Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiLouisville
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1548
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3703
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$837
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1268
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$474
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$3175
🏙️ Population
1M
760k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 12% more expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 1730th and 2204th ($1741 vs $1548) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1867th 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 2.1 months in Louisville. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Louisville ranked 29th in the United States, while ranked 257th and 94th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Louisville

Abu DhabiLouisville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$11.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$54.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$4.85
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$848
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$656
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1363
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1007
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$91.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$139
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$50.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2129
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$905
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$49.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$15.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.54
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.21
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$11.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$3.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.12
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$3.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$25.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$107
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$13.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$40.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$82.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$673
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$30236

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$1381
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$1836
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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
4.7 km or 2.9 miJeffersonville
$1597
6.4 km or 3.9 miClarksville
$1757
8 km or 4.9 miNew Albany
$1699
16 km or 10 miJeffersontown
$1748
46 km or 29 miShelbyville
$1752
50 km or 31 miRadcliff
$1659
63 km or 39 miElizabethtown
$1310
78 km or 48 miFrankfort
$1648
104 km or 65 miGeorgetown
$1471
107 km or 67 miColumbus
$1740
111 km or 69 miNicholasville
$1757
113 km or 70 miLexington
$1366
121 km or 75 miBloomington
$1709
126 km or 79 miFlorence
$1746
130 km or 81 miIndependence
$1748
132 km or 82 miOwensboro
$1387
140 km or 87 miFranklin
$1746
140 km or 87 miRichmond
$1295
140 km or 87 miWinchester
$1759
140 km or 87 miCovington
$1669
146 km or 91 miCincinnati
$1368
154 km or 96 miGreenwood
$1753
154 km or 96 miBowling Green
$1453
159 km or 99 miFairfield
$1760
161 km or 100 miEvansville
$1394
163 km or 101 miHamilton
$1467
164 km or 102 miOxford
$1750
165 km or 102 miSomerset
$1638
167 km or 104 miHenderson
$1756
170 km or 106 miPlainfield
$1742
171 km or 106 miGreenfield
$1708
172 km or 107 miIndianapolis
$1568
173 km or 108 miTompkinsville
$1747
175 km or 109 miMason
$1743
180 km or 112 miLawrence
$1748
183 km or 114 miMiddletown
$1758
185 km or 115 miBrownsburg
$1742
186 km or 116 miLebanon
$1782
190 km or 118 miRichmond
$1757
190 km or 118 miFishers
$1751