Giza vs Sofia - Cost of Living Comparison

Giza Sofia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$413
$786
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1123
$1935
🏠 One person rent
$124
$362
🏘️ Family rent
$279
$601
🍽️ Food expenses
$184
$281
🚐 Transport expenses
$39.7
$72.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
$914
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
80
71
😀 Quality of life
62
75
🏙️ Population
5.6M
1.28M

The cost of living in Giza is 47% less expensive than in Sofia. Cities ranked 8731st and 6110th ($413 vs $786) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 2nd in Egypt and Bulgaria, respectively. Check Egypt vs Bulgaria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Giza compared to 1.2 months in Sofia. Giza ranked 1st best city to live in Egypt vs Sofia ranked 1st in Bulgaria, while ranked 4862nd and 792nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Giza vs Sofia

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Giza Sofia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.29
$8.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.3
$28.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.21
$5.72
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.21
$1.71
 Cappuccino
$1.58
$1.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.31
$1.04
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$119
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$66.7
$263
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$229
$653
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$212
$435
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.6
$72.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.8
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
$9.81
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.1%
3.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$526
$2386
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$321
$1567
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.2
$26
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.46
$5.57
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.27
$1.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
$1.37
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
$0.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.66
$1.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.37
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.36
$8.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$7.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.6
$10.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$1.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
$2.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.57
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$6.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$3.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.04
$5.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$2.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$1.21
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.65
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.6
$23.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.36
$6.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$10.9
$16.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.84
$5.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
$58.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.6
$72.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.9
$408
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3812
$6923

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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
26 km or 16 mi Pernik
$470
59 km or 37 mi Vratsa
$833
77 km or 48 mi Blagoevgrad
$534
97 km or 60 mi Bansko
$745
100 km or 62 mi Pazardzhik
$553
132 km or 82 mi Pleven
$551
132 km or 82 mi Plovdiv
$589
135 km or 84 mi Nis
$512
142 km or 88 mi Stip
$412
146 km or 91 mi Kumanovo
$481
148 km or 92 mi Vidin
$399
149 km or 92 mi Asenovgrad
$545
151 km or 94 mi Strumica
$408
164 km or 102 mi Gabrovo
$429
168 km or 104 mi Veles
$401
175 km or 108 mi Skopje
$598
176 km or 110 mi Pristina
$534
178 km or 110 mi Kavadarci
$401
180 km or 112 mi Serres
$885
185 km or 115 mi Drama
$744
186 km or 116 mi Craiova
$618
191 km or 119 mi Stara Zagora
$505
193 km or 120 mi Veliko Tarnovo
$515
202 km or 125 mi Mitrovica
$386
202 km or 126 mi Haskovo
$686
208 km or 129 mi Tetovo
$478
210 km or 130 mi Prilep
$388
210 km or 131 mi Slatina
$560
215 km or 134 mi Kavala
$870
215 km or 134 mi Alexandria
$466
217 km or 135 mi Xanthi
$783
222 km or 138 mi Drobeta-Turnu Severin
$606
224 km or 139 mi Giannitsa
$885
232 km or 144 mi Thessaloniki
$961
234 km or 145 mi Novi Pazar
$445
242 km or 150 mi Kragujevac
$468
245 km or 152 mi Sliven
$514
246 km or 153 mi Komotini
$834
248 km or 154 mi Bitola
$436
248 km or 154 mi Ruse
$488