Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Gothenburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiGothenburg
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1566
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3446
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$807
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1326
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$477
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2622
🏙️ Population
1M
600k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 11% more expensive than in Gothenburg. Cities ranked 1730th and 2151st ($1741 vs $1566) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in the United Arab Emirates and Sweden, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.7 months in Gothenburg. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Gothenburg ranked 2nd in Sweden, while ranked 257th and 59th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Gothenburg

Abu DhabiGothenburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$9.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$65.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$8.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$7.22
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$933
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$662
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1491
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1129
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$62
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$95.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$29.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$6461
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4351
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$78.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$19.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$12.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$15.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.42
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.27
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.09
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.17
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$35
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$33
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$22.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$97
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$149
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$1962

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
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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
2.8 km or 1.7 miMolndal
$1244
58 km or 36 miBoras
$1205
66 km or 41 miVarberg
$1116
70 km or 44 miTrollhattan
$1056
76 km or 47 miUddevalla
$1260
80 km or 50 miVanersborg
$1239
90 km or 56 miFrederikshavn
$1640
126 km or 78 miHalmstad
$1155
130 km or 81 miJonkoping
$1279
134 km or 83 miVarnamo
$1182
136 km or 84 miSkovde
$1157
142 km or 88 miAalborg
$1507
150 km or 93 miLjungby
$1249
157 km or 98 miMariestad
$1243
164 km or 102 miHalden
$1623
167 km or 104 miAngelholm
$1238
179 km or 111 miRanders
$1414
182 km or 113 miFredrikstad
$1698
186 km or 115 miSarpsborg
$1769
186 km or 115 miHelsingor
$1715
186 km or 116 miVetlanda
$1158
187 km or 116 miHelsingborg
$1216
191 km or 118 miVaxjo
$1146
191 km or 119 miLarvik
$1960
192 km or 119 miSandefjord
$1575
194 km or 121 miHillerod
$1545
199 km or 124 miHassleholm
$1178
200 km or 124 miAarhus
$1749
202 km or 125 miHorsholm
$1578
202 km or 126 miTonsberg
$1878
206 km or 128 miLandskrona
$1208
207 km or 129 miViborg
$1184
208 km or 129 miArendal
$1506
210 km or 131 miKarlstad
$1210
212 km or 132 miMoss
$1600
212 km or 132 miPorsgrunn
$1536
213 km or 132 miHorten
$1691
216 km or 134 miGentofte
$1577
222 km or 138 miSkien
$1864
223 km or 138 miArvika
$1202