Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Ningbo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiNingbo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$683
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1905
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$276
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$483
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$268
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$68.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1024
🏙️ Population
1M
7.64M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 155% more expensive than in Ningbo. Cities ranked 1730th and 6345th ($1741 vs $683) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 71st in the United Arab Emirates and China, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.5 months in Ningbo. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Ningbo ranked 22nd in China, while ranked 257th and 1563rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Ningbo

Abu DhabiNingbo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.19
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$20.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.8
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$306
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$218
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$582
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$391
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$26.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$41.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$13.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4797
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2698
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$14
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$15.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$9.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.65
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$12.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$29.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$7.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$55.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$68.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$527
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$14402

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117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$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 Ningbo

DistanceCityCost of living
55 km or 34 miZhoushan
$614
94 km or 58 miShaoxing
$756
120 km or 75 miLinhai
$612
124 km or 77 miJiaxing
$575
139 km or 87 miHangzhou
$770
144 km or 89 miShanghai
$1263
150 km or 93 miPudong
$692
156 km or 97 miYiwu
$629
167 km or 104 miWenling
$620
177 km or 110 miKunshan
$629
178 km or 111 miHuzhou
$578
180 km or 112 miTaicang
$605
182 km or 113 miSuzhou
$890
203 km or 126 miJinhua
$552
212 km or 132 miChangshu
$622
216 km or 134 miQidong
$610
224 km or 139 miWuxi
$771
224 km or 139 miLishui
$732
226 km or 140 miWenzhou
$650
227 km or 141 miHaimen
$605
234 km or 146 miYixing
$612
234 km or 146 miGuangde
$592
242 km or 150 miZhangjiagang
$602
243 km or 151 miNantong
$611
249 km or 155 miRui'an
$622
257 km or 160 miJiangyin
$618
260 km or 162 miNingguo
$586
262 km or 163 miLiyang
$599
263 km or 163 miChangzhou
$731
267 km or 166 miJingjiang
$598
278 km or 173 miQuzhou
$733
294 km or 182 miXuancheng
$722
294 km or 183 miTaixing
$612
294 km or 183 miRugao
$617
302 km or 187 miDanyang
$611
310 km or 193 miYangzhong
$583
313 km or 194 miHuangshan
$621
313 km or 195 miHai'an
$604
325 km or 202 miJurong
$596
327 km or 203 miZhenjiang
$528