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Riyadh vs Paris
Ruh vs Par

Average net salary (After tax)

Paris
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Ruh
Outside city centre
Par
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Par
Ruh
Outside city centre
Par
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Par
Ruh
Outside city centre
Par
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Paris
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Paris
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Par
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Par
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Par
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Par
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Paris
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Par
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Paris
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Paris
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Paris are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Paris
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Par
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Par
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Paris
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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