Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mosul - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMosul
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$728
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1649
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$298
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$418
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$218
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$157
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$843
🏙️ Population
1M
1.69M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 139% more expensive than in Mosul. Cities ranked 1730th and 6148th ($1741 vs $728) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 6th in the United Arab Emirates and Iraq, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Iraq comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.2 months in Mosul. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Mosul ranked 5th in Iraq, while ranked 257th and 7669th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mosul

Abu DhabiMosul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$16.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.49
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$348
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$206
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$352
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$338
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$26
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$39.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$37.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
19.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1324
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$36
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$25.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$9.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$9.68
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.11
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.83
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$21.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$18.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.68
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$27.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$63.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$63.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3361

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DistanceCityCost of living
117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$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

Cities near Mosul

DistanceCityCost of living
55 km or 34 miDuhok
$677
82 km or 51 miErbil
$809
95 km or 59 miZakho
$687
111 km or 69 miSinjar
$684
134 km or 84 miCizre
$372
140 km or 87 miSirnak
$371
145 km or 90 miHakkari
$415
153 km or 95 miKirkuk
$650
185 km or 115 miMahabad
$396
185 km or 115 miPiranshahr
$442
186 km or 115 miQamishli
$351
187 km or 116 miNusaybin
$371
194 km or 121 miSiirt
$399
203 km or 126 miTikrit
$614
213 km or 132 miAl-Hasakah
$352
220 km or 137 miUrmia
$461
227 km or 141 miSulaymaniyah
$679
237 km or 147 miMardin
$336
239 km or 148 miVan
$404
243 km or 151 miBitlis
$370
244 km or 151 miBatman
$338
251 km or 156 miSamarra
$649
252 km or 156 miBaneh
$374
275 km or 171 miMiandoab
$442
277 km or 172 miDerik
$370
277 km or 172 miBukan
$448
279 km or 173 miCeylanpinar
$371
283 km or 176 miSaqqez
$404
283 km or 176 miCinar
$370
291 km or 181 miMarivan
$442
291 km or 181 miDeir ez-Zor
$353
292 km or 181 miKhoy
$445
300 km or 186 miMus
$413
302 km or 188 miMaragheh
$442
308 km or 191 miDiyarbakir
$367
313 km or 195 miViransehir
$376
316 km or 197 miCaldiran
$370
323 km or 201 miBaqubah
$649
327 km or 203 miMarand
$441
328 km or 204 miRamadi
$686