Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Minneapolis - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMinneapolis
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2065
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4975
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1210
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$2136
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$582
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$129
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$4189
🏙️ Population
1M
383k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 16% less expensive than in Minneapolis. Cities ranked 1730th and 283rd ($1741 vs $2065) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 202nd in the United Arab Emirates and the United States, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 2 months in Minneapolis. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Minneapolis ranked 30th in the United States, while ranked 257th and 96th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Minneapolis

Abu DhabiMinneapolis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$16.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$70.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.95
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1269
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$987
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2514
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1763
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$162
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$61.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3331
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1889
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$90
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$23.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$3.14
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$5.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$12.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$5.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$3.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$9.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$3.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$59.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$15.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$44.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$82
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1324
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$18794

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$1224
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$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
7 km or 4.4 miGolden Valley
$1748
8.4 km or 5.2 miSt. Louis Park
$1747
9.1 km or 5.7 miCrystal
$1755
9.2 km or 5.7 miRoseville
$1744
10 km or 6.2 miRichfield
$1676
10 km or 6.4 miBrooklyn Center
$1761
11 km or 6.6 miNew Hope
$1749
11 km or 6.8 miNew Brighton
$1755
12 km or 7.2 miFridley
$1743
12 km or 7.3 miEdina
$1757
14 km or 8.8 miBrooklyn Park
$1760
14 km or 9 miSaint Paul
$2018
14 km or 9 miShoreview
$1746
15 km or 9.3 miPlymouth
$1758
15 km or 9.6 miCoon Rapids
$1712
17 km or 10 miBloomington
$1747
18 km or 11 miMaple Grove
$1751
20 km or 12 miMinnetonka
$1750
20 km or 12 miEagan
$1749
20 km or 12 miBlaine
$1759
21 km or 13 miSouth St. Paul
$1757
21 km or 13 miEden Prairie
$1959
22 km or 14 miMaplewood
$1756
23 km or 14 miSavage
$1752
23 km or 14 miInver Grove Heights
$1744
23 km or 15 miWhite Bear Lake
$1756
24 km or 15 miBurnsville
$1745
24 km or 15 miOakdale
$1743
24 km or 15 miLino Lakes
$1747
25 km or 15 miChanhassen
$1751
25 km or 16 miChamplin
$1746
27 km or 17 miWoodbury
$1971
28 km or 17 miAndover
$1746
28 km or 17 miApple Valley
$1774
29 km or 18 miShakopee
$1753
29 km or 18 miRosemount
$1752
31 km or 19 miCottage Grove
$1746
32 km or 20 miPrior Lake
$1755
34 km or 21 miChaska
$1758
34 km or 21 miRamsey
$2206