Abu Dhabi vs Dili - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Dili
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$504
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1210
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$230
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$406
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$192
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$29.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$313
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
52
11
😀 Quality of life
81
31
🏙️ Population
1.48M
222K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 289% more expensive than in Dili. Cities ranked 608th and 8290th ($1963 vs $504) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st 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 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Dili ranked 1st in East Timor, while ranked 318th and 8363rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Abu Dhabi Dili
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$3.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$18.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$4.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$1.63
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$439
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$284
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$36.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$55.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
12.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$928
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$551
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$17.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$6.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$5.67
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$4.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$6.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$6.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$3.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$3.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$19.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$4.07
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$29.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$59.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$94.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$2763

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$1297
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$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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Distance City Cost of living
48 km or 30 mi Ainaro
$494
62 km or 38 mi Maliana
$494
97 km or 60 mi Baucau
$493
282 km or 176 mi Kupang
$494
473 km or 294 mi Baubau
$488
607 km or 377 mi Kendari
$499
611 km or 380 mi Ambon
$551
719 km or 447 mi Darwin
$1610
754 km or 469 mi Bima
$485
779 km or 484 mi Makassar
$510
829 km or 515 mi Parepare
$485
857 km or 533 mi Palopo
$490
1040 km or 646 mi Mataram
$372
1049 km or 652 mi Gorontalo
$488
1058 km or 657 mi Ternate
$491
1061 km or 660 mi Palu
$500
1061 km or 660 mi Sorong
$493
1113 km or 692 mi Bitung
$491
1121 km or 696 mi Manado
$611
1134 km or 705 mi Ubud
$592
1139 km or 708 mi Denpasar
$562
1163 km or 722 mi Bali
$736
1265 km or 786 mi Balikpapan
$530
1273 km or 791 mi Manokwari
$485
1293 km or 804 mi Samarinda
$590
1317 km or 818 mi Bontang
$490
1324 km or 823 mi Banjarbaru
$491
1347 km or 837 mi Banjarmasin
$410
1363 km or 847 mi Probolinggo
$493
1398 km or 869 mi Pasuruan
$490
1421 km or 883 mi Surabaya
$539
1427 km or 887 mi Malang
$418
1438 km or 894 mi Batu
$490
1452 km or 902 mi Mojokerto
$471
1470 km or 913 mi Palangka Raya
$494
1478 km or 918 mi Blitar
$486
1495 km or 929 mi Kediri
$499
1550 km or 963 mi Madiun
$391
1586 km or 985 mi Tarakan
$491
1628 km or 1012 mi Surakarta
$430