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Tokyo vs Riyadh
Tyo vs Ruh

Average net salary (After tax)

Riyadh
Tokyo

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Tyo
Outside city centre
Ruh
Tyo

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ruh
Tyo
Outside city centre
Ruh
Tyo

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ruh
Tyo
Outside city centre
Ruh
Tyo

Mortgage rates

Riyadh
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Riyadh
Tokyo

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ruh
Tyo

Mobile phone data

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

Ruh
Tyo

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ruh
Tyo

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ruh
Tyo

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Riyadh
Tokyo

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ruh
Tyo
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Riyadh
Tokyo

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ruh
Tyo
Lettuce 1 head
Ruh
Tyo
Tomatoes 1kg
Ruh
Tyo

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ruh
Tyo
Oranges 1 head
Ruh
Tyo
Bananas 1kg
Ruh
Tyo

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Riyadh
4.5%
Tokyo
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Riyadh are 17.14% higher than in Tokyo

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ruh
Tyo
Market 0.5L bottle
Ruh
Tyo

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Tyo
Market 0.33L bottle
Ruh
Tyo

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Riyadh
5
Tokyo

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ruh
Tyo

Summer dress

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

Ruh
Tyo

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Riyadh
$15.33
Tokyo
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ruh $4,070.74/mth
Tyo $4,070.74/mth