Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Harare - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiHarare
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1179
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2862
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$511
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$874
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$427
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$386
🏙️ Population
1M
1.61M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 48% more expensive than in Harare. Cities ranked 1730th and 4953rd ($1741 vs $1179) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Zimbabwe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.3 months in Harare. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Harare ranked 1st in Zimbabwe, while ranked 257th and 7840th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Harare

Abu DhabiHarare
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$6.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$49
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.16
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$493
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$371
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$874
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$682
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$70
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$45.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
16.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1663
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1612
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$47
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$12.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$8.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$5.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$3.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$16.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$9.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$3.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$60.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$9.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$44.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$94.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$328
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$8713

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$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
18 km or 11 miChitungwiza
$854
66 km or 41 miMarondera
$577
105 km or 65 miChinhoyi
$743
133 km or 83 miKadoma
$760
165 km or 103 miKwekwe
$696
213 km or 132 miMutare
$853
223 km or 138 miGweru
$902
251 km or 156 miMasvingo
$819
291 km or 181 miChimoio
$597
328 km or 204 miTete
$819
369 km or 229 miBulawayo
$775
399 km or 248 miLusaka
$589
447 km or 278 miChoma
$558
458 km or 284 miBeira
$903
478 km or 297 miBlantyre
$676
498 km or 309 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
510 km or 317 miNtcheu
$775
514 km or 319 miMulanje
$731
518 km or 322 miLilongwe
$895
525 km or 326 miFrancistown
$632
531 km or 330 miZomba
$734
549 km or 341 miLivingstone
$548
584 km or 363 miMangochi
$777
588 km or 365 miMonkey Bay
$726
599 km or 372 miNdola
$566
618 km or 384 miQuelimane
$651
635 km or 394 miKitwe
$590
659 km or 409 miMufulira
$542
665 km or 413 miPalapye
$473
679 km or 422 miSerowe
$537
680 km or 422 miChingola
$639
714 km or 444 miMzimba
$778
734 km or 456 miMahalapye
$584
775 km or 482 miMansa
$543
778 km or 484 miMzuzu
$748
786 km or 489 miLubumbashi
$786
847 km or 526 miXai-Xai
$769
847 km or 526 miKasama
$567
892 km or 554 miLikasi
$616
898 km or 558 miMiddelburg
$668