Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Portland - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiPortland
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2129
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4808
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1276
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1978
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$528
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$3858
🏙️ Population
1M
653k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 18% less expensive than in Portland. Cities ranked 1730th and 247th ($1741 vs $2129) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 179th in the United Arab Emirates and the United States, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.8 months in Portland. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Portland ranked 44th in the United States, while ranked 257th and 138th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Portland

Abu DhabiPortland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$52
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.29
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1350
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$1048
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2204
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1636
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$110
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$172
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$57
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4133
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2568
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$96.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$20.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.88
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.96
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.97
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$10.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$4.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$5.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$15.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$3.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$3.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$151
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$19.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$53
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$91.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1221
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$17913

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$1381
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$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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$1756
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$1746
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$1923
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$1752
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$1583
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$1753
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$1756
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$2016
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$1754
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$1945
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$1752
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$1745
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$1720
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$1210
64 km or 40 miKeizer
$1754
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$1740
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$1393
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$1667
116 km or 72 miCorvallis
$1609
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$1605
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$1865
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$1558
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$1681
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$2120
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$1845
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$1860
181 km or 113 miRedmond
$1745
184 km or 114 miLakewood
$1828
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$1760
187 km or 116 miPuyallup
$2044
190 km or 118 miUniversity Place
$1813
192 km or 120 miTacoma
$2036
195 km or 121 miBend
$1844
201 km or 125 miFederal Way
$1755
202 km or 125 miAuburn
$2720
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$1600
210 km or 131 miKent
$2298
210 km or 131 miDes Moines
$1754
211 km or 131 miMaple Valley
$1746
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$2361