Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Munich - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiMunich
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1925
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4535
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1154
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$2101
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$427
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$200
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$3114
🏙️ Population
1M
1.47M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 10% less expensive than in Munich. Cities ranked 1730th and 393rd ($1741 vs $1925) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Germany, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Germany 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 Munich. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Munich ranked 16th in Germany, while ranked 257th and 97th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Munich

Abu DhabiMunich
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$57
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$8.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$4.52
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.84
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$3.31
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1238
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$907
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2230
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1745
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$146
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$225
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$34.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$12121
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$8769
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$69.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$21.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.7
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$47.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$61.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$21.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$89
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$99.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$650
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$14142

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$1224
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$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
16 km or 9.6 miGermering
$1228
16 km or 10 miUnterschleiheim
$1226
17 km or 10 miPuchheim
$1226
17 km or 11 miDachau
$1225
20 km or 13 miOlching
$1228
23 km or 15 miStarnberg
$1224
24 km or 15 miFurstenfeldbruck
$1228
31 km or 19 miErding
$1242
31 km or 19 miGeretsried
$1227
32 km or 20 miFreising
$1224
44 km or 28 miPfaffenhofen an der Ilm
$1226
47 km or 29 miWeilheim in Oberbayern
$1488
48 km or 30 miAichach
$1229
50 km or 31 miFriedberg
$1227
52 km or 32 miRosenheim
$1199
53 km or 33 miKonigsbrunn
$1225
53 km or 33 miLandsberg am Lech
$1229
57 km or 35 miAugsburg
$1447
61 km or 38 miGersthofen
$1226
62 km or 38 miLandshut
$1408
62 km or 38 miWaldkraiburg
$1226
62 km or 39 miNeusa
$1226
71 km or 44 miIngolstadt
$1509
71 km or 44 miMuhldorf
$1228
72 km or 45 miNeuburg an der Donau
$1229
76 km or 48 miKaufbeuren
$1163
77 km or 48 miTraunreut
$1227
80 km or 50 miGarmisch-Partenkirchen
$1153
85 km or 53 miTraunstein
$1135
87 km or 54 miDonauworth
$1228
98 km or 61 miInnsbruck
$1499
103 km or 64 miGunzburg
$1223
104 km or 65 miKempten
$1217
105 km or 65 miRegensburg
$1247
105 km or 65 miMemmingen
$1229
110 km or 69 miStraubing
$1226
112 km or 70 miNordlingen
$1231
114 km or 71 miSenden
$1227
116 km or 72 miSalzburg
$1476
119 km or 74 miSonthofen
$1226