Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Riga - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiRiga
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$962
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2400
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$462
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$775
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$302
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$88.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$946
🏙️ Population
1M
699k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 81% more expensive than in Riga. Cities ranked 1730th and 5477th ($1741 vs $962) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Latvia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Latvia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1 months in Riga. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Riga ranked 1st in Latvia, while ranked 257th and 422nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Riga

Abu DhabiRiga
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$7.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$36.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.69
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$453
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$309
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$805
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$540
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2248
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1360
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$54.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$7.92
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.45
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$6.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$8.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$9.16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$4.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$9.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$39.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$9.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$41.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$75.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$86
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$398
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$13679

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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 Riga

DistanceCityCost of living
21 km or 13 miJurmala
$1016
34 km or 21 miOgre
$832
40 km or 25 miJelgava
$702
103 km or 64 miValmiera
$623
118 km or 74 miJekabpils
$557
123 km or 77 miSiauliai
$690
129 km or 80 miMazeikiai
$749
137 km or 85 miPanevezys
$684
161 km or 100 miVentspils
$622
161 km or 100 miParnu
$816
174 km or 108 miKuressaare
$836
181 km or 112 miViljandi
$706
186 km or 115 miUtena
$779
190 km or 118 miDaugavpils
$786
195 km or 121 miLiepaja
$661
203 km or 126 miRezekne
$624
209 km or 130 miJonava
$743
223 km or 138 miTartu
$875
228 km or 142 miKaunas
$785
229 km or 142 miKlaipeda
$807
262 km or 163 miVilnius
$964
270 km or 168 miMarijampole
$762
271 km or 168 miPskov
$409
279 km or 174 miTallinn
$1082
283 km or 176 miAlytus
$622
286 km or 178 miMaardu
$820
298 km or 185 miRakvere
$797
327 km or 203 miSuwalki
$647
330 km or 205 miKohtla-Jarve
$803
335 km or 208 miKaliningrad
$522
339 km or 211 miRaseborg
$1386
347 km or 215 miSillamae
$697
353 km or 219 miKirkkonummi
$1301
357 km or 222 miVisby
$1270
361 km or 225 miNarva
$635
362 km or 225 miHelsinki
$1751
364 km or 226 miEspoo
$1527
365 km or 227 miGrodno
$354
365 km or 227 miElk
$688
367 km or 228 miLohja
$1480