Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Atlanta - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAtlanta
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1830
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4447
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1086
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1875
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$472
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$4651
🏙️ Population
1M
486k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 5% less expensive than in Atlanta. Cities ranked 1730th and 501st ($1741 vs $1830) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 361st in the United Arab Emirates and the United States, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 2.5 months in Atlanta. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Atlanta ranked 2nd in the United States, while ranked 257th and 3rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Atlanta

Abu DhabiAtlanta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.22
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1230
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$845
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2153
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1530
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$161
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$59.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3748
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1961
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$87.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$19.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$4.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$3.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$3.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$32.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$105
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$47.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$82.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1111
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$25648

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$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
11 km or 6.6 miEast Point
$1752
11 km or 7 miCandler-McAfee
$1746
12 km or 7.7 miBrookhaven
$1730
17 km or 11 miChamblee
$1752
17 km or 11 miSmyrna
$1947
19 km or 12 miTucker
$1748
20 km or 13 miSandy Springs
$1759
21 km or 13 miStonecrest
$1748
22 km or 13 miDunwoody
$1758
26 km or 16 miMarietta
$1724
29 km or 18 miStockbridge
$1754
29 km or 18 miPeachtree Corners
$1747
31 km or 19 miDouglasville
$1677
31 km or 19 miRoswell
$1751
35 km or 22 miJohns Creek
$1750
35 km or 22 miDuluth
$1794
36 km or 22 miKennesaw
$1938
37 km or 23 miAlpharetta
$1895
40 km or 25 miWoodstock
$1569
41 km or 26 miMcDonough
$1753
43 km or 26 miMilton
$1749
43 km or 27 miAcworth
$1772
43 km or 27 miLawrenceville
$1684
43 km or 27 miPeachtree
$1785
53 km or 33 miCanton
$1752
56 km or 35 miNewnan
$1881
58 km or 36 miGriffin
$1753
66 km or 41 miCarrollton
$1754
67 km or 42 miWinder
$1465
80 km or 49 miGainesville
$1773
92 km or 57 miRome
$1454
96 km or 59 miAthens
$1286
100 km or 62 miLaGrange
$1746
124 km or 77 miMacon
$1652
125 km or 78 miDalton
$1246
128 km or 80 miValley
$1740
133 km or 83 miAnniston
$1749
135 km or 84 miOxford
$1757
146 km or 90 miWarner Robins
$1633
150 km or 93 miColumbus
$1259