Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dublin - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiDublin
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2277
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4982
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1469
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$2416
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$473
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$193
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2795
🏙️ Population
1M
553k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 24% less expensive than in Dublin. Cities ranked 1730th and 154th ($1741 vs $2277) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Ireland, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Ireland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.2 months in Dublin. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Dublin ranked 1st in Ireland, while ranked 257th and 144th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dublin

Abu DhabiDublin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$13.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$55.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9.27
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$6.74
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1598
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$1247
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2728
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$2084
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$101
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$153
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$50.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$6332
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4523
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$147
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$20.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$11.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$9.99
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$15.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$44.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$13.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$66.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$89.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$99.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1218
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$10049

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$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
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$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 8.3 miSwords
$2809
30 km or 19 miNaas
$1776
42 km or 26 miDrogheda
$1776
75 km or 46 miDundalk
$1492
102 km or 63 miKilkenny
$1534
113 km or 70 miWexford
$1512
131 km or 82 miLisburn
$1465
134 km or 83 miWaterford
$1554
141 km or 88 miBelfast
$1275
148 km or 92 miDouglas
$1460
148 km or 92 miNewtownabbey
$1465
152 km or 94 miBangor
$1106
154 km or 96 miOmagh
$1465
175 km or 109 miLimerick
$1298
185 km or 115 miGalway
$1752
185 km or 115 miRhyl
$1413
196 km or 122 miDerry
$1225
212 km or 132 miWallasey
$1587
213 km or 132 miFormby
$1459
215 km or 133 miCrosby
$1462
216 km or 134 miBirkenhead
$1472
217 km or 135 miBebington
$1467
217 km or 135 miLiverpool
$1385
217 km or 135 miBootle
$1460
218 km or 136 miSouthport
$1461
219 km or 136 miBlackpool
$1272
219 km or 136 miCork
$1773
220 km or 137 miWrexham
$1199
221 km or 137 miLytham St Annes
$1492
221 km or 137 miWhitehaven
$1447
224 km or 139 miEllesmere Port
$1463
225 km or 140 miChester
$1423
234 km or 145 miLlanelli
$1467
234 km or 145 miSt Helens
$1218
235 km or 146 miWidnes
$1460
236 km or 147 miRuncorn
$1462
239 km or 148 miMorecambe
$1334
240 km or 149 miPreston
$1366
241 km or 150 miLancaster
$1282
242 km or 150 miWigan
$1345