Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Antananarivo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAntananarivo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1504
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$235
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$484
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$153
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$82.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$210
🏙️ Population
1M
2.61M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 223% more expensive than in Antananarivo. Cities ranked 1730th and 7399th ($1741 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Madagascar, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Madagascar 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 Antananarivo. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Antananarivo ranked 1st in Madagascar, while ranked 257th and 8371st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Antananarivo

Abu DhabiAntananarivo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$2.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$11.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$0.97
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.17
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$267
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$118
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$618
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$325
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$23.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$35.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$64.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
18.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1046
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$515
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$7.93
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$11.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$4.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.75
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.69
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$2.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$0.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$45.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$15.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$2.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$44.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$88.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$547
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$4224

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$1381
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$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
115 km or 72 miAntsirabe
$531
217 km or 135 miToamasina
$500
633 km or 393 miToliara
$482
727 km or 452 miMamoudzou
$1563
809 km or 503 miDomoni
$567
842 km or 523 miLe Port
$1311
842 km or 523 miSaint-Paul
$1313
846 km or 526 miLa Possession
$1311
848 km or 527 miSaint-Leu
$1339
856 km or 532 miSaint-Denis
$1472
872 km or 542 miSaint-Pierre
$1293
873 km or 542 miSainte-Suzanne
$1315
874 km or 543 miLe Tampon
$1310
879 km or 546 miSaint-Andre
$1247
884 km or 549 miNacala
$951
887 km or 551 miSaint-Benoit
$1314
888 km or 552 miSaint-Joseph
$1315
925 km or 575 miMoroni
$568
975 km or 606 miNampula
$881
998 km or 620 miPemba
$1047
1047 km or 650 miBambous
$598
1052 km or 654 miQuatre Bornes
$596
1054 km or 655 miPort Louis
$738
1058 km or 657 miCurepipe
$637
1058 km or 658 miTriolet
$629
1068 km or 664 miGoodlands
$667
1077 km or 669 miCentre de Flacq
$693
1078 km or 670 miMahebourg
$597
1128 km or 701 miQuelimane
$651
1315 km or 817 miMulanje
$731
1333 km or 828 miBeira
$903
1353 km or 841 miZomba
$734
1373 km or 853 miBlantyre
$676
1396 km or 868 miMangochi
$777
1441 km or 896 miNtcheu
$775
1448 km or 900 miMonkey Bay
$726
1479 km or 919 miChimoio
$597
1509 km or 937 miTete
$819
1561 km or 970 miMutare
$853
1564 km or 972 miLilongwe
$895