Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Crete - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiCrete
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1021
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2468
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$437
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$721
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$378
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$99.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$766
🏙️ Population
1M
623k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 70% more expensive than in Crete. Cities ranked 1730th and 5343rd ($1741 vs $1021) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in the United Arab Emirates and Greece, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Greece comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.7 months in Crete. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Crete ranked 5th in Greece, while ranked 257th and 2083rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Crete

Abu DhabiCrete
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$11.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$39.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$13.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.66
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$353
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$285
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$642
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$503
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$96.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$148
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$42.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
6.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1822
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1252
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.93
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$12.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.75
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.01
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.13
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$42.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$36.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$9.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$99
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$309
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$7649

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$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 Crete

DistanceCityCost of living
22 km or 14 miHeraklion
$856
39 km or 24 miRethymno
$928
83 km or 51 miChania
$997
132 km or 82 miSantorini
$1277
241 km or 150 miMykonos
$1544
298 km or 185 miBodrum
$577
300 km or 187 miVoula
$944
303 km or 189 miGlyfada
$1235
306 km or 190 miArgyroupoli
$988
310 km or 193 miPalaio Faliro
$1095
311 km or 193 miNea Smyrni
$910
312 km or 194 miKallithea
$917
313 km or 195 miPiraeus
$997
314 km or 195 miKalamata
$812
315 km or 196 miAthens
$1059
316 km or 196 miNikaia
$1066
317 km or 197 miSalamina
$824
320 km or 199 miNea Ionia
$912
320 km or 199 miPeristeri
$854
320 km or 199 miNea Filadelfeia
$909
323 km or 201 miKifissia
$988
324 km or 202 miRhodes
$963
327 km or 203 miEleusis
$914
328 km or 204 miAspropyrgos
$838
332 km or 207 miTripoli
$784
340 km or 211 miCorinth
$778
349 km or 217 miMarmaris
$469
351 km or 218 miDerna
$947
353 km or 220 miKusadasi
$384
358 km or 223 miChios
$852
369 km or 229 miChalcis
$930
369 km or 229 miTobruk
$854
377 km or 234 miMugla
$340
386 km or 240 miAydin
$334
399 km or 248 miIzmir
$527
399 km or 248 miTire
$371
407 km or 253 miFethiye
$450
421 km or 262 miNazilli
$234
431 km or 268 miPatras
$796
432 km or 269 miManisa
$441