Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Moscow - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMoscow
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1006
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2473
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$577
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1049
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$246
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$89.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$976
🏙️ Population
1M
12.5M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 73% more expensive than in Moscow. Cities ranked 1730th and 5381st ($1741 vs $1006) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Russia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1 months in Moscow. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Moscow ranked 1st in Russia, while ranked 257th and 707th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Moscow

Abu DhabiMoscow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$6.26
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$33.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.18
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$773
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$435
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1452
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$809
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$68.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$105
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$6.24
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
9.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$5252
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2494
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$30.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.33
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.71
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.07
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.9
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$50.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$8.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$87.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$90
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$536
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$10805

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$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
18 km or 11 miKhimki
$768
19 km or 12 miKrasnogorsk
$513
19 km or 12 miLyubertsy
$588
19 km or 12 miMytishchi
$698
21 km or 13 miBalashikha
$714
22 km or 14 miKorolyov
$639
37 km or 23 miPodolsk
$624
52 km or 32 miElektrostal
$511
96 km or 60 miObninsk
$540
161 km or 100 miKaluga
$535
161 km or 100 miTver
$481
173 km or 107 miTula
$524
179 km or 111 miVladimir
$536
184 km or 114 miRyazan
$516
248 km or 154 miYaroslavl
$492
250 km or 155 miIvanovo
$471
266 km or 165 miRybinsk
$431
301 km or 187 miKostroma
$418
326 km or 202 miOryol
$488
349 km or 217 miBryansk
$540
366 km or 228 miDzerzhinsk
$392
369 km or 229 miSmolensk
$542
372 km or 231 miLipetsk
$424
376 km or 234 miCherepovets
$431
402 km or 250 miNizhny Novgorod
$595
408 km or 254 miVologda
$450
419 km or 260 miTambov
$450
457 km or 284 miKursk
$433
466 km or 290 miVoronezh
$496
474 km or 294 miVitebsk
$374
491 km or 305 miVeliky Novgorod
$482
495 km or 308 miStarooskolsky
$520
496 km or 308 miStary Oskol
$427
509 km or 316 miMogilev
$472
513 km or 319 miSaransk
$413
555 km or 345 miPenza
$448
568 km or 353 miGomel
$341
571 km or 355 miSumy
$419
577 km or 359 miBelgorod
$544
601 km or 373 miCheboksary
$413