Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Montreal - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMontreal
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1447
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3339
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$707
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1109
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$441
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$179
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2337
🏙️ Population
1M
1.7M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 20% more expensive than in Montreal. Cities ranked 1730th and 2649th ($1741 vs $1447) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 44th in the United Arab Emirates and Canada, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Canada 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 Montreal. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Montreal ranked 8th in Canada, while ranked 257th and 66th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Montreal

Abu DhabiMontreal
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$10.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$42
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$8.08
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.18
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$830
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$558
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1310
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$901
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$57
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$87.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$37.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4229
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2569
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$63.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$19.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.02
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$10.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$9.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.07
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$9.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$86.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$47.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$81.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$510
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6361

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$1381
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$1224
143 km or 89 miAl Ain
$1450
152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$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
3.6 km or 2.3 miSaint-Lambert
$1388
4.3 km or 2.7 miWestmount
$1394
4.4 km or 2.8 miLongueuil
$1123
6.4 km or 4 miMount Royal
$1386
9.4 km or 5.9 miCote-Saint-Luc
$1392
9.9 km or 6.1 miBrossard
$1096
11 km or 7 miLa Prairie
$1391
13 km or 8.3 miBoucherville
$1398
14 km or 8.9 miCandiac
$1396
16 km or 9.8 miSaint-Constant
$1392
16 km or 10 miDorval
$1387
17 km or 10 miSaint-Bruno-de-Montarville
$1389
17 km or 10 miLaval
$1252
20 km or 12 miSainte-Julie
$1396
20 km or 12 miDollard-des-Ormeaux
$1390
20 km or 13 miChateauguay
$1245
21 km or 13 miPointe-Claire
$1400
22 km or 14 miVarennes
$1396
22 km or 14 miTerrebonne
$1394
23 km or 14 miChambly
$1394
24 km or 15 miBoisbriand
$1129
25 km or 15 miKirkland
$1393
26 km or 16 miRepentigny
$1400
26 km or 16 miSainte-Therese
$1399
27 km or 17 miMascouche
$1061
27 km or 17 miSaint-Eustache
$1397
29 km or 18 miBeloeil
$1386
31 km or 19 miBlainville
$1396
31 km or 20 miSaint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
$1402
38 km or 23 miL'Assomption
$1388
39 km or 24 miVaudreuil-Dorion
$1397
41 km or 26 miSaint-Lin-Laurentides
$1395
44 km or 27 miMirabel
$1392
46 km or 28 miSaint-Jerome
$1394
49 km or 31 miSaint-Hyacinthe
$1392
53 km or 33 miSalaberry-de-Valleyfield
$1099
57 km or 35 miJoliette
$1312
66 km or 41 miGranby
$1300
68 km or 42 miSorel-Tracy
$1390
91 km or 56 miPlattsburgh
$1420