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Riyadh vs Wellington
Ruh vs Wlg

Average net salary (After tax)

Wellington
Riyadh

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Ruh
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ruh

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Wlg
Ruh
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ruh

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Wlg
Ruh
Outside city centre
Wlg
Ruh

Mortgage rates

Wellington
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Wellington
Riyadh

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Wlg
Ruh

Mobile phone data

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

Wlg
Ruh

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Wlg
Ruh

Monthly pass

Regular price

Wlg
Ruh

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Wellington
Riyadh

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Wlg
Ruh
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Wellington
Riyadh

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Wlg
Ruh
Lettuce 1 head
Wlg
Ruh
Tomatoes 1kg
Wlg
Ruh

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Wlg
Ruh
Oranges 1 head
Wlg
Ruh
Bananas 1kg
Wlg
Ruh

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Wellington
4.5%
Riyadh
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Wellington are 17.14% higher than in Riyadh

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Wlg
Ruh
Market 0.5L bottle
Wlg
Ruh

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Ruh
Market 0.33L bottle
Wlg
Ruh

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Wellington
5
Riyadh

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Wlg
Ruh

Summer dress

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

Wlg
Ruh

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Wellington
$15.33
Riyadh
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Wlg $4,070.74/mth
Ruh $4,070.74/mth