- Cost of Living
- Saudi Arabia
- Egypt
- Tabuk
- Alexandria
- Comparison
Cost of living in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia compared to Alexandria, Egypt
Currency:
Food | + 68% | |||
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Food in Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) is 68% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district | ﷼ 17 (E£ 81) | E£ 61 | + 32% | |
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) | ﷼ 20 (E£ 95) | E£ 49 | + 94% | |
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast | ﷼ 10 (E£ 46) | E£ 32 | + 44% | |
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk | ﷼ 3.74 (E£ 18) | E£ 12 | + 54% | |
12 eggs, large | ﷼ 5.28 (E£ 25) | E£ 16 | + 53% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes | ﷼ 4.75 (E£ 23) | E£ 4.77 | + 373% | |
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese | ﷼ 10 (E£ 47) | E£ 28 | + 66% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples | ﷼ 7 (E£ 32) | E£ 12 | + 169% | |
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes | ﷼ 2.91 (E£ 14) | E£ 4.31 | + 221% | |
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket | ﷼ 1.50 (E£ 7) | E£ 9 | - 20% | |
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality | ﷼ 5.00 (E£ 24) | E£ 89 | - 73% | |
2 liters of Coca-Cola | ﷼ 6 (E£ 30) | E£ 9 | + 225% | |
Bread for 2 people for 1 day | ﷼ 1.37 (E£ 7) | E£ 2.71 | + 141% | |
Housing | + 242% | |||
Housing in Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) is 242% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 2,355 (E£ 11,190) | E£ 4,287 | + 161% | |
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area | ﷼ 1,923 (E£ 9,138) | E£ 2,487 | + 267% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat | ﷼ 100 (E£ 475) | E£ 218 | + 118% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area | ﷼ 6,920 (E£ 32,887) | E£ 2,526 | + 1202% | |
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area | ﷼ 2,880 (E£ 13,689) | E£ 1,181 | + 1059% | |
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio | ﷼ 70 (E£ 333) | E£ 512 | - 35% | |
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) | ﷼ 150 (E£ 713) | E£ 443 | + 61% | |
40” flat screen TV | ﷼ 922 (E£ 4,382) | E£ 5,512 | - 21% | |
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 327 (E£ 1,552) | E£ 1,699 | - 9% | |
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) | ﷼ 27 (E£ 129) | E£ 64 | + 102% | |
Hourly rate for cleaning help | - | E£ 19 | - | |
Clothes | + 102% | |||
Clothes in Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) is 102% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) | ﷼ 94 (E£ 449) | E£ 645 | - 30% | |
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) | ﷼ 318 (E£ 1,510) | E£ 581 | + 160% | |
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 349 (E£ 1,658) | E£ 1,190 | + 39% | |
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes | ﷼ 226 (E£ 1,072) | E£ 720 | + 49% | |
Transportation | - 8% | |||
Transportation in Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) is 8% cheaper than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new | ﷼ 87,456 (E£ 415,633) | E£ 507,909 | - 18% | |
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas | ﷼ 0.78 (E£ 3.73) | E£ 2.81 | + 33% | |
Monthly ticket public transport | - | E£ 109 | - | |
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) | - | E£ 21 | - | |
Personal Care | + 182% | |||
Personal Care in Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) is 182% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) | ﷼ 12 (E£ 59) | E£ 24 | + 142% | |
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) | ﷼ 80 (E£ 380) | E£ 76 | + 400% | |
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) | ﷼ 40 (E£ 190) | E£ 112 | + 70% | |
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) | ﷼ 2.00 (E£ 10) | E£ 30 | - 68% | |
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) | ﷼ 13 (E£ 59) | E£ 19 | + 214% | |
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) | ﷼ 13 (E£ 62) | E£ 23 | + 177% | |
4 rolls of toilet paper | ﷼ 7 (E£ 33) | E£ 13 | + 161% | |
Tube of toothpaste | ﷼ 5.17 (E£ 25) | E£ 12 | + 112% | |
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city | ﷼ 13 (E£ 64) | E£ 27 | + 139% | |
Entertainment | + 113% | |||
Entertainment in Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) is 113% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt) | ||||
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub | ﷼ 51 (E£ 241) | E£ 119 | + 103% | |
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 | ﷼ 119 (E£ 564) | E£ 233 | + 142% | |
1 cocktail drink in downtown club | - | E£ 52 | - | |
Cappuccino in expat area of the city | ﷼ 7 (E£ 31) | E£ 24 | + 30% | |
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) | - | E£ 19 | - | |
iPod nano 16GB | ﷼ 650 (E£ 3,089) | E£ 2,268 | + 36% | |
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) | ﷼ 0.40 (E£ 1.92) | E£ 0.23 | + 725% | |
1 month of gym membership in business district | ﷼ 352 (E£ 1,675) | E£ 379 | + 342% | |
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes | ﷼ 12 (E£ 57) | E£ 26 | + 119% | |
TOTAL | + 86% |
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 479 prices entered by 41 different people.
These prices were last updated on July 24, 2017.
Exchange rate:
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Cost of living in Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) is 86% more expensive than in Alexandria (Egypt)
For example, you would need at least E£ 22,361
(﷼ 4,705)
in Tabuk
to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with
E£ 12,000
in Alexandria.
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