Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Gaborone - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiGaborone
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1615
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$306
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$561
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$250
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$40.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1044
🏙️ Population
1M
232k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 162% more expensive than in Gaborone. Cities ranked 1730th and 6431st ($1741 vs $664) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Botswana, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Botswana 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 Gaborone. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Gaborone ranked 1st in Botswana, while ranked 257th and 988th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Gaborone

Abu DhabiGaborone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$7.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$28.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.51
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$195
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$621
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$34.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$52.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$60.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
10.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1705
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$867
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$11.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$14.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.02
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$4.47
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.71
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$29.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$25.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$41.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$67.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$97.9
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$4077

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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
50 km or 31 miMolepolole
$538
67 km or 42 miLobatse
$539
67 km or 42 miKanye
$636
136 km or 84 miMmabatho
$766
174 km or 108 miRustenburg
$1101
196 km or 122 miMahalapye
$584
215 km or 134 miBrits
$765
257 km or 160 miKlerksdorp
$862
258 km or 160 miPotchefstroom
$613
259 km or 161 miPretoria
$804
264 km or 164 miRandburg
$842
265 km or 165 miPalapye
$473
266 km or 165 miCenturion
$752
266 km or 165 miSoweto
$962
266 km or 165 miSerowe
$537
269 km or 167 miSandton
$1019
275 km or 171 miJohannesburg
$864
296 km or 184 miBenoni
$742
298 km or 185 miVanderbijlpark
$768
302 km or 188 miVereeniging
$749
310 km or 193 miSprings
$706
358 km or 222 miKroonstad
$848
379 km or 235 miWelkom
$826
380 km or 236 miMiddelburg
$668
407 km or 253 miBethal
$474
421 km or 261 miFrancistown
$632
468 km or 291 miKimberley
$701
495 km or 308 miBloemfontein
$609
514 km or 319 miButha-Buthe
$693
531 km or 330 miTeyateyaneng
$773
540 km or 336 miMaseru
$646
559 km or 347 miMbabane
$486
569 km or 354 miBulawayo
$775
584 km or 363 miManzini
$468
589 km or 366 miMafeteng
$692
597 km or 371 miVryheid
$826
628 km or 390 miUpington
$745
675 km or 419 miMatola
$945
685 km or 425 miMaputo
$923
705 km or 438 miGweru
$902