Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lahore - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiLahore
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$443
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$939
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$218
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$302
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$139
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$44.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$211
🏙️ Population
1M
10.7M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 293% more expensive than in Lahore. Cities ranked 1730th and 8394th ($1741 vs $443) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Pakistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.5 months in Lahore. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Lahore ranked 3rd in Pakistan, while ranked 257th and 8201st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lahore

Abu DhabiLahore
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$2.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$11
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.92
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.19
🥤 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
$222
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$133
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$299
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$186
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$48.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$74.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$18.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
15.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$638
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$411
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$9.68
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$2.59
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$0.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$2.22
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$3.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.59
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.28
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.24
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$1.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$1.86
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$0.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$19.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.23
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$19.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$2.74
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$14.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$42.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$54.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$1350

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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 Lahore

DistanceCityCost of living
37 km or 23 miSheikhupura
$339
49 km or 30 miAmritsar
$478
49 km or 30 miKamoke
$273
68 km or 43 miGujranwala
$269
85 km or 53 miHafizabad
$234
107 km or 67 miSialkot
$368
117 km or 72 miGujrat
$286
118 km or 73 miOkara
$288
120 km or 74 miJalandhar
$348
120 km or 75 miSahiwal
$263
121 km or 75 miFaisalabad
$366
130 km or 81 miChiniot
$341
140 km or 87 miMandi Bahauddin
$282
140 km or 87 miJammu
$325
147 km or 91 miPathankot
$326
160 km or 99 miLudhiana
$365
164 km or 102 miGojra
$350
169 km or 105 miSargodha
$535
185 km or 115 miMirpur
$280
195 km or 121 miJhang
$331
222 km or 138 miBurewala
$324
244 km or 152 miPatiala
$288
250 km or 155 miChandigarh
$418
257 km or 160 miRawalpindi
$403
268 km or 167 miIslamabad
$430
269 km or 167 miKhanewal
$312
273 km or 170 miShimla
$309
286 km or 178 miSrinagar
$432
294 km or 183 miWah
$313
295 km or 183 miBaramulla
$310
299 km or 186 miHisar
$318
317 km or 197 miMultan
$303
351 km or 218 miBahawalpur
$337
352 km or 219 miBhiwani
$334
353 km or 219 miSaharanpur
$262
354 km or 220 miKohat
$317
364 km or 226 miRohtak
$422
366 km or 227 miMardan
$305
377 km or 234 miDehradun
$324
381 km or 237 miPeshawar
$320