Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Saint Petersburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiSaint Petersburg
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$791
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1977
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$392
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$712
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$222
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$91.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$644
🏙️ Population
1M
5.35M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 120% more expensive than in Saint Petersburg. Cities ranked 1730th and 5911th ($1741 vs $791) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th in the United Arab Emirates and Russia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Russia 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 Saint Petersburg. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Saint Petersburg ranked 3rd in Russia, while ranked 257th and 1328th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Saint Petersburg

Abu DhabiSaint Petersburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.71
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.78
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$459
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$866
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$557
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$56.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$86.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$6.22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1533
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$34.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.65
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$8.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$6.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$8.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$79.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$83.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$398
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6076

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$1381
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$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
135 km or 84 miNarva
$635
156 km or 97 miSillamae
$697
162 km or 101 miImatra
$1263
168 km or 104 miVeliky Novgorod
$482
170 km or 105 miLappeenranta
$1254
181 km or 112 miKohtla-Jarve
$803
185 km or 115 miHamina
$1314
195 km or 121 miKotka
$1276
223 km or 139 miKouvola
$1176
227 km or 141 miSavonlinna
$954
232 km or 144 miRakvere
$797
254 km or 158 miMikkeli
$1309
262 km or 163 miPorvoo
$1444
263 km or 164 miPskov
$409
269 km or 167 miTartu
$875
280 km or 174 miLahti
$1358
293 km or 182 miKerava
$1287
294 km or 183 miVarkaus
$1357
294 km or 183 miJarvenpaa
$1486
295 km or 183 miVantaa
$1593
296 km or 184 miJoensuu
$1360
297 km or 184 miTuusula
$1253
299 km or 186 miPetrozavodsk
$485
300 km or 186 miHelsinki
$1751
302 km or 188 miMaardu
$820
310 km or 192 miNurmijarvi
$1315
310 km or 193 miHyvinkaa
$1272
315 km or 196 miEspoo
$1527
317 km or 197 miRiihimaki
$1256
318 km or 197 miTallinn
$1082
322 km or 200 miViljandi
$706
328 km or 204 miKirkkonummi
$1301
342 km or 213 miHameenlinna
$1308
348 km or 216 miLohja
$1480
349 km or 217 miJamsa
$1310
354 km or 220 miJyvaskyla
$1287
356 km or 221 miKuopio
$1350
373 km or 232 miValkeakoski
$1435
374 km or 233 miParnu
$816
383 km or 238 miRaseborg
$1386