Abu Dhabi vs Fortaleza - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Fortaleza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1614
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$388
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$243
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
52
42
😀 Quality of life
81
56
🏙️ Population
1.48M
2.45M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 247% more expensive than in Fortaleza. Cities ranked 608th and 7638th ($1963 vs $565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 96th in the United Arab Emirates and Brazil, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.4 months in Fortaleza. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Fortaleza ranked 11th in Brazil, while ranked 318th and 5737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Fortaleza

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Abu Dhabi Fortaleza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$1.58
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$168
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$44.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$69.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
8.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$1676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$868
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$5.55
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$7.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$6.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$43.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$65.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$6731

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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
14 km or 8.9 mi Caucaia
$433
112 km or 69 mi Caninde
$556
120 km or 74 mi Itapipoca
$555
125 km or 78 mi Aracati
$552
148 km or 92 mi Russas
$554
148 km or 92 mi Quixada
$555
190 km or 118 mi Sobral
$581
200 km or 124 mi Acarau
$556
209 km or 130 mi Mossoro
$423
273 km or 169 mi Camocim
$553
288 km or 179 mi Crateus
$554
300 km or 186 mi Ico
$556
305 km or 189 mi Iguatu
$552
342 km or 213 mi Caico
$555
366 km or 227 mi Piripiri
$554
372 km or 231 mi Parnaiba
$558
392 km or 243 mi Patos
$555
397 km or 247 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
402 km or 250 mi Crato
$536
434 km or 269 mi Natal
$586
487 km or 303 mi Salgueiro
$553
487 km or 303 mi Campina Grande
$537
495 km or 307 mi Picos
$556
498 km or 309 mi Teresina
$554
501 km or 312 mi Timon
$562
536 km or 333 mi Chapadinha
$555
546 km or 340 mi Arcoverde
$571
550 km or 342 mi Caxias
$560
554 km or 344 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
578 km or 359 mi Goiana
$697
580 km or 360 mi Caruaru
$444
584 km or 363 mi Carpina
$554
600 km or 373 mi Codo
$425
602 km or 374 mi Floriano
$554
617 km or 383 mi Garanhuns
$572
618 km or 384 mi Camaragibe
$500
619 km or 384 mi Paulista
$464
622 km or 387 mi Coroata
$555
623 km or 387 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
626 km or 389 mi Olinda
$523