Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Leipzig - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiLeipzig
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1163
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2886
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$540
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1012
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$349
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1736
🏙️ Population
1M
588k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 50% more expensive than in Leipzig. Cities ranked 1730th and 4999th ($1741 vs $1163) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 621st in the United Arab Emirates and Germany, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.5 months in Leipzig. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Leipzig ranked 17th in Germany, while ranked 257th and 108th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Leipzig

Abu DhabiLeipzig
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$8.66
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$37.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.74
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$470
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$370
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$969
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$751
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$122
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$189
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4107
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2632
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$85.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$21.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.6
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.37
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$6.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$26.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$36.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$16.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$92.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$96.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$156
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$10606

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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 Leipzig

DistanceCityCost of living
6.2 km or 3.8 miMarkkleeberg
$1227
22 km or 13 miDelitzsch
$1225
26 km or 16 miGrimma
$1222
27 km or 17 miMerseburg
$1226
32 km or 20 miBitterfeld-Wolfen
$1225
33 km or 20 miWeienfels
$1225
33 km or 21 miHalle
$1069
36 km or 22 miHalle-Neustadt
$1223
36 km or 22 miZeitz
$1226
39 km or 24 miAltenburg
$1189
45 km or 28 miNaumburg
$1230
50 km or 31 miTorgau
$1225
54 km or 34 miKothen
$1228
55 km or 34 miGera
$866
56 km or 35 miDobeln
$1230
57 km or 35 miDessau-Rolau
$1226
58 km or 36 miGlauchau
$1221
58 km or 36 miLimbach-Oberfrohna
$1227
61 km or 38 miEisleben
$1223
62 km or 39 miWittenberg
$1224
63 km or 39 miRiesa
$1227
67 km or 41 miWerdau
$1226
67 km or 42 miChemnitz
$996
69 km or 43 miBernburg
$1068
69 km or 43 miZwickau
$1266
70 km or 43 miApolda
$1224
72 km or 45 miJena
$986
74 km or 46 miZerbst
$1226
77 km or 48 miGreiz
$1225
77 km or 48 miSangerhausen
$1227
78 km or 49 miMeissen
$1227
79 km or 49 miAschersleben
$1224
80 km or 50 miReichenbach im Vogtland
$1225
82 km or 51 miFreiberg
$1226
82 km or 51 miStafurt
$1226
84 km or 52 miWeimar
$1231
86 km or 54 miCoswig
$1223
88 km or 54 miSchonebeck
$1225
93 km or 58 miRadebeul
$1229
94 km or 59 miAnnaberg-Buchholz
$1386