Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Nicosia - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiNicosia
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1207
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2897
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$602
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1058
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$411
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$70.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1358
🏙️ Population
1M
330k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 44% more expensive than in Nicosia. Cities ranked 1730th and 4798th ($1741 vs $1207) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Cyprus, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Cyprus comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.1 months in Nicosia. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Nicosia ranked 1st in Cyprus, while ranked 257th and 255th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Nicosia

Abu DhabiNicosia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$15.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$51.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.94
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$528
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$463
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1014
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$854
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$84.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$40.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1942
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1500
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$45.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$11.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.37
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$18.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.51
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$9.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.84
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.6
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$58.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$56.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$87.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$84.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$405
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$7465

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$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 Nicosia

DistanceCityCost of living
17 km or 11 miDali
$1034
19 km or 12 miKyrenia
$1105
32 km or 20 miAradippou
$1033
37 km or 23 miLarnaca
$1131
54 km or 33 miFamagusta
$721
58 km or 36 miParalimni
$1015
63 km or 39 miLimassol
$1339
65 km or 41 miYpsonas
$1051
96 km or 60 miPaphos
$970
164 km or 102 miMut
$370
196 km or 122 miAlanya
$440
213 km or 132 miMersin
$401
224 km or 139 miLatakia
$333
224 km or 139 miKaraman
$351
238 km or 148 miTarsus
$416
240 km or 149 miTripoli
$1286
243 km or 151 miBeirut
$1302
246 km or 153 miJounieh
$1027
257 km or 160 miSamandag
$370
259 km or 161 miSidon
$856
267 km or 166 miEregli
$360
269 km or 167 miAdana
$362
271 km or 168 miTyre
$798
276 km or 171 miZahle
$1023
276 km or 172 miAntakya
$341
286 km or 178 miIskenderun
$297
289 km or 180 miNahariya
$1525
296 km or 184 miAcre
$1374
297 km or 185 miMa'alot-Tarshiha
$1525
298 km or 185 miKiryat Shmona
$1337
302 km or 187 miCeyhan
$374
303 km or 188 miHaifa
$1468
304 km or 189 miKiryat Yam
$1524
304 km or 189 miKiryat Bialik
$1525
304 km or 189 miKiryat Motzkin
$1524
308 km or 191 miIdlib
$380
308 km or 191 miHama
$385
308 km or 191 miAntalya
$468
308 km or 192 miKarmiel
$1325
309 km or 192 miKiryat Ata
$1493