Abu Dhabi vs Kyoto - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Kyoto
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1163
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$2986
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$479
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$957
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$389
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$195
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$2119
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
39 km
🎓 Higher education
52
96
😀 Quality of life
81
78
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.46M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 69% more expensive than in Kyoto. Cities ranked 608th and 4117th ($1963 vs $1163) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 22nd in the United Arab Emirates and Japan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.8 months in Kyoto. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Kyoto ranked 77th in Japan, while ranked 318th and 436th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Kyoto

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Abu Dhabi Kyoto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$5.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$29.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$5.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$3.64
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$3.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.15
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$536
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$328
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1099
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$732
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$78.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$30.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
1.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$4799
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$5154
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$88.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$20.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$3.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$18.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$6.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$5.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$4.6
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$3.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$10.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$3.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$0.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$65.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$19.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$59.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$59.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$363
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$10196

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$1297
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$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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Distance City Cost of living
7.5 km or 4.6 mi Otsu
$1016
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Muko
$1022
12 km or 7.2 mi Nagaokakyo
$1021
15 km or 9.1 mi Uji
$1042
16 km or 10 mi Yawata
$1021
17 km or 11 mi Shimamoto
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Joyo
$1020
18 km or 11 mi Kameoka
$1022
18 km or 11 mi Kusatsu
$1033
21 km or 13 mi Ritto
$1025
21 km or 13 mi Moriyama
$1026
22 km or 14 mi Kyotanabe
$1025
23 km or 14 mi Takatsuki
$1030
24 km or 15 mi Hirakata
$1039
24 km or 15 mi Yasu
$1025
26 km or 16 mi Katano
$1024
28 km or 17 mi Seika
$1019
28 km or 18 mi Ibaraki
$1066
29 km or 18 mi Konan
$1020
29 km or 18 mi Nantan
$1020
30 km or 19 mi Neyagawa
$1056
31 km or 19 mi Kizugawa
$1026
32 km or 20 mi Settsu
$1021
32 km or 20 mi Shijonawate
$1024
33 km or 20 mi Omihachiman
$1022
34 km or 21 mi Minoh
$1031
35 km or 22 mi Kadoma
$1021
36 km or 22 mi Suita
$1397
36 km or 22 mi Daito
$1025
36 km or 22 mi Moriguchi
$1032
36 km or 22 mi Ikoma
$1025
37 km or 23 mi Nara
$921
37 km or 23 mi Koka
$1026
37 km or 23 mi Toyonaka
$1031
37 km or 23 mi Ikeda
$1021
38 km or 24 mi Kawanishi
$1032
38 km or 24 mi Inagawa
$1019
40 km or 25 mi Higashiosaka
$1093
40 km or 25 mi Yamatokoriyama
$1025
41 km or 26 mi Itami
$1050