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Cost of Living Comparison Between Riyadh and Dubai Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 51.56% higher than in Riyadh
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 114.35% higher than in Riyadh
Rent Prices in Dubai are 308.83% higher than in Riyadh
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 90.66% higher than in Riyadh
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 50.28% higher than in Riyadh
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 6.26% lower than in Riyadh
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ﷼
(19.59 AED)
30.63 ﷼
(30.00 AED)
     +53.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 ﷼
(97.93 AED)
183.80 ﷼
(180.00 AED)
     +83.80 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 ﷼
(21.54 AED)
25.53 ﷼
(25.00 AED)
     +16.04 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 ﷼
(3.92 AED)
40.84 ﷼
(40.00 AED)
     +921.12 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 ﷼
(4.90 AED)
40.84 ﷼
(40.00 AED)
     +716.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.33 ﷼
(11.10 AED)
17.02 ﷼
(16.67 AED)
     +50.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 ﷼
(1.84 AED)
2.03 ﷼
(1.99 AED)
     +7.88 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.89 ﷼
(0.87 AED)
1.34 ﷼
(1.32 AED)
     +51.62 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.70 ﷼
(16.35 AED)
21.43 ﷼
(20.98 AED)
     +28.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.02 ﷼
(1.97 AED)
4.40 ﷼
(4.31 AED)
     +118.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.66 ﷼
(2.60 AED)
4.22 ﷼
(4.14 AED)
     +58.83 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.67 ﷼
(6.53 AED)
10.27 ﷼
(10.06 AED)
     +53.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 9.68 ﷼
(9.48 AED)
13.27 ﷼
(13.00 AED)
     +37.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 9.03 ﷼
(8.84 AED)
11.44 ﷼
(11.20 AED)
     +26.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.74 ﷼
(15.42 AED)
20.95 ﷼
(20.52 AED)
     +33.07 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.81 ﷼
(2.76 AED)
3.81 ﷼
(3.74 AED)
     +35.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.39 ﷼
(2.34 AED)
3.13 ﷼
(3.07 AED)
     +30.80 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.17 ﷼
(2.13 AED)
3.52 ﷼
(3.44 AED)
     +61.74 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.41 ﷼
(2.36 AED)
3.46 ﷼
(3.38 AED)
     +43.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.70 ﷼
(1.67 AED)
2.10 ﷼
(2.05 AED)
     +23.20 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.73 ﷼
(1.69 AED)
1.52 ﷼
(1.49 AED)
     -12.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.85 ﷼
(3.77 AED)
7.27 ﷼
(7.12 AED)
     +88.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 ﷼
(2.00 AED)
2.21 ﷼
(2.16 AED)
     +7.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 ﷼
(19.59 AED)
79.14 ﷼
(77.50 AED)
     +295.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.18 ﷼
(4.09 AED)
40.09 ﷼
(39.26 AED)
     +859.48 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.31 ﷼
(3.24 AED)
42.58 ﷼
(41.70 AED)
     +1,187.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 24.00 ﷼
(23.50 AED)
11.23 ﷼
(11.00 AED)
     -53.20 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ﷼
(1.96 AED)
5.11 ﷼
(5.00 AED)
     +155.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 ﷼
(146.90 AED)
255.28 ﷼
(250.00 AED)
     +70.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ﷼
(9.79 AED)
12.25 ﷼
(12.00 AED)
     +22.53 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 ﷼
(3.15 AED)
3.29 ﷼
(3.22 AED)
     +2.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 ﷼
(44.07 AED)
35.74 ﷼
(35.00 AED)
     -20.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.06 ﷼
(3.00 AED)
7.25 ﷼
(7.10 AED)
     +136.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,000.00 ﷼
(63,655.39 AED)
76,584.24 ﷼
(75,000.00 AED)
     +17.82 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 62,875.00 ﷼
(61,574.35 AED)
67,129.41 ﷼
(65,740.75 AED)
     +6.77 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 149.08 ﷼
(145.99 AED)
663.72 ﷼
(649.99 AED)
     +345.22 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 ﷼
(0.44 AED)
0.49 ﷼
(0.48 AED)
     +8.58 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 199.61 ﷼
(195.48 AED)
342.90 ﷼
(335.81 AED)
     +71.79 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 292.71 ﷼
(286.65 AED)
368.98 ﷼
(361.35 AED)
     +26.06 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 110.67 ﷼
(108.38 AED)
117.31 ﷼
(114.88 AED)
     +6.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ﷼
(48.97 AED)
35.74 ﷼
(35.00 AED)
     -28.52 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,543.63 ﷼
(1,511.70 AED)
2,712.52 ﷼
(2,656.41 AED)
     +75.72 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,285.71 ﷼
(25,741.96 AED)
44,023.09 ﷼
(43,112.41 AED)
     +67.48 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 190.19 ﷼
(186.26 AED)
269.29 ﷼
(263.72 AED)
     +41.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 241.43 ﷼
(236.43 AED)
210.09 ﷼
(205.75 AED)
     -12.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 319.24 ﷼
(312.64 AED)
322.13 ﷼
(315.47 AED)
     +0.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 272.60 ﷼
(266.96 AED)
332.05 ﷼
(325.18 AED)
     +21.81 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,989.31 ﷼
(1,948.16 AED)
7,155.68 ﷼
(7,007.66 AED)
     +259.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,223.81 ﷼
(1,198.49 AED)
4,858.59 ﷼
(4,758.09 AED)
     +297.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,435.88 ﷼
(3,364.81 AED)
14,038.82 ﷼
(13,748.41 AED)
     +308.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,191.96 ﷼
(2,146.62 AED)
10,091.81 ﷼
(9,883.05 AED)
     +360.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 397.92 ﷼
(389.69 AED)
1,390.66 ﷼
(1,361.89 AED)
     +249.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 250.11 ﷼
(244.94 AED)
899.88 ﷼
(881.26 AED)
     +259.79 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,536.07 ﷼
(6,400.87 AED)
13,133.17 ﷼
(12,861.49 AED)
     +100.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 3.76 4.02      +6.87 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:244702
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: SAR