Abu Dhabi vs Isfahan - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Isfahan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$605
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1673
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$315
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$802
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$147
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$52
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$258
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
52
65
😀 Quality of life
81
51
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.96M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 224% more expensive than in Isfahan. Cities ranked 608th and 7424th ($1963 vs $605) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 83rd in the United Arab Emirates and Iran, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.4 months in Isfahan. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Isfahan ranked 5th in Iran, while ranked 318th and 6105th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Isfahan

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Abu Dhabi Isfahan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$3.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$0.9
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$255
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1071
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$672
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$20.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$31
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$19.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
20.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$2915
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$839
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$20.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$4.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.67
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$2.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$2.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$2.53
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$0.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$0.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$0.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$0.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$1.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$4.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$3.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$25.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$3.54
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$30.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$6.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$30.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$160
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$72.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$1458

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$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
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$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
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$1152
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$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
15 km or 9.3 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
27 km or 17 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
28 km or 18 mi Najafabad
$551
73 km or 45 mi Shahreza
$660
83 km or 52 mi Shahr-e Kord
$624
150 km or 93 mi Kashan
$600
191 km or 119 mi Izeh
$657
220 km or 137 mi Yasuj
$611
234 km or 146 mi Qom
$993
236 km or 147 mi Masjed Soleyman
$623
243 km or 151 mi Arak
$567
259 km or 161 mi Dorud
$658
265 km or 165 mi Behbahan
$660
267 km or 166 mi Yazd
$809
272 km or 169 mi Shushtar
$659
291 km or 181 mi Saveh
$666
292 km or 181 mi Varamin
$838
305 km or 189 mi Borujerd
$631
307 km or 191 mi Dezful
$569
311 km or 193 mi Qarchak
$665
312 km or 194 mi Andimeshk
$580
315 km or 196 mi Pakdasht
$667
319 km or 198 mi Ahvaz
$490
320 km or 199 mi Robat Karim
$657
322 km or 200 mi Malayer
$412
322 km or 200 mi Khorramabad
$639
324 km or 201 mi Eslamshahr
$588
326 km or 203 mi Marvdasht
$659
328 km or 204 mi Nasimshahr
$665
328 km or 204 mi Ray
$667
329 km or 205 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$661
337 km or 209 mi Kazerun
$656
340 km or 211 mi Shahriar
$669
341 km or 212 mi Tehran
$839
342 km or 212 mi Malard
$670
344 km or 214 mi Pardis
$659
345 km or 215 mi Andisheh
$657
346 km or 215 mi Qods
$668
348 km or 216 mi Shiraz
$724
348 km or 216 mi Fardis
$663