Prices in Doha vs Jeddah - Cost of Living Comparison

DohaJeddah
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1804
$943
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3984
$2386
🏠 One person rent
$1132
$362
🏘️ Family rent
$1970
$634
🍽️ Food Expenses
$447
$277
🚐 Transport Expenses
$94.1
$178
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3096
$1484
🏙️ Population
1.31M
3.98M

The cost of living in Doha is 91% more expensive than in Jeddah. Cities ranked 539th and 5527th ($1804 vs $943) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in Qatar and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Qatar vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Doha compared to 1.6 months in Jeddah. Doha ranked 1st best city to live in Qatar vs Jeddah ranked 4th in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 169th and 586th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Doha vs Jeddah

DohaJeddah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.59
$4.83
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.4
$31.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.4
$6.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$13.4
$1.32
☕ Cappuccino
$5.47
$3.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.77
$0.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1408
$323
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$883
$221
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2530
$612
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1607
$451
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64
$57.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99
$88.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$79.8
$63.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.79%
4.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4576
$1075
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3223
$640
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.62
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$55.3
$26.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.1
$24.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.47
$0.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
$2.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$5.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.18
$6.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.3
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$34.7
$2.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.48
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.62
$6.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$5.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.95
$4.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.25
$2.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.97
$3.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$130
$97
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.79
$16.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.9
$60.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$12
$4.66
👖 Brand Jeans
$60.8
$38.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$100
$91
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$663
$272
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9096
$5513

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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
69 km or 43 miMecca
$797
296 km or 184 miPort Sudan
$633
307 km or 191 miYanbu
$810
328 km or 204 miMedina
$1089
395 km or 246 miBisha
$742
410 km or 255 miBareq
$740
508 km or 315 miAbha
$793
597 km or 371 miAl Wajh
$737
645 km or 401 miKeren
$495
652 km or 405 miAr Rass
$742
661 km or 411 miMassawa
$493
675 km or 420 miAs Sulayyil
$739
688 km or 427 miNajran
$736
690 km or 429 miAtbara
$614
691 km or 429 miAsmara
$532
702 km or 436 miAswan
$370
703 km or 437 miSa'dah
$493
704 km or 437 miUnaizah
$751
711 km or 442 miHa'il
$770
738 km or 458 miKassala
$610
741 km or 461 miMendefera
$493
806 km or 501 miTabuk
$801
810 km or 503 miLuxor
$362
834 km or 518 miQena
$474
836 km or 519 miHurghada
$428
845 km or 525 miRiyadh
$942
849 km or 528 miAl Hudaydah
$518
855 km or 531 miEl Gouna
$389
863 km or 536 miSharm El Sheikh
$440
869 km or 540 miSanaa
$573
893 km or 555 miSayyan
$494
897 km or 557 miMekelle
$512
904 km or 562 miDahab
$496
922 km or 573 miDumat al-Jandal
$739
926 km or 576 miEl-Gadarif
$627
927 km or 576 miZabid
$493
942 km or 585 miSohag
$323
943 km or 586 miSakakah
$672
952 km or 592 miKhartoum North
$652
954 km or 593 miDhamar
$495