Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Baghdad - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiBaghdad
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$910
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2106
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$442
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$762
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$244
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$582
🏙️ Population
1M
6.96M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 91% more expensive than in Baghdad. Cities ranked 1730th and 5651st ($1741 vs $910) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Iraq, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Iraq comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Baghdad. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Baghdad ranked 1st in Iraq, while ranked 257th and 6892nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Baghdad

Abu DhabiBaghdad
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$24.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.98
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$417
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$261
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$827
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$95
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$54.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
8.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1966
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$930
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$25.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$16.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.69
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$4.25
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$42.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$6.45
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$35.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$74.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$2069

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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
32 km or 20 miCtesiphon
$692
33 km or 21 miAbu Ghraib
$748
47 km or 29 miAl-Karmah
$647
49 km or 30 miBaqubah
$649
59 km or 37 miFallujah
$677
89 km or 55 miKarbala
$738
96 km or 60 miHillah
$576
104 km or 65 miRamadi
$686
106 km or 66 miSamarra
$649
147 km or 91 miKufa
$653
147 km or 91 miNajaf
$577
155 km or 96 miTikrit
$614
159 km or 99 miAl Diwaniyah
$551
160 km or 100 miKut
$677
190 km or 118 miIlam
$487
235 km or 146 miKirkuk
$650
240 km or 149 miSamawah
$661
262 km or 163 miSulaymaniyah
$679
267 km or 166 miKermanshah
$425
291 km or 181 miMarivan
$442
307 km or 191 miAmarah
$692
308 km or 191 miNasiriyah
$689
318 km or 198 miErbil
$809
322 km or 200 miSanandaj
$533
324 km or 201 miBaneh
$374
356 km or 221 miMosul
$728
364 km or 226 miSaqqez
$404
365 km or 227 miKhorramabad
$406
378 km or 235 miPiranshahr
$442
378 km or 235 miMahabad
$396
381 km or 236 miAndimeshk
$505
387 km or 241 miDezful
$512
389 km or 242 miBukan
$448
404 km or 251 miSinjar
$684
406 km or 252 miBorujerd
$512
410 km or 255 miDuhok
$677
411 km or 255 miHamadan
$333
420 km or 261 miMalayer
$360
431 km or 268 miMiandoab
$442
433 km or 269 miDorud
$441