Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Pohang - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiPohang
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$881
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2392
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$336
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$600
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$410
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$65.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2484
🏙️ Population
1M
520k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 97% more expensive than in Pohang. Cities ranked 1730th and 5715th ($1741 vs $881) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 82nd 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 2.8 months in Pohang. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Pohang ranked 18th in South Korea, while ranked 257th and 431st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Pohang

Abu DhabiPohang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$33.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.08
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$262
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$238
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$860
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$373
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$65.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$102
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$28.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$5560
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$39.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$7.45
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$14.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$13.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$16.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$4.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.08
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.8
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$7.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$23.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$9.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$40.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$54.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$532
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$20319

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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
24 km or 15 miGyeongju
$936
39 km or 24 miYeongcheon
$960
54 km or 33 miUlsan
$1132
62 km or 38 miGyeongsan
$965
71 km or 44 miDaegu
$1013
82 km or 51 miMiryang
$974
83 km or 51 miAndong
$908
83 km or 51 miYangsan
$939
93 km or 58 miGumi
$986
99 km or 61 miGimhae
$968
106 km or 66 miChangwon
$1035
108 km or 67 miBusan
$1087
110 km or 68 miYeongju
$872
113 km or 70 miGimcheon
$968
116 km or 72 miSangju
$874
120 km or 74 miMasan
$989
122 km or 76 miMungyeong
$937
127 km or 79 miSacheon
$794
131 km or 82 miTaebaek
$935
149 km or 92 miJinju
$978
149 km or 93 miGeoje
$952
157 km or 98 miTongyeong
$944
158 km or 98 miSamcheok
$937
160 km or 100 miJecheon
$988
165 km or 103 miChungju
$927
170 km or 105 miDonghae
$973
180 km or 112 miTsushima Island
$1210
181 km or 112 miCheongju
$1104
181 km or 113 miDaejeon
$1085
192 km or 119 miNamwon
$937
192 km or 119 miGyeryong
$936
193 km or 120 miGwangyang
$932
193 km or 120 miSejong
$971
194 km or 121 miWonju
$1065
196 km or 122 miGangneung
$940
201 km or 125 miJeonju
$904
204 km or 126 miTsushima
$1206
206 km or 128 miNonsan
$987
206 km or 128 miGongju
$1001
208 km or 129 miSuncheon
$965