Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiHangzhou
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$770
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2216
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$353
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$700
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$250
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$80.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1092
🏙️ Population
1M
9.47M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 126% more expensive than in Hangzhou. Cities ranked 1730th and 5990th ($1741 vs $770) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 16th in the United Arab Emirates and China, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.4 months in Hangzhou. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Hangzhou ranked 7th in China, while ranked 257th and 628th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hangzhou

Abu DhabiHangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.88
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.28
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$456
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$268
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$939
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$557
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$36.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$11.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$7321
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$3796
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.43
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$16.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$5.83
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.55
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.35
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$9.59
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$30
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$7.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$40.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.66
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$53
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$79.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$484
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$23813

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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

Cities near Hangzhou

DistanceCityCost of living
49 km or 30 miShaoxing
$756
69 km or 43 miHuzhou
$578
79 km or 49 miJiaxing
$575
102 km or 63 miGuangde
$592
105 km or 65 miYiwu
$629
121 km or 75 miNingguo
$586
125 km or 78 miSuzhou
$890
129 km or 80 miYixing
$612
137 km or 85 miJinhua
$552
139 km or 87 miNingbo
$683
146 km or 90 miLiyang
$599
147 km or 91 miWuxi
$771
148 km or 92 miKunshan
$629
156 km or 97 miXuancheng
$722
161 km or 100 miShanghai
$1263
161 km or 100 miTaicang
$605
165 km or 102 miChangshu
$622
170 km or 106 miPudong
$692
175 km or 109 miChangzhou
$731
182 km or 113 miLinhai
$612
185 km or 115 miZhangjiagang
$602
185 km or 115 miJiangyin
$618
188 km or 117 miZhoushan
$614
188 km or 117 miHuangshan
$621
191 km or 118 miQuzhou
$733
195 km or 121 miJingjiang
$598
202 km or 125 miLishui
$732
202 km or 126 miDanyang
$611
205 km or 127 miNantong
$611
206 km or 128 miHaimen
$605
210 km or 131 miWuhu
$803
213 km or 132 miJurong
$596
214 km or 133 miTaixing
$612
224 km or 139 miYangzhong
$583
224 km or 139 miQidong
$610
228 km or 142 miZhenjiang
$528
237 km or 147 miMa'anshan
$640
238 km or 148 miWenling
$620
240 km or 149 miRugao
$617
240 km or 149 miNanjing
$778