Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mumbai - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMumbai
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$693
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1608
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$770
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$195
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$52.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$577
🏙️ Population
1M
15.4M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 151% more expensive than in Mumbai. Cities ranked 1730th and 6279th ($1741 vs $693) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and India, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs India comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.8 months in Mumbai. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Mumbai ranked 10th in India, while ranked 257th and 4578th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Mumbai

Abu DhabiMumbai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$19.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.09
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$281
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1187
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$554
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$51.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$79.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$10
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
8.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$6273
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2548
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$9.73
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$2.58
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.04
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$5.84
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.25
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.18
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$9.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.05
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$1.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$0.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$33.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$8.93
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$34.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$56.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$85.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$2527

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$1224
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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
20 km or 12 miNavi Mumbai
$439
27 km or 17 miThane
$453
44 km or 28 miBhiwandi
$340
46 km or 28 miKalyan
$382
56 km or 35 miVasai
$301
119 km or 74 miPune
$452
152 km or 94 miNashik
$332
187 km or 116 miSatara
$324
221 km or 137 miNavsari
$225
245 km or 152 miSurat
$325
252 km or 156 miMalegaon
$311
280 km or 174 miAurangabad
$344
292 km or 182 miKolhapur
$365
297 km or 184 miSangli
$308
306 km or 190 miIchalkaranji
$333
320 km or 199 miBhavnagar
$292
355 km or 221 miSolapur
$373
365 km or 227 miJalgaon
$401
373 km or 232 miVadodara
$329
387 km or 240 miBijapur
$330
387 km or 241 miBelgaum
$567
400 km or 249 miLatur
$255
402 km or 250 miPanjim
$387
409 km or 254 miMormugao
$382
415 km or 258 miNadiad
$301
427 km or 265 miRajkot
$402
428 km or 266 miMargao
$325
432 km or 268 miGodhra
$327
449 km or 279 miPorbandar
$331
453 km or 281 miAhmedabad
$452
457 km or 284 miHubli
$355
460 km or 286 miGulbarga
$289
473 km or 294 miGandhinagar
$343
473 km or 294 miNanded
$286
478 km or 297 miAkola
$363
517 km or 321 miMehsana
$357
522 km or 324 miIndore
$311
536 km or 333 miRatlam
$302
555 km or 345 miNizamabad
$252
558 km or 347 miAmravati
$366