Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Sanaa - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiSanaa
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$573
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1422
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$251
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$465
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$204
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$61.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$337
🏙️ Population
1M
2.96M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 204% more expensive than in Sanaa. Cities ranked 1730th and 7208th ($1741 vs $573) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Yemen comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Sanaa. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Sanaa ranked 1st in Yemen, while ranked 257th and 8933rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Sanaa

Abu DhabiSanaa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$17.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.92
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$251
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$160
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$535
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$330
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$39.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$59.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$33.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
12.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1735
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$875
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$15.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$5.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$6.59
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.38
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$26.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.29
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$16.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.03
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$35.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$64.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$134
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$4550

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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 Sanaa

DistanceCityCost of living
24 km or 15 miSayyan
$494
92 km or 57 miDhamar
$495
147 km or 92 miAl Hudaydah
$518
154 km or 96 miIbb
$503
159 km or 99 miZabid
$493
182 km or 113 miSa'dah
$493
198 km or 123 miTaiz
$521
238 km or 148 miNajran
$736
297 km or 185 miAden
$518
367 km or 228 miAbha
$793
389 km or 242 miObock
$503
433 km or 269 miDjibouti
$532
465 km or 289 miBareq
$740
493 km or 307 miAli Sabieh
$502
512 km or 318 miMassawa
$493
512 km or 318 miDikhil
$504
538 km or 334 miMukalla
$497
544 km or 338 miBisha
$742
550 km or 342 miMekelle
$512
567 km or 352 miAsmara
$532
580 km or 361 miMendefera
$493
586 km or 364 miAs Sulayyil
$739
612 km or 381 miBorama
$485
618 km or 384 miKeren
$495
643 km or 400 miHargeisa
$720
681 km or 423 miDessie
$501
684 km or 425 miJijiga
$526
689 km or 428 miDire Dawa
$463
708 km or 440 miHarar
$471
788 km or 490 miGondar
$484
818 km or 508 miMecca
$797
836 km or 520 miKassala
$610
847 km or 526 miBahir Dar
$518
869 km or 540 miJeddah
$943
879 km or 546 miPort Sudan
$633
920 km or 572 miAddis Ababa
$803
959 km or 596 miEl-Gadarif
$627
1067 km or 663 miRiyadh
$942
1072 km or 666 miSalalah
$854
1114 km or 693 miAwasa
$390