Abu Dhabi vs Paris - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Paris
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$2095
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$4941
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$1244
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$2330
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$510
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$218
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$2701
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
52
99
😀 Quality of life
81
92
🏙️ Population
1.48M
2.17M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 6% less expensive than in Paris. Cities ranked 608th and 404th ($1963 vs $2095) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd 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 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Paris ranked 1st in France, while ranked 318th and 51st among best cities to live in the world.

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Abu Dhabi Paris
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$14.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$56
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$6.89
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$4.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$3.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$1322
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$1050
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$2686
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$1993
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$171
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$27.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
1.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$12392
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$9315
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$77.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$19.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$4.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$16.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$13.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$21.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$3.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$3.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$2.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$9.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$10.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$5.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$19.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$97.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$98.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$819
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$13052

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$1297
129 km or 80 mi Dubai
$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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5.5 km or 3.4 mi Ivry-sur-Seine
$1172
6.4 km or 4 mi Aubervilliers
$1245
6.7 km or 4.2 mi Montreuil
$1114
7 km or 4.3 mi Neuilly-sur-Seine
$2146
7.7 km or 4.8 mi Asnieres-sur-Seine
$1252
8.3 km or 5.2 mi Vitry-sur-Seine
$1250
8.4 km or 5.2 mi Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
8.5 km or 5.3 mi Courbevoie
$1250
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Bobigny
$1142
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Saint-Denis
$1253
9.5 km or 5.9 mi La Garenne-Colombes
$1339
11 km or 7.1 mi Nanterre
$1250
12 km or 7.2 mi Creteil
$1250
12 km or 7.5 mi Rueil-Malmaison
$1340
13 km or 7.9 mi Argenteuil
$1249
13 km or 8 mi Champigny-sur-Marne
$1245
13 km or 8.1 mi Chaville
$1247
14 km or 8.5 mi Aulnay-sous-Bois
$1250
15 km or 9.4 mi Massy
$1237
17 km or 11 mi Versailles
$1406
23 km or 14 mi Guyancourt
$1233
24 km or 15 mi Acheres
$1274
32 km or 20 mi Cergy
$1217
34 km or 21 mi Savigny-le-Temple
$1305
42 km or 26 mi Melun
$1225
45 km or 28 mi Rambouillet
$1209
67 km or 42 mi Beauvais
$1205
71 km or 44 mi Compiegne
$1314
73 km or 46 mi Dreux
$1230
78 km or 49 mi Chartres
$1041
111 km or 69 mi Orleans
$941
112 km or 69 mi Rouen
$1153
115 km or 72 mi Amiens
$1150
130 km or 81 mi Reims
$1326
141 km or 88 mi Troyes
$1332
148 km or 92 mi Chalons-en-Champagne
$1212
148 km or 92 mi Auxerre
$1246
150 km or 93 mi Dieppe
$1246
158 km or 98 mi Lisieux
$1431
162 km or 101 mi Arras
$1241