Abu Dhabi vs Changsha - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Changsha
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$828
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1985
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$495
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$86.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$810
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
52
94
😀 Quality of life
81
54
🏙️ Population
1.48M
10M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 137% more expensive than in Changsha. Cities ranked 608th and 5988th ($1963 vs $828) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 22nd 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 1 months in Changsha. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Changsha ranked 31st in China, while ranked 318th and 5898th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Changsha

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Abu Dhabi Changsha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$3.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$5.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$2.11
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$496
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$334
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$552
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$401
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$31.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$47.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
4.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$2269
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$1773
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$26.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$4.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$3.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$0.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$3.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$4.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.34
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$6.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$3.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$63.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$29093

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142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
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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

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661