Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Daegu - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiDaegu
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1013
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2895
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$359
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$819
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$402
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$132
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1974
🏙️ Population
1M
2.46M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 72% more expensive than in Daegu. Cities ranked 1730th and 5362nd ($1741 vs $1013) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 20th in the United Arab Emirates and South Korea, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.9 months in Daegu. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Daegu ranked 40th in South Korea, while ranked 257th and 604th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Daegu

Abu DhabiDaegu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$26
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.66
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.09
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$227
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$857
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$614
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$89.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$137
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$5408
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$5435
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$12.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.56
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$14.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$16.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$5.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$5.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.76
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$43.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$9.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$76.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$7.95
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$69.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$83.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$348
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$20423

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 8.2 miGyeongsan
$965
33 km or 20 miYeongcheon
$960
44 km or 27 miMiryang
$974
44 km or 27 miGumi
$986
52 km or 32 miGimcheon
$968
56 km or 35 miGyeongju
$936
66 km or 41 miChangwon
$1035
71 km or 44 miYangsan
$939
71 km or 44 miPohang
$881
73 km or 45 miSangju
$874
74 km or 46 miSacheon
$794
74 km or 46 miUlsan
$1132
75 km or 46 miGimhae
$968
76 km or 47 miMasan
$989
79 km or 49 miAndong
$908
88 km or 55 miJinju
$978
88 km or 55 miMungyeong
$937
94 km or 58 miBusan
$1087
106 km or 66 miYeongju
$872
113 km or 70 miGeoje
$952
115 km or 71 miTongyeong
$944
121 km or 75 miNamwon
$937
122 km or 76 miDaejeon
$1085
130 km or 81 miGyeryong
$936
131 km or 81 miJeonju
$904
131 km or 82 miGwangyang
$932
131 km or 82 miCheongju
$1104
137 km or 85 miChungju
$927
137 km or 85 miSejong
$971
141 km or 88 miNonsan
$987
143 km or 89 miSuncheon
$965
145 km or 90 miJecheon
$988
148 km or 92 miGongju
$1001
148 km or 92 miIksan
$971
149 km or 93 miTaebaek
$935
150 km or 93 miYeosu
$1006
154 km or 96 miGimje
$1030
160 km or 100 miAsan
$975
161 km or 100 miJeongeup
$938
167 km or 103 miCheonan
$1045