Cost of Living in Cairo, Egypt in 2018

Cost of Living in Cairo, Egypt

Country: Egypt

Last updated: November 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$EGP
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Beef (1 kg)*4, Pork (1 kg)*2.5, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces, Mineral water (1.5 l)*30 l
143.96$ 2578.47 EGP
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
136.00$ 2435.90 EGP
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4, Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l)*5, Wine (700 ml)*1
67.60$ 1210.78 EGP
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
11.10$ 198.81 EGP
Personal care
Tube of toothpaste*1, Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)*1, Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)*1, Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)*0.3, Visit to private doctor*0.4
14.08$ 252.19 EGP
Entertaiment
1 ticket to the movie*3, 1 ticket to the theatre*1, Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult*1, 1 cocktail drink in downtown club*3
84.00$ 1504.52 EGP
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$EGP
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 9.00$ 161.20 EGP
A loaf of bread (400 g)*1, Local cheese (1 kg)*0.1, Milk (1 l)*1, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*0.3, Apples (kg)*0.3, Bananas (kg)*0.3, Orange (1 kg)*0.3, Potato (1 kg)*0.5, Eggs (12) *0.4 4.22$ 75.58 EGP
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 0.72$ 12.90 EGP
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$EGP
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 35.00$ 626.89 EGP
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 12.00$ 214.93 EGP
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 1.08$ 19.34 EGP
Food prices$EGP
A loaf of bread (400 g) 0.60$ 10.75 EGP
Milk (1 l) 0.78$ 13.97 EGP
Eggs (12) 1.10$ 19.70 EGP
Local cheese (1 kg) 2.60$ 46.57 EGP
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 4.00$ 71.64 EGP
White rice (1 kg) 0.60$ 10.75 EGP
Onion (1 kg) 0.33$ 5.91 EGP
Salad (1 kg) 0.28$ 5.02 EGP
Potato (1 kg) 0.34$ 6.09 EGP
Tomatoes (1 kg) 0.40$ 7.16 EGP
Bananas (kg) 0.70$ 12.54 EGP
Apples (kg) 1.40$ 25.08 EGP
Orange (1 kg) 0.45$ 8.06 EGP
Beef (1 kg) 8.37$ 149.92 EGP
Pork (1 kg) 7.80$ 139.71 EGP
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.30$ 5.37 EGP
Restaurants$EGP
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 4.00$ 71.64 EGP
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 10.00$ 179.11 EGP
Cappuccino (regular) 1.60$ 28.66 EGP
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.40$ 7.16 EGP
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.25$ 4.48 EGP
Big Mac meal 4.00$ 71.64 EGP
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 20.00$ 358.22 EGP
Alcohol$EGP
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.10$ 19.70 EGP
Imported beer (0,33 l) 1.80$ 32.24 EGP
Wine (700 ml) 6.90$ 123.59 EGP
Vodka, rum, brandy 8.00$ 143.29 EGP
Pack of cigarettes 2.00$ 35.82 EGP
Hotels and hostels$EGP
Hostel (for 1 person) 9.00$ 161.20 EGP
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 35.00$ 626.89 EGP
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 63.00$ 1128.39 EGP
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 105.00$ 1880.66 EGP
Apartments for rent$EGP
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 185.00$ 3313.54 EGP
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 120.00$ 2149.32 EGP
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 345.00$ 6179.30 EGP
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 210.00$ 3761.31 EGP
Internet (60 Mbps) 16.00$ 286.58 EGP
Transportation$EGP
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.18$ 3.22 EGP
Public transport (Monthly pass) 5.60$ 100.30 EGP
Taxi Start 0.30$ 5.37 EGP
Taxi (1 km) 0.20$ 3.58 EGP
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 1.40$ 25.08 EGP
Petrol (gas) 0.30$ 5.37 EGP
Personal care$EGP
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 2.60$ 46.57 EGP
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 5.10$ 91.35 EGP
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 3.60$ 64.48 EGP
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3.10$ 55.52 EGP
Tube of toothpaste 1.30$ 23.28 EGP
Visit to private doctor 15.00$ 268.67 EGP
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 3.80$ 68.06 EGP
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 2.90$ 51.94 EGP
Entertainment$EGP
1 ticket to the movie 7.00$ 125.38 EGP
1 ticket to the theatre 22.00$ 394.04 EGP
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.00$ 125.38 EGP
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.00$ 411.95 EGP
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 6.00$ 107.47 EGP
Other prices$EGP
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.00$ 985.11 EGP
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.00$ 841.82 EGP
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 112.00$ 2006.03 EGP
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.00$ 1504.52 EGP

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