Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mexico - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMexico
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$746
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1833
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$390
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$736
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$225
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$57.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$573
🏙️ Population
1M
8.92M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 133% more expensive than in Mexico. Cities ranked 1730th and 6065th ($1741 vs $746) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in the United Arab Emirates and Mexico, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.8 months in Mexico. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Mexico ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 257th and 2228th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mexico

Abu DhabiMexico
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.93
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$535
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$292
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1007
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$587
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$28.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$44.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
11.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2189
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1295
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$14.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$2.92
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$5.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$47.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$3.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$31.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$8.71
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$39.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$70.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$252
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$5278

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$1419
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$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
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$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
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$442

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DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 7.1 miNaucalpan
$600
14 km or 8.7 miTlalnepantla
$457
17 km or 10 miCiudad Nezahualcoyotl
$587
19 km or 12 miCiudad Lopez Mateos
$776
22 km or 14 miEcatepec de Morelos
$760
25 km or 16 miTultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$533
25 km or 16 miChicoloapan de Juarez
$482
26 km or 16 miCuautitlan Izcalli
$342
29 km or 18 miTexcoco de Mora
$319
30 km or 19 miTultepec
$506
31 km or 19 miChalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$519
42 km or 26 miZumpango
$517
55 km or 34 miToluca
$548
56 km or 35 miCuernavaca
$554
60 km or 37 miJiutepec
$510
70 km or 44 miCuautla
$493
89 km or 55 miPachuca
$435
93 km or 58 miAtlixco
$505
105 km or 65 miSan Jose Villa de Allende
$506
106 km or 66 miPuebla
$605
107 km or 67 miTaxco
$504
126 km or 79 miIguala
$506
140 km or 87 miSan Juan del Rio
$518
184 km or 114 miQueretaro
$554
192 km or 119 miTeziutlan
$506
211 km or 131 miChilpancingo
$372
213 km or 132 miTehuacan
$546
214 km or 133 miCelaya
$474
216 km or 134 miPoza Rica
$472
217 km or 135 miMorelia
$460
224 km or 139 miCortazar
$505
224 km or 139 miOrizaba
$515
225 km or 140 miYuriria
$300
229 km or 143 miCoatepec
$453
234 km or 145 miXalapa
$426
236 km or 146 miSan Miguel de Allende
$771
239 km or 149 miCordoba
$473
250 km or 155 miSalamanca
$352
269 km or 167 miIrapuato
$503
281 km or 174 miZacapu
$507