Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Copenhagen - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiCopenhagen
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2255
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4996
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1326
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$2188
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$561
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$173
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$3644
🏙️ Population
1M
602k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 23% less expensive than in Copenhagen. Cities ranked 1730th and 176th ($1741 vs $2255) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Denmark, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Denmark 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 Copenhagen. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Copenhagen ranked 1st in Denmark, while ranked 257th and 18th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Copenhagen

Abu DhabiCopenhagen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$83.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$11.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$7.32
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$6.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$3.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1437
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$1054
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2343
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1795
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$166
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$253
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$7144
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4896
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$78.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$27.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.69
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.5
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$15.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.7
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.99
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$3.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$6.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$39.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$16.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$82.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$33.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$125
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$138
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$491
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$11265

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$1381
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$1836
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
2 km or 1.3 miFrederiksberg
$1713
8.5 km or 5.3 miGentofte
$1577
23 km or 14 miHorsholm
$1578
28 km or 17 miLandskrona
$1208
30 km or 19 miMalmo
$1430
31 km or 19 miRoskilde
$1590
33 km or 21 miHillerod
$1545
40 km or 25 miLund
$1471
40 km or 25 miStaffanstorp
$1189
40 km or 25 miHelsingor
$1715
42 km or 26 miHelsingborg
$1216
51 km or 32 miTrelleborg
$1243
66 km or 41 miAngelholm
$1238
71 km or 44 miNaestved
$1623
92 km or 57 miHassleholm
$1178
104 km or 65 miKristianstad
$1243
111 km or 69 miHalmstad
$1155
141 km or 88 miOdense
$1410
141 km or 88 miSvendborg
$1457
154 km or 96 miLjungby
$1249
156 km or 97 miAarhus
$1749
156 km or 97 miStralsund
$1227
159 km or 99 miVarberg
$1116
171 km or 106 miHorsens
$1421
177 km or 110 miFredericia
$1452
179 km or 111 miRostock
$1073
179 km or 111 miRanders
$1414
185 km or 115 miGreifswald
$1266
190 km or 118 miVarnamo
$1182
190 km or 118 miVejle
$1676
193 km or 120 miVaxjo
$1146
196 km or 122 miSonderborg
$1430
196 km or 122 miKolding
$1523
196 km or 122 miSilkeborg
$1524
199 km or 124 miKarlskrona
$1179
199 km or 124 miHaderslev
$1539
211 km or 131 miWismar
$1223
211 km or 131 miGustrow
$1224
215 km or 133 miViborg
$1184
216 km or 134 miKiel
$1245