Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Daejeon - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiDaejeon
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1085
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2699
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$475
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$813
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$408
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$116
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2588
🏙️ Population
1M
1.48M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 60% more expensive than in Daejeon. Cities ranked 1730th and 5206th ($1741 vs $1085) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 10th 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 2.4 months in Daejeon. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Daejeon ranked 9th in South Korea, while ranked 257th and 381st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Daejeon

Abu DhabiDaejeon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.05
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$21.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.44
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.18
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$448
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$363
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$770
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$656
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$75.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$19.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2819
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2058
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.04
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$55
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$9.25
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.34
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.56
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$9.71
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$23.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$5.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$13.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$7.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$13.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$7.18
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$75
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$80.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$394
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$16597

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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 Daejeon

DistanceCityCost of living
15 km or 9.2 miGyeryong
$936
18 km or 11 miSejong
$971
26 km or 16 miGongju
$1001
31 km or 20 miNonsan
$987
33 km or 21 miCheongju
$1104
42 km or 26 miAsan
$975
55 km or 34 miCheonan
$1045
60 km or 37 miIksan
$971
63 km or 39 miJeonju
$904
69 km or 43 miBoryeong
$1001
70 km or 43 miSangju
$874
70 km or 44 miGimcheon
$968
73 km or 46 miGunsan
$1005
74 km or 46 miAnseong
$954
76 km or 47 miGimje
$1030
76 km or 47 miPyeongtaek
$976
78 km or 48 miMungyeong
$937
84 km or 52 miChungju
$927
88 km or 55 miGumi
$986
91 km or 56 miDangjin
$948
93 km or 58 miOsan
$956
96 km or 60 miSeosan
$926
99 km or 62 miJeongeup
$938
100 km or 62 miYongin
$1047
103 km or 64 miIcheon
$1167
105 km or 65 miNamwon
$937
107 km or 67 miYeoju
$939
109 km or 68 miSuwon
$1027
109 km or 68 miHwaseong
$1013
114 km or 71 miJecheon
$988
117 km or 72 miUiwang
$946
118 km or 73 miGwangju
$971
119 km or 74 miAnsan
$802
120 km or 74 miGunpo
$978
120 km or 75 miWonju
$1065
121 km or 75 miSiheung
$989
122 km or 76 miDaegu
$1013
122 km or 76 miAndong
$908
123 km or 76 miAnyang
$1204
123 km or 76 miSeongnam
$1112