Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lisbon - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiLisbon
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1252
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2944
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$740
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1291
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$309
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$85.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1117
🏙️ Population
1M
507k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 39% more expensive than in Lisbon. Cities ranked 1730th and 3399th ($1741 vs $1252) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in the United Arab Emirates and Portugal, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Portugal 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 Lisbon. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Lisbon ranked 1st in Portugal, while ranked 257th and 336th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lisbon

Abu DhabiLisbon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$8.63
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$36.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.65
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$834
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$572
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1528
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1033
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$80.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$124
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$34.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$5021
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2854
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$41.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$11.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$6.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$9.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.61
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.72
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$7.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$55.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$13.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$94.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$85.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$467
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$9405

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$1381
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
4.1 km or 2.6 miAlmada
$1059
6.9 km or 4.3 miAmadora
$1149
8.8 km or 5.5 miQueluz
$971
9.4 km or 5.8 miOdivelas
$1033
10 km or 6.3 miBarreiro
$942
11 km or 6.7 miAmora
$966
12 km or 7.3 miSeixal
$1014
12 km or 7.4 miOeiras
$1240
13 km or 8 miAgualva-Cacem
$933
13 km or 8.1 miLoures
$799
17 km or 10 miMontijo
$1191
18 km or 11 miMoita
$929
18 km or 11 miAlgueirao-Mem Martins
$931
21 km or 13 miSintra
$977
22 km or 14 miCascais
$1268
28 km or 17 miMafra
$932
29 km or 18 miPalmela
$927
30 km or 19 miVila Franca de Xira
$839
31 km or 19 miSesimbra
$926
32 km or 20 miSetubal
$1056
39 km or 24 miAlenquer
$932
42 km or 26 miTorres Vedras
$862
42 km or 26 miBenavente
$925
47 km or 29 miAzambuja
$929
47 km or 29 miSalvaterra de Magos
$927
58 km or 36 miCartaxo
$926
61 km or 38 miLourinha
$927
71 km or 44 miSantarem
$896
72 km or 45 miAlmeirim
$925
73 km or 45 miPeniche
$790
77 km or 48 miCaldas da Rainha
$775
90 km or 56 miSantiago do Cacem
$928
94 km or 58 miAlcobaca
$929
101 km or 63 miTorres Novas
$929
103 km or 64 miPorto de Mos
$927
111 km or 69 miEvora
$906
115 km or 72 miOurem
$904
117 km or 72 miMarinha Grande
$926
118 km or 73 miTomar
$858
118 km or 73 miAbrantes
$943