Abu Dhabi vs Maseru - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Maseru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1496
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$265
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$585
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$240
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$34.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$1198
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
52
15
😀 Quality of life
81
23
🏙️ Population
1.48M
331K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 231% more expensive than in Maseru. Cities ranked 608th and 7476th ($1963 vs $593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Lesotho, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Lesotho comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 2 months in Maseru. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Maseru ranked 1st in Lesotho, while ranked 318th and 8909th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Maseru

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Abu Dhabi Maseru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$24.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$776
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$46.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$930
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$6.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$4.38
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$2.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$4.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$18.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$39.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$32.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$717

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$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 Maseru

Distance City Cost of living
30 km or 19 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
61 km or 38 mi Mafeteng
$579
94 km or 58 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
125 km or 78 mi Bloemfontein
$696
165 km or 103 mi Welkom
$708
187 km or 116 mi Kroonstad
$770
272 km or 169 mi Kimberley
$785
280 km or 174 mi Mthatha
$760
283 km or 176 mi Klerksdorp
$629
286 km or 178 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
291 km or 181 mi Potchefstroom
$639
292 km or 182 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
294 km or 182 mi Komani
$761
296 km or 184 mi Vereeniging
$728
341 km or 212 mi Soweto
$897
348 km or 216 mi Durban
$827
350 km or 217 mi Johannesburg
$935
353 km or 219 mi Springs
$766
357 km or 222 mi Benoni
$821
361 km or 224 mi Sandton
$907
361 km or 225 mi Randburg
$776
366 km or 227 mi Vryheid
$835
372 km or 231 mi Bethal
$760
390 km or 242 mi Centurion
$734
394 km or 245 mi Bhisho
$783
402 km or 250 mi Pretoria
$835
406 km or 252 mi Rustenburg
$881
410 km or 255 mi East London
$800
412 km or 256 mi Brits
$763
426 km or 264 mi Mmabatho
$762
440 km or 274 mi Middelburg
$822
453 km or 281 mi Makhanda
$766
489 km or 304 mi Lobatse
$615
491 km or 305 mi Mbabane
$722
495 km or 307 mi Manzini
$733
525 km or 326 mi Kanye
$641
532 km or 330 mi Uitenhage
$579
540 km or 336 mi Gaborone
$668
547 km or 340 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
580 km or 360 mi Molepolole
$616