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Darwin vs Riyadh
Drw vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Drw
Outside city centre
Ruh
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Drw
Outside city centre
Ruh
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Drw
Outside city centre
Ruh
Drw

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Riyadh
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Drw

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Ruh
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Ruh
Drw
White bread 500g
Ruh
Drw
Eggs 12
Ruh
Drw
White rice 1kg
Ruh
Drw

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Darwin

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Ruh
Drw
Beef round 1kg
Ruh
Drw
Local cheese 1kg
Ruh
Drw

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Drw

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Ruh
Drw

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Ruh
Drw
1 pair men's leather shoes
Ruh
Drw

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth