Abu Dhabi vs New Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi New Taipei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1064
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$2963
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$429
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$1033
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$396
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$129
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$1381
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
52
95
😀 Quality of life
81
87
🏙️ Population
1.48M
4.36M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 84% more expensive than in New Taipei. Cities ranked 608th and 4378th ($1963 vs $1064) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in the United Arab Emirates and Taiwan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Taiwan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.3 months in New Taipei. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs New Taipei ranked 1st in Taiwan, while ranked 318th and 163rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs New Taipei

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Abu Dhabi New Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$3.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$29.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$2.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$325
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1601
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$756
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$55.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$85.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$22.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
1.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$7863
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$6224
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$42.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$8.96
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$3.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.89
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$4.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$17.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$7.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$21.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$3.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$3.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$11.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$3.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$7.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$2.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$34.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$9.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$45.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$16.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$61.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$89.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$429
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$6579

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$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
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143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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Distance City Cost of living
9.6 km or 6 mi Taipei
$1271
29 km or 18 mi Taoyuan
$854
33 km or 20 mi Keelung
$973
42 km or 26 mi Yilan
$758
48 km or 30 mi Zhubei
$1006
53 km or 33 mi Hsinchu
$807
80 km or 50 mi Miaoli
$708
124 km or 77 mi Taichung
$927
140 km or 87 mi Changhua
$842
144 km or 90 mi Nantou
$828
171 km or 106 mi Douliu
$827
198 km or 123 mi Chiayi
$882
246 km or 153 mi Fuzhou
$700
250 km or 155 mi Putian
$705
252 km or 157 mi Taitung
$1091
259 km or 161 mi Tainan
$859
267 km or 166 mi Ningde
$701
283 km or 176 mi Ishigaki
$1022
289 km or 179 mi Quanzhou
$757
290 km or 180 mi Jinjiang
$702
291 km or 181 mi Kaohsiung
$914
318 km or 197 mi Rui'an
$687
321 km or 199 mi Kinmen
$828
341 km or 212 mi Wenzhou
$968
345 km or 214 mi Xiamen
$828
375 km or 233 mi Nanping
$684
375 km or 233 mi Wenling
$688
386 km or 240 mi Zhangzhou
$751
387 km or 241 mi Miyakojima
$1022
408 km or 253 mi Sanming
$694
411 km or 256 mi Lishui
$768
428 km or 266 mi Linhai
$675
445 km or 277 mi Longyan
$691
457 km or 284 mi Wuyishan
$642
489 km or 304 mi Jinhua
$852
497 km or 309 mi Yiwu
$696
507 km or 315 mi Quzhou
$520
510 km or 317 mi Chaozhou
$648
515 km or 320 mi Shangrao
$765
515 km or 320 mi Shantou
$1051