- Cost of Living
- Saudi Arabia
- Egypt
- Jubail
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Jubail, Saudi Arabia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 112% | |||
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Food in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 112% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 36 (E£ 170) | E£ 68 | + 151% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 20 (E£ 95) | E£ 60 | + 58% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 11 (E£ 51) | E£ 32 | + 57% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 3.86 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 43% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 7 (E£ 34) | E£ 16 | + 109% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 6 (E£ 29) | E£ 6 | + 370% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 22 (E£ 101) | E£ 27 | + 272% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 7 (E£ 32) | E£ 15 | + 113% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 4.29 (E£ 20) | E£ 5.21 | + 287% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ﷼ 3.83 (E£ 18) | E£ 14 | + 30% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ﷼ 20 (E£ 94) | E£ 88 | + 6% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 4.83 (E£ 23) | E£ 10 | + 136% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 2.43 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.28 | + 401% | |
Housing | + 240% | |||
Housing in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 240% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 2,667 (E£ 12,515) | E£ 4,826 | + 159% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 2,250 (E£ 10,559) | E£ 2,486 | + 325% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 232 (E£ 1,088) | E£ 245 | + 343% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 1,635 (E£ 7,674) | E£ 2,488 | + 208% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 4,400 (E£ 20,649) | E£ 1,489 | + 1287% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 171 (E£ 802) | E£ 238 | + 237% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 178 (E£ 833) | E£ 397 | + 110% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 2,212 (E£ 10,379) | E£ 6,060 | + 71% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 729 (E£ 3,420) | E£ 1,489 | + 130% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 28 (E£ 129) | E£ 60 | + 115% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 25 (E£ 117) | E£ 17 | + 596% | |
Clothes | - 17% | |||
Clothes in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 17% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 75 (E£ 350) | E£ 735 | - 52% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 110 (E£ 515) | E£ 604 | - 15% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 253 (E£ 1,189) | E£ 1,360 | - 13% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 176 (E£ 824) | E£ 581 | + 42% | |
Transportation | + 236% | |||
Transportation in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 236% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 99,746 (E£ 468,108) | E£ 348,808 | + 34% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.76 (E£ 3.56) | E£ 3.19 | + 12% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 251 (E£ 1,176) | E£ 123 | + 860% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ﷼ 67 (E£ 312) | E£ 21 | + 1396% | |
Personal Care | + 318% | |||
Personal Care in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 318% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 46 (E£ 218) | E£ 24 | + 799% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 33 (E£ 154) | E£ 90 | + 71% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 63 (E£ 295) | E£ 98 | + 200% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 46 (E£ 214) | E£ 30 | + 615% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 24 (E£ 112) | E£ 19 | + 495% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 21 (E£ 99) | E£ 23 | + 342% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 12 (E£ 58) | E£ 13 | + 360% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 4.03 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 64% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 22 (E£ 104) | E£ 28 | + 276% | |
Entertainment | + 79% | |||
Entertainment in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 79% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 159 (E£ 745) | E£ 119 | + 528% | |
2 tickets to the movies | - | E£ 80 | - | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 323 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 349 (E£ 1,637) | E£ 214 | + 665% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ﷼ 15 (E£ 70) | E£ 52 | + 35% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 13 (E£ 62) | E£ 24 | + 160% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ﷼ 2.50 (E£ 12) | E£ 19 | - 40% | |
iPad Air 2, 64GB | ﷼ 1,174 (E£ 5,511) | E£ 12,013 | - 54% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.23 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 190 (E£ 892) | E£ 433 | + 106% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 12 (E£ 55) | E£ 26 | + 114% | |
TOTAL | + 154% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 473 prices entered by 46 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 18, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 154% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 33,030
(﷼ 7,038)
in Jubail
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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