Abu Dhabi vs Lima - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Lima
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$802
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1927
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$370
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$627
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$228
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$137
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$457
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
52
80
😀 Quality of life
81
67
🏙️ Population
1.48M
9.67M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 145% more expensive than in Lima. Cities ranked 608th and 6060th ($1963 vs $802) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Peru, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Peru comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Lima. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Lima ranked 1st in Peru, while ranked 318th and 3399th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abu Dhabi Lima
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$5.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$2.15
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$3.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$453
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$275
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$763
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$497
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$52.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$24.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
8.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$1846
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$1371
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$23.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$12.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$6.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$4.64
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$7.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$9.39
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.52
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$4.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$5.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.33
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.54
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$39
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$4.78
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$21.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$8.01
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$40
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$63.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$193
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$5923

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$1297
129 km or 80 mi Dubai
$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
11 km or 6.8 mi Callao
$687
64 km or 40 mi Huaral
$557
122 km or 76 mi Huacho
$509
198 km or 123 mi Huancayo
$431
205 km or 128 mi Pisco
$524
251 km or 156 mi Huanuco
$561
265 km or 165 mi Ica
$508
285 km or 177 mi Huaraz
$449
329 km or 204 mi Ayacucho
$480
372 km or 231 mi Chimbote
$430
483 km or 300 mi Abancay
$559
489 km or 304 mi Trujillo
$562
490 km or 304 mi Pucallpa
$503
567 km or 352 mi Cajamarca
$495
572 km or 355 mi Cusco
$541
623 km or 387 mi Tarapoto
$472
655 km or 407 mi Chachapoyas
$500
663 km or 412 mi Chiclayo
$482
685 km or 426 mi Cruzeiro do Sul
$553
732 km or 455 mi Jaen
$501
765 km or 475 mi Arequipa
$532
838 km or 521 mi Juliaca
$576
855 km or 531 mi Puerto Maldonado
$501
858 km or 533 mi Piura
$571
866 km or 538 mi Puno
$462
891 km or 554 mi Sullana
$500
896 km or 557 mi Paita
$505
927 km or 576 mi Loja
$567
952 km or 591 mi Talara
$471
987 km or 614 mi Mancora
$465
988 km or 614 mi Tacna
$421
1014 km or 630 mi Iquitos
$637
1014 km or 630 mi Arica
$633
1015 km or 631 mi Tumbes
$455
1029 km or 639 mi Machala
$686
1032 km or 642 mi Rio Branco
$693
1041 km or 647 mi Cuenca
$741
1073 km or 666 mi El Alto
$709
1077 km or 669 mi La Paz
$728
1138 km or 707 mi Milagro
$677