Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Beirut - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiBeirut
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1302
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3149
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$662
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1233
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$402
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$833
🏙️ Population
1M
361k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 34% more expensive than in Beirut. Cities ranked 1730th and 3174th ($1741 vs $1302) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Lebanon 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 Beirut. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Beirut ranked 1st in Lebanon, while ranked 257th and 1194th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Beirut

Abu DhabiBeirut
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$9.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$55.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$4.21
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$778
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$409
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$805
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$176
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$63.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
7.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3849
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1730
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$67.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$21.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.3
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.54
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$11.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$17.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$6.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$3.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$3.48
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$68.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$65.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$8.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$69.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$122
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$370
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$5721

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$1381
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$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

Cities near Beirut

DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 8.2 miJounieh
$1027
37 km or 23 miZahle
$1023
38 km or 23 miSidon
$856
68 km or 42 miTripoli
$1286
75 km or 46 miTyre
$798
76 km or 47 miKiryat Shmona
$1337
83 km or 52 miDamascus
$443
99 km or 62 miMa'alot-Tarshiha
$1525
102 km or 64 miSafed
$1522
106 km or 66 miNahariya
$1525
112 km or 69 miKarmiel
$1325
114 km or 71 miAcre
$1374
115 km or 72 miSakhnin
$1519
116 km or 72 miArraba
$1526
119 km or 74 miTamra
$1526
122 km or 76 miTiberias
$1448
123 km or 77 miKiryat Motzkin
$1524
124 km or 77 miKiryat Bialik
$1525
124 km or 77 miKiryat Yam
$1524
124 km or 77 miShefa-'Amr
$1521
127 km or 79 miKiryat Ata
$1493
130 km or 81 miHaifa
$1468
131 km or 82 miNof HaGalil
$1528
132 km or 82 miNesher
$1469
133 km or 83 miNazareth
$1188
137 km or 85 miMigdal HaEmek
$1517
142 km or 88 miYokneam Illit
$1508
144 km or 89 miAfula
$1287
145 km or 90 miHoms
$363
151 km or 94 miIrbid
$694
155 km or 97 miZikhron Ya'akov
$1779
156 km or 97 miUmm al-Fahm
$1525
165 km or 103 miPardes Hanna-Karkur
$1532
169 km or 105 miBaqa-Jatt
$1523
169 km or 105 miHadera
$1631
179 km or 111 miHama
$385
183 km or 114 miJerash
$683
183 km or 114 miNetanya
$1625
184 km or 114 miLatakia
$333
186 km or 116 miTayibe
$1530