Cyprus vs Saudi Arabia - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cyprus Saudi Arabia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1504
$1166
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3535
$2670
🏠 One person rent
$880
$585
🏘️ Family rent
$1637
$925
🍽️ Food expenses
$424
$331
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.3
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1527
$2049
💸 GDP per capita
$31284
$30436
😃 Human freedom index
8.13
4.56
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
76.9
👮 Corruption perceptions index
52
51
🌐 English speaking %
72.7%
55%
🎓 Higher education
74
79
😀 Quality of life
76
62
🏙️ Population
1.14M
33M

The average cost of living in Cyprus ($1504) is 29% more expensive than in Saudi Arabia ($1166). Cyprus ranked 30th vs 51st 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 1 months in Cyprus compared to 1.8 months in Saudi Arabia. Ranked 35th and 55th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Cyprus vs Saudi Arabia

We calculate prices for Cyprus 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.

Cyprus Saudi Arabia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14
$7.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.7
$45.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.68
$7.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.75
$1.68
 Cappuccino
$3.61
$4.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.86
$0.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$910
$595
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$678
$414
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1711
$1057
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1344
$683
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$62
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$188
$95.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34
$72.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.38%
4.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2839
$1632
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2121
$1183
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.88
$1.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.7
$34.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.7
$15
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.64
$0.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
$1.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.84
$0.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.22
$2.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.73
$2.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$7.33
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.73
$7.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.53
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.79
$1.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.26
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.47
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.93
$3.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.66
$1.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.03
$7.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.72
$3.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
$2.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.67
$3.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63
$99.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.2
$17.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51.9
$40.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$5.41
👖 Brand Jeans
$94.5
$45.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.3
$99
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$413
$356
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7039
$7031

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Cyprus

City Cost of living Population
Nicosia
$1296
330K
Limassol
$2057
235K
Larnaca
$1447
59.2K
Paphos
$1348
36K
Aradippou
$1093
19.2K
Famagusta
$1156
40.9K
Paralimni
$991
15K
Kyrenia
$903
33.2K
Ypsonas
$1731
11.1K
Dali
$1059
10.5K

In Saudi Arabia

City Cost of living Population
Riyadh
$1457
7.01M
Jeddah
$1086
4.7M
Mecca
$974
1.68M
Dammam
$996
903K
Medina
$918
1.18M
Qatif
$938
625K
Tabuk
$973
513K
Jubail
$885
379K
Unaizah
$954
250K
Yanbu
$835
299K
Al-Mubarraz
$652
299K
Abha
$931
236K
Ha'il
$937
311K
Dhahran
$977
138K
Ar Rass
$812
92.5K
Bareq
$920
75.4K
Najran
$1041
72K
Al Wajh
$872
50K
Bisha
$931
31.5K
Sakakah
$819
33.2K
As Sulayyil
$1040
8.21K
Dumat al-Jandal
$828
7.61K