New Taipei vs Riyadh - Cost of Living Comparison

New Taipei Riyadh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1032
$1360
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2825
$2961
🏠 One person rent
$447
$748
🏘️ Family rent
$1024
$1117
🍽️ Food expenses
$356
$334
🚐 Transport expenses
$126
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1451
$2297
😷 Air quality
Good
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
95
70
😀 Quality of life
89
74
🏙️ Population
4.36M
7.01M

The cost of living in New Taipei is 24% less expensive than in Riyadh. Cities ranked 5196th and 3710th ($1032 vs $1360) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Taiwan and Saudi Arabia, respectively. Check Taiwan vs Saudi Arabia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in New Taipei compared to 1.7 months in Riyadh. New Taipei ranked 3rd best city to live in Taiwan vs Riyadh ranked 1st in Saudi Arabia, while ranked 155th and 1392nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in New Taipei vs Riyadh

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New Taipei Riyadh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.22
$6.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.8
$53.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
$6.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$1.59
 Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.94
$0.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$425
$882
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$362
$561
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1539
$1372
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$770
$862
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.8
$53.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$81.1
$83.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.3
$70.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.71%
4.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10214
$1755
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6374
$1136
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.65
$1.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.9
$26.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.06
$14.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.97
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$0.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.43
$2.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.4
$7.91
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.18
$7.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.8
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.67
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$1.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.78
$2.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.3
$5.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.59
$2.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.39
$7.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.8
$2.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.86
$4.1
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.02
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.79
$5.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.5
$101
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.54
$17.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.1
$50.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.2
$5.65
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.5
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.4
$111
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$499
$359
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6294
$7248

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Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi Taipei
$1127
29 km or 18 mi Taoyuan
$805
33 km or 20 mi Keelung
$913
42 km or 26 mi Yilan
$896
48 km or 30 mi Zhubei
$911
53 km or 33 mi Hsinchu
$827
80 km or 50 mi Miaoli
$690
124 km or 77 mi Taichung
$971
140 km or 87 mi Changhua
$884
144 km or 90 mi Nantou
$869
171 km or 106 mi Douliu
$866
198 km or 123 mi Chiayi
$888
246 km or 153 mi Fuzhou
$680
250 km or 155 mi Putian
$688
252 km or 157 mi Taitung
$1000
259 km or 161 mi Tainan
$1003
267 km or 166 mi Ningde
$709
283 km or 176 mi Ishigaki
$1180
289 km or 179 mi Quanzhou
$687
290 km or 180 mi Jinjiang
$685
291 km or 181 mi Kaohsiung
$903
318 km or 197 mi Rui'an
$762
321 km or 199 mi Kinmen
$865
341 km or 212 mi Wenzhou
$819
345 km or 214 mi Xiamen
$792
375 km or 233 mi Nanping
$679
375 km or 233 mi Wenling
$753
386 km or 240 mi Zhangzhou
$753
387 km or 241 mi Miyakojima
$1180
408 km or 253 mi Sanming
$671
411 km or 256 mi Lishui
$770
428 km or 266 mi Linhai
$744
445 km or 277 mi Longyan
$508
457 km or 284 mi Wuyishan
$646
489 km or 304 mi Jinhua
$802
497 km or 309 mi Yiwu
$734
507 km or 315 mi Quzhou
$516
510 km or 317 mi Chaozhou
$808
515 km or 320 mi Shangrao
$704
515 km or 320 mi Shantou
$989

Cities near Riyadh

Distance City Cost of living
310 km or 193 mi Al-Mubarraz
$698
316 km or 196 mi Unaizah
$1022
350 km or 217 mi Ar Rass
$901
389 km or 242 mi Dhahran
$926
394 km or 245 mi Dammam
$962
395 km or 245 mi Jubail
$898
417 km or 259 mi Qatif
$872
420 km or 261 mi Riffa
$772
421 km or 262 mi Isa Town
$1023
426 km or 265 mi Manama
$1326
460 km or 286 mi Al Wafrah
$1194
480 km or 298 mi As Sulayyil
$993
491 km or 305 mi Doha
$1940
496 km or 308 mi Al Khor
$1894
540 km or 336 mi Kuwait City
$1380
595 km or 369 mi Ha'il
$931
611 km or 379 mi Umm Qasr
$675
618 km or 384 mi Al-Faw
$663
631 km or 392 mi Bushehr
$795
646 km or 401 mi Az Zubayr
$693
652 km or 405 mi Abadan
$536
658 km or 409 mi Basra
$869
659 km or 410 mi Khorramshahr
$545
668 km or 415 mi Bisha
$935
680 km or 423 mi Borazjan
$749
701 km or 436 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$571
713 km or 443 mi Madinat Zayed
$1471
714 km or 443 mi Nasiriyah
$653
719 km or 447 mi Medina
$1062
737 km or 458 mi Kazerun
$727
747 km or 464 mi Behbahan
$621
754 km or 469 mi Samawah
$581
766 km or 476 mi Ahvaz
$537
775 km or 481 mi Abu Dhabi
$1897
790 km or 491 mi Mecca
$977
798 km or 496 mi Shiraz
$782
800 km or 497 mi Amarah
$668
804 km or 499 mi Bareq
$939
804 km or 500 mi Jahrom
$922
823 km or 511 mi Yasuj
$673