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Paris vs Riyadh
Par vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Par
Outside city centre
Ruh
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Par
Outside city centre
Ruh
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Par
Outside city centre
Ruh
Par

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Par
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Par
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Par

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth