Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Adelaide - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAdelaide
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1470
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3374
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$777
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1249
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$427
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$3086
🏙️ Population
1M
1.3M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 18% more expensive than in Adelaide. Cities ranked 1730th and 2501st ($1741 vs $1470) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 46th in the United Arab Emirates and Australia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 2.1 months in Adelaide. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Adelaide ranked 1st in Australia, while ranked 257th and 14th among best cities to live in the world.

Cost of living in Abu Dhabi vs Adelaide infographic

Share this infographic!

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Adelaide

Abu DhabiAdelaide
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$10
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$42.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.82
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.82
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$799
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$596
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1417
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$967
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$95.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$148
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$44
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3197
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2097
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$74.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$14.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$11.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$3.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$23.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.77
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$37.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$43.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$63.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$86.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$646
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$11995

More cities to compare

Cost of Living in the nearest cities

Cities near Abu Dhabi

DistanceCityCost of living
117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$1224
143 km or 89 miAl Ain
$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
211 km or 131 miFujairah
$1299
237 km or 147 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
300 km or 187 miDoha
$1804
318 km or 198 miAl Khor
$1668
356 km or 221 miBandar Abbas
$453
365 km or 227 miNizwa
$787
395 km or 246 miSeeb
$1106
425 km or 264 miRiffa
$1077
427 km or 265 miManama
$1284
428 km or 266 miIsa Town
$1141
439 km or 273 miMuscat
$1034
454 km or 282 miJahrom
$442
468 km or 291 miDhahran
$840
481 km or 299 miDammam
$955
486 km or 302 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
501 km or 311 miFasa
$441
514 km or 320 miQatif
$651
548 km or 341 miJubail
$888
568 km or 353 miSirjan
$445
575 km or 357 miJiroft
$440
599 km or 372 miShiraz
$420
610 km or 379 miBushehr
$412
617 km or 384 miBorazjan
$441
620 km or 385 miMarvdasht
$443
632 km or 392 miKazerun
$441
637 km or 396 miChabahar
$440
649 km or 404 miBam
$442
678 km or 421 miRafsanjan
$441
698 km or 434 miKerman
$429
701 km or 435 miIranshahr
$374
741 km or 460 miYasuj
$569
775 km or 481 miRiyadh
$942
790 km or 491 miAl Wafrah
$1074
792 km or 492 miBehbahan
$442

Cities near Adelaide

DistanceCityCost of living
253 km or 157 miWhyalla
$1682
337 km or 209 miMildura
$1531
377 km or 235 miMount Gambier
$1030
518 km or 322 miWarrnambool
$1326
551 km or 342 miBendigo
$1363
555 km or 345 miBallarat
$1542
618 km or 384 miMelton
$1525
623 km or 387 miSunbury
$1532
627 km or 390 miGeelong
$1349
633 km or 393 miTarneit
$1693
636 km or 395 miShepparton
$1566
637 km or 396 miHoppers Crossing
$1541
655 km or 407 miMelbourne
$1911
658 km or 409 miSouth Yarra
$2171
683 km or 424 miDandenong
$1408
686 km or 426 miGriffith
$1536
686 km or 426 miFrankston
$1436
694 km or 431 miCranbourne
$1465
695 km or 432 miBerwick
$1498
709 km or 440 miPakenham
$1533
797 km or 496 miTraralgon
$1529
800 km or 497 miWagga Wagga
$1423
959 km or 596 miCanberra
$1831
971 km or 603 miDevonport
$1477
974 km or 605 miDubbo
$2169
985 km or 612 miOrange
$1461
1016 km or 631 miGoulburn
$1589
1025 km or 637 miBathurst
$1491
1040 km or 646 miLaunceston
$1257
1125 km or 699 miWollongong
$1544
1138 km or 707 miBlacktown
$1278
1143 km or 710 miKellyville
$1570
1146 km or 712 miParramatta
$2067
1162 km or 722 miHobart
$1575
1163 km or 723 miSydney
$2271
1173 km or 729 miDee Why
$2075
1234 km or 767 miNewcastle
$1614
1318 km or 819 miArmidale
$1405
1330 km or 826 miAlice Springs
$1800
1387 km or 862 miPort Macquarie
$1494