Abu Dhabi vs Bristol - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Bristol
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1799
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$4162
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$1103
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$1807
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$415
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$2881
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
52
92
😀 Quality of life
81
88
🏙️ Population
1.48M
567K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 9% more expensive than in Bristol. Cities ranked 608th and 2015th ($1963 vs $1799) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 22nd in the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.6 months in Bristol. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Bristol ranked 25th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 318th and 152nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Abu Dhabi Bristol
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$52.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$6.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$5.39
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$4.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$2.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$1236
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$851
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1812
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$1498
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$210
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$36.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
2.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$8286
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$4148
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$94.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$8.18
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$8.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$8.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.8
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$2.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$14.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$3.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$5.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$3.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$73.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$86.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$82.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$1271
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$15670

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Cities near Abu Dhabi

Distance City Cost of living
117 km or 73 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
129 km or 80 mi Dubai
$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

Cities near Bristol

Distance City Cost of living
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Filton
$1496
17 km or 11 mi Bath
$1862
30 km or 18 mi Weston-super-Mare
$1582
32 km or 20 mi Newport
$1376
38 km or 23 mi Cwmbran
$1500
41 km or 26 mi Cardiff
$1551
48 km or 30 mi Barry
$1176
52 km or 32 mi Gloucester
$1346
57 km or 35 mi Swindon
$1524
60 km or 37 mi Taunton
$1292
61 km or 38 mi Cheltenham
$1469
64 km or 40 mi Merthyr Tydfil
$1559
68 km or 42 mi Hereford
$1331
69 km or 43 mi Salisbury
$1581
69 km or 43 mi Bridgend
$1401
83 km or 51 mi Dorchester
$1497
84 km or 52 mi Witney
$1479
86 km or 53 mi Worcester
$1562
86 km or 54 mi Port Talbot
$1498
88 km or 55 mi Neath
$1492
92 km or 57 mi Poole
$1472
93 km or 58 mi Abingdon-on-Thames
$1533
93 km or 58 mi Weymouth
$1458
95 km or 59 mi Bournemouth
$1649
96 km or 60 mi Swansea
$1285
98 km or 61 mi Oxford
$1767
98 km or 61 mi Christchurch
$1496
101 km or 63 mi Eastleigh
$1392
102 km or 63 mi Southampton
$1569
102 km or 64 mi Stratford-upon-Avon
$1778
105 km or 65 mi Exeter
$1486
105 km or 65 mi Redditch
$1484
105 km or 65 mi Bromsgrove
$1498
106 km or 66 mi Basingstoke
$1519
107 km or 66 mi Kidderminster
$1493
109 km or 68 mi Exmouth
$1491
109 km or 68 mi Banbury
$1558
111 km or 69 mi Llanelli
$1496
112 km or 69 mi Reading
$1804
115 km or 71 mi Warwick
$1465