Abu Dhabi vs Auckland - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Auckland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$2043
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$4661
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$1163
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$2006
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$504
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$252
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$2900
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
52
32
😀 Quality of life
81
89
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.47M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 4% less expensive than in Auckland. Cities ranked 608th and 454th ($1963 vs $2043) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs New Zealand comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.4 months in Auckland. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Auckland ranked 1st in New Zealand, while ranked 318th and 119th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abu Dhabi Auckland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$59.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$8.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$6.64
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$3.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$2.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$1142
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$977
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$2118
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$1719
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$155
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$52.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
4.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$8381
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$6141
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$136
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$19.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$4.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$9.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$9.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$3.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$5.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$10.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$3.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$22.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$2.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$42
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$12.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$40.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$18.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$71
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$786
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$12671

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$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
13 km or 8.4 mi Waitakere
$1361
17 km or 11 mi Manukau
$1320
28 km or 18 mi Hibiscus Coast
$1386
40 km or 25 mi Pukekohe
$1234
113 km or 70 mi Hamilton
$1461
132 km or 82 mi Whangarei
$1401
154 km or 96 mi Tauranga
$1561
193 km or 120 mi Rotorua
$1276
234 km or 146 mi Taupo
$1410
253 km or 157 mi New Plymouth
$1342
344 km or 214 mi Whanganui
$1504
347 km or 216 mi Napier
$1209
348 km or 217 mi Gisborne
$1544
359 km or 223 mi Hastings
$1011
396 km or 246 mi Palmerston North
$1242
453 km or 281 mi Paraparaumu
$1388
464 km or 288 mi Masterton
$1248
476 km or 296 mi Porirua
$920
477 km or 296 mi Upper Hutt
$1378
486 km or 302 mi Lower Hutt
$1455
494 km or 307 mi Wellington
$1893
512 km or 318 mi Nelson
$1468
524 km or 326 mi Blenheim
$1384
765 km or 475 mi Christchurch
$1643
891 km or 553 mi Timaru
$1867
995 km or 618 mi Wanaka
$1135
1044 km or 649 mi Queenstown
$1793
1064 km or 661 mi Dunedin
$1223
1190 km or 740 mi Invercargill
$1191
1809 km or 1124 mi Noumea
$1559
1821 km or 1131 mi Dumbea
$1457
1826 km or 1135 mi Paita
$1457
1997 km or 1241 mi Mua
$954
1997 km or 1241 mi Nukualofa
$958
2097 km or 1303 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
2112 km or 1312 mi Suva
$793
2120 km or 1317 mi Nasinu
$699
2129 km or 1323 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
2134 km or 1326 mi Nadi
$890
2140 km or 1330 mi Newcastle
$1798