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Riyadh vs Seoul
Ruh vs Sel

Average net salary (After tax)

Seoul
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Ruh
Outside city centre
Sel
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sel
Ruh
Outside city centre
Sel
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sel
Ruh
Outside city centre
Sel
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Seoul
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seoul
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sel
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Sel
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sel
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sel
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seoul
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sel
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seoul
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sel
Ruh
Lettuce 1 head
Sel
Ruh
Tomatoes 1kg
Sel
Ruh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sel
Ruh
Oranges 1 head
Sel
Ruh
Bananas 1kg
Sel
Ruh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seoul
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seoul are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sel
Ruh
Market 0.5L bottle
Sel
Ruh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sel
Ruh
Market 0.33L bottle
Sel
Ruh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seoul
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sel
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Sel
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seoul
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sel $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth