Cost of Living Comparison

AUD
COMPARED TO
SAR

Australia is 34.4% more expensive than Saudi Arabia.

If you lived in Saudi Arabia instead of Australia, you would:
local_dining

pay 52.2% less for restaurants

  Australia help_outline Saudi Arabia help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $13.61
A$17.59
$5.01
SAR18.79
-63.2%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.59
A$9.81
$6.23
SAR23.38
-17.8%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.26
A$2.93
$0.63
SAR2.36
-72.2%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.87
A$2.41
$0.22
SAR0.84
-88.0%

Australia vs. Saudi Arabia - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 37.1% less for groceries

  Australia help_outline Saudi Arabia help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.65
A$2.13
$0.53
SAR2.00
-67.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.22
A$4.16
$2.56
SAR9.60
-20.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.90
A$5.04
$4.74
SAR17.77
+21.5%
Eggs
1 dozen
$3.06
A$3.96
$1.89
SAR7.10
-38.1%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.18
A$4.12
$2.31
SAR8.67
-27.4%
Apples (1 lb) $1.23
A$1.59
$0.87
SAR3.26
-29.1%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.06
A$1.37
$0.65
SAR2.45
-38.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.19
A$1.54
$0.66
SAR2.47
-44.6%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.63
A$2.11
$0.67
SAR2.52
-58.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.02
A$1.32
$0.49
SAR1.83
-52.1%
Onions (1 lb) $0.81
A$1.05
$0.44
SAR1.65
-46.0%

Australia vs. Saudi Arabia - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 12.0% more for transportation

  Australia help_outline Saudi Arabia help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.80
A$4.91
$1.37
SAR5.12
-64.0%
Monthly public transit pass $94.88
A$122.70
$35.47
SAR133.01
-62.6%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $17,132.84
A$22,156.14
$19,263.58
SAR72,230.74
+12.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $15.31
A$19.79
$19.59
SAR73.45
+28.0%

Australia vs. Saudi Arabia - Cost of transportation
home

pay 61.0% less for housing

  Australia help_outline Saudi Arabia help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$52.36
A$67.71
$62.18
SAR233.15
+18.8%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $945.31
A$1,222.47
$327.06
SAR1,226.36
-65.4%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $757.13
A$979.12
$284.66
SAR1,067.38
-62.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$111.17
A$143.76
$53.63
SAR201.10
-51.8%

Australia vs. Saudi Arabia - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 64.5% less for childcare

  Australia help_outline Saudi Arabia help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,101.82
A$1,424.86
$281.43
SAR1,055.25
-74.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,035.55
A$18,150.73
$5,096.07
SAR19,108.23
-63.7%

Australia vs. Saudi Arabia - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 40.1% more for entertainment and sports

  Australia help_outline Saudi Arabia help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.17
A$6.69
$1.25
SAR4.69
-75.8%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.11
A$4.02
$2.66
SAR9.98
-14.4%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$19.98
A$25.84
$6.04
SAR22.64
-69.8%
Monthly membership at local gym $42.62
A$55.12
$90.61
SAR339.75
+112.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $11.82
A$15.29
$15.29
SAR57.34
+29.3%

Australia vs. Saudi Arabia - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 19.9% less for clothing

  Australia help_outline Saudi Arabia help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$66.07
A$85.44
$40.12
SAR150.44
-39.3%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$40.64
A$52.55
$48.31
SAR181.13
+18.9%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$92.43
A$119.53
$75.94
SAR284.74
-17.8%
Men's business shoes (leather) $89.21
A$115.36
$66.52
SAR249.44
-25.4%

Australia vs. Saudi Arabia - Cost of clothing
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