- Cost of Living
- Saudi Arabia
- Egypt
- Jubail
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Jubail, Saudi Arabia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 250% | |||
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Food in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 250% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 34 (E£ 172) | E£ 55 | + 215% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 24 (E£ 120) | E£ 45 | + 164% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 11 (E£ 55) | E£ 26 | + 110% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 3.68 (E£ 18) | E£ 10 | + 79% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 9 (E£ 44) | E£ 14 | + 224% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 5.87 (E£ 29) | E£ 5.10 | + 477% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 18 (E£ 89) | E£ 35 | + 155% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 7 (E£ 34) | E£ 13 | + 173% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 4.31 (E£ 22) | E£ 4.34 | + 397% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ﷼ 4.00 (E£ 20) | E£ 14 | + 48% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ﷼ 230 (E£ 1,152) | E£ 90 | + 1174% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 4.24 (E£ 21) | E£ 8 | + 150% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 2.16 (E£ 11) | E£ 3.28 | + 230% | |
Housing | + 757% | |||
Housing in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 757% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 7,675 (E£ 38,433) | E£ 4,223 | + 810% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 8,366 (E£ 41,895) | E£ 2,163 | + 1837% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 316 (E£ 1,582) | E£ 208 | + 660% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 5,921 (E£ 29,650) | E£ 2,474 | + 1098% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 8,255 (E£ 41,340) | E£ 1,475 | + 2703% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 732 (E£ 3,664) | E£ 494 | + 642% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 152 (E£ 760) | E£ 333 | + 128% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 2,209 (E£ 11,061) | E£ 4,994 | + 121% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 412 (E£ 2,062) | E£ 1,249 | + 65% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 31 (E£ 154) | E£ 69 | + 124% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 25 (E£ 125) | E£ 17 | + 624% | |
Clothes | + 35% | |||
Clothes in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 35% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 133 (E£ 667) | E£ 522 | + 28% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 128 (E£ 643) | E£ 530 | + 21% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 223 (E£ 1,116) | E£ 768 | + 45% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 250 (E£ 1,252) | E£ 370 | + 239% | |
Transportation | + 288% | |||
Transportation in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 288% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 97,467 (E£ 488,101) | E£ 247,119 | + 98% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.76 (E£ 3.80) | E£ 2.60 | + 46% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 271 (E£ 1,355) | E£ 126 | + 979% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 23 | - | |
Personal Care | + 579% | |||
Personal Care in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 579% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 9 (E£ 44) | E£ 17 | + 158% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 70 (E£ 351) | E£ 60 | + 484% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 100 (E£ 501) | E£ 101 | + 394% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 24 (E£ 121) | - | - | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 50 (E£ 250) | E£ 15 | + 1556% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 22 (E£ 108) | E£ 18 | + 491% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 4.57 (E£ 23) | E£ 6 | + 279% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 4.80 (E£ 24) | E£ 4.98 | + 382% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 15 (E£ 77) | E£ 23 | + 228% | |
Entertainment | + 187% | |||
Entertainment in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 187% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 67 (E£ 333) | E£ 82 | + 307% | |
2 tickets to the movies | - | E£ 69 | - | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 168 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 200 (E£ 1,002) | E£ 210 | + 378% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | - | E£ 46 | - | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 13 (E£ 64) | E£ 25 | + 161% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
iPod nano 16GB | ﷼ 2,699 (E£ 13,514) | E£ 1,962 | + 589% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | - | E£ 0.24 | - | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 268 (E£ 1,345) | E£ 311 | + 332% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 11 (E£ 57) | E£ 25 | + 124% | |
TOTAL | + 351% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 383 prices entered by 34 different people.
These prices were last updated on January 22, 2017.
Exchange rate:
5.008
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/
SAR
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Cost of living in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 351% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 73,235
(﷼ 14,624)
in Jubail
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 16,250
in Alexandria.
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