Abu Dhabi vs Makassar - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Makassar
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$510
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1233
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$217
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$397
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$193
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$49.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$223
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
52
56
😀 Quality of life
81
48
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.34M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 285% more expensive than in Makassar. Cities ranked 608th and 8256th ($1963 vs $510) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 20th 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 0.4 months in Makassar. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Makassar ranked 13th in Indonesia, while ranked 318th and 6342nd among best cities to live in the world.

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Cost of living in Abu Dhabi vs Makassar infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Makassar

Prices for goods and services in Abu Dhabi and Makassar are partly crowdsourced by our visitors, just like yourself. Please consider telling us about your city.

Abu Dhabi Makassar
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$2.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$9.47
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$3.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$284
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$129
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$547
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$273
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$22.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$35.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$34.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
10.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$1344
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$436
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$22.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$4.38
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$0.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$9.11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$3.25
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$7.81
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$19.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$2.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$1.66
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$1.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$1.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$0.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.03
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$2.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$1.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$47.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$66.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$51
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$5004

Hotels map

More cities to compare

Cost of Living in the nearest cities

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

Cities near Makassar

Distance City Cost of living
126 km or 78 mi Parepare
$485
253 km or 157 mi Palopo
$490
358 km or 223 mi Baubau
$488
376 km or 233 mi Kendari
$499
379 km or 235 mi Bima
$485
474 km or 294 mi Palu
$500
523 km or 325 mi Balikpapan
$530
529 km or 329 mi Mataram
$372
549 km or 341 mi Banjarbaru
$491
572 km or 355 mi Banjarmasin
$410
573 km or 356 mi Samarinda
$590
592 km or 368 mi Ubud
$592
607 km or 377 mi Denpasar
$562
614 km or 382 mi Bali
$736
623 km or 387 mi Bontang
$490
691 km or 429 mi Palangka Raya
$494
723 km or 450 mi Kupang
$494
744 km or 462 mi Probolinggo
$493
750 km or 466 mi Gorontalo
$488
771 km or 479 mi Maliana
$494
771 km or 479 mi Pasuruan
$490
774 km or 481 mi Surabaya
$539
779 km or 484 mi Dili
$504
796 km or 495 mi Ainaro
$494
814 km or 506 mi Mojokerto
$471
814 km or 506 mi Malang
$418
820 km or 509 mi Batu
$490
861 km or 535 mi Baucau
$493
867 km or 539 mi Blitar
$486
870 km or 541 mi Kediri
$499
915 km or 569 mi Madiun
$391
952 km or 592 mi Manado
$611
958 km or 595 mi Tarakan
$491
974 km or 605 mi Bitung
$491
984 km or 611 mi Ambon
$551
988 km or 614 mi Surakarta
$430
1015 km or 631 mi Salatiga
$491
1015 km or 631 mi Semarang
$525
1043 km or 648 mi Yogyakarta
$440
1062 km or 660 mi Tawau
$508