Burkina Faso vs Saudi Arabia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Burkina Faso Saudi Arabia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$730
$1266
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1806
$2818
🏠 One person rent
$322
$679
🏘️ Family rent
$492
$1049
🍽️ Food expenses
$259
$332
🚐 Transport expenses
$75.9
$129
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$434
$2191
💸 GDP per capita
$830
$30448
😃 Human freedom index
6.57
4.53
❤️ Life expectancy
59.3
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
41
52
🌐 English speaking %
1%
55%
🎓 Higher education
34
79
😀 Quality of life
19
62
🏙️ Population
20.5M
33M

The average cost of living in Burkina Faso ($730) is 42% less expensive than in Saudi Arabia ($1266). Burkina Faso ranked 129th vs 46th for Saudi Arabia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Burkina Faso compared to 1.7 months in Saudi Arabia. Ranked 175th and 55th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Burkina Faso vs Saudi Arabia

We calculate prices for Burkina Faso and Saudi Arabia as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 22 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Burkina Faso Saudi Arabia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.21
$7.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17
$48.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.63
$7.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.11
$1.73
 Cappuccino
$1.67
$4.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.61
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$364
$692
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$166
$504
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$510
$1194
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$298
$798
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63
$64.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
$99.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.8
$73.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.91%
4.66%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$268
$1808
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$169
$1263
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$4.93
$35.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.6
$14.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.14
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.82
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$2.27
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.98
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.84
$7.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.22
$12.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.28
$2.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.74
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.43
$3.23
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.05
$1.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.36
$7.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.82
$3.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.74
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3
$2.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.31
$3.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.1
$96.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.52
$16.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.8
$40.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.35
$7.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.6
$49.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$56.7
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$85.5
$344
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15056
$8035

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In Burkina Faso

City Cost of living Population
Ouagadougou
$745
2.45M
Bobo-Dioulasso
$728
904K
Koudougou
$661
160K
Ouahigouya
$671
125K
Fada N'gourma
$672
73.2K
Dedougou
$675
63.6K
Leo
$670
51.7K
Dori
$672
46.5K
Nouna
$677
32.4K
Manga
$675
28.6K

In Saudi Arabia

City Cost of living Population
Riyadh
$1716
7.01M
Jeddah
$1101
4.7M
Mecca
$911
1.68M
Medina
$894
1.18M
Dammam
$1055
903K
Qatif
$899
625K
Unaizah
$1033
250K
Tabuk
$992
513K
Jubail
$895
379K
Yanbu
$838
299K
Al-Mubarraz
$768
299K
Abha
$925
236K
Dhahran
$1082
138K
Ha'il
$992
311K
Ar Rass
$873
92.5K
Bareq
$921
75.4K
Najran
$1045
72K
Al Wajh
$878
50K
Bisha
$936
31.5K
Sakakah
$852
33.2K
As Sulayyil
$1098
8.21K
Dumat al-Jandal
$863
7.61K