Abu Dhabi vs Nouakchott - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Nouakchott
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$741
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1808
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$333
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$600
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$294
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$61.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$649
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
26 km
🎓 Higher education
52
17
😀 Quality of life
81
34
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.08M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 165% more expensive than in Nouakchott. Cities ranked 608th and 6290th ($1963 vs $741) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Mauritania, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Mauritania 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 Nouakchott. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Nouakchott ranked 1st in Mauritania, while ranked 318th and 8045th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Nouakchott

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Abu Dhabi Nouakchott
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$8.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$6.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$4.22
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$2.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$3.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$314
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$176
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$660
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$381
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$65
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$99.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$63.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
13.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$279
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$214
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$31.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$4.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$6.32
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$6.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$6.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$2.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$11.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$3.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$2.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$5.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$32.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$5.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$22.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$6.46
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$24.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$38
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$9186

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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
175 km or 109 mi Rosso
$691
234 km or 145 mi Saint-Louis
$853
275 km or 171 mi Louga
$921
380 km or 236 mi Thies
$871
398 km or 248 mi Rufisque
$921
404 km or 251 mi Dakar
$1047
421 km or 262 mi Fatick
$921
438 km or 272 mi Kaolack
$930
518 km or 322 mi Banjul
$450
527 km or 327 mi Lamin
$358
540 km or 335 mi Brikama
$437
587 km or 365 mi Kolda
$903
612 km or 380 mi Ziguinchor
$916
672 km or 417 mi Bafata
$557
693 km or 430 mi Bissau
$631
877 km or 545 mi Praia
$683
884 km or 549 mi Assomada
$656
904 km or 562 mi Boffa
$833
953 km or 592 mi Mamou
$856
965 km or 600 mi Mindelo
$729
978 km or 608 mi Forecariah
$834
984 km or 611 mi Conakry
$983
1041 km or 647 mi Banamba
$486
1047 km or 651 mi Bamako
$549
1048 km or 651 mi Laayoune
$490
1071 km or 665 mi Koulikoro
$485
1094 km or 680 mi Santa Lucia de Tirajana
$1054
1107 km or 688 mi Freetown
$739
1117 km or 694 mi Kankan
$860
1119 km or 695 mi Las Palmas
$1086
1135 km or 705 mi Tenerife
$1133
1145 km or 712 mi La Orotava
$956
1151 km or 715 mi Puerto de la Cruz
$1141
1155 km or 718 mi Santa Cruz de Tenerife
$1008
1157 km or 719 mi San Cristobal de La Laguna
$1062
1159 km or 720 mi Segou
$487
1166 km or 725 mi Markala
$486
1175 km or 730 mi Bougouni
$487
1179 km or 732 mi Puerto del Rosario
$1267
1203 km or 748 mi Corralejo
$1162