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Riyadh vs Newcastle
Ruh vs Ntl

Average net salary (After tax)

Newcastle
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Ruh
Outside city centre
Ntl
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ntl
Ruh
Outside city centre
Ntl
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ntl
Ruh
Outside city centre
Ntl
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Newcastle
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Newcastle
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ntl
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Ntl
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ntl
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ntl
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Newcastle
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ntl
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Newcastle
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ntl
Ruh
Lettuce 1 head
Ntl
Ruh
Tomatoes 1kg
Ntl
Ruh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ntl
Ruh
Oranges 1 head
Ntl
Ruh
Bananas 1kg
Ntl
Ruh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Newcastle
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Newcastle are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ntl
Ruh
Market 0.5L bottle
Ntl
Ruh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Ruh
Market 0.33L bottle
Ntl
Ruh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Newcastle
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ntl
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Ntl
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Newcastle
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ntl $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth