Saudi Arabia vs Uzbekistan - Cost of Living Comparison

Saudi Arabia Uzbekistan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1020
$525
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2441
$1235
🏠 One person rent
$461
$266
🏘️ Family rent
$768
$419
🍽️ Food expenses
$316
$177
🚐 Transport expenses
$123
$27.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1862
$246
💸 GDP per capita
$20110
$1751
😃 Human freedom index
5.12
4.9
❤️ Life expectancy
75.3
71.8
👮 Corruption perceptions index
53
28
🌐 English speaking %
55%
4%
🎓 Higher education
79
30
😀 Quality of life
66
36
🏙️ Population
33M
33.6M

The average cost of living in Saudi Arabia ($1020) is 94% more expensive than in Uzbekistan ($525). Saudi Arabia ranked 58th vs 165th for Uzbekistan 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 0.5 months in Uzbekistan. Ranked 38th and 137th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Saudi Arabia vs Uzbekistan

We calculate prices for Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan as a population-weighted mean of 22 and 11 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 Uzbekistan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$3.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$44.9
$30.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.66
$3.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.45
$1.22
 Cappuccino
$3.69
$1.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.76
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$464
$313
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$300
$199
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$787
$499
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$564
$328
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$58.2
$25.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$89.8
$38.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70
$18.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
18.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1392
$909
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$935
$430
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.13
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.5
$12.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.2
$1.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.57
$0.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.62
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.76
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.63
$1.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.47
$4.49
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.5
$2.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$6.54
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
$1.08
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.92
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.42
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.86
$2.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.81
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.25
$2.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.92
$4.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.44
$2.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.94
$0.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.96
$0.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$100
$29.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.5
$3.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.9
$7.66
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.63
$2.77
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.9
$38
👟 Brand Sneakers
$100
$83.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$356
$165
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6336
$5315

Cities Comparison in Saudi Arabia vs Uzbekistan

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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 Uzbekistan

City Cost of living Population
Tashkent
$625
2.57M
Namangan
$414
626K
Samarkand
$608
546K
Bukhara
$374
280K
Andijan
$571
442K
Nukus
$390
320K
Qarshi
$410
275K
Margilan
$406
215K
Fergana
$346
289K
Chirchiq
$404
159K
Jizzakh
$301
163K