Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dusseldorf - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiDusseldorf
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1516
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3911
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$799
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1580
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$405
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$174
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2703
🏙️ Population
1M
619k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 15% more expensive than in Dusseldorf. Cities ranked 1730th and 2348th ($1741 vs $1516) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 11th in the United Arab Emirates and Germany, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.8 months in Dusseldorf. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Dusseldorf ranked 6th in Germany, while ranked 257th and 30th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Dusseldorf

Abu DhabiDusseldorf
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$11.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$67.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$8.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.96
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$768
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$579
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1682
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1227
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$147
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$226
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$36.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$7078
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4541
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$89.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$25.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.57
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.29
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.11
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$9.28
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$34.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$14.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$67.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$19.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$84
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$522
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$20768

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$1381
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
6.5 km or 4 miNeuss
$1215
9.4 km or 5.8 miRatingen
$1227
9.9 km or 6.2 miErkrath
$1228
10 km or 6.3 miKaarst
$1223
13 km or 8.3 miHilden
$1224
14 km or 8.5 miMettmann
$1224
16 km or 9.8 miDormagen
$1230
16 km or 9.9 miWillich
$1229
17 km or 11 miMonheim am Rhein
$1223
17 km or 11 miHaan
$1229
17 km or 11 miHeiligenhaus
$1229
18 km or 11 miLangenfeld
$1229
18 km or 11 miKrefeld
$1268
19 km or 12 miKorschenbroich
$1226
19 km or 12 miWulfrath
$1228
20 km or 13 miGrevenbroich
$1232
21 km or 13 miLeichlingen
$1228
22 km or 14 miTonisvorst
$1227
22 km or 14 miVelbert
$1232
22 km or 14 miDuisburg
$1087
23 km or 14 miSolingen
$1225
23 km or 14 miMulheim
$1243
24 km or 15 miMonchengladbach
$1267
26 km or 16 miPulheim
$1229
26 km or 16 miLeverkusen
$1140
27 km or 17 miViersen
$1234
27 km or 17 miOberhausen
$1118
27 km or 17 miMoers
$1115
28 km or 17 miNeukirchen-Vluyn
$1228
28 km or 17 miWuppertal
$1200
29 km or 18 miKempen
$1225
29 km or 18 miRemscheid
$1041
30 km or 18 miBedburg
$1226
30 km or 18 miEssen
$1272
31 km or 19 miBergheim
$1167
32 km or 20 miWermelskirchen
$1227
34 km or 21 miBottrop
$1192
34 km or 21 miKamp-Lintfort
$1229
34 km or 21 miHattingen
$1229
35 km or 22 miCologne
$1581