Abu Dhabi vs Milan - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Milan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1657
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$4214
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$884
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$1696
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$465
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$164
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$1852
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
52
98
😀 Quality of life
81
85
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.37M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 19% more expensive than in Milan. Cities ranked 608th and 2287th ($1963 vs $1657) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Italy, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Italy comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.1 months in Milan. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Milan ranked 2nd in Italy, while ranked 318th and 206th among best cities to live in the world.

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Abu Dhabi Milan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$14.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$65.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$9.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$5.66
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$2.69
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$1017
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$678
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1962
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$1381
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$171
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$27
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
1.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$8584
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$4627
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.03
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$37.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$22.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$3.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$19.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.18
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.51
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.83
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$8.65
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$6.07
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.7
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$2.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$67.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$83.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$84.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$94
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$771
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$16123

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
8 km or 5 mi Buccinasco
$1069
15 km or 9.1 mi Monza
$1290
20 km or 13 mi Seregno
$1151
21 km or 13 mi Saronno
$1105
29 km or 18 mi Lodi
$1234
30 km or 19 mi Cantu
$1046
30 km or 19 mi Vigevano
$1085
31 km or 19 mi Busto Arsizio
$1199
31 km or 20 mi Pavia
$1187
39 km or 24 mi Como
$1351
40 km or 25 mi Crema
$1141
45 km or 28 mi Novara
$1071
45 km or 28 mi Bergamo
$1330
46 km or 28 mi Lecco
$1149
48 km or 30 mi Varese
$1133
55 km or 34 mi Voghera
$1182
61 km or 38 mi Piacenza
$1211
63 km or 39 mi Vercelli
$1076
63 km or 39 mi Lugano
$2470
69 km or 43 mi Tortona
$1090
76 km or 47 mi Cremona
$1110
76 km or 47 mi Alessandria
$965
81 km or 50 mi Brescia
$1200
82 km or 51 mi Bellinzona
$2388
89 km or 55 mi Biella
$1064
100 km or 62 mi Asti
$943
116 km or 72 mi Parma
$1282
120 km or 74 mi Genoa
$1235
125 km or 78 mi Turin
$1134
130 km or 81 mi Mantua
$1267
140 km or 87 mi Savona
$1197
141 km or 87 mi Verona
$1237
142 km or 88 mi Reggio Emilia
$1103
149 km or 92 mi Aosta
$1242
156 km or 97 mi Chur
$2233
159 km or 99 mi La Spezia
$1184
162 km or 100 mi Sassuolo
$1174
162 km or 101 mi Mondovi
$1232
164 km or 102 mi Trento
$1218
164 km or 102 mi Modena
$1285