Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Edmonton - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiEdmonton
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1536
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3379
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$833
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1225
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$466
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2472
🏙️ Population
1M
933k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 13% more expensive than in Edmonton. Cities ranked 1730th and 2250th ($1741 vs $1536) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 31st in the United Arab Emirates and Canada, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.6 months in Edmonton. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Edmonton ranked 13th in Canada, while ranked 257th and 92nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Edmonton

Abu DhabiEdmonton
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$48.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$4.73
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$633
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1179
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$967
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$51
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2509
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1814
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$69.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$13.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$11.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.03
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.08
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$11.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$10.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$56.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$50.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$75.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$736
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6560

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
27 km or 16 miSpruce Grove
$1607
31 km or 19 miLeduc
$1395
142 km or 88 miRed Deer
$1378
279 km or 173 miCalgary
$1492
297 km or 185 miBanff
$1840
380 km or 236 miFort McMurray
$1891
388 km or 241 miGrande Prairie
$1548
429 km or 267 miLethbridge
$1436
435 km or 270 miMedicine Hat
$1278
483 km or 300 miSaskatoon
$1415
515 km or 320 miPrince Albert
$1123
565 km or 351 miKamloops
$1266
576 km or 358 miKelowna
$1510
610 km or 379 miPrince George
$1367
616 km or 383 miPenticton
$1584
622 km or 387 miSandpoint
$1679
646 km or 402 miMoose Jaw
$1254
688 km or 428 miGreat Falls
$1223
689 km or 428 miCoeur d'Alene
$1562
691 km or 430 miPost Falls
$1746
698 km or 434 miRegina
$1370
703 km or 437 miSpokane Valley
$1752
711 km or 442 miSpokane
$1539
743 km or 461 miMissoula
$1418
752 km or 467 miWhistler
$1842
762 km or 473 miChilliwack
$1439
779 km or 484 miHelena
$1495
789 km or 491 miAbbotsford
$1303
792 km or 492 miMaple Ridge
$1490
796 km or 495 miMoscow
$1354
798 km or 496 miCoquitlam
$1642
800 km or 497 miPullman
$1460
804 km or 499 miLangley
$1496
809 km or 502 miSurrey
$1649
809 km or 503 miBurnaby
$1798
811 km or 504 miNorth Vancouver
$1831
818 km or 508 miVancouver
$1944
820 km or 510 miBellingham
$1811
821 km or 510 miDelta
$1609
822 km or 511 miMoses Lake
$1696