Saudi Arabia vs Serbia - Cost of Living Comparison

Saudi Arabia Serbia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1020
$667
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2441
$1655
🏠 One person rent
$461
$318
🏘️ Family rent
$768
$580
🍽️ Food expenses
$316
$219
🚐 Transport expenses
$123
$58.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1862
$578
💸 GDP per capita
$20110
$7731
😃 Human freedom index
5.12
7.54
❤️ Life expectancy
75.3
74.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
53
38
🌐 English speaking %
55%
55%
🎓 Higher education
79
82
😀 Quality of life
66
62
🏙️ Population
33M
7.02M

The average cost of living in Saudi Arabia ($1020) is 53% more expensive than in Serbia ($667). Saudi Arabia ranked 58th vs 126th for Serbia in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Saudi Arabia compared to 0.9 months in Serbia. Ranked 38th and 55th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Saudi Arabia vs Serbia

We calculate prices for Saudi Arabia and Serbia as a population-weighted mean of 22 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Saudi Arabia Serbia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$6.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.9
$23.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.66
$5.41
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.45
$1.76
 Cappuccino
$3.69
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.76
$1.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$464
$303
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$300
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$787
$613
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$403
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$58.2
$76.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.8
$118
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
3.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1392
$2392
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$935
$1443
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.7
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.5
$24.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.2
$6.89
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.57
$1.55
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.62
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.76
$0.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.63
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.47
$6.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.5
$5.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$8.23
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$0.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.86
$5.29
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.81
$0.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.25
$3.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.92
$4.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.44
$2.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.94
$1.29
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.96
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$100
$24
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.5
$4.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.9
$20.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.63
$3.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.9
$65.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$100
$78.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$356
$205
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6336
$5540

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Saudi Arabia

City Cost of living Population
Riyadh
$1132
8M
Jeddah
$990
3.98M
Mecca
$926
1.68M
Medina
$892
1.18M
Dammam
$1004
903K
Qatif
$889
625K
Tabuk
$1051
513K
Abha
$975
236K
Jubail
$861
379K
Ha'il
$877
311K
Al-Mubarraz
$699
299K
Unaizah
$847
250K
Yanbu
$833
299K
Dhahran
$969
138K
Ar Rass
$752
92.5K
Bareq
$820
75.4K
Najran
$981
72K
Al Wajh
$820
50K
Sakakah
$827
33.2K
Bisha
$821
31.5K
As Sulayyil
$834
8.21K
Dumat al-Jandal
$815
7.61K

In Serbia

City Cost of living Population
Belgrade
$798
1.38M
Novi Sad
$653
380K
Nis
$512
183K
Pristina
$534
207K
Kragujevac
$468
151K
Subotica
$503
106K
Valjevo
$407
90.3K
Cacak
$452
71.9K
Novi Pazar
$445
66.5K
Mitrovica
$386
71.6K