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San Francisco vs Riyadh
Sfo vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
San Francisco

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Sfo
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sfo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Sfo
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sfo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Sfo
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sfo

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
San Francisco
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
San Francisco

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Sfo

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Sfo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Sfo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Sfo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
San Francisco

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Sfo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
San Francisco

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Sfo
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Sfo
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Sfo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Sfo
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Sfo
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Sfo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
San Francisco
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in San Francisco

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Sfo
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Sfo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Sfo
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Sfo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
San Francisco

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Sfo

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Sfo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
San Francisco
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Sfo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Sfo $4,070.74/mth