Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Baku - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiBaku
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$589
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1483
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$252
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$413
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$208
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$51.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$347
🏙️ Population
1M
2.18M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 196% more expensive than in Baku. Cities ranked 1730th and 7059th ($1741 vs $589) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Azerbaijan 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 Baku. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Baku ranked 1st in Azerbaijan, while ranked 257th and 3914th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Baku

Abu DhabiBaku
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$23.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.69
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$318
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$184
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$543
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$312
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$26.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$40.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$14.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
8.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1530
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$723
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$5.73
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.58
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.26
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$4.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.6
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.99
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$6.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.26
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$36.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$23.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$50.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$226
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6840

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$1381
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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 Baku

DistanceCityCost of living
30 km or 19 miSumqayit
$453
92 km or 57 miSirvan
$429
150 km or 93 miKhachmaz
$473
198 km or 123 miLankaran
$421
215 km or 133 miOguz
$473
229 km or 142 miYevlakh
$356
230 km or 143 miBarda
$367
242 km or 151 miShaki
$439
270 km or 168 miArdabil
$330
296 km or 184 miGanja
$470
313 km or 195 miGoris
$518
318 km or 198 miAhar
$439
320 km or 199 miKapan
$518
343 km or 213 miRasht
$464
350 km or 218 miMakhachkala
$489
352 km or 218 miLahijan
$444
381 km or 237 miAktau
$532
398 km or 247 miTabriz
$440
408 km or 254 miZhanaozen
$422
411 km or 256 miMarand
$441
416 km or 258 miGardabani
$451
426 km or 265 miRustavi
$529
428 km or 266 miZanjan
$402
440 km or 274 miMarneuli
$435
442 km or 274 miAbovyan
$585
445 km or 276 miTbilisi
$567
452 km or 281 miYerevan
$592
453 km or 282 miMaragheh
$442
454 km or 282 miVanadzor
$560
456 km or 283 miQazvin
$536
456 km or 284 miMasis
$583
461 km or 286 miAshtarak
$641
465 km or 289 miKhoy
$445
472 km or 293 miKhak-e Ali
$440
473 km or 294 miSpitak
$516
474 km or 294 miGrozny
$427
486 km or 302 miAmol
$511
491 km or 305 miBabol
$563
492 km or 306 miArmavir
$519
495 km or 308 miNazarabad
$440