Abu Dhabi vs Monrovia - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Monrovia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$525
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1276
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$421
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$188
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$52.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$305
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
52
22
😀 Quality of life
81
32
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.02M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 274% more expensive than in Monrovia. Cities ranked 608th and 8103rd ($1963 vs $525) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Liberia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Liberia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Monrovia. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Monrovia ranked 1st in Liberia, while ranked 318th and 8347th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Monrovia

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Abu Dhabi Monrovia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$2.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$224
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$145
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$471
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$296
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$35
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$54.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$36.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
12.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$1121
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$628
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$6.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$5.76
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$4.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$2.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$3.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$4.02
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$58.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$92.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$3000

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117 km or 73 mi Madinat Zayed
$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

Cities near Monrovia

Distance City Cost of living
56 km or 35 mi Kakata
$483
180 km or 112 mi Kenema
$763
210 km or 131 mi Bo
$770
243 km or 151 mi Greenville
$483
260 km or 161 mi Sanniquellie
$483
262 km or 163 mi Gueckedou
$862
272 km or 169 mi Nzerekore
$867
288 km or 179 mi Yekepa
$483
361 km or 224 mi Freetown
$739
459 km or 285 mi Forecariah
$834
474 km or 295 mi Mamou
$856
479 km or 297 mi Conakry
$983
482 km or 300 mi Kankan
$860
539 km or 335 mi Gagnoa
$775
557 km or 346 mi Boffa
$833
605 km or 376 mi Divo
$772
613 km or 381 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
655 km or 407 mi Bouake
$805
669 km or 416 mi Korhogo
$778
675 km or 419 mi Bougouni
$487
719 km or 447 mi Dabou
$761
730 km or 453 mi Agboville
$767
758 km or 471 mi Abidjan
$860
769 km or 478 mi Bamako
$549
777 km or 483 mi Bafata
$557
792 km or 492 mi Grand-Bassam
$600
793 km or 493 mi Sikasso
$495
809 km or 503 mi Abengourou
$766
811 km or 504 mi Bissau
$631
811 km or 504 mi Koulikoro
$485
861 km or 535 mi Kolda
$903
885 km or 550 mi Banamba
$486
898 km or 558 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
919 km or 571 mi Ziguinchor
$916
936 km or 582 mi Segou
$487
969 km or 602 mi Markala
$486
1004 km or 624 mi Brikama
$437
1008 km or 627 mi Obuasi
$571
1012 km or 629 mi Sekondi-Takoradi
$536
1014 km or 630 mi Lamin
$358