Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Kinshasa - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiKinshasa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$798
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2787
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$347
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1428
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$260
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$93.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$531
🏙️ Population
1M
11.9M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 118% more expensive than in Kinshasa. Cities ranked 1730th and 5889th ($1741 vs $798) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and the DR Congo, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.7 months in Kinshasa. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Kinshasa ranked 1st in the DR Congo, while ranked 257th and 8797th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Kinshasa

Abu DhabiKinshasa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$14.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.47
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$5.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$318
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1551
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$65.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$25.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
9.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4264
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2019
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$2.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$5.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$8.87
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$13.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.71
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$120
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.44
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$68.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$33.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$44.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$280
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$9738

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$1381
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$1836
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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

Cities near Kinshasa

DistanceCityCost of living
8 km or 5 miBrazzaville
$559
61 km or 38 miKinkala
$499
114 km or 71 miMbanza-Ngungu
$595
197 km or 122 miMadingou
$498
225 km or 140 miKayes
$500
260 km or 162 miGamboma
$500
261 km or 162 miMatadi
$602
302 km or 188 miBoma
$591
371 km or 230 miCabinda
$781
386 km or 240 miPointe-Noire
$537
396 km or 246 miKikwit
$629
421 km or 262 miN'zeto
$1225
460 km or 286 miAmbriz
$1223
551 km or 343 miLuanda
$1006
590 km or 366 miMbandaka
$581
650 km or 404 miTshikapa
$603
809 km or 503 miKananga
$670
829 km or 515 miPort-Gentil
$526
836 km or 520 miLibreville
$566
914 km or 568 miLobito
$939
924 km or 574 miBata
$1134
937 km or 582 miBenguela
$1008
938 km or 583 miMbuji-Mayi
$653
939 km or 584 miHuambo
$1045
948 km or 589 miMwene-Ditu
$595
958 km or 595 miBerberati
$675
971 km or 603 miLuena
$1033
977 km or 607 miGemena
$595
995 km or 618 miGandajika
$591
1004 km or 624 miYaounde
$770
1033 km or 642 miBangui
$745
1075 km or 668 miBumba
$587
1085 km or 674 miSao Tome
$855
1090 km or 677 miTrindade
$899
1121 km or 697 miDouala
$593
1149 km or 714 miLimbe
$521
1156 km or 718 miMalabo
$1254
1162 km or 722 miBuea
$546
1187 km or 737 miKindu
$603
1191 km or 740 miKumba
$560