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Riyadh vs Vancouver
Ruh vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Ruh
Outside city centre
Van
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Ruh
Outside city centre
Van
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Ruh
Outside city centre
Van
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Vancouver
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Van
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Ruh
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Ruh
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Ruh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Ruh
Oranges 1 head
Van
Ruh
Bananas 1kg
Van
Ruh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Ruh
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Ruh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Ruh
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Ruh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Van
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth