Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Jakarta - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiJakarta
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$807
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2026
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$412
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$873
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$260
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$65.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$438
🏙️ Population
1M
10.3M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 116% more expensive than in Jakarta. Cities ranked 1730th and 5868th ($1741 vs $807) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Indonesia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.5 months in Jakarta. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Jakarta ranked 1st in Indonesia, while ranked 257th and 4351st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Jakarta

Abu DhabiJakarta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$19.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.85
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.92
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$452
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$287
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1234
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$624
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$67.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$102
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$25.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
10.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2488
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1274
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$3.71
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.64
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.39
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.75
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$9.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$9.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$30.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.84
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.17
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$37.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$3.88
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.77
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$49.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$74.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$145
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6881

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$1381
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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
16 km or 10 miSouth Tangerang
$514
17 km or 11 miBekasi
$546
20 km or 12 miDepok
$487
24 km or 15 miTangerang
$618
43 km or 27 miBogor
$416
78 km or 48 miSerang
$489
79 km or 49 miSukabumi
$501
95 km or 59 miCilegon
$480
106 km or 66 miCimahi
$610
114 km or 71 miBandung
$522
195 km or 121 miTasikmalaya
$417
196 km or 122 miBandar Lampung
$423
198 km or 123 miCirebon
$476
210 km or 131 miMetro
$534
226 km or 141 miBanjar
$470
263 km or 163 miTegal
$476
292 km or 182 miCilacap
$504
321 km or 200 miPekalongan
$476
403 km or 251 miSemarang
$537
423 km or 263 miSalatiga
$321
423 km or 263 miPrabumulih
$471
427 km or 265 miYogyakarta
$425
427 km or 265 miPalembang
$578
463 km or 288 miSurakarta
$407
467 km or 290 miPagar Alam
$468
540 km or 335 miMadiun
$385
548 km or 340 miLubuklinggau
$472
575 km or 357 miBengkulu
$390
597 km or 371 miKediri
$470
622 km or 386 miBlitar
$465
627 km or 390 miJambi
$336
633 km or 393 miMojokerto
$401
653 km or 406 miBatu
$470
661 km or 411 miSurabaya
$575
667 km or 414 miMalang
$441
688 km or 427 miPasuruan
$472
724 km or 450 miProbolinggo
$472
742 km or 461 miPontianak
$398
826 km or 513 miSingkawang
$473
836 km or 520 miTanjung Pinang
$418