Cost of living in Giza, Egypt

Summary of cost of living in Giza

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: E£ 24,777
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: E£ 10,038
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Giza, Egypt. Current as of Oct 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district E£ 55
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) E£ 48
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast E£ 34
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk E£ 11
12 eggs, large E£ 13
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes E£ 7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese E£ 14
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples E£ 16
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes E£ 4.62
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket E£ 21
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality E£ 92
2 liters of coca-cola E£ 10
Bread for 2 people for 1 day E£ 5.65
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area E£ 4,646
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area E£ 4,917
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat E£ 4,553
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area E£ 4,640
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area E£ 34,534
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio -
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) E£ 245
40” flat screen tv E£ 4,672
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) E£ 2,500
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) E£ 73
Hourly rate for cleaning help E£ 57
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) E£ 536
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) E£ 584
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) E£ 1,012
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes E£ 1,349
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new E£ 274,062
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas E£ 4.02
Monthly ticket public transport E£ 240
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) E£ 50
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) E£ 132
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) E£ 213
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) E£ 63
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) E£ 35
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) E£ 38
4 rolls of toilet paper E£ 19
Tube of toothpaste E£ 12
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city E£ 43
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub E£ 325
2 tickets to the movies E£ 106
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) E£ 429
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert E£ 336
1 cocktail drink in downtown club E£ 52
Cappuccino in expat area of the city E£ 24
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) E£ 22
Ipad wi-fi 128gb E£ 7,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district E£ 340
1 package of marlboro cigarettes E£ 33
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 40 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: October 13, 2020

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