Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Ankara - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAnkara
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$505
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1248
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$201
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$299
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$170
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$78.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$467
🏙️ Population
1M
5.5M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 245% more expensive than in Ankara. Cities ranked 1730th and 7662nd ($1741 vs $505) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in the United Arab Emirates and Turkey, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.9 months in Ankara. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Ankara ranked 2nd in Turkey, while ranked 257th and 932nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Ankara

Abu DhabiAnkara
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$14.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.93
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$204
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$128
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$311
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$194
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$45.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$70.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$11.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
16.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$821
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$497
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$21.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.63
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$5.36
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.73
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$2.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.55
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$22.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$3.28
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.04
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$39.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$54.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$269
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$5646

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$1381
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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 Ankara

DistanceCityCost of living
57 km or 36 miKirikkale
$394
71 km or 44 miPolatli
$371
99 km or 61 miCankiri
$370
139 km or 86 miBolu
$390
142 km or 88 miKirsehir
$374
142 km or 88 miKarabuk
$396
168 km or 104 miYozgat
$354
176 km or 109 miDuzce
$417
180 km or 112 miKastamonu
$286
191 km or 118 miKaradeniz Eregli
$375
191 km or 119 miCorum
$425
194 km or 121 miBartin
$403
200 km or 124 miEskisehir
$418
201 km or 125 miAksaray
$432
216 km or 134 miNevsehir
$334
228 km or 142 miSakarya
$320
228 km or 142 miAdapazari
$331
231 km or 144 miKonya
$384
238 km or 148 miAfyonkarahisar
$357
246 km or 153 miBilecik
$404
252 km or 156 miKutahya
$400
255 km or 158 miKartepe
$370
263 km or 163 miKayseri
$331
263 km or 164 miIzmit
$368
265 km or 165 miAmasya
$346
269 km or 167 miGolcuk
$373
270 km or 168 miNigde
$352
272 km or 169 miTalas
$374
272 km or 169 miBor
$369
272 km or 169 miKocaeli
$460
278 km or 172 miKorfez
$375
285 km or 177 miInegol
$381
289 km or 180 miEregli
$360
303 km or 188 miSinop
$369
305 km or 190 miGebze
$370
307 km or 191 miKaraman
$351
311 km or 193 miCayirova
$371
312 km or 194 miIsparta
$402
318 km or 197 miTokat
$363
323 km or 201 miBursa
$503