Gothenburg vs Mecca - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Mecca
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$926
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2168
🏠 One person rent
$743
$371
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$588
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$300
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$143
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$1689
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
68 km
🎓 Higher education
46
40
😀 Quality of life
92
53
🏙️ Population
605K
1.68M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 56% more expensive than in Mecca. Cities ranked 2868th and 5632nd ($1442 vs $926) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 8th 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 1.8 months in Mecca. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Mecca ranked 6th in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 63rd and 5985th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Mecca

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Gothenburg Mecca
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$5.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$40.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$6.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.33
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$313
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$243
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$601
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$418
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$39.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$60.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$73.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
5.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$1003
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$718
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$1.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$63.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$15.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$0.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$2.57
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$7.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$6.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.59
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$1.06
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$5.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$5.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$3.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$138
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$16.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$4.23
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$72.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$243
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$3243

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Distance City Cost of living
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

Cities near Mecca

Distance City Cost of living
69 km or 43 mi Jeddah
$990
329 km or 204 mi Bisha
$821
338 km or 210 mi Port Sudan
$603
339 km or 211 mi Medina
$892
350 km or 218 mi Yanbu
$833
354 km or 220 mi Bareq
$820
453 km or 282 mi Abha
$975
606 km or 377 mi As Sulayyil
$834
620 km or 385 mi Ar Rass
$752
628 km or 390 mi Najran
$981
642 km or 399 mi Al Wajh
$820
644 km or 400 mi Keren
$484
648 km or 403 mi Sa'dah
$485
649 km or 403 mi Massawa
$484
670 km or 416 mi Unaizah
$847
684 km or 425 mi Asmara
$522
703 km or 437 mi Ha'il
$877
735 km or 457 mi Mendefera
$482
738 km or 458 mi Atbara
$568
756 km or 470 mi Kassala
$600
769 km or 478 mi Aswan
$309
790 km or 491 mi Riyadh
$1132
807 km or 501 mi Al Hudaydah
$510
818 km or 508 mi Sanaa
$562
842 km or 523 mi Sayyan
$485
842 km or 523 mi Tabuk
$1051
873 km or 542 mi Luxor
$345
884 km or 549 mi Mekelle
$613
884 km or 549 mi Zabid
$484
890 km or 553 mi Hurghada
$433
895 km or 556 mi Qena
$329
904 km or 562 mi Dhamar
$490
909 km or 565 mi El Gouna
$360
912 km or 567 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$457
933 km or 580 mi Dumat al-Jandal
$815
947 km or 588 mi El-Gadarif
$589
948 km or 589 mi Ibb
$502
951 km or 591 mi Sakakah
$827
951 km or 591 mi Dahab
$468
979 km or 608 mi Taiz
$512