Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Auckland - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiAuckland
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1964
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4381
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1136
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1853
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$462
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$248
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2813
🏙️ Population
1M
1.47M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 11% less expensive than in Auckland. Cities ranked 1730th and 351st ($1741 vs $1964) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd 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 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Auckland ranked 3rd in New Zealand, while ranked 257th and 124th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Auckland

Abu DhabiAuckland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$10.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$48.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$6.73
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.28
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1161
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$948
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1868
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1605
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$92.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$143
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$52.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$7457
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$6036
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$143
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$18.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.81
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$9.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$3.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$21.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$9.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.05
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.15
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.69
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$42.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$37.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$17.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$72.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$97.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$818
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$13504

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$1537
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$1162
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$1299
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$1419
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$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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13 km or 8.4 miWaitakere
$1340
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$1139
28 km or 18 miHibiscus Coast
$1403
40 km or 25 miPukekohe
$1299
113 km or 70 miHamilton
$1447
132 km or 82 miWhangarei
$1345
154 km or 96 miTauranga
$1621
193 km or 120 miRotorua
$1160
234 km or 146 miTaupo
$1393
253 km or 157 miNew Plymouth
$1242
344 km or 214 miWhanganui
$1367
347 km or 216 miNapier
$1239
348 km or 217 miGisborne
$1419
359 km or 223 miHastings
$2235
396 km or 246 miPalmerston North
$1233
453 km or 281 miParaparaumu
$1391
464 km or 288 miMasterton
$1373
476 km or 296 miPorirua
$900
477 km or 296 miUpper Hutt
$1328
486 km or 302 miLower Hutt
$1363
494 km or 307 miWellington
$1766
512 km or 318 miNelson
$1623
524 km or 326 miBlenheim
$1421
765 km or 475 miChristchurch
$1564
891 km or 553 miTimaru
$1391
995 km or 618 miWanaka
$1329
1044 km or 649 miQueenstown
$1784
1064 km or 661 miDunedin
$1306
1190 km or 740 miInvercargill
$1160
1809 km or 1124 miNoumea
$1876
1821 km or 1131 miDumbea
$1599
1826 km or 1135 miPaita
$1592
1997 km or 1241 miMua
$898
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$899
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$1494
2112 km or 1312 miSuva
$846
2120 km or 1317 miNasinu
$865
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$1538
2134 km or 1326 miNadi
$1009
2140 km or 1330 miNewcastle
$1614