Cost of Living in Dhahran | Saudi Arabia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$840
$2059
🛋️ Without rent
$405
$1285
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$435
$774
🍽️ Food
$253
$667
🚐 Transport
$39.3
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2149
🏙️ Population
138k

The average cost of living in Dhahran is $840, which is in the top 37% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5807th out of 9294 in our global list and 7th out of 22 in Saudi Arabia.

The median after-tax salary is $2149, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months. Ranked 2189th (TOP 24%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Saudi Arabia. With an estimated population of 138k, Dhahran is the 16th largest city in Saudi Arabia.

✈️ Closest airport0 kmKing Abdulaziz Air Base
😷 Air qualityModerate21.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1064King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
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Prices in Dhahran

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.33
☕ Cappuccino
$3.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.67

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$354
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$782
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$76.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$778
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$616

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.08
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.42

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$1.77
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.65

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$499
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4681