Abu Dhabi vs Pohang - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Pohang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$775
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$2379
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$262
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$706
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$382
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$60.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$2388
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
52
59
😀 Quality of life
81
71
🏙️ Population
1.48M
520K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 153% more expensive than in Pohang. Cities ranked 608th and 6147th ($1963 vs $775) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 86th in the United Arab Emirates and South Korea, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs South Korea comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 3.1 months in Pohang. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Pohang ranked 27th in South Korea, while ranked 318th and 1985th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Pohang

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Abu Dhabi Pohang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$5.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$25.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$4.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$1.91
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$2.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$240
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$161
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$1322
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$59.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$92.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$25.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$6220
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$2330
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$39.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$6.19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$3.38
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$25.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$19.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$5.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$2.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.14
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$6.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$4.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.36
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$6.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$29.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$7.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$36.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$61.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$508
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$17030

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$1297
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$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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Distance City Cost of living
24 km or 15 mi Gyeongju
$1184
39 km or 24 mi Yeongcheon
$792
54 km or 33 mi Ulsan
$1066
62 km or 38 mi Gyeongsan
$922
71 km or 44 mi Daegu
$918
82 km or 51 mi Miryang
$861
83 km or 51 mi Andong
$800
83 km or 51 mi Yangsan
$909
93 km or 58 mi Gumi
$951
99 km or 61 mi Gimhae
$839
106 km or 66 mi Changwon
$955
108 km or 67 mi Busan
$1031
110 km or 68 mi Yeongju
$963
113 km or 70 mi Gimcheon
$925
116 km or 72 mi Sangju
$981
120 km or 74 mi Masan
$945
122 km or 76 mi Mungyeong
$897
127 km or 79 mi Sacheon
$795
131 km or 82 mi Taebaek
$893
149 km or 92 mi Jinju
$765
149 km or 93 mi Geoje
$945
157 km or 98 mi Tongyeong
$900
158 km or 98 mi Samcheok
$898
160 km or 100 mi Jecheon
$932
165 km or 103 mi Chungju
$1004
170 km or 105 mi Donghae
$936
180 km or 112 mi Tsushima Island
$1024
181 km or 112 mi Cheongju
$880
181 km or 113 mi Daejeon
$944
192 km or 119 mi Namwon
$895
192 km or 119 mi Gyeryong
$896
193 km or 120 mi Gwangyang
$963
193 km or 120 mi Sejong
$928
194 km or 121 mi Wonju
$857
196 km or 122 mi Gangneung
$905
201 km or 125 mi Jeonju
$791
204 km or 126 mi Tsushima
$1021
206 km or 128 mi Nonsan
$928
206 km or 128 mi Gongju
$939
208 km or 129 mi Suncheon
$923