Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Marseille - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMarseille
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1391
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3711
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$619
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1200
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$485
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$168
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1790
🏙️ Population
1M
855k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 25% more expensive than in Marseille. Cities ranked 1730th and 2875th ($1741 vs $1391) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 34th in the United Arab Emirates and France, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.3 months in Marseille. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Marseille ranked 6th in France, while ranked 257th and 204th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Marseille

Abu DhabiMarseille
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$13.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$51.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9.34
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$6.82
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$637
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$487
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1250
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1011
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$73.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$29
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3610
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2987
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$52.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$27.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.39
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$17.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$11.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$26.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.6
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.76
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.41
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.29
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$9.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$27
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$19
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$88.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$846
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$18540

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DistanceCityCost of living
117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$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 Marseille

DistanceCityCost of living
26 km or 16 miAix-en-Provence
$1442
44 km or 27 miMiramas
$1350
49 km or 30 miToulon
$1149
68 km or 42 miManosque
$1415
86 km or 53 miAvignon
$1262
102 km or 63 miNimes
$1149
126 km or 78 miMontpellier
$1305
136 km or 84 miCannes
$1395
144 km or 90 miAntibes
$1504
159 km or 99 miNice
$1465
172 km or 107 miMonaco
$3565
172 km or 107 miMonte Carlo
$3991
175 km or 109 miBeziers
$1392
179 km or 111 miMenton
$1363
186 km or 116 miValence
$1108
188 km or 117 miVentimiglia
$1208
193 km or 120 miNarbonne
$1090
202 km or 125 miSanremo
$1164
212 km or 132 miGrenoble
$1295
212 km or 132 miCuneo
$1158
213 km or 132 miPerpignan
$1198
224 km or 139 miImperia
$983
229 km or 142 miFigueres
$1110
230 km or 143 miMondovi
$1293
250 km or 155 miSaint-Etienne
$1022
253 km or 157 miRodez
$1227
255 km or 159 miGirona
$1105
255 km or 159 miCastres
$1213
256 km or 159 miChambery
$1094
269 km or 167 miAix-les-Bains
$1299
270 km or 168 miTurin
$1253
273 km or 170 miSavona
$1311
274 km or 170 miLloret de Mar
$1055
277 km or 172 miLyon
$1470
277 km or 172 miVilleurbanne
$1285
288 km or 179 miAsti
$992
295 km or 184 miAnnecy
$1541
297 km or 185 miVic
$1242
310 km or 192 miMataro
$1325
311 km or 193 miGenoa
$1278