Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Kampala - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiKampala
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$689
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1675
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$318
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$544
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$234
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$86.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$172
🏙️ Population
1M
1.66M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 153% more expensive than in Kampala. Cities ranked 1730th and 6297th ($1741 vs $689) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Uganda, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Uganda comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.2 months in Kampala. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Kampala ranked 1st in Uganda, while ranked 257th and 8873rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Kampala

Abu DhabiKampala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.17
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$404
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$189
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$848
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$329
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$47.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$73.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$38.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
21.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$14675
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$589
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.54
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$28.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$9.06
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$5.68
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$3.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.03
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.81
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$6.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$57.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.54
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$20
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$38
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$166
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$8861

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117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$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

Cities near Kampala

DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 7 miKira Town
$538
32 km or 20 miEntebbe
$509
70 km or 44 miJinja
$540
183 km or 114 miTororo
$541
197 km or 122 miMbale
$505
212 km or 131 miMumias
$512
246 km or 153 miKisumu
$521
274 km or 171 miGulu
$553
288 km or 179 miKasese
$434
294 km or 183 miBunia
$609
301 km or 187 miEldoret
$593
317 km or 197 miMwanza
$640
347 km or 216 miBeni
$609
350 km or 217 miByumba
$649
355 km or 220 miArua
$532
366 km or 227 miButembo
$597
377 km or 234 miKigali
$704
384 km or 238 miRuhengeri
$493
393 km or 244 miNakuru
$494
431 km or 268 miMuyinga
$534
432 km or 269 miNyanza
$604
432 km or 269 miGisenyi
$582
446 km or 277 miKibuye
$522
452 km or 281 miButare
$605
471 km or 293 miNgozi
$533
494 km or 307 miRuyigi
$531
503 km or 313 miNairobi
$866
510 km or 317 miGitega
$525
514 km or 320 miCyangugu
$625
516 km or 321 miJuba
$512
517 km or 321 miBubanza
$534
520 km or 323 miBukavu
$536
523 km or 325 miThika
$435
545 km or 339 miBujumbura
$593
551 km or 343 miRutana
$534
559 km or 348 miMachakos
$429
563 km or 350 miUvira
$595
564 km or 351 miMeru
$498
583 km or 362 miMakamba
$533
613 km or 381 miArusha
$583