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Cost of Living Comparison Between Riyadh and Dubai Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 45.06% higher than in Riyadh
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 105.29% higher than in Riyadh
Rent Prices in Dubai are 319.53% higher than in Riyadh
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 98.93% higher than in Riyadh
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 49.49% higher than in Riyadh
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 8.02% lower than in Riyadh
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ﷼
(19.58 AED)
30.64 ﷼
(30.00 AED)
     +53.22 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 ﷼
(97.90 AED)
194.08 ﷼
(190.00 AED)
     +94.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 ﷼
(21.54 AED)
25.54 ﷼
(25.00 AED)
     +16.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 ﷼
(4.90 AED)
45.97 ﷼
(45.00 AED)
     +819.30 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 ﷼
(4.90 AED)
45.97 ﷼
(45.00 AED)
     +819.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.36 ﷼
(11.12 AED)
17.56 ﷼
(17.19 AED)
     +54.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.17 ﷼
(2.12 AED)
2.76 ﷼
(2.70 AED)
     +27.25 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.90 ﷼
(0.88 AED)
1.46 ﷼
(1.43 AED)
     +63.21 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 17.14 ﷼
(16.78 AED)
22.47 ﷼
(22.00 AED)
     +31.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.81 ﷼
(1.77 AED)
4.40 ﷼
(4.30 AED)
     +143.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.24 ﷼
(3.17 AED)
4.18 ﷼
(4.10 AED)
     +29.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 7.62 ﷼
(7.46 AED)
10.08 ﷼
(9.87 AED)
     +32.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.81 ﷼
(8.62 AED)
13.90 ﷼
(13.61 AED)
     +57.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 8.20 ﷼
(8.03 AED)
12.22 ﷼
(11.96 AED)
     +49.07 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.52 ﷼
(17.15 AED)
19.11 ﷼
(18.71 AED)
     +9.09 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.92 ﷼
(2.86 AED)
3.94 ﷼
(3.86 AED)
     +34.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.50 ﷼
(2.45 AED)
3.05 ﷼
(2.99 AED)
     +22.07 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.34 ﷼
(2.29 AED)
3.43 ﷼
(3.36 AED)
     +46.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.35 ﷼
(2.30 AED)
3.24 ﷼
(3.18 AED)
     +38.17 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 ﷼
(1.84 AED)
1.88 ﷼
(1.84 AED)
     -0.09 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.95 ﷼
(1.91 AED)
1.51 ﷼
(1.47 AED)
     -22.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 3.83 ﷼
(3.75 AED)
6.45 ﷼
(6.32 AED)
     +68.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.05 ﷼
(2.01 AED)
2.13 ﷼
(2.09 AED)
     +3.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.00 ﷼
(16.64 AED)
81.72 ﷼
(80.00 AED)
     +380.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.05 ﷼
(3.97 AED)
37.99 ﷼
(37.19 AED)
     +837.30 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.53 ﷼
(3.46 AED)
42.13 ﷼
(41.25 AED)
     +1,092.49 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.00 ﷼
(23.50 AED)
20.43 ﷼
(20.00 AED)
     -14.88 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 ﷼
(4.90 AED)
5.11 ﷼
(5.00 AED)
     +2.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 180.00 ﷼
(176.22 AED)
255.36 ﷼
(250.00 AED)
     +41.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ﷼
(9.79 AED)
12.26 ﷼
(12.00 AED)
     +22.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 ﷼
(3.15 AED)
3.29 ﷼
(3.22 AED)
     +2.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ﷼
(48.95 AED)
30.64 ﷼
(30.00 AED)
     -38.71 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.61 ﷼
(4.51 AED)
8.07 ﷼
(7.90 AED)
     +74.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 75,000.00 ﷼
(73,425.04 AED)
81,716.00 ﷼
(80,000.00 AED)
     +8.95 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,495.12 ﷼
(64,119.76 AED)
67,776.70 ﷼
(66,353.43 AED)
     +3.48 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.57 ﷼
(188.53 AED)
681.64 ﷼
(667.33 AED)
     +253.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.44 ﷼
(0.43 AED)
0.48 ﷼
(0.47 AED)
     +9.35 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 229.82 ﷼
(225.00 AED)
384.21 ﷼
(376.15 AED)
     +67.18 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 302.92 ﷼
(296.56 AED)
353.27 ﷼
(345.85 AED)
     +16.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 115.00 ﷼
(112.59 AED)
111.32 ﷼
(108.98 AED)
     -3.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 70.00 ﷼
(68.53 AED)
40.86 ﷼
(40.00 AED)
     -41.63 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,199.02 ﷼
(1,173.84 AED)
2,530.36 ﷼
(2,477.22 AED)
     +111.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,363.16 ﷼
(18,956.54 AED)
44,314.49 ﷼
(43,383.91 AED)
     +128.86 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 190.18 ﷼
(186.19 AED)
247.61 ﷼
(242.41 AED)
     +30.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 200.33 ﷼
(196.13 AED)
206.84 ﷼
(202.50 AED)
     +3.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 307.00 ﷼
(300.55 AED)
328.71 ﷼
(321.81 AED)
     +7.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 262.46 ﷼
(256.94 AED)
334.73 ﷼
(327.70 AED)
     +27.54 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,827.25 ﷼
(1,788.88 AED)
6,742.53 ﷼
(6,600.94 AED)
     +269.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,239.31 ﷼
(1,213.29 AED)
4,666.05 ﷼
(4,568.06 AED)
     +276.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,105.23 ﷼
(3,040.02 AED)
13,567.95 ﷼
(13,283.03 AED)
     +336.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,058.09 ﷼
(2,014.87 AED)
9,564.64 ﷼
(9,363.78 AED)
     +364.73 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 403.46 ﷼
(394.99 AED)
1,430.33 ﷼
(1,400.30 AED)
     +254.52 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 264.19 ﷼
(258.64 AED)
900.95 ﷼
(882.03 AED)
     +241.02 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,682.11 ﷼
(6,541.78 AED)
12,617.29 ﷼
(12,352.33 AED)
     +88.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.73 4.24      +13.67 %
Last update: May 2018May 2018
Contributors:305815
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: SAR