Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hong Kong - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiHong Kong
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2624
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$6285
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1793
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$3669
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$473
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$213
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2966
🏙️ Population
1M
7.5M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 34% less expensive than in Hong Kong. Cities ranked 1730th and 64th ($1741 vs $2624) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st 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 1.1 months in Hong Kong. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Hong Kong ranked 2nd in China, while ranked 257th and 152nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hong Kong

Abu DhabiHong Kong
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$7.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$57.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$6.73
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$2290
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$1505
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$4705
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$3175
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$24.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$31685
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$20038
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$64.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$11.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$2.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$21.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$19
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$21.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.82
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$9.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$85.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$12.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$48.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$25.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$77.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$95.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$747
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$18788

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$1299
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$1419
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$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
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$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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$2380
30 km or 19 miShenzhen
$1035
61 km or 38 miZhuhai
$629
64 km or 40 miMacau
$1666
88 km or 55 miZhongshan
$636
95 km or 59 miDongguan
$755
96 km or 60 miHuizhou
$564
116 km or 72 miJiangmen
$895
132 km or 82 miGuangzhou
$799
132 km or 82 miShanwei
$655
137 km or 85 miFoshan
$519
152 km or 94 miKaiping
$600
173 km or 107 miHeyuan
$583
193 km or 120 miQingyuan
$667
195 km or 121 miZhaoqing
$666
229 km or 143 miYunfu
$668
231 km or 144 miYangjiang
$658
236 km or 147 miPuning
$634
267 km or 166 miJieyang
$529
286 km or 178 miShaoguan
$651
287 km or 178 miShantou
$677
297 km or 184 miChaozhou
$612
301 km or 187 miMeizhou
$702
320 km or 199 miWuzhou
$657
333 km or 207 miLianzhou
$575
341 km or 212 miMaoming
$706
343 km or 213 miGaozhou
$617
357 km or 222 miHezhou
$639
403 km or 250 miGanzhou
$739
406 km or 252 miZhanjiang
$604
408 km or 254 miChenzhou
$740
414 km or 257 miYulin
$729
427 km or 266 miLongyan
$671
435 km or 270 miZhangzhou
$668
469 km or 292 miXiamen
$728
471 km or 292 miHaikou
$602
475 km or 295 miGuigang
$632
489 km or 304 miKinmen
$793
516 km or 320 miGuilin
$671
529 km or 329 miLaibin
$642