Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Paris - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiParis
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2067
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$5039
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1189
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$2298
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$528
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$211
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2695
🏙️ Population
1M
2.19M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 16% less expensive than in Paris. Cities ranked 1730th and 282nd ($1741 vs $2067) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and France, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.3 months in Paris. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Paris ranked 2nd in France, while ranked 257th and 123rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Paris

Abu DhabiParis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$49.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$7.88
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$3.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1345
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$974
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2663
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1950
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$177
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$28.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$13427
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$10016
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$85.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$16.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.75
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$4.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$17.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$13.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$24.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$10.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$45.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$27.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$26.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$102
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$115
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$974
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$16251

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$1381
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$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
5.5 km or 3.4 miIvry-sur-Seine
$1575
6.4 km or 4 miAubervilliers
$1294
6.7 km or 4.2 miMontreuil
$987
7 km or 4.3 miNeuilly-sur-Seine
$1474
7.7 km or 4.8 miAsnieres-sur-Seine
$1301
8.3 km or 5.2 miVitry-sur-Seine
$1296
8.4 km or 5.2 miBoulogne-Billancourt
$1432
8.5 km or 5.3 miCourbevoie
$1296
8.7 km or 5.4 miBobigny
$1224
8.7 km or 5.4 miSaint-Denis
$1298
9.5 km or 5.9 miLa Garenne-Colombes
$1307
11 km or 7.1 miNanterre
$1294
12 km or 7.2 miCreteil
$1296
12 km or 7.5 miRueil-Malmaison
$1188
13 km or 7.9 miArgenteuil
$1302
13 km or 8 miChampigny-sur-Marne
$1304
13 km or 8.1 miChaville
$1339
14 km or 8.5 miAulnay-sous-Bois
$1296
15 km or 9.4 miMassy
$1354
17 km or 11 miVersailles
$1771
23 km or 14 miGuyancourt
$1612
24 km or 15 miAcheres
$1383
32 km or 20 miCergy
$1538
34 km or 21 miSavigny-le-Temple
$1353
42 km or 26 miMelun
$1446
45 km or 28 miRambouillet
$1184
67 km or 42 miBeauvais
$1034
71 km or 44 miCompiegne
$1416
73 km or 46 miDreux
$1140
78 km or 49 miChartres
$1229
111 km or 69 miOrleans
$1191
112 km or 69 miRouen
$1128
115 km or 72 miAmiens
$1160
130 km or 81 miReims
$1221
141 km or 88 miTroyes
$1019
148 km or 92 miChalons-en-Champagne
$1297
148 km or 92 miAuxerre
$1240
150 km or 93 miDieppe
$1297
158 km or 98 miLisieux
$1445
162 km or 101 miArras
$1293