Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Maputo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMaputo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$923
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2100
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$508
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$826
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$233
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$251
🏙️ Population
1M
1.19M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 89% more expensive than in Maputo. Cities ranked 1730th and 5626th ($1741 vs $923) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in the United Arab Emirates and Mozambique, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Mozambique comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.3 months in Maputo. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Maputo ranked 1st in Mozambique, while ranked 257th and 8219th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Maputo

Abu DhabiMaputo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$6.36
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.2
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$702
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$325
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1278
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$553
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$38.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$58.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$69.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
25.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1537
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$838
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$14.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$22.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$5.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.37
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.64
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.29
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$38.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$5.65
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$41.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$65.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$138
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$7942

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
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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 Maputo

DistanceCityCost of living
12 km or 7.7 miMatola
$945
136 km or 85 miManzini
$468
144 km or 90 miXai-Xai
$769
148 km or 92 miMbabane
$486
272 km or 169 miVryheid
$826
310 km or 193 miMiddelburg
$668
318 km or 197 miBethal
$474
415 km or 258 miSprings
$706
426 km or 265 miBenoni
$742
439 km or 273 miCenturion
$752
440 km or 273 miPretoria
$804
453 km or 281 miSandton
$1019
454 km or 282 miJohannesburg
$864
457 km or 284 miRandburg
$842
460 km or 286 miPietermaritzburg
$625
464 km or 288 miDurban
$753
471 km or 292 miVereeniging
$749
472 km or 293 miSoweto
$962
480 km or 299 miVanderbijlpark
$768
483 km or 300 miBrits
$765
534 km or 332 miButha-Buthe
$693
536 km or 333 miRustenburg
$1101
553 km or 343 miPotchefstroom
$613
564 km or 351 miKroonstad
$848
598 km or 371 miTeyateyaneng
$773
598 km or 372 miKlerksdorp
$862
624 km or 388 miWelkom
$826
628 km or 390 miMaseru
$646
661 km or 411 miMahalapye
$584
667 km or 414 miPalapye
$473
674 km or 419 miMasvingo
$819
680 km or 422 miMafeteng
$692
685 km or 425 miGaborone
$664
695 km or 432 miMmabatho
$766
697 km or 433 miLobatse
$539
712 km or 443 miSerowe
$537
715 km or 444 miBeira
$903
720 km or 447 miBloemfontein
$609
730 km or 453 miMthatha
$765
732 km or 455 miMolepolole
$538