Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lubumbashi - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiLubumbashi
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$786
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2495
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$287
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1125
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$284
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$299
🏙️ Population
1M
1.79M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 122% more expensive than in Lubumbashi. Cities ranked 1730th and 5941st ($1741 vs $786) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and the DR Congo, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.4 months in Lubumbashi. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Lubumbashi ranked 6th in the DR Congo, while ranked 257th and 9190th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Lubumbashi

Abu DhabiLubumbashi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$12.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.45
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$183
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1034
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$933
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$74.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$56.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
12.74%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1394
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$698
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$93.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$5.67
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.05
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.17
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$85.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.19
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$45.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$46.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$46.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$110
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3761

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$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 Lubumbashi

DistanceCityCost of living
107 km or 67 miChingola
$639
110 km or 68 miLikasi
$616
131 km or 82 miMufulira
$542
152 km or 94 miKitwe
$590
165 km or 102 miMansa
$543
193 km or 120 miNdola
$566
242 km or 150 miKolwezi
$616
289 km or 180 miKapiri Mposhi
$576
426 km or 265 miLusaka
$589
437 km or 272 miKasama
$567
575 km or 357 miChoma
$558
668 km or 415 miKalemie
$597
668 km or 415 miGandajika
$591
668 km or 415 miMzimba
$778
680 km or 423 miMwene-Ditu
$595
697 km or 433 miChinhoyi
$743
708 km or 440 miLivingstone
$548
717 km or 445 miMzuzu
$748
724 km or 450 miMbeya
$543
732 km or 455 miLilongwe
$895
749 km or 465 miMbuji-Mayi
$653
786 km or 489 miHarare
$1179
788 km or 490 miKadoma
$760
802 km or 498 miChitungwiza
$854
822 km or 510 miLuena
$1033
829 km or 515 miTete
$819
845 km or 525 miKananga
$670
847 km or 526 miMarondera
$577
850 km or 528 miKwekwe
$696
851 km or 529 miMonkey Bay
$726
856 km or 532 miNtcheu
$775
877 km or 545 miMakamba
$533
901 km or 560 miMangochi
$777
902 km or 561 miGweru
$902
906 km or 563 miRutana
$534
935 km or 581 miBlantyre
$676
936 km or 581 miTshikapa
$603
937 km or 583 miUvira
$595
945 km or 587 miBujumbura
$593
946 km or 588 miZomba
$734