Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mbabane - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMbabane
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$486
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1228
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$218
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$434
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$190
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$31.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$363
🏙️ Population
1M
94.9k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 258% more expensive than in Mbabane. Cities ranked 1730th and 7846th ($1741 vs $486) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Eswatini, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Eswatini comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.7 months in Mbabane. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Mbabane ranked 2nd in Eswatini, while ranked 257th and 8922nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mbabane

Abu DhabiMbabane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$2.03
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$22.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.26
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$228
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$473
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$355
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$18.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$28.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$26.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
10.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$264
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$265
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$27.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$11.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.46
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$4.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$3.28
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$0.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$16.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$2.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$18.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$36.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$43.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$83
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$2677

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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 Mbabane

DistanceCityCost of living
27 km or 17 miManzini
$468
136 km or 85 miMatola
$945
148 km or 92 miMaputo
$923
165 km or 103 miVryheid
$826
171 km or 106 miBethal
$474
179 km or 111 miMiddelburg
$668
271 km or 168 miSprings
$706
284 km or 176 miBenoni
$742
287 km or 178 miXai-Xai
$769
301 km or 187 miCenturion
$752
304 km or 189 miPretoria
$804
311 km or 193 miSandton
$1019
311 km or 193 miJohannesburg
$864
316 km or 196 miRandburg
$842
324 km or 201 miVereeniging
$749
329 km or 204 miSoweto
$962
334 km or 207 miVanderbijlpark
$768
348 km or 216 miBrits
$765
370 km or 230 miPietermaritzburg
$625
394 km or 245 miDurban
$753
398 km or 247 miButha-Buthe
$693
399 km or 248 miRustenburg
$1101
406 km or 252 miPotchefstroom
$613
416 km or 259 miKroonstad
$848
451 km or 280 miKlerksdorp
$862
461 km or 287 miTeyateyaneng
$773
477 km or 296 miWelkom
$826
491 km or 305 miMaseru
$646
546 km or 339 miMafeteng
$692
555 km or 345 miMmabatho
$766
559 km or 347 miGaborone
$664
564 km or 350 miLobatse
$539
566 km or 352 miMahalapye
$584
576 km or 358 miBloemfontein
$609
585 km or 363 miPalapye
$473
601 km or 374 miKanye
$636
608 km or 378 miMolepolole
$538
628 km or 390 miSerowe
$537
628 km or 390 miMthatha
$765
682 km or 424 miFrancistown
$632