Prices in Dammam vs Doha - Cost of Living Comparison

DammamDoha
🚶 Cost of living One person
$955
$1804
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2192
$3984
🏠 One person rent
$481
$1132
🏘️ Family rent
$758
$1970
🍽️ Food Expenses
$262
$447
🚐 Transport Expenses
$102
$94.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1605
$3096
🏙️ Population
903k
1.31M

The cost of living in Dammam is 47% less expensive than in Doha. Cities ranked 5493rd and 539th ($955 vs $1804) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, respectively. Check Saudi Arabia vs Qatar comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Dammam compared to 1.7 months in Doha. Dammam ranked 1st best city to live in Saudi Arabia vs Doha ranked 1st in Qatar, while ranked 365th and 169th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Dammam vs Doha

DammamDoha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.34
$8.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$63.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.16
$6.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.59
$13.4
☕ Cappuccino
$3.11
$5.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.77
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$402
$1408
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$337
$883
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$773
$2530
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$548
$1607
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.5
$64
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.5
$99
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.6
$79.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4%
4.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$929
$4576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$550
$3223
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.53
$0.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$10.8
$55.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24
$8.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.42
$0.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.4
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.17
$1.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
$1.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$3.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.1
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.29
$9.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
$11.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$1.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$1.86
$34.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.57
$7.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.68
$5.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.19
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.01
$3.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.61
$2.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$79.8
$130
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16
$9.79
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35
$50.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.81
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.4
$60.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.7
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$268
$663
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5037
$9096

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Cities near Dammam

DistanceCityCost of living
19 km or 12 miDhahran
$840
53 km or 33 miIsa Town
$1141
54 km or 33 miManama
$1284
56 km or 35 miQatif
$651
57 km or 35 miRiffa
$1077
76 km or 47 miJubail
$888
119 km or 74 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
163 km or 101 miAl Khor
$1668
191 km or 119 miDoha
$1804
291 km or 181 miBushehr
$412
325 km or 202 miAl Wafrah
$1074
334 km or 207 miBorazjan
$441
385 km or 239 miKazerun
$441
388 km or 241 miKuwait
$1240
394 km or 245 miRiyadh
$942
411 km or 256 miJahrom
$442
425 km or 264 miAl-Faw
$636
427 km or 265 miShiraz
$420
447 km or 278 miFasa
$441
453 km or 282 miUmm Qasr
$635
463 km or 288 miBehbahan
$442
465 km or 289 miMarvdasht
$443
467 km or 290 miBandar-e Mahshahr
$443
468 km or 291 miAbadan
$338
473 km or 294 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
481 km or 299 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
483 km or 300 miKhorramshahr
$441
492 km or 306 miYasuj
$569
498 km or 310 miAz Zubayr
$695
503 km or 313 miBasra
$961
537 km or 334 miDubai
$1836
543 km or 337 miSharjah
$1224
550 km or 342 miAjman
$1537
554 km or 344 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
561 km or 349 miAhvaz
$282
601 km or 374 miIzeh
$441
604 km or 376 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
610 km or 379 miUnaizah
$751
616 km or 383 miBandar Abbas
$453
616 km or 383 miMasjed Soleyman
$397

Cities near Doha

DistanceCityCost of living
43 km or 27 miAl Khor
$1668
135 km or 84 miRiffa
$1077
138 km or 86 miIsa Town
$1141
139 km or 87 miManama
$1284
175 km or 109 miDhahran
$840
188 km or 117 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
191 km or 119 miDammam
$955
236 km or 147 miQatif
$651
265 km or 165 miJubail
$888
282 km or 175 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
300 km or 187 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
380 km or 236 miDubai
$1836
388 km or 241 miSharjah
$1224
397 km or 247 miAjman
$1537
405 km or 252 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
409 km or 254 miJahrom
$442
414 km or 257 miBushehr
$412
442 km or 275 miBorazjan
$441
442 km or 275 miAl Ain
$1450
455 km or 283 miFasa
$441
466 km or 289 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
480 km or 298 miKazerun
$441
483 km or 300 miFujairah
$1299
489 km or 304 miShiraz
$420
491 km or 305 miRiyadh
$942
515 km or 320 miAl Wafrah
$1074
516 km or 320 miBandar Abbas
$453
524 km or 325 miMarvdasht
$443
573 km or 356 miKuwait
$1240
597 km or 371 miYasuj
$569
601 km or 374 miAl-Faw
$636
602 km or 374 miBehbahan
$442
617 km or 383 miSirjan
$445
628 km or 390 miBandar-e Mahshahr
$443
635 km or 394 miUmm Qasr
$635
644 km or 400 miAbadan
$338
659 km or 409 miKhorramshahr
$441
663 km or 412 miNizwa
$787
679 km or 422 miAz Zubayr
$695
683 km or 424 miBasra
$961