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Singapore vs Riyadh
Sin vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Singapore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Sin
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sin

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Sin
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sin

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Sin
Outside city centre
Ruh
Sin

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
Singapore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Sin

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Sin

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Sin

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Sin

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Singapore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Sin
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Singapore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Sin
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Sin
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Sin

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Sin
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Sin
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Sin

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Singapore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Singapore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Sin
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Sin

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Sin
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Sin

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Singapore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Sin

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Sin

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Singapore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Sin $4,070.74/mth