Abu Dhabi vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Louisville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1606
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$3706
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$877
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$1289
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$3789
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
52
61
😀 Quality of life
81
88
🏙️ Population
1.48M
760K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 22% more expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 608th and 2423rd ($1963 vs $1606) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1993rd in the United Arab Emirates and the United States, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 2.4 months in Louisville. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Louisville ranked 31st in the United States, while ranked 318th and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abu Dhabi Louisville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$8.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$4.81
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$4.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$854
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$686
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$1021
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$1174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$3.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$7.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$5.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$4.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$3.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$4.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$6.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$3.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$27.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$1012
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$15481

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Cities near Abu Dhabi

Distance City Cost of living
117 km or 73 mi Madinat Zayed
$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
4.7 km or 2.9 mi Jeffersonville
$1571
6.4 km or 3.9 mi Clarksville
$1952
8 km or 4.9 mi New Albany
$1907
16 km or 10 mi Jeffersontown
$1950
46 km or 29 mi Shelbyville
$1945
50 km or 31 mi Radcliff
$1946
63 km or 39 mi Elizabethtown
$1960
78 km or 48 mi Frankfort
$1400
104 km or 65 mi Georgetown
$1910
107 km or 67 mi Columbus
$1575
111 km or 69 mi Nicholasville
$1942
113 km or 70 mi Lexington
$1761
121 km or 75 mi Bloomington
$1578
126 km or 79 mi Florence
$1627
130 km or 81 mi Independence
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Owensboro
$1549
140 km or 87 mi Franklin
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Richmond
$1469
140 km or 87 mi Winchester
$1953
140 km or 87 mi Covington
$1820
146 km or 91 mi Cincinnati
$1673
154 km or 96 mi Greenwood
$1910
154 km or 96 mi Bowling Green
$1633
159 km or 99 mi Fairfield
$1942
161 km or 100 mi Evansville
$1581
163 km or 101 mi Hamilton
$1957
164 km or 102 mi Oxford
$1948
165 km or 102 mi Somerset
$1899
167 km or 104 mi Henderson
$1943
170 km or 106 mi Plainfield
$1937
171 km or 106 mi Greenfield
$1521
172 km or 107 mi Indianapolis
$1868
173 km or 108 mi Tompkinsville
$1942
175 km or 109 mi Mason
$1941
180 km or 112 mi Lawrence
$1939
183 km or 114 mi Middletown
$1633
185 km or 115 mi Brownsburg
$1949
186 km or 116 mi Lebanon
$1919
190 km or 118 mi Richmond
$1942
190 km or 118 mi Fishers
$1949