Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dakar - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiDakar
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1002
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2554
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$505
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1101
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$308
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$88.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$167
🏙️ Population
1M
1.15M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 74% more expensive than in Dakar. Cities ranked 1730th and 5388th ($1741 vs $1002) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Senegal, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Senegal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.2 months in Dakar. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Dakar ranked 1st in Senegal, while ranked 257th and 6664th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dakar

Abu DhabiDakar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$30.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.27
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$561
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$308
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1500
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$750
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$99.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$155
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$46.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
7.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$12335
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$11804
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$27
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$12.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$14.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$9.69
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.88
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$46.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$42.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$10.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$58
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$85.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$149
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3859

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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 Dakar

DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miRufisque
$969
58 km or 36 miThies
$926
121 km or 75 miFatick
$951
163 km or 101 miKaolack
$960
166 km or 103 miLouga
$947
171 km or 106 miBanjul
$456
174 km or 108 miLamin
$433
177 km or 110 miSaint-Louis
$928
185 km or 115 miBrikama
$592
266 km or 165 miRosso
$710
271 km or 169 miZiguinchor
$973
340 km or 211 miKolda
$1067
378 km or 235 miBissau
$424
404 km or 251 miNouakchott
$744
416 km or 258 miBafata
$406
629 km or 391 miBoffa
$600
651 km or 404 miPraia
$804
668 km or 415 miAssomada
$703
709 km or 441 miConakry
$764
727 km or 452 miForecariah
$600
757 km or 471 miMamou
$602
833 km or 518 miFreetown
$777
841 km or 522 miMindelo
$595
978 km or 607 miBo
$659
1009 km or 627 miKankan
$616
1023 km or 636 miKenema
$655
1048 km or 651 miBamako
$555
1051 km or 653 miGueckedou
$619
1087 km or 675 miBanamba
$493
1088 km or 676 miKoulikoro
$493
1141 km or 709 miBougouni
$492
1185 km or 736 miMonrovia
$533
1197 km or 744 miKakata
$494
1215 km or 755 miSegou
$496
1220 km or 758 miNzerekore
$557
1232 km or 766 miMarkala
$493
1256 km or 781 miYekepa
$490
1258 km or 782 miSanniquellie
$492
1332 km or 828 miSikasso
$503
1413 km or 878 miKorhogo
$879