$889
566 km or 352 mi Iranshahr
$657
572 km or 355 mi Kerman
$680
575 km or 358 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
599 km or 372 mi Borazjan
$657
600 km or 373 mi Jubail
$861
600 km or 373 mi Kazerun
$656
604 km or 375 mi Bushehr
$694
699 km or 434 mi Yasuj
$611
709 km or 440 mi Zahedan
$828
734 km or 456 mi Yazd
$809
771 km or 479 mi Behbahan
$660