Abu Dhabi vs Gothenburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Gothenburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1442
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$3145
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$743
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$1187
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$2915
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
52
46
😀 Quality of life
81
92
🏙️ Population
1.48M
605K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 36% more expensive than in Gothenburg. Cities ranked 608th and 2868th ($1963 vs $1442) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 8th 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 2 months in Gothenburg. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Gothenburg ranked 2nd in Sweden, while ranked 318th and 63rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Gothenburg

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Abu Dhabi Gothenburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$9.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$49.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$8.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$6.14
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$3.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$582
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1364
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$952
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$79.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
2.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$6222
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$3932
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$79.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$8.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$9.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$6.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$30.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$23.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$87
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$88.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$3132

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142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
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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
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201