Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Berlin - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiBerlin
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1703
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3889
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$889
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1506
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$369
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$285
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2813
🏙️ Population
1M
3.64M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 2% more expensive than in Berlin. Cities ranked 1730th and 1833rd ($1741 vs $1703) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in the United Arab Emirates and Germany, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.7 months in Berlin. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Berlin ranked 2nd in Germany, while ranked 257th and 9th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Berlin

Abu DhabiBerlin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$9.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$39.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.97
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$919
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$670
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1615
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1178
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$209
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$31.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$6648
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4292
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$92
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$22.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.57
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$6.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$28.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$94.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$24.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$99.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$93.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$141
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$8825

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$1537
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$1162
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$1299
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$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
15 km or 9.2 miTeltow
$1229
18 km or 11 miHohen Neuendorf
$1227
18 km or 11 miHennigsdorf
$1224
20 km or 13 miFalkensee
$1225
21 km or 13 miBernau bei Berlin
$1224
25 km or 16 miPotsdam
$1401
25 km or 16 miLudwigsfelde
$1225
28 km or 18 miOranienburg
$1223
30 km or 19 miKonigs Wusterhausen
$1224
34 km or 21 miWerder
$1231
34 km or 21 miStrausberg
$1226
46 km or 29 miEberswalde
$1226
49 km or 31 miFurstenwalde
$1224
50 km or 31 miLuckenwalde
$1228
57 km or 36 miBrandenburg an der Havel
$1233
60 km or 37 miNeuruppin
$1224
72 km or 44 miRathenow
$1224
81 km or 50 miFrankfurt
$1224
86 km or 53 miSchwedt
$1261
88 km or 55 miWittenberg
$1224
97 km or 60 miNeustrelitz
$1258
97 km or 60 miEisenhuttenstadt
$1228
104 km or 65 miStendal
$1229
106 km or 66 miCottbus
$1078
107 km or 67 miBurg bei Magdeburg
$1228
107 km or 67 miZerbst
$1226
109 km or 68 miDessau-Rolau
$1226
109 km or 68 miTorgau
$1225
116 km or 72 miNeubrandenburg
$1223
119 km or 74 miSenftenberg
$1227
121 km or 75 miWaren
$1229
124 km or 77 miBitterfeld-Wolfen
$1225
124 km or 77 miSchonebeck
$1225
125 km or 78 miSpremberg
$1225
127 km or 79 miMagdeburg
$1047
128 km or 79 miSzczecin
$785
128 km or 80 miKothen
$1228
128 km or 80 miGorzow Wielkopolski
$659
131 km or 81 miDelitzsch
$1225
134 km or 83 miHoyerswerda
$1230