Riyadh vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Riyadh Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1132
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2687
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$535
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$893
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$336
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$134
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2200
$770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
68
28
😀 Quality of life
76
61
🏙️ Population
8M
1.96M

The cost of living in Riyadh is 24% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 4218th and 5672nd ($1132 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 4th in Saudi Arabia and Mexico, respectively. Check Saudi Arabia vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Riyadh compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Riyadh ranked 1st best city to live in Saudi Arabia vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 642nd and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Riyadh Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.65
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$53.5
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.98
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.59
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$3.87
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.79
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$581
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$365
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$913
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$690
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.1
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.3
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$71
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.9%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1700
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1113
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.32
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$35.9
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.2
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.6
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.8
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.8
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.86
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.58
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.27
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.65
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.96
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.42
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.17
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.69
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.81
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.82
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$96.8
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.2
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$39
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.38
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$113
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$408
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6882
$3578

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$699
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$752
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$969
394 km or 245 mi Dammam
$1004
395 km or 245 mi Jubail
$861
417 km or 259 mi Qatif
$889
420 km or 261 mi Riffa
$1002
421 km or 262 mi Isa Town
$1152
426 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
460 km or 286 mi Al Wafrah
$954
480 km or 298 mi As Sulayyil
$834
491 km or 305 mi Doha
$1894
496 km or 308 mi Al Khor
$1755
540 km or 336 mi Kuwait City
$1313
595 km or 369 mi Ha'il
$877
611 km or 379 mi Umm Qasr
$588
618 km or 384 mi Al-Faw
$588
631 km or 392 mi Bushehr
$694
646 km or 401 mi Az Zubayr
$601
652 km or 405 mi Abadan
$630
658 km or 409 mi Basra
$823
659 km or 410 mi Khorramshahr
$657
668 km or 415 mi Bisha
$821
680 km or 423 mi Borazjan
$657
701 km or 436 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
713 km or 443 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
714 km or 443 mi Nasiriyah
$638
719 km or 447 mi Medina
$892
737 km or 458 mi Kazerun
$656
747 km or 464 mi Behbahan
$660
754 km or 469 mi Samawah
$612
766 km or 476 mi Ahvaz
$490
775 km or 481 mi Abu Dhabi
$1963
790 km or 491 mi Mecca
$926
798 km or 496 mi Shiraz
$724
800 km or 497 mi Amarah
$638
804 km or 499 mi Bareq
$820
804 km or 500 mi Jahrom
$660
823 km or 511 mi Yasuj
$611

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$629
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$1945
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$2797
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$2115
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$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
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42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
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48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
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$3096
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69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
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$2836
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$1973
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$2454
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$2469
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$1947
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$1942
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$1950
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$1946
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$2819
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$2200
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$1934
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$1916
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$2087
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$2491
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$1934
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$2225
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$1980
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$2334
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