Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hargeisa - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiHargeisa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$720
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1922
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$181
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$346
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$290
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$82.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$447
🏙️ Population
1M
1.9M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 142% more expensive than in Hargeisa. Cities ranked 1730th and 6172nd ($1741 vs $720) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Somalia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Somalia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Hargeisa. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Hargeisa ranked 1st in Somalia, while ranked 257th and 9006th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hargeisa

Abu DhabiHargeisa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$25
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$6.02
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$0.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.53
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$166
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$75.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$356
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$210
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$36.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$56.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$50.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
9.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1412
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$702
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.25
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$10.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$4.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.38
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$7.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$0.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.57
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$23.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$170
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$58.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$14.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$32.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$43.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$810

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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 Hargeisa

DistanceCityCost of living
105 km or 65 miBorama
$485
140 km or 87 miJijiga
$526
214 km or 133 miHarar
$471
230 km or 143 miAli Sabieh
$502
241 km or 149 miDire Dawa
$463
247 km or 153 miDjibouti
$532
253 km or 157 miDikhil
$504
280 km or 174 miObock
$503
375 km or 233 miAden
$518
446 km or 277 miTaiz
$521
490 km or 304 miIbb
$503
515 km or 320 miDessie
$501
522 km or 324 miZabid
$493
555 km or 345 miDhamar
$495
587 km or 365 miAddis Ababa
$803
595 km or 369 miAl Hudaydah
$518
624 km or 388 miSayyan
$494
643 km or 400 miSanaa
$573
663 km or 412 miMekelle
$512
676 km or 420 miAwasa
$390
719 km or 446 miBaidoa
$555
763 km or 474 miBahir Dar
$518
781 km or 485 miMukalla
$497
795 km or 494 miGondar
$484
820 km or 510 miSa'dah
$493
821 km or 510 miMendefera
$493
822 km or 511 miJimma
$448
838 km or 521 miMassawa
$493
849 km or 527 miMogadishu
$830
850 km or 528 miAsmara
$532
881 km or 548 miNajran
$736
921 km or 572 miKeren
$495
977 km or 607 miAbha
$793
1058 km or 657 miKassala
$610
1066 km or 662 miBareq
$740
1067 km or 663 miEl-Gadarif
$627
1089 km or 677 miAd-Damazin
$615
1171 km or 728 miBisha
$742
1222 km or 759 miAs Sulayyil
$739
1274 km or 792 miMeru
$498