- Cost of Living
- Saudi Arabia
- Egypt
- Buraidah
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Buraidah, Saudi Arabia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 143% | |||
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Food in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia) is 143% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 31 (E£ 150) | E£ 61 | + 144% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 23 (E£ 109) | E£ 48 | + 128% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 10 (E£ 49) | E£ 25 | + 94% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 5.50 (E£ 26) | E£ 10 | + 167% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 7 (E£ 32) | E£ 11 | + 203% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 5.25 (E£ 25) | E£ 6 | + 303% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 32 (E£ 154) | E£ 27 | + 469% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 7 (E£ 32) | E£ 13 | + 142% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 3.83 (E£ 18) | E£ 3.74 | + 392% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ﷼ 2.50 (E£ 12) | E£ 9 | + 34% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | - | E£ 89 | - | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 4.67 (E£ 22) | E£ 9 | + 146% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 2.25 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.71 | + 299% | |
Housing | + 120% | |||
Housing in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia) is 120% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 2,049 (E£ 9,833) | E£ 4,450 | + 121% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 1,754 (E£ 8,420) | E£ 2,577 | + 227% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 221 (E£ 1,059) | E£ 218 | + 386% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 1,600 (E£ 7,680) | E£ 2,526 | + 204% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 950 (E£ 4,560) | E£ 1,181 | + 286% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 123 (E£ 592) | E£ 512 | + 16% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 143 (E£ 684) | E£ 443 | + 54% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 1,250 (E£ 6,000) | E£ 5,512 | + 9% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 500 (E£ 2,400) | E£ 1,699 | + 41% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 29 (E£ 138) | E£ 64 | + 116% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 14 (E£ 68) | E£ 19 | + 263% | |
Clothes | + 52% | |||
Clothes in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia) is 52% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 270 (E£ 1,296) | E£ 645 | + 101% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 190 (E£ 912) | E£ 599 | + 52% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 217 (E£ 1,040) | E£ 1,046 | - 1% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 250 (E£ 1,200) | E£ 720 | + 67% | |
Transportation | + 4% | |||
Transportation in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia) is 4% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | - | E£ 507,909 | - | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 1.30 (E£ 6) | E£ 3.02 | + 107% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 109 | - | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 178% | |||
Personal Care in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia) is 178% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 25 (E£ 120) | E£ 24 | + 395% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 30 (E£ 144) | E£ 76 | + 89% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 150 (E£ 720) | E£ 112 | + 545% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | - | E£ 30 | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 14 (E£ 68) | E£ 30 | + 127% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 17 (E£ 82) | E£ 27 | + 202% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 5.00 (E£ 24) | E£ 13 | + 90% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 8 (E£ 38) | E£ 12 | + 232% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 12 (E£ 59) | E£ 39 | + 52% | |
Entertainment | + 54% | |||
Entertainment in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia) is 54% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | - | E£ 119 | - | |
2 tickets to the movies | - | E£ 73 | - | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 283 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 150 (E£ 720) | E£ 233 | + 208% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | - | E£ 52 | - | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 25 (E£ 120) | E£ 24 | + 403% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 19 | - | |
iPod nano 16GB | ﷼ 899 (E£ 4,315) | E£ 2,268 | + 90% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 200 (E£ 960) | E£ 394 | + 144% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 9 (E£ 43) | E£ 26 | + 66% | |
TOTAL | + 69% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 481 prices entered by 37 different people.
These prices were last updated on May 30, 2017.
Exchange rate:
4.800
EGP
/
SAR
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Cost of living in Buraidah (Saudi Arabia) is 69% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 27,396
(﷼ 5,707)
in Buraidah
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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