Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Changsha - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiChangsha
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$694
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1820
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$284
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$431
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$257
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$71
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$640
🏙️ Population
1M
7.04M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 151% more expensive than in Changsha. Cities ranked 1730th and 6267th ($1741 vs $694) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 59th in the United Arab Emirates and China, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.9 months in Changsha. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Changsha ranked 99th in China, while ranked 257th and 5297th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Changsha

Abu DhabiChangsha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.45
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$16.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.14
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$347
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$210
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$518
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$331
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$29.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$46.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$16.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2418
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1240
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$19.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$3.78
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.22
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$15.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$63.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$6.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.07
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$64.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$401
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$18328

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117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$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

Cities near Changsha

DistanceCityCost of living
40 km or 25 miXiangtan
$628
43 km or 27 miNingxiang
$620
43 km or 27 miZhuzhou
$732
76 km or 47 miYiyang
$675
79 km or 49 miLiling
$610
107 km or 66 miPingxiang
$629
108 km or 67 miLoudi
$669
131 km or 81 miYueyang
$698
140 km or 87 miLianyuan
$614
145 km or 90 miYichun
$696
149 km or 93 miLinxiang
$592
150 km or 93 miHengyang
$634
157 km or 97 miChangde
$644
162 km or 101 miLengshuijiang
$584
178 km or 111 miShishou
$597
182 km or 113 miShaoyang
$722
186 km or 116 miHonghu
$603
192 km or 119 miJinshi
$578
197 km or 122 miXinyu
$614
198 km or 123 miChibi
$590
225 km or 140 miXianning
$645
231 km or 144 miJi'an
$686
237 km or 147 miYongzhou
$692
246 km or 153 miXiantao
$616
247 km or 153 miJingzhou
$460
249 km or 155 miSongzi
$601
264 km or 164 miZhangjiajie
$623
267 km or 166 miChenzhou
$740
285 km or 177 miYidu
$586
285 km or 177 miHanchuan
$614
287 km or 178 miDaye
$607
290 km or 180 miNanchang
$640
295 km or 183 miWuhan
$639
299 km or 186 miHuangshi
$644
305 km or 189 miHuaihua
$686
307 km or 191 miEzhou
$611
311 km or 193 miYingcheng
$599
311 km or 193 miHuanggang
$709
311 km or 193 miWuxue
$596
314 km or 195 miDangyang
$594