Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Nur-Sultan - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiNur-Sultan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$579
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1496
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$256
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$521
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$212
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$36.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$566
🏙️ Population
1M
1.08M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 201% more expensive than in Nur-Sultan. Cities ranked 1730th and 7153rd ($1741 vs $579) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Kazakhstan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1 months in Nur-Sultan. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Nur-Sultan ranked 1st in Kazakhstan, while ranked 257th and 998th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Nur-Sultan

Abu DhabiNur-Sultan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$7.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$25.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.87
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.22
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$296
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$197
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$614
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$431
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$26.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$41.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$12.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
13.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$974
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$703
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.32
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.41
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.4
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$5.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.55
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.41
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.02
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$1.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$55.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$12
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$7.22
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$55.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$160
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$5646

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$1224
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152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
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$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
161 km or 100 miTemirtau
$452
190 km or 118 miKaraganda
$410
276 km or 172 miKokshetau
$491
278 km or 173 miEkibastuz
$464
392 km or 243 miAksu
$421
402 km or 250 miPavlodar
$424
442 km or 275 miPetropavl
$330
446 km or 277 miOmsk
$497
457 km or 284 miSatbayev
$421
460 km or 286 miJezkazgan
$421
543 km or 337 miBalkhash
$420
580 km or 361 miKostanay
$421
623 km or 387 miSemey
$440
627 km or 389 miKurgan
$421
771 km or 479 miTyumen
$555
800 km or 497 miOskemen
$356
803 km or 499 miChelyabinsk
$473
826 km or 513 miKyzylorda
$331
852 km or 530 miTaldiqorgan
$447
855 km or 531 miKamensk-Uralsky
$514
856 km or 532 miMunicipal Formation of the Kamensk-Uralsky
$513
872 km or 542 miMiass
$513
875 km or 544 miKentau
$410
875 km or 544 miBarnaul
$443
879 km or 546 miMagnitogorsk
$401
880 km or 547 miNovosibirsk
$591
893 km or 555 miOrsk
$620
902 km or 561 miZlatoust
$486
903 km or 561 miTurkistan
$339
910 km or 566 miKapchagay
$422
917 km or 570 miTaraz
$377
949 km or 590 miBishkek
$455
949 km or 590 miYekaterinburg
$603
953 km or 592 miKant
$402
955 km or 593 miBiysk
$336
960 km or 597 miTalas
$374
965 km or 599 miKaskelen
$421
967 km or 601 miTokmok
$404
968 km or 602 miAlmaty
$600
977 km or 607 miTacheng
$571