Saudi Arabia - General information
RegionMiddle East
CapitalRiyadh
LanguageArabic
CurrencySaudi Riyal
Population29,195,895
Phone code+966
Cost of living in Saudi Arabia, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 150 191
Food 132 225
Transportation 43 122
Communications and utilities 60 54
Clothing 21 82
Sports and leisure 42 157
Accommodation in Saudi Arabia, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre151
Shared room in city centre193
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre237
1 bedroom apartment in city centre324
Coordinates of Saudi Arabia
Time ZoneAsia/Riyadh
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude25.000000000
Longitude45.000000000
Elevation (STRM3)790 m.

List of largest cities in Saudi Arabia

 
Riyadh Riyadh
Riyadh Ar Riyāḑ
4,205,961
Jeddah Jeddah
Jeddah Makkah
2,867,446
Mecca Mecca
Mecca Makkah
1,323,624
Medina Medina
Medina Al Madīnah al Munawwarah
1,300,000
Sultanah Sultanah
Sultanah Al Madīnah al Munawwarah
946,697
Dammam Dammam
Dammam Eastern Province
768,602

Cost of living and prices in Saudi Arabia

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 4.3 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 21.3 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5.3 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 0.8 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 0.8 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.6 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.5 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.6 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.8 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1.0 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.7 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5.5 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 5.1 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.8 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.4 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 7.7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.0 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 0.9 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 2.9 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.5 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 53.3 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.7 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1.3 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 8.0 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.2 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 17,329.9 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 78.8 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 32.3 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 13.3 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 51.8 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 58.0 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 81.3 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 76.3 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 405.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 295.9 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 724.3 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 566.8 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 41.5 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.1 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 39.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,218.2 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 827.6 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 1,840.9 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 4.23%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Saudi Arabia

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C44403632313436404445464646
Average high°C38332824222427313638393931
Average temperature°C30262218161821252931323225
Average low°C24201612111216192325262619
Record low°C1710631249131619181
RainDays01122122101114
FogDays22233221111120
ThunderstormsDays11111113201112
Average precipitationMm.131311126232010023102
Relative humidity%35404751524743413429293140
Relative humidity morning%43506268686358544537374052
Relative humidity evening%20243238393430262217181927
Wind speedKm/h14131212151617171518181715
Day LengthHours13121111111212131414141313
Dew point°C10998667998911103
Growing degree-day°C5985053542452012253544535806256606645462
Solar radiation, globalMj/m223201614151821232527262521
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