Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Perth - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiPerth
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1618
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3753
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$847
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1289
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$457
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$191
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$3108
🏙️ Population
1M
2.04M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 8% more expensive than in Perth. Cities ranked 1730th and 2023rd ($1741 vs $1618) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 19th in the United Arab Emirates and Australia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Australia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.9 months in Perth. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Perth ranked 3rd in Australia, while ranked 257th and 49th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Perth

Abu DhabiPerth
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$10.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$53.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$8.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$7.48
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$914
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$660
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1450
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1020
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$88.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$135
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$47.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4818
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$3471
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$89
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$13.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.68
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.72
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.33
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.3
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$3.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$22.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$13.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$45.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$66
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1185
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$12793

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$1537
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$1162
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$1299
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$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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$1522
195 km or 121 miBusselton
$1795
372 km or 231 miGeraldton
$1283
390 km or 242 miAlbany
$1259
549 km or 341 miKalgoorlie
$1480
1989 km or 1236 miWhyalla
$1682
1991 km or 1237 miAlice Springs
$1800
2130 km or 1323 miAdelaide
$1470
2357 km or 1465 miMount Gambier
$1030
2456 km or 1526 miMildura
$1531
2513 km or 1562 miWarrnambool
$1326
2550 km or 1584 miKupang
$514
2590 km or 1609 miDenpasar
$622
2599 km or 1615 miMataram
$467
2608 km or 1620 miUbud
$650
2609 km or 1621 miBali
$646
2621 km or 1629 miBallarat
$1542
2628 km or 1633 miBima
$468
2652 km or 1648 miBendigo
$1363
2655 km or 1650 miDarwin
$1635
2672 km or 1660 miGeelong
$1349
2680 km or 1665 miBlitar
$465
2687 km or 1669 miMalang
$441
2687 km or 1670 miMelton
$1525
2696 km or 1675 miTarneit
$1693
2698 km or 1676 miSunbury
$1532
2699 km or 1677 miHoppers Crossing
$1541
2700 km or 1678 miBatu
$470
2705 km or 1681 miProbolinggo
$472
2713 km or 1686 miKediri
$470
2721 km or 1690 miPasuruan
$472
2722 km or 1691 miMelbourne
$1911
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$2171
2730 km or 1696 miMaliana
$498
2740 km or 1703 miFrankston
$1436
2741 km or 1703 miAinaro
$499
2742 km or 1703 miMadiun
$385
2745 km or 1706 miYogyakarta
$425
2745 km or 1706 miMojokerto
$401
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$1408