Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Alexandria - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAlexandria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$419
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1045
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$145
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$252
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$166
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$35.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$182
🏙️ Population
1M
4.87M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 315% more expensive than in Alexandria. Cities ranked 1730th and 8655th ($1741 vs $419) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Egypt comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.4 months in Alexandria. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Alexandria ranked 2nd in Egypt, while ranked 257th and 7194th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Alexandria

Abu DhabiAlexandria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$13.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.95
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$174
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$102
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$321
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$190
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$13.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$20
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
15.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$764
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$321
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$9.12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$2.37
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.42
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$3.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$8.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.06
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.57
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$1.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$1.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.21
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$0.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$25.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.21
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$11
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$2.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$127
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$66.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$2470

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miKafr El Dawwar
$396
55 km or 34 miDamanhur
$304
113 km or 70 miTanta
$336
122 km or 76 miEl Mahalla El Kubra
$357
126 km or 78 miShibin El Kom
$254
141 km or 87 miMansoura
$299
146 km or 91 miBenha
$339
167 km or 104 miZagazig
$398
174 km or 108 miShubra El Kheima
$414
179 km or 111 miCairo
$564
181 km or 113 miGiza
$1143
182 km or 113 miDamietta
$318
203 km or 126 miHelwan
$406
225 km or 140 miPort Said
$325
229 km or 142 miFaiyum
$398
234 km or 146 miIsmailia
$373
262 km or 163 miBeni Suef
$309
286 km or 177 miSuez
$340
356 km or 221 miMinya
$396
432 km or 268 miGaza
$608
444 km or 276 miNetivot
$1528
444 km or 276 miAshkelon
$1252
446 km or 277 miSderot
$1521
447 km or 278 miOfakim
$1516
454 km or 282 miAshdod
$1623
460 km or 286 miRahat
$1524
461 km or 287 miPaphos
$970
462 km or 287 miKiryat Malakhi
$1527
463 km or 287 miAsyut
$407
463 km or 288 miYavne
$1524
463 km or 288 miKiryat Gat
$1447
464 km or 288 miBeersheba
$1457
467 km or 290 miBat Yam
$1545
468 km or 291 miHolon
$1763
470 km or 292 miNess Ziona
$1525
470 km or 292 miRehovot
$1684
470 km or 292 miRishon LeZion
$1760
473 km or 294 miTel Aviv
$2069
473 km or 294 miGivatayim
$1678
474 km or 295 miRamat Gan
$1845