Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Kolkata - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiKolkata
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$432
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$996
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$177
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$283
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$166
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$47.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$375
🏙️ Population
1M
4.5M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 303% more expensive than in Kolkata. Cities ranked 1730th and 8495th ($1741 vs $432) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 17th in the United Arab Emirates and India, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.9 months in Kolkata. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Kolkata ranked 20th in India, while ranked 257th and 5764th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Kolkata

Abu DhabiKolkata
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$2.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$13.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.74
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$215
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$125
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$377
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$200
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$25.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$39
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$8.33
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
8.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1237
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$565
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.13
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$10.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$2.31
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$0.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$4.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$2.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.8
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$2.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$0.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$18.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$3.15
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$12.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$1.96
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$30.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$46
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$44.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$1393

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$1381
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$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 Kolkata

DistanceCityCost of living
6.1 km or 3.8 miHowrah
$315
9.5 km or 5.9 miBidhannagar
$329
10 km or 6.2 miSouth Dumdum
$337
11 km or 7.1 miBaranagar
$331
12 km or 7.5 miBally
$333
14 km or 8.9 miUttarpara
$327
15 km or 9.1 miKamarhati
$334
15 km or 9.3 miNorth Dumdum
$331
16 km or 9.9 miRajpur Sonarpur
$338
17 km or 10 miPanihati
$336
20 km or 13 miRajarhat
$337
21 km or 13 miMadhyamgram
$328
23 km or 14 miSerampore
$328
23 km or 15 miBarrackpore
$326
25 km or 15 miUluberia
$331
36 km or 22 miBarasat
$332
36 km or 23 miMaheshtala
$338
37 km or 23 miChandannagar
$327
37 km or 23 miBhatpara
$337
40 km or 25 miHugli-Chuchura
$328
41 km or 25 miNaihati
$330
64 km or 40 miHaldia
$334
79 km or 49 miShantipur
$327
93 km or 58 miBardhaman
$333
97 km or 60 miKrishnanagar
$316
104 km or 65 miMidnapore
$327
107 km or 66 miKharagpur
$320
114 km or 71 miJessore
$401
128 km or 80 miKhulna
$414
153 km or 95 miDurgapur
$352
174 km or 108 miBerhampore
$329
189 km or 118 miAsansol
$265
202 km or 125 miKulti
$333
205 km or 127 miRajshahi
$335
209 km or 130 miBarisal
$323
223 km or 139 miJamshedpur
$304
239 km or 149 miDhanbad
$408
248 km or 154 miDhaka
$497
251 km or 156 miNarayanganj
$412
274 km or 170 miMalda
$329