Gothenburg vs Jeddah - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Jeddah
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$990
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2482
🏠 One person rent
$743
$423
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$767
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$315
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$123
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1706
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
46
44
😀 Quality of life
92
72
🏙️ Population
605K
3.98M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 46% more expensive than in Jeddah. Cities ranked 2868th and 5402nd ($1442 vs $990) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 4th in Sweden and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Sweden vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.7 months in Jeddah. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Jeddah ranked 3rd in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 63rd and 1664th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Jeddah

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Gothenburg Jeddah
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$6.61
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$42.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$6.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.33
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$266
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$778
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$555
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$63.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$97.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$70.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$1217
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$874
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$26.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$7.21
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$8.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$1.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$7.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$4.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$5.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$2.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$107
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$16
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$45.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$7.21
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$50.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$332
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$7405

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2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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Distance City Cost of living
69 km or 43 mi Mecca
$926
296 km or 184 mi Port Sudan
$603
307 km or 191 mi Yanbu
$833
328 km or 204 mi Medina
$892
395 km or 246 mi Bisha
$821
410 km or 255 mi Bareq
$820
508 km or 315 mi Abha
$975
597 km or 371 mi Al Wajh
$820
645 km or 401 mi Keren
$484
652 km or 405 mi Ar Rass
$752
661 km or 411 mi Massawa
$484
675 km or 420 mi As Sulayyil
$834
688 km or 427 mi Najran
$981
690 km or 429 mi Atbara
$568
691 km or 429 mi Asmara
$522
702 km or 436 mi Aswan
$309
703 km or 437 mi Sa'dah
$485
704 km or 437 mi Unaizah
$847
711 km or 442 mi Ha'il
$877
738 km or 458 mi Kassala
$600
741 km or 461 mi Mendefera
$482
806 km or 501 mi Tabuk
$1051
810 km or 503 mi Luxor
$345
834 km or 518 mi Qena
$329
836 km or 519 mi Hurghada
$433
845 km or 525 mi Riyadh
$1132
849 km or 528 mi Al Hudaydah
$510
855 km or 531 mi El Gouna
$360
863 km or 536 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
869 km or 540 mi Sanaa
$562
893 km or 555 mi Sayyan
$485
897 km or 557 mi Mekelle
$613
904 km or 562 mi Dahab
$468
922 km or 573 mi Dumat al-Jandal
$815
926 km or 576 mi El-Gadarif
$589
927 km or 576 mi Zabid
$484
942 km or 585 mi Sohag
$344
943 km or 586 mi Sakakah
$827
952 km or 592 mi Khartoum North
$617
954 km or 593 mi Dhamar
$490