Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Rabat - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiRabat
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$636
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1563
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$284
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$542
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$220
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$64.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$533
🏙️ Population
1M
1.63M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 174% more expensive than in Rabat. Cities ranked 1730th and 6575th ($1741 vs $636) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in the United Arab Emirates and Morocco, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Morocco comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.8 months in Rabat. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Rabat ranked 2nd in Morocco, while ranked 257th and 2217th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Rabat

Abu DhabiRabat
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$20.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.62
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$350
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$200
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$735
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$412
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$20.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$32
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$33.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1689
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$988
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$26.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$9.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$9.05
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.72
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$23.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$5.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$39.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$132
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3316

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117 km or 73 miMadinat Zayed
$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

Cities near Rabat

DistanceCityCost of living
3.3 km or 2 miSale
$479
13 km or 8.1 miTemara
$522
34 km or 21 miKenitra
$516
63 km or 39 miMohammedia
$582
87 km or 54 miCasablanca
$729
120 km or 74 miMeknes
$502
127 km or 79 miKhouribga
$459
169 km or 105 miFez
$593
177 km or 110 miEl Jadida
$514
193 km or 120 miBeni Mellal
$522
217 km or 135 miTangier
$603
218 km or 135 miTetouan
$415
248 km or 154 miTarifa
$1060
250 km or 155 miCeuta
$1052
265 km or 165 miAlgeciras
$866
269 km or 167 miLos Barrios
$1144
271 km or 169 miGibraltar
$1941
273 km or 170 miChiclana de la Frontera
$1037
273 km or 170 miLa Linea de la Concepcion
$1029
283 km or 176 miCadiz
$1008
287 km or 178 miMarrakesh
$651
292 km or 181 miRota
$1075
295 km or 184 miSafi
$469
304 km or 189 miJerez de la Frontera
$960
309 km or 192 miEstepona
$1338
317 km or 197 miArcos de la Frontera
$1086
328 km or 204 miMarbella
$1375
337 km or 210 miRonda
$972
344 km or 214 miFuengirola
$1125
346 km or 215 miOlhao
$927
347 km or 216 miFaro
$1027
349 km or 217 miMijas
$1092
353 km or 219 miBenalmadena
$1176
353 km or 219 miTavira
$1045
359 km or 223 miHuelva
$960
361 km or 224 miAlmonte
$1085
361 km or 225 miMoguer
$1086
363 km or 226 miLoule
$933
364 km or 226 miAlbufeira
$965
371 km or 231 miMalaga
$1175