Cost of living in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Summary of cost of living in Jeddah

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ﷼‎ 13,105
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ﷼‎ 5,713
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Jeddah
Current as of Mar 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ﷼‎ 46
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ﷼‎ 31
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ﷼‎ 18
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ﷼‎ 6
12 eggs, large ﷼‎ 20
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ﷼‎ 7
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ﷼‎ 20
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ﷼‎ 8
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ﷼‎ 5.04
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of coca-cola ﷼‎ 9
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ﷼‎ 2.96
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ﷼‎ 3,710
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ﷼‎ 2,965
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ﷼‎ 618
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ﷼‎ 2,552
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ﷼‎ 1,486
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ﷼‎ 314
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ﷼‎ 192
40” flat screen tv ﷼‎ 1,163
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 407
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ﷼‎ 25
Hourly rate for cleaning help ﷼‎ 28
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ﷼‎ 130
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ﷼‎ 190
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 417
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ﷼‎ 250
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ﷼‎ 89,018
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ﷼‎ 2.14
Monthly ticket public transport ﷼‎ 476
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ﷼‎ 49
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ﷼‎ 13
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ﷼‎ 65
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ﷼‎ 169
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ﷼‎ 25
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ﷼‎ 20
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ﷼‎ 19
4 rolls of toilet paper ﷼‎ 9
Tube of toothpaste ﷼‎ 12
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 33
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ﷼‎ 55
2 tickets to the movies ﷼‎ 111
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ﷼‎ 279
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ﷼‎ 243
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ﷼‎ 18
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ﷼‎ 1,710
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ﷼‎ 0.66
1 month of gym membership in business district ﷼‎ 383
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ﷼‎ 30
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 75 prices entered by 13 different people.
Latest price update: March 04, 2024

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