Abu Dhabi vs Hefei - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Hefei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$676
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1664
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$257
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$396
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$253
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$79.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$958
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
32 km
🎓 Higher education
52
92
😀 Quality of life
81
53
🏙️ Population
1.48M
9.37M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 190% more expensive than in Hefei. Cities ranked 608th and 6774th ($1963 vs $676) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 258th 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 Hefei. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Hefei ranked 36th in China, while ranked 318th and 5955th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hefei

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Abu Dhabi Hefei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$20.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$290
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$175
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$485
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$270
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$43.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$67.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
5.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$4366
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$1791
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$22.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$3.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$2.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$4.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$8.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$0.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.84
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$18.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$3.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$4.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$3.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$67.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$5.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$38
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$81.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$224
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$7374

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$1297
129 km or 80 mi Dubai
$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
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
48 km or 30 mi Chaohu
$665
73 km or 45 mi Huainan
$715
74 km or 46 mi Lu'an
$739
95 km or 59 mi Tongcheng
$665
103 km or 64 mi Ma'anshan
$702
113 km or 70 mi Tongling
$684
118 km or 73 mi Wuhu
$839
119 km or 74 mi Bengbu
$722
122 km or 76 mi Mingguang
$659
135 km or 84 mi Chizhou
$700
142 km or 88 mi Nanjing
$817
152 km or 94 mi Qianshan
$658
153 km or 95 mi Anqing
$717
173 km or 107 mi Xuancheng
$732
178 km or 110 mi Jurong
$664
180 km or 112 mi Fuyang
$782
183 km or 114 mi Yizheng
$660
186 km or 116 mi Tianchang
$661
199 km or 124 mi Suzhou
$750
209 km or 130 mi Zhenjiang
$588
211 km or 131 mi Yangzhou
$709
213 km or 132 mi Ningguo
$651
214 km or 133 mi Liyang
$666
217 km or 135 mi Danyang
$669
227 km or 141 mi Macheng
$672
228 km or 141 mi Gaoyou
$669
229 km or 142 mi Guangde
$657
237 km or 147 mi Huaibei
$702
238 km or 148 mi Jieshou
$660
242 km or 151 mi Yangzhong
$649
243 km or 151 mi Yongcheng
$681
247 km or 153 mi Yixing
$678
248 km or 154 mi Suqian
$773
251 km or 156 mi Huai'an
$736
254 km or 158 mi Changzhou
$782
256 km or 159 mi Taizhou
$696
259 km or 161 mi Huangshan
$684
260 km or 162 mi Taixing
$678
267 km or 166 mi Xuzhou
$622
268 km or 167 mi Xinghua
$682