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Riyadh vs Seattle
Ruh vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Ruh
Outside city centre
Sea
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Ruh
Outside city centre
Sea
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Ruh
Outside city centre
Sea
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Ruh
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Ruh
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Ruh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Ruh
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Ruh
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Ruh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Ruh
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Ruh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Ruh
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Ruh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Sea
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth