- Cost of Living
- Saudi Arabia
- Egypt
- Jubail
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Jubail, Saudi Arabia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 110% | |||
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Food in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 110% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 36 (E£ 170) | E£ 68 | + 150% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 19 (E£ 91) | E£ 63 | + 44% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 11 (E£ 51) | E£ 31 | + 61% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 3.88 (E£ 18) | E£ 13 | + 42% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 7 (E£ 34) | E£ 16 | + 105% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 6 (E£ 30) | E£ 6 | + 389% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 18 (E£ 85) | E£ 29 | + 195% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 7 (E£ 33) | E£ 15 | + 120% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 4.08 (E£ 19) | E£ 5.21 | + 270% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ﷼ 3.88 (E£ 18) | E£ 14 | + 33% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ﷼ 20 (E£ 95) | E£ 88 | + 7% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 5.14 (E£ 24) | E£ 10 | + 140% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 2.33 (E£ 11) | E£ 2.60 | + 325% | |
Housing | + 161% | |||
Housing in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 161% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 2,571 (E£ 12,172) | E£ 4,715 | + 158% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 2,129 (E£ 10,076) | E£ 2,520 | + 300% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 183 (E£ 868) | E£ 253 | + 243% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 1,590 (E£ 7,527) | E£ 2,488 | + 203% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 1,300 (E£ 6,154) | E£ 1,489 | + 313% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 167 (E£ 789) | E£ 238 | + 231% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 145 (E£ 686) | E£ 397 | + 73% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 1,900 (E£ 8,994) | E£ 6,060 | + 48% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 450 (E£ 2,130) | E£ 1,489 | + 43% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 28 (E£ 130) | E£ 60 | + 117% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | ﷼ 25 (E£ 118) | E£ 17 | + 602% | |
Clothes | - 16% | |||
Clothes in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 16% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 75 (E£ 353) | E£ 735 | - 52% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 110 (E£ 520) | E£ 604 | - 14% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 253 (E£ 1,199) | E£ 1,448 | - 17% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 176 (E£ 831) | E£ 581 | + 43% | |
Transportation | + 238% | |||
Transportation in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 238% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 99,746 (E£ 472,169) | E£ 348,808 | + 35% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.76 (E£ 3.59) | E£ 3.19 | + 13% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | ﷼ 251 (E£ 1,187) | E£ 123 | + 868% | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | ﷼ 67 (E£ 315) | E£ 21 | + 1409% | |
Personal Care | + 342% | |||
Personal Care in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 342% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 46 (E£ 220) | E£ 24 | + 807% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 33 (E£ 155) | E£ 90 | + 72% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 63 (E£ 297) | E£ 98 | + 203% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 46 (E£ 216) | E£ 30 | + 621% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 24 (E£ 113) | E£ 19 | + 500% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 21 (E£ 100) | E£ 23 | + 346% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 12 (E£ 59) | E£ 13 | + 364% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 4.03 (E£ 19) | E£ 12 | + 65% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 22 (E£ 105) | E£ 28 | + 280% | |
Entertainment | + 77% | |||
Entertainment in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 77% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 159 (E£ 752) | E£ 119 | + 533% | |
2 tickets to the movies | - | E£ 86 | - | |
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) | - | E£ 266 | - | |
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert | ﷼ 349 (E£ 1,651) | E£ 214 | + 672% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | ﷼ 15 (E£ 71) | E£ 52 | + 36% | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 13 (E£ 63) | E£ 24 | + 162% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | ﷼ 2.50 (E£ 12) | E£ 19 | - 39% | |
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB | ﷼ 1,174 (E£ 5,559) | 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£ 900) | E£ 433 | + 108% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 12 (E£ 56) | E£ 26 | + 115% | |
TOTAL | + 139% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 380 prices entered by 45 different people.
These prices were last updated on December 11, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Jubail (Saudi Arabia) is 139% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 31,022
(﷼ 6,553)
in Jubail
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 13,000
in Alexandria.
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