Saudi Arabia: Cost of living

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 Saudi Arabia

Cost of living index, world average = 100

 Latest value 65.89
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 65.89
 Min - Max 65.89 - 65.89
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The cost of living index is a broad measure of the prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households in Saudi Arabia and other countries. The index incorporates all goods and services in the typical household consumption basket in individual countries with appropriate weights. It is designed to allow comparison across countries. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program which updates the price information every seven years. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 65.89 index points.
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Definition: The cost of living index summarizes the level of prices paid by households and non-profit organizations that provide services to households. It incorporates all goods and services in the average consumption basket with appropriate weights. The data are from the World Bank International Comparison Program.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Cost of living 65.89 2017 index points
 Food prices 99.678 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 140.45 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 96.13 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 91.13 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 97.34 2017 index points
 Meat prices 102.99 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 87.65 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 79.88 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 41.596 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 74.31 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 67.05 2017 index points
 Transport prices 54.97 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 60.33 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 78.95 2017 index points
 Communication prices 110.78 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 79.49 2017 index points
 Education prices 84.65 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 83.84 2017 index points
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