Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Asmara - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAsmara
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$532
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1297
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$422
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$199
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$46.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$290
🏙️ Population
1M
963k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 227% more expensive than in Asmara. Cities ranked 1730th and 7453rd ($1741 vs $532) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Eritrea, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Eritrea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.5 months in Asmara. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Asmara ranked 1st in Eritrea, while ranked 257th and 8943rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Asmara

Abu DhabiAsmara
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.86
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$216
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$141
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$458
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$292
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$40.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$61.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$35.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
12.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1186
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$596
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$15.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$5.92
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.87
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.03
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.4
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$24.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$14.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$33.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$62.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$100
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3293

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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

Cities near Asmara

DistanceCityCost of living
51 km or 32 miMendefera
$493
63 km or 39 miMassawa
$493
71 km or 44 miKeren
$495
214 km or 133 miMekelle
$512
270 km or 168 miKassala
$610
342 km or 212 miGondar
$484
407 km or 253 miEl-Gadarif
$627
437 km or 272 miAl Hudaydah
$518
448 km or 279 miBahir Dar
$518
473 km or 294 miDessie
$501
490 km or 304 miZabid
$493
498 km or 310 miAbha
$793
509 km or 316 miPort Sudan
$633
513 km or 319 miBareq
$740
548 km or 340 miSa'dah
$493
567 km or 352 miSanaa
$573
580 km or 361 miSayyan
$494
583 km or 362 miTaiz
$521
585 km or 363 miIbb
$503
589 km or 366 miAtbara
$614
596 km or 370 miDhamar
$495
600 km or 373 miDikhil
$504
602 km or 374 miObock
$503
606 km or 376 miNajran
$736
618 km or 384 miDjibouti
$532
620 km or 385 miAli Sabieh
$502
633 km or 393 miAd-Damazin
$615
649 km or 403 miBisha
$742
674 km or 419 miKhartoum North
$652
684 km or 425 miMecca
$797
685 km or 426 miKhartoum
$762
691 km or 429 miJeddah
$943
693 km or 430 miOmdurman
$728
701 km or 436 miAddis Ababa
$803
715 km or 444 miDire Dawa
$463
715 km or 444 miKosti
$635
717 km or 446 miAden
$518
755 km or 469 miHarar
$471
758 km or 471 miBorama
$485
788 km or 489 miJijiga
$526