Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dushanbe - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiDushanbe
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$445
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1233
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$198
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$456
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$168
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$28
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$107
🏙️ Population
1M
780k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 291% more expensive than in Dushanbe. Cities ranked 1730th and 8378th ($1741 vs $445) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Tajikistan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Tajikistan 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 Dushanbe. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Dushanbe ranked 1st in Tajikistan, while ranked 257th and 8863rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dushanbe

Abu DhabiDushanbe
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$2.89
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$12.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$0.98
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$187
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$96.8
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$749
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$269
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$13.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$21.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$69.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
23.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$814
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$456
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$8.93
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$3.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.76
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.57
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$4.26
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$2.61
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.86
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$0.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$34.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$13.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$1.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$27.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$63.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$116
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6714

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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 Dushanbe

DistanceCityCost of living
49 km or 30 miTursunzoda
$351
82 km or 51 miQurghonteppa
$411
145 km or 90 miPanjakent
$351
150 km or 93 miIstaravshan
$410
190 km or 118 miJizzakh
$398
198 km or 123 miSamarkand
$396
200 km or 124 miGhafurov
$351
201 km or 125 miBuston
$409
203 km or 126 miKhujand
$336
205 km or 127 miKunduz
$325
234 km or 145 miIstiklol
$350
236 km or 147 miKonibodom
$351
255 km or 158 miMazar-i-Sharif
$331
261 km or 162 miQarshi
$402
292 km or 181 miPuli Khumri
$318
306 km or 190 miTashkent
$476
327 km or 203 miFergana
$379
328 km or 204 miMargilan
$372
329 km or 204 miChirchiq
$392
341 km or 212 miSheberghan
$321
365 km or 227 miNamangan
$487
386 km or 240 miAndijan
$378
399 km or 248 miBukhara
$402
406 km or 252 miOsh
$362
420 km or 261 miShymkent
$426
445 km or 276 miJalal-Abad
$411
451 km or 280 miKabul
$414
456 km or 283 miTurkmenabat
$1010
484 km or 301 miJalalabad
$291
511 km or 318 miToktogul
$404
526 km or 327 miTaraz
$377
526 km or 327 miTalas
$374
528 km or 328 miTurkistan
$339
529 km or 329 miMingora
$321
550 km or 342 miKentau
$410
555 km or 345 miGardez
$335
560 km or 348 miGhazni
$300
564 km or 350 miPeshawar
$320
566 km or 352 miMardan
$305
591 km or 367 miKhost
$333