Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Manila - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiManila
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$807
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2108
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$439
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$969
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$236
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$57.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$424
🏙️ Population
1M
1.78M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 116% more expensive than in Manila. Cities ranked 1730th and 5869th ($1741 vs $807) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in the United Arab Emirates and the Philippines, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the Philippines comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.5 months in Manila. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Manila ranked 1st in the Philippines, while ranked 257th and 3624th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Manila

Abu DhabiManila
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$20.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.22
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.62
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.74
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$557
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1660
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$594
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$77.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$118
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$43.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
8.18%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3253
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2042
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$22.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$3.71
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.87
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.89
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.5
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.79
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.53
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$43.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$6.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$51.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$89.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$199
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$8516

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$1381
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$1224
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$1450
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$1537
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$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
5.7 km or 3.5 miPasay
$725
6.1 km or 3.8 miCaloocan
$422
6.2 km or 3.9 miMandaluyong
$673
7.3 km or 4.6 miQuezon
$634
7.7 km or 4.8 miMalabon
$569
7.9 km or 4.9 miMakati
$1001
8.8 km or 5.4 miNavotas
$610
12 km or 7.2 miValenzuela
$451
12 km or 7.2 miPasig
$874
12 km or 7.3 miTaguig
$973
15 km or 9 miMarikina
$752
15 km or 9.3 miBacoor
$531
15 km or 9.3 miParanaque
$593
15 km or 9.5 miCainta
$665
16 km or 9.7 miMeycauayan
$571
16 km or 10 miLas Pinas
$654
19 km or 12 miImus
$760
21 km or 13 miAntipolo
$513
25 km or 15 miMuntinlupa
$601
25 km or 16 miSan Jose del Monte
$566
26 km or 16 miGeneral Trias
$427
28 km or 17 miSan Pedro
$456
28 km or 17 miBinangonan
$585
30 km or 19 miDasmarinas
$505
31 km or 19 miBinan
$587
33 km or 20 miMalolos
$565
34 km or 21 miSanta Rosa
$524
37 km or 23 miTrece Martires
$565
39 km or 24 miCabuyao
$567
47 km or 29 miCalamba
$475
58 km or 36 miSan Fernando
$746
60 km or 37 miTanauan
$568
61 km or 38 miSanto Tomas
$568
69 km or 43 miSan Pablo
$756
74 km or 46 miAngeles
$798
75 km or 47 miLipa
$490
79 km or 49 miOlongapo
$626
81 km or 50 miMabalacat
$573
94 km or 59 miBatangas
$433
99 km or 61 miCabanatuan
$631