Cost of Living in Mecca

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$880
$2066
🛋️ Without rent
$516
$1481
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$364
$585
🍽️ Food
$269
$709
🚐 Transport
$139
$367
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1309
😀 Quality of life
52
🏙️ Population
1.68M

The average cost of living in Mecca is $880, which is in the top 37% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5821st out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 22 in Saudi Arabia.

The median after-tax salary is $1309, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 6062nd (TOP 65%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Saudi Arabia. With an estimated population of 1.68M, Mecca is the 3rd largest city in Saudi Arabia.

✈️ Closest airport 68 km King Faisal Naval Base
😷 Air quality Moderate 30.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1832 Umm Al-Qura University
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Prices in Mecca

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.19
 Cappuccino
$3.22
🥤 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
$325
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$236
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$596
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$417
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$61.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1309
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$714
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.3
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.17
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.26
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$117
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.23
👖 Brand Jeans
$41
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$236
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3467

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