Cost of living in Dhaka (Bangladesh) is 7% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt)
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Food | + 17% | |||
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Food in Dhaka (Bangladesh) is 17% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||
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Dhaka | Cairo | Diff | ||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | Taka 269 (E£ 111) | E£ 272 | - 59% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) | Taka 546 (E£ 225) | E£ 215 | + 5% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | Taka 212 (E£ 88) | E£ 119 | - 26% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | Taka 92 (E£ 38) | E£ 45 | - 17% | |
12 eggs, large | Taka 150 (E£ 62) | E£ 74 | - 17% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | Taka 88 (E£ 36) | E£ 17 | + 113% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | Taka 476 (E£ 196) | E£ 93 | + 111% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | Taka 302 (E£ 125) | E£ 72 | + 73% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | Taka 57 (E£ 23) | E£ 21 | + 9% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | Taka 403 (E£ 166) | E£ 58 | + 186% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | Taka 1,476 (E£ 609) | E£ 355 | + 71% | |
2 liters of coca-cola | Taka 134 (E£ 55) | E£ 37 | + 51% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | Taka 74 (E£ 31) | E£ 27 | + 12% | |
Housing | - 8% | |||
Housing in Dhaka (Bangladesh) is 8% cheaper than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||
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Dhaka | Cairo | Diff | ||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area | Taka 38,065 (E£ 15,707) | E£ 21,230 | - 26% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area | Taka 21,815 (E£ 9,001) | E£ 14,106 | - 36% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | Taka 4,476 (E£ 1,847) | E£ 2,010 | - 8% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area | Taka 29,570 (E£ 12,201) | E£ 12,355 | - 1% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area | Taka 16,871 (E£ 6,961) | E£ 7,295 | - 5% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio | Taka 2,789 (E£ 1,151) | E£ 1,125 | + 2% | |
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) | Taka 1,355 (E£ 559) | E£ 433 | + 29% | |
40” flat screen tv | Taka 42,345 (E£ 17,473) | E£ 13,806 | + 27% | |
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) | Taka 14,319 (E£ 5,908) | E£ 6,996 | - 16% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | Taka 605 (E£ 250) | E£ 224 | + 11% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | Taka 709 (E£ 293) | E£ 254 | + 15% | |
Clothes | - 57% | |||
Clothes in Dhaka (Bangladesh) is 57% cheaper than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||
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1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) | Taka 2,001 (E£ 826) | E£ 1,949 | - 58% | |
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) | Taka 2,394 (E£ 988) | E£ 2,386 | - 59% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) | Taka 4,762 (E£ 1,965) | E£ 5,017 | - 61% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | Taka 4,402 (E£ 1,817) | E£ 2,788 | - 35% | |
Transportation | + 32% | |||
Transportation in Dhaka (Bangladesh) is 32% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||
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Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new | Taka 3,658,440 (E£ 1,509,576) | E£ 1,785,150 | - 15% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | Taka 117 (E£ 48) | E£ 13 | + 269% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | Taka 2,409 (E£ 994) | E£ 534 | + 86% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | Taka 523 (E£ 216) | E£ 202 | + 7% | |
Personal Care | + 32% | |||
Personal Care in Dhaka (Bangladesh) is 32% more expensive than in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||
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Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) | Taka 376 (E£ 155) | E£ 63 | + 145% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | Taka 790 (E£ 326) | E£ 100 | + 224% | |
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) | Taka 1,504 (E£ 621) | E£ 547 | + 13% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) | Taka 563 (E£ 232) | E£ 74 | + 216% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | Taka 284 (E£ 117) | E£ 134 | - 13% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | Taka 478 (E£ 197) | E£ 116 | + 69% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | Taka 95 (E£ 39) | E£ 48 | - 17% | |
Tube of toothpaste | Taka 80 (E£ 33) | E£ 34 | - 4% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | Taka 357 (E£ 147) | E£ 192 | - 23% | |
Entertainment | + 3% | |||
Entertainment in Dhaka (Bangladesh) is about the same as in Cairo (Egypt) | ||||
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Dhaka | Cairo | Diff | ||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | Taka 1,473 (E£ 608) | E£ 826 | - 26% | |
2 tickets to the movies | Taka 991 (E£ 409) | E£ 314 | + 30% | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | Taka 2,203 (E£ 909) | E£ 1,032 | - 12% | |
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | Taka 3,597 (E£ 1,484) | E£ 1,003 | + 48% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | Taka 762 (E£ 315) | E£ 209 | + 50% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | Taka 253 (E£ 104) | E£ 76 | + 38% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | Taka 506 (E£ 209) | E£ 72 | + 191% | |
Ipad wi-fi 128gb | Taka 42,611 (E£ 17,582) | E£ 21,603 | - 19% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | Taka 10 (E£ 4.13) | E£ 6 | - 32% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | Taka 2,365 (E£ 976) | E£ 988 | - 1% | |
1 package of marlboro cigarettes | Taka 327 (E£ 135) | E£ 88 | + 53% | |
TOTAL | + 7% |
These prices were last updated on November 09, 2024.
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