Cost of Living in Medina, Saudi Arabia

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$892
$2282
🛋️ Without rent
$533
$1638
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$359
$645
🍽️ Food
$287
$752
🚐 Transport
$145
$361
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1532
😀 Quality of life
52
🏙️ Population
1.18M

The average cost of living in Medina is $892, which is in the top 38% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5749th out of 9294 in our global list and 9th out of 22 in Saudi Arabia.

The median after-tax salary is $1532, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 6056th (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 1.18M, Medina is the 4th largest city in Saudi Arabia.

✈️ Closest airport 14 km Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 22.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 4094 Taibah University
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Prices in Medina

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.75
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.32
 Cappuccino
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$224
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$948
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$370
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1006
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$532
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$93.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.86
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.66
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$546
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8195

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