Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dili - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiDili
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$507
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1230
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$227
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$404
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$199
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$27.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$303
🏙️ Population
1M
222k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 243% more expensive than in Dili. Cities ranked 1730th and 7626th ($1741 vs $507) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and East Timor, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs East Timor comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Dili. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Dili ranked 1st in East Timor, while ranked 257th and 8302nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dili

Abu DhabiDili
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$17.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.79
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$210
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$432
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$277
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$40.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$61.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$34.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1033
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$562
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$6.44
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.16
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.68
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$23.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$34.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$62.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3298

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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 Dili

DistanceCityCost of living
48 km or 30 miAinaro
$499
62 km or 38 miMaliana
$498
97 km or 60 miBaucau
$499
282 km or 176 miKupang
$514
473 km or 294 miBaubau
$467
607 km or 377 miKendari
$479
611 km or 380 miAmbon
$552
719 km or 447 miDarwin
$1635
754 km or 469 miBima
$468
779 km or 484 miMakassar
$501
829 km or 515 miParepare
$466
857 km or 533 miPalopo
$470
1040 km or 646 miMataram
$467
1049 km or 652 miGorontalo
$471
1058 km or 657 miTernate
$472
1061 km or 660 miPalu
$496
1061 km or 660 miSorong
$474
1113 km or 692 miBitung
$472
1121 km or 696 miManado
$609
1134 km or 705 miUbud
$650
1139 km or 708 miDenpasar
$622
1163 km or 722 miBali
$646
1265 km or 786 miBalikpapan
$504
1273 km or 791 miManokwari
$467
1293 km or 804 miSamarinda
$542
1317 km or 818 miBontang
$469
1324 km or 823 miBanjarbaru
$471
1347 km or 837 miBanjarmasin
$423
1363 km or 847 miProbolinggo
$472
1398 km or 869 miPasuruan
$472
1421 km or 883 miSurabaya
$575
1427 km or 887 miMalang
$441
1438 km or 894 miBatu
$470
1452 km or 902 miMojokerto
$401
1470 km or 913 miPalangka Raya
$430
1478 km or 918 miBlitar
$465
1495 km or 929 miKediri
$470
1550 km or 963 miMadiun
$385
1586 km or 985 miTarakan
$472
1628 km or 1012 miSurakarta
$407