Abu Dhabi vs Antwerp - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Antwerp
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1407
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$3236
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$715
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$1127
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$456
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$122
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$2349
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
52
87
😀 Quality of life
81
88
🏙️ Population
1.48M
529K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 40% more expensive than in Antwerp. Cities ranked 608th and 2928th ($1963 vs $1407) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 11th in the United Arab Emirates and Belgium, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Belgium comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.7 months in Antwerp. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Antwerp ranked 2nd in Belgium, while ranked 318th and 150th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Antwerp

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Abu Dhabi Antwerp
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$63.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$8.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$4.42
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$2.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$681
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$534
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1144
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$862
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$159
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$49.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
1.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$3154
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$2360
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$48.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$21
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$2.02
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$3.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$8.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.73
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$7.61
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$7.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$3.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$2.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$32.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$28.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$85.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$87.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$406
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$9241

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117 km or 73 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
129 km or 80 mi Dubai
$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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Distance City Cost of living
6.2 km or 3.9 mi Mortsel
$1424
11 km or 6.6 mi Beveren
$1350
15 km or 9.3 mi Lier
$1302
19 km or 12 mi Sint-Niklaas
$1365
23 km or 14 mi Mechelen
$1373
26 km or 16 mi Zemst
$1279
28 km or 17 mi Heist-op-den-Berg
$1305
30 km or 19 mi Herentals
$1411
31 km or 19 mi Dendermonde
$1327
32 km or 20 mi Lokeren
$1331
32 km or 20 mi Bergen op Zoom
$1579
32 km or 20 mi Hoogstraten
$1302
32 km or 20 mi Vilvoorde
$1173
35 km or 22 mi Roosendaal
$1583
39 km or 24 mi Schaerbeek
$1310
39 km or 24 mi Turnhout
$1206
39 km or 24 mi Herent
$1212
40 km or 25 mi Aarschot
$1281
41 km or 25 mi Aalst
$1432
41 km or 25 mi Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
$1303
41 km or 26 mi Brussels
$1474
42 km or 26 mi Geel
$1341
42 km or 26 mi Etten-Leur
$1555
43 km or 27 mi Anderlecht
$1310
43 km or 27 mi Leuven
$1450
44 km or 27 mi Dilbeek
$1305
45 km or 28 mi Saint-Gilles
$1239
45 km or 28 mi Forest
$1261
45 km or 28 mi Tervuren
$1339
46 km or 29 mi Scherpenheuvel-Zichem
$1310
46 km or 29 mi Watermael-Boitsfort
$1430
48 km or 30 mi Goes
$1413
49 km or 30 mi Breda
$1673
49 km or 31 mi Overijse
$1293
49 km or 31 mi Sint-Pieters-Leeuw
$1392
50 km or 31 mi Ninove
$1306
51 km or 32 mi Ghent
$1356
52 km or 33 mi Diest
$1308
55 km or 34 mi Halle
$1306
56 km or 35 mi Waterloo
$1259