Jeddah vs Melbourne - Cost of Living Comparison

Jeddah Melbourne
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1084
$2266
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2637
$5192
🏠 One person rent
$497
$1266
🏘️ Family rent
$883
$1916
🍽️ Food expenses
$331
$555
🚐 Transport expenses
$129
$298
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1910
$3498
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
45
100
😀 Quality of life
73
95
🏙️ Population
4.7M
4.53M

The cost of living in Jeddah is 52% less expensive than in Melbourne. Cities ranked 4752nd and 907th ($1084 vs $2266) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Saudi Arabia and Australia, respectively. Check Saudi Arabia vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Jeddah compared to 1.5 months in Melbourne. Jeddah ranked 2nd best city to live in Saudi Arabia vs Melbourne ranked 2nd in Australia, while ranked 1628th and 19th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Jeddah vs Melbourne

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Jeddah Melbourne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.65
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$45.2
$60.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.07
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.59
$7.82
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$3.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.73
$2.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
$1353
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$340
$1037
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$896
$2246
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$671
$1564
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.7
$114
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94.7
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$72.6
$51.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.4%
5.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1391
$7995
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$996
$7118
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1
$3.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.7
$116
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.3
$17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.61
$1.39
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.72
$1.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$2.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
$2.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.49
$4.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.9
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.04
$9.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$16.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
$3.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$2.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$4.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$2.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.28
$2.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$1.59
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.86
$4.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.45
$27.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.05
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.1
$4.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.42
$3.16
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.52
$2.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.4
$49.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.1
$15.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.9
$55.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.18
$18.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.4
$86.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$117
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$302
$1730
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6487
$20732

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Distance City Cost of living
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$977
296 km or 184 mi Port Sudan
$726
307 km or 191 mi Yanbu
$814
328 km or 204 mi Medina
$1062
395 km or 246 mi Bisha
$935
410 km or 255 mi Bareq
$939
508 km or 315 mi Abha
$973
597 km or 371 mi Al Wajh
$894
645 km or 401 mi Keren
$491
652 km or 405 mi Ar Rass
$901
661 km or 411 mi Massawa
$493
675 km or 420 mi As Sulayyil
$993
688 km or 427 mi Najran
$902
690 km or 429 mi Atbara
$718
691 km or 429 mi Asmara
$523
702 km or 436 mi Aswan
$271
703 km or 437 mi Sa'dah
$494
704 km or 437 mi Unaizah
$1022
711 km or 442 mi Ha'il
$931
738 km or 458 mi Kassala
$749
741 km or 461 mi Mendefera
$492
806 km or 501 mi Tabuk
$970
810 km or 503 mi Luxor
$237
834 km or 518 mi Qena
$226
836 km or 519 mi Hurghada
$300
845 km or 525 mi Riyadh
$1360
849 km or 528 mi Al Hudaydah
$514
855 km or 531 mi El Gouna
$302
863 km or 536 mi Sharm El Sheikh
$433
869 km or 540 mi Sanaa
$546
893 km or 555 mi Sayyan
$491
897 km or 557 mi Mekelle
$674
904 km or 562 mi Dahab
$419
922 km or 573 mi Dumat al-Jandal
$830
926 km or 576 mi El-Gadarif
$739
927 km or 576 mi Zabid
$493
942 km or 585 mi Sohag
$280
943 km or 586 mi Sakakah
$824
952 km or 592 mi Khartoum North
$763
954 km or 593 mi Dhamar
$496

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3.2 km or 2 mi South Yarra
$1768
24 km or 15 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1610
25 km or 16 mi Tarneit
$1570
29 km or 18 mi Dandenong
$1674
34 km or 21 mi Sunbury
$1724
37 km or 23 mi Melton
$1688
40 km or 25 mi Frankston
$1905
41 km or 25 mi Berwick
$1725
42 km or 26 mi Cranbourne
$1783
54 km or 34 mi Pakenham
$1756
65 km or 40 mi Geelong
$1843
102 km or 64 mi Ballarat
$1662
134 km or 83 mi Bendigo
$1367
144 km or 90 mi Traralgon
$1713
164 km or 102 mi Shepparton
$1423
226 km or 140 mi Warrnambool
$1541
367 km or 228 mi Mount Gambier
$1287
369 km or 230 mi Wagga Wagga
$1423
392 km or 244 mi Devonport
$1481
404 km or 251 mi Griffith
$1612
444 km or 276 mi Launceston
$1411
466 km or 290 mi Canberra
$2267
477 km or 296 mi Mildura
$1530
546 km or 339 mi Goulburn
$1722
597 km or 371 mi Hobart
$1656
628 km or 390 mi Orange
$1486
643 km or 399 mi Bathurst
$1529
651 km or 405 mi Wollongong
$1520
655 km or 407 mi Adelaide
$2153
700 km or 435 mi Blacktown
$1668
702 km or 436 mi Dubbo
$1520
703 km or 437 mi Parramatta
$2039
707 km or 440 mi Kellyville
$1836
713 km or 443 mi Sydney
$2564
728 km or 452 mi Dee Why
$1969
822 km or 511 mi Newcastle
$1770
891 km or 554 mi Whyalla
$1888
1015 km or 631 mi Port Macquarie
$1923
1021 km or 634 mi Armidale
$1711
1123 km or 698 mi Coffs Harbour
$1360