Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Monaco - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMonaco
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$3565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$7780
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$2670
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$4718
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$649
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$70.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$5859
🏙️ Population
1M
38.7k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 51% less expensive than in Monaco. Cities ranked 1730th and 2nd ($1741 vs $3565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Monaco, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Monaco comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.6 months in Monaco. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Monaco ranked 1st in Monaco, while ranked 257th and 2016th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Monaco

Abu DhabiMonaco
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$64.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$6.03
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$4.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$3315
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$2306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$5390
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$4265
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$126
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$36.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$30690
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$43744
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$37.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$29.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.8
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$3.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$17.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$12.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$4.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$4.56
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$3.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$12.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.51
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$3.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$83
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$85.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$34.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$99.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$92.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1371
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$26163

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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
0.9 km or 0.6 miMonte Carlo
$3991
8.1 km or 5 miMenton
$1363
12 km or 7.7 miNice
$1465
17 km or 10 miVentimiglia
$1208
29 km or 18 miAntibes
$1504
30 km or 19 miSanremo
$1164
38 km or 23 miCannes
$1395
52 km or 32 miImperia
$983
73 km or 45 miCuneo
$1158
79 km or 49 miMondovi
$1293
106 km or 66 miSavona
$1311
132 km or 82 miManosque
$1415
138 km or 86 miToulon
$1149
143 km or 89 miGenoa
$1278
144 km or 90 miAsti
$992
150 km or 93 miTurin
$1253
160 km or 100 miAix-en-Provence
$1442
162 km or 101 miAlessandria
$1057
172 km or 107 miMarseille
$1391
173 km or 108 miTortona
$1132
189 km or 117 miVoghera
$1097
193 km or 120 miVercelli
$895
195 km or 121 miMiramas
$1350
198 km or 123 miLa Spezia
$1241
201 km or 125 miBastia
$1414
210 km or 130 miBiella
$1043
210 km or 131 miGrenoble
$1295
210 km or 131 miVigevano
$1069
211 km or 131 miAvignon
$1262
212 km or 132 miPavia
$1305
213 km or 132 miNovara
$1040
218 km or 136 miCarrara
$1108
223 km or 139 miAosta
$1413
228 km or 142 miViareggio
$1272
228 km or 142 miAjaccio
$1381
231 km or 143 miBuccinasco
$1213
233 km or 145 miPiacenza
$1259
234 km or 146 miLivorno
$1275
236 km or 146 miChambery
$1094
238 km or 148 miBusto Arsizio
$1284