Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Oslo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiOslo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2202
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4773
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1249
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1993
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$614
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$166
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$3335
🏙️ Population
1M
693k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 21% less expensive than in Oslo. Cities ranked 1730th and 201st ($1741 vs $2202) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Norway, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Norway 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 Oslo. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Oslo ranked 2nd in Norway, while ranked 257th and 90th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Oslo

Abu DhabiOslo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$17.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$70.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$12.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$9.25
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$3.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1378
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$1015
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2094
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1684
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$122
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$187
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$39.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$8722
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$5818
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.91
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$79.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$21.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.91
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$13.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$29.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.79
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$3.82
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$18.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$3.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$13.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$43.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$14.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$78.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$32.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$102
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$107
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$340
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$11548

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
14 km or 8.7 miBaerum
$2154
25 km or 16 miLillestrom
$2087
27 km or 17 miAsker
$1922
35 km or 22 miJessheim
$1681
36 km or 22 miDrammen
$1946
50 km or 31 miMoss
$1600
57 km or 35 miHorten
$1691
68 km or 42 miKongsberg
$1892
71 km or 44 miTonsberg
$1878
74 km or 46 miSarpsborg
$1769
78 km or 48 miFredrikstad
$1698
92 km or 57 miSandefjord
$1575
96 km or 60 miHalden
$1623
100 km or 62 miHamar
$1674
103 km or 64 miSkien
$1864
104 km or 65 miLarvik
$1960
106 km or 66 miPorsgrunn
$1536
106 km or 66 miArvika
$1202
108 km or 67 miGjovik
$1768
135 km or 84 miLillehammer
$1563
165 km or 103 miKarlstad
$1210
186 km or 115 miUddevalla
$1260
194 km or 120 miVanersborg
$1239
197 km or 122 miArendal
$1506
201 km or 125 miTrollhattan
$1056
220 km or 137 miMariestad
$1243
241 km or 150 miMora
$1268
245 km or 152 miSkovde
$1157
247 km or 154 miLudvika
$1115
252 km or 156 miKristiansand
$1603
259 km or 161 miGothenburg
$1566
260 km or 162 miOrebro
$1200
261 km or 162 miMolndal
$1244
266 km or 166 miBorlange
$1110
275 km or 171 miBoras
$1205
276 km or 171 miFrederikshavn
$1640
281 km or 175 miFalun
$1114
303 km or 188 miSandnes
$1718
304 km or 189 miStavanger
$1787
305 km or 190 miBergen
$1822