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Before settling down in Saudi Arabia, you might be interested to know the per-unit rate of electricity price or how much it is going to cost you on a monthly basis. Here is how to calculate electricity bill in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Electricity Bill Calculator
Electricity Rate per Unit
The price of per-unit electricity as approved by the Council of Ministers’ Decree dated 12/12/2017, which has been applied since 1/1/2018 in Saudi Arabia is the following;
- Per Unit cost of Electricity up to 6,000 kWh: SR 0.207.
- Per Unit price of Electricity above 6,000 kWh: SR 0.345.
- 15% VAT is charged on the prices mentioned below.
- Per Unit cost of Electricity up to 6,000 kWh: SR 0.23.
- Per Unit cost of Electricity up to 6,000 kWh: SR 0.345.
In addition to that, Saudi Electricity Company charges a fixed monthly amount based on the capacity of breakers for meter reading, meter maintenance, and bill preparation. Here is the fixed monthly electricity cost;
Average Electricity Bill
Electricity cost is not a major expense in Saudi Arabia as it is quite cheap. However, you should expect an average monthly electricity bill of around SR 50/person in winter and around SR 100/person in summer.
Saudi Electricity Company Helpline
- Saudi Electricity Helpline Number: 920001100.