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Cost of Living Comparison Between Riyadh and Dubai Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 50.65% higher than in Riyadh
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 116.46% higher than in Riyadh
Rent Prices in Dubai are 317.39% higher than in Riyadh
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 96.18% higher than in Riyadh
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 46.87% higher than in Riyadh
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 11.93% lower than in Riyadh
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 ﷼
(17.63 AED)
30.63 ﷼
(30.00 AED)
     +70.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 ﷼
(97.93 AED)
178.69 ﷼
(175.00 AED)
     +78.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 ﷼
(21.55 AED)
25.53 ﷼
(25.00 AED)
     +16.03 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.25 ﷼
(3.18 AED)
40.84 ﷼
(40.00 AED)
     +1,156.74 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 ﷼
(4.90 AED)
40.84 ﷼
(40.00 AED)
     +716.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 11.14 ﷼
(10.91 AED)
16.95 ﷼
(16.60 AED)
     +52.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.78 ﷼
(1.75 AED)
1.93 ﷼
(1.89 AED)
     +8.06 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.90 ﷼
(0.88 AED)
1.31 ﷼
(1.28 AED)
     +45.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 16.99 ﷼
(16.64 AED)
21.65 ﷼
(21.20 AED)
     +27.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 ﷼
(1.71 AED)
4.40 ﷼
(4.31 AED)
     +152.48 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.68 ﷼
(2.63 AED)
4.12 ﷼
(4.04 AED)
     +53.67 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 6.56 ﷼
(6.42 AED)
10.23 ﷼
(10.02 AED)
     +56.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.15 ﷼
(9.94 AED)
13.47 ﷼
(13.20 AED)
     +32.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 8.86 ﷼
(8.67 AED)
11.21 ﷼
(10.98 AED)
     +26.59 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.58 ﷼
(16.24 AED)
20.34 ﷼
(19.92 AED)
     +22.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.92 ﷼
(2.86 AED)
3.98 ﷼
(3.90 AED)
     +36.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.38 ﷼
(2.33 AED)
3.23 ﷼
(3.16 AED)
     +35.60 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.22 ﷼
(2.17 AED)
3.34 ﷼
(3.27 AED)
     +50.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.37 ﷼
(2.33 AED)
3.33 ﷼
(3.26 AED)
     +40.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.60 ﷼
(1.57 AED)
1.98 ﷼
(1.94 AED)
     +23.51 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.73 ﷼
(1.69 AED)
1.51 ﷼
(1.48 AED)
     -12.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.00 ﷼
(3.92 AED)
7.87 ﷼
(7.71 AED)
     +96.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 ﷼
(1.96 AED)
2.20 ﷼
(2.16 AED)
     +10.11 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 22.50 ﷼
(22.04 AED)
81.69 ﷼
(80.00 AED)
     +263.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.24 ﷼
(4.15 AED)
38.85 ﷼
(38.05 AED)
     +817.30 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.19 ﷼
(3.13 AED)
41.91 ﷼
(41.04 AED)
     +1,212.83 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 24.00 ﷼
(23.50 AED)
10.21 ﷼
(10.00 AED)
     -57.45 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ﷼
(1.96 AED)
5.11 ﷼
(5.00 AED)
     +155.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 135.00 ﷼
(132.21 AED)
255.28 ﷼
(250.00 AED)
     +89.09 %
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) 42.00 ﷼
(41.13 AED)
30.63 ﷼
(30.00 AED)
     -27.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.03 ﷼
(2.97 AED)
7.09 ﷼
(6.95 AED)
     +133.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,000.00 ﷼
(63,656.83 AED)
71,477.01 ﷼
(70,000.00 AED)
     +9.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 62,480.00 ﷼
(61,188.90 AED)
66,449.12 ﷼
(65,076.00 AED)
     +6.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.87 ﷼
(143.83 AED)
648.16 ﷼
(634.76 AED)
     +341.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.47 ﷼
(0.46 AED)
0.50 ﷼
(0.49 AED)
     +7.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 177.09 ﷼
(173.43 AED)
339.20 ﷼
(332.19 AED)
     +91.54 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 302.93 ﷼
(296.67 AED)
368.40 ﷼
(360.79 AED)
     +21.61 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.36 ﷼
(98.28 AED)
113.50 ﷼
(111.15 AED)
     +13.10 %
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 1,716.11 ﷼
(1,680.65 AED)
2,789.89 ﷼
(2,732.24 AED)
     +62.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,833.33 ﷼
(29,216.85 AED)
44,024.85 ﷼
(43,115.11 AED)
     +47.57 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 201.48 ﷼
(197.32 AED)
271.32 ﷼
(265.72 AED)
     +34.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 253.33 ﷼
(248.10 AED)
209.02 ﷼
(204.70 AED)
     -17.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 321.93 ﷼
(315.28 AED)
329.24 ﷼
(322.44 AED)
     +2.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 288.21 ﷼
(282.25 AED)
341.88 ﷼
(334.81 AED)
     +18.62 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,988.88 ﷼
(1,947.78 AED)
7,366.36 ﷼
(7,214.14 AED)
     +270.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,250.00 ﷼
(1,224.17 AED)
4,976.26 ﷼
(4,873.43 AED)
     +298.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,434.56 ﷼
(3,363.58 AED)
14,562.53 ﷼
(14,261.61 AED)
     +324.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,245.50 ﷼
(2,199.10 AED)
10,320.59 ﷼
(10,107.32 AED)
     +359.61 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 397.92 ﷼
(389.70 AED)
1,543.46 ﷼
(1,511.57 AED)
     +287.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 250.11 ﷼
(244.94 AED)
956.51 ﷼
(936.75 AED)
     +282.43 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,671.02 ﷼
(6,533.17 AED)
12,718.13 ﷼
(12,455.33 AED)
     +90.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.77 4.10      +8.64 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
Contributors:241678
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: SAR