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Riyadh vs Reykjavik
Ruh vs Rkv

Average net salary (After tax)

Reykjavik
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Ruh
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Rkv
Ruh
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Rkv
Ruh
Outside city centre
Rkv
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Reykjavik
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Reykjavik
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Rkv
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Rkv
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Rkv
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Rkv
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Reykjavik
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Rkv
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Reykjavik
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Rkv
Ruh
Lettuce 1 head
Rkv
Ruh
Tomatoes 1kg
Rkv
Ruh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Rkv
Ruh
Oranges 1 head
Rkv
Ruh
Bananas 1kg
Rkv
Ruh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Reykjavik
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Reykjavik are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Rkv
Ruh
Market 0.5L bottle
Rkv
Ruh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Ruh
Market 0.33L bottle
Rkv
Ruh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Reykjavik
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Rkv
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Rkv
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Reykjavik
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Rkv $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth