Prices in Abu Dhabi vs New Taipei - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiNew Taipei
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1174
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3207
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$468
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1031
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$471
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$998
🏙️ Population
1M
3.97M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 48% more expensive than in New Taipei. Cities ranked 1730th and 4969th ($1741 vs $1174) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd 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 0.9 months in New Taipei. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs New Taipei ranked 5th in Taiwan, while ranked 257th and 409th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs New Taipei

Abu DhabiNew Taipei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.77
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$34
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.72
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.22
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$540
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$366
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1275
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$856
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$44.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$67.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$23.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$8747
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4321
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$43.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$7.89
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$3.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$19.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$13.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$32.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$5.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$11.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$7.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$49.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$43.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$13.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$53.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$92.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$516
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$12462

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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
9.6 km or 6 miTaipei
$1230
29 km or 18 miTaoyuan
$858
33 km or 20 miKeelung
$914
42 km or 26 miYilan
$761
48 km or 30 miZhubei
$1065
53 km or 33 miHsinchu
$780
80 km or 50 miMiaoli
$748
124 km or 77 miTaichung
$903
140 km or 87 miChanghua
$861
144 km or 90 miNantou
$799
171 km or 106 miDouliu
$788
198 km or 123 miChiayi
$776
246 km or 153 miFuzhou
$666
250 km or 155 miPutian
$683
252 km or 157 miTaitung
$821
259 km or 161 miTainan
$728
267 km or 166 miNingde
$682
283 km or 176 miIshigaki
$1212
289 km or 179 miQuanzhou
$722
290 km or 180 miJinjiang
$610
291 km or 181 miKaohsiung
$880
318 km or 197 miRui'an
$622
321 km or 199 miKinmen
$793
341 km or 212 miWenzhou
$650
345 km or 214 miXiamen
$728
375 km or 233 miNanping
$671
375 km or 233 miWenling
$620
386 km or 240 miZhangzhou
$668
387 km or 241 miMiyakojima
$1209
408 km or 253 miSanming
$675
411 km or 256 miLishui
$732
428 km or 266 miLinhai
$612
445 km or 277 miLongyan
$671
457 km or 284 miWuyishan
$576
489 km or 304 miJinhua
$552
497 km or 309 miYiwu
$629
507 km or 315 miQuzhou
$733
510 km or 317 miChaozhou
$612
515 km or 320 miShangrao
$716
515 km or 320 miShantou
$677