Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Makassar - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMakassar
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$501
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1173
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$189
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$262
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$205
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$53.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$310
🏙️ Population
1M
1.65M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 248% more expensive than in Makassar. Cities ranked 1730th and 7701st ($1741 vs $501) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 22nd in the United Arab Emirates and Indonesia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Indonesia 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 Makassar. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Makassar ranked 11th in Indonesia, while ranked 257th and 6767th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Makassar

Abu DhabiMakassar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$2.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$10.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$2.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.51
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$178
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$113
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$515
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$103
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$23.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$36.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$39.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
11.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1029
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$207
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.86
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.79
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.79
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.33
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$1.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$1.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$17.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$2.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$1.95
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$54.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$70.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6912

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$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 Makassar

DistanceCityCost of living
126 km or 78 miParepare
$466
253 km or 157 miPalopo
$470
358 km or 223 miBaubau
$467
376 km or 233 miKendari
$479
379 km or 235 miBima
$468
474 km or 294 miPalu
$496
523 km or 325 miBalikpapan
$504
529 km or 329 miMataram
$467
549 km or 341 miBanjarbaru
$471
572 km or 355 miBanjarmasin
$423
573 km or 356 miSamarinda
$542
592 km or 368 miUbud
$650
607 km or 377 miDenpasar
$622
614 km or 382 miBali
$646
623 km or 387 miBontang
$469
691 km or 429 miPalangka Raya
$430
723 km or 450 miKupang
$514
744 km or 462 miProbolinggo
$472
750 km or 466 miGorontalo
$471
771 km or 479 miMaliana
$498
771 km or 479 miPasuruan
$472
774 km or 481 miSurabaya
$575
779 km or 484 miDili
$507
796 km or 495 miAinaro
$499
814 km or 506 miMojokerto
$401
814 km or 506 miMalang
$441
820 km or 509 miBatu
$470
861 km or 535 miBaucau
$499
867 km or 539 miBlitar
$465
870 km or 541 miKediri
$470
915 km or 569 miMadiun
$385
952 km or 592 miManado
$609
958 km or 595 miTarakan
$472
974 km or 605 miBitung
$472
984 km or 611 miAmbon
$552
988 km or 614 miSurakarta
$407
1015 km or 631 miSalatiga
$321
1015 km or 631 miSemarang
$537
1043 km or 648 miYogyakarta
$425
1062 km or 660 miTawau
$485