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Seattle vs Riyadh
Sea vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Sea
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Sea
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Sea
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sea

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Sea

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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