Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Palembang - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiPalembang
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$578
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1014
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$188
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$207
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$40.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$233
🏙️ Population
1M
1.45M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 201% more expensive than in Palembang. Cities ranked 1730th and 7163rd ($1741 vs $578) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 10th in the United Arab Emirates and Indonesia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.4 months in Palembang. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Palembang ranked 49th in Indonesia, while ranked 257th and 8058th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Palembang

Abu DhabiPalembang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$1.84
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$13.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.93
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.13
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$377
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$211
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$166
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$112
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$27.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$42.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$21.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1385
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$709
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$20.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$2.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.59
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$7.82
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$20.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$3.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.36
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$2.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$1.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$0.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$14.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$2.85
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$14.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$2.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$23.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$37.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$84.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6729

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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 Palembang

DistanceCityCost of living
77 km or 48 miPrabumulih
$471
201 km or 125 miJambi
$336
204 km or 127 miPagar Alam
$468
214 km or 133 miLubuklinggau
$472
245 km or 152 miMetro
$534
278 km or 172 miBandar Lampung
$423
292 km or 182 miBengkulu
$390
363 km or 226 miCilegon
$480
381 km or 237 miSerang
$489
411 km or 255 miTangerang
$618
427 km or 265 miSouth Tangerang
$514
427 km or 265 miJakarta
$807
435 km or 270 miTanjung Pinang
$418
438 km or 272 miBekasi
$546
443 km or 275 miDepok
$487
458 km or 285 miBatam
$622
461 km or 286 miBogor
$416
486 km or 302 miBukit Merah
$1737
488 km or 303 miSingapore
$2134
499 km or 310 miSukabumi
$501
506 km or 314 miJohor Bahru
$606
531 km or 330 miCimahi
$610
537 km or 334 miPekanbaru
$489
539 km or 335 miPadang
$362
539 km or 335 miBandung
$522
575 km or 357 miBatu Pahat
$445
581 km or 361 miKluang
$505
591 km or 367 miCirebon
$476
606 km or 377 miPontianak
$398
611 km or 380 miMuar
$414
615 km or 382 miTasikmalaya
$417
635 km or 395 miDumai
$475
637 km or 396 miSingkawang
$473
639 km or 397 miMalacca
$479
642 km or 399 miBanjar
$470
649 km or 403 miTegal
$476
696 km or 432 miPekalongan
$476
706 km or 439 miCilacap
$504
709 km or 440 miSeremban
$459
741 km or 460 miPutrajaya
$539