Abu Dhabi vs Osaka - Cost of Living Comparison

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Abu Dhabi Osaka
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1978
$1112
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4937
$2885
🏠 One person rent
$1320
$427
🏘️ Family rent
$2838
$865
🍽️ Food expenses
$439
$370
🚐 Transport expenses
$66
$215
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3501
$2240
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
52
97
😀 Quality of life
81
96
🏙️ Population
1.48M
2.75M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 78% more expensive than in Osaka. Cities ranked 1838th and 4680th ($1978 vs $1112) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 63rd in the United Arab Emirates and Japan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 2 months in Osaka. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Osaka ranked 3rd in Japan, while ranked 368th and 8th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Osaka

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Abu Dhabi Osaka
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.5
$6.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$71
$31.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.9
$5.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$12.4
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$5.62
$3.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.28
$1.12
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1464
$492
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$990
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3328
$1076
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2328
$641
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$70.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$198
$109
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$112
$27.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.12%
1.67%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5328
$5632
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4980
$3193
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$1.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.6
$48.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.31
$26.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.82
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.91
$1.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.29
$1.36
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.17
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.94
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.41
$6.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.3
$19.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$3.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$3.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$4.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$2.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.52
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.1
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.47
$1.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.89
$3.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.96
$4.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.21
$1.84
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.53
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$72
$53.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.3
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$89.3
$28.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.4
$21
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$40.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
$54.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$728
$205
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11112
$7920

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Distance City Cost of living
117 km or 73 mi Madinat Zayed
$1681
129 km or 80 mi Dubai
$2204
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1592
143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1116
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$1896
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1609
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1181
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1543
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1914
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1836
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$590
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$788
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1164
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1298
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1377
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1328
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1121
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$772
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$1082
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1055
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$768
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$863
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$899
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$895
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$561
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$522
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$594
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$636
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$612
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$592
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$596
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$740
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$515
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$516
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$455
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$651
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$554
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1716
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$1241
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$538

Cities near Osaka

Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Moriguchi
$1079
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Suita
$1305
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Kadoma
$1054
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Higashiosaka
$1056
10 km or 6.4 mi Amagasaki
$1069
10 km or 6.5 mi Toyonaka
$986
11 km or 6.7 mi Settsu
$1114
11 km or 7 mi Daito
$1014
12 km or 7.3 mi Yao
$1025
14 km or 8.4 mi Shijonawate
$1019
14 km or 8.4 mi Itami
$1018
14 km or 8.5 mi Matsubara
$999
14 km or 8.7 mi Neyagawa
$1064
14 km or 8.8 mi Sakai
$1098
15 km or 9.3 mi Ibaraki
$1103
15 km or 9.4 mi Ikeda
$991
15 km or 9.4 mi Minoh
$1009
16 km or 9.8 mi Fujiidera
$995
16 km or 10 mi Nishinomiya
$1101
17 km or 11 mi Kawanishi
$1010
17 km or 11 mi Kashiwara
$987
18 km or 11 mi Takarazuka
$1033
18 km or 11 mi Habikino
$992
18 km or 11 mi Ikoma
$955
19 km or 12 mi Ashiya
$1020
19 km or 12 mi Hirakata
$1074
19 km or 12 mi Katano
$1002
20 km or 12 mi Takaishi
$999
20 km or 13 mi Takatsuki
$1074
21 km or 13 mi Sango
$967
22 km or 13 mi Osakasayama
$994
22 km or 14 mi Oji
$960
23 km or 14 mi Izumiotsu
$1001
23 km or 14 mi Ikaruga
$945
23 km or 14 mi Tondabayashi
$990
24 km or 15 mi Izumi
$1019
24 km or 15 mi Kanmaki
$966
25 km or 15 mi Kashiba
$976
25 km or 16 mi Inagawa
$1008
26 km or 16 mi Nara
$936