Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Jerusalem - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiJerusalem
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1748
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3971
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$933
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1495
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$508
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$144
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2236
🏙️ Population
1M
919k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 0.4% less expensive than in Jerusalem. Cities ranked 1730th and 1428th ($1741 vs $1748) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 8th in the United Arab Emirates and Israel, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Israel comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.3 months in Jerusalem. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Jerusalem ranked 2nd in Israel, while ranked 257th and 251st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Jerusalem

Abu DhabiJerusalem
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$14.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$58.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$13.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$8.08
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1011
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$745
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1568
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1235
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$110
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$168
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$24.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$8756
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$5116
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.7
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$63
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$16.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$15.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$9.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.71
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$69.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$113
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$79.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$113
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$714
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$4506

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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
8.8 km or 5.5 miBethlehem
$685
13 km or 7.9 miRamallah
$932
22 km or 14 miBeit Shemesh
$1591
28 km or 17 miModi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut
$1528
30 km or 19 miHebron
$795
35 km or 22 miLod
$1259
36 km or 22 miDura
$713
36 km or 22 miAriel
$1024
36 km or 23 miRamla
$1594
40 km or 25 miRehovot
$1684
42 km or 26 miRosh HaAyin
$1527
42 km or 26 miYehud
$1518
43 km or 27 miNess Ziona
$1525
43 km or 27 miKafr Qasim
$1522
43 km or 27 miRishon LeZion
$1760
44 km or 28 miKiryat Malakhi
$1527
46 km or 28 miPetah Tikva
$1652
46 km or 29 miKiryat Ono
$1247
46 km or 29 miKiryat Gat
$1447
47 km or 29 miYavne
$1524
48 km or 30 miNablus
$826
49 km or 30 miBnei Brak
$1554
50 km or 31 miGivatayim
$1678
50 km or 31 miHolon
$1763
50 km or 31 miRamat Gan
$1845
51 km or 32 miQalqilya
$712
51 km or 32 miBat Yam
$1545
51 km or 32 miHod HaSharon
$1701
52 km or 32 miTel Aviv
$2069
53 km or 33 miKfar Saba
$1533
54 km or 33 miAshdod
$1623
54 km or 33 miRamat HaSharon
$1881
54 km or 34 miHerzliya
$1928
55 km or 34 miRa'anana
$1526
56 km or 35 miTira
$1521
56 km or 35 miAl-Salt
$680
57 km or 36 miTayibe
$1530
58 km or 36 miArad
$1174
62 km or 38 miRahat
$1524
63 km or 39 miAshkelon
$1252