Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Saitama - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiSaitama
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1562
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3954
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$693
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1428
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$408
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$334
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2428
🏙️ Population
1M
1.31M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 11% more expensive than in Saitama. Cities ranked 1730th and 2162nd ($1741 vs $1562) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 10th in the United Arab Emirates and Japan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.6 months in Saitama. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Saitama ranked 28th in Japan, while ranked 257th and 321st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Saitama

Abu DhabiSaitama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$6.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$37.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.26
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.78
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$544
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$517
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1541
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1107
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$118
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$181
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$52.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$5614
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$3721
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$118
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$49.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$11.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.93
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$21.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$13.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$70.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$15.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$40.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$21
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$55.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$74.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$254
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$7814

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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 Saitama

DistanceCityCost of living
5.1 km or 3.1 miWarabi
$1215
5.7 km or 3.6 miToda
$1219
6.5 km or 4 miShiki
$1211
8.5 km or 5.3 miAsaka
$1219
8.7 km or 5.4 miFujimi
$1216
9.3 km or 5.8 miKawaguchi
$1287
9.6 km or 6 miWako
$1211
10 km or 6.5 miNiiza
$1226
11 km or 7 miMiyoshi
$1211
11 km or 7.1 miFujimino
$1215
14 km or 8.4 miKoshigaya
$1072
14 km or 8.5 miKiyose
$1208
14 km or 8.5 miAgeo
$1254
15 km or 9.2 miHasuda
$1212
15 km or 9.3 miSoka
$1261
16 km or 9.6 miIna
$1211
16 km or 9.7 miHigashikurume
$1216
16 km or 9.9 miKasukabe
$1252
17 km or 10 miKawagoe
$1263
17 km or 10 miMatsubushi
$1209
17 km or 11 miTokorozawa
$1235
18 km or 11 miMusashino
$1224
18 km or 11 miOkegawa
$1216
18 km or 11 miShiraoka
$1210
18 km or 11 miNishitokyo
$1249
18 km or 11 miYoshikawa
$1214
18 km or 11 miYashio
$1213
19 km or 12 miMiyashiro
$1209
20 km or 12 miTokyo
$2080
20 km or 12 miHigashimurayama
$1223
20 km or 12 miSugito
$1211
21 km or 13 miMisato
$1220
21 km or 13 miSayama
$1221
21 km or 13 miKitamoto
$1214
21 km or 13 miKodaira
$1244
21 km or 13 miMitaka
$1243
22 km or 14 miKoganei
$1217
22 km or 14 miKuki
$1226
23 km or 14 miIruma
$1220
23 km or 14 miNoda
$1228