Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Sao Tome - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiSao Tome
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$855
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2064
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$399
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$783
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$383
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$21.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$114
🏙️ Population
1M
56.2k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 104% more expensive than in Sao Tome. Cities ranked 1730th and 5774th ($1741 vs $855) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2nd in the United Arab Emirates and Sao Tome and Principe, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Sao Tome and Principe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.1 months in Sao Tome. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Sao Tome ranked 1st in Sao Tome and Principe, while ranked 257th and 9182nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Sao Tome

Abu DhabiSao Tome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$22.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$29.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.37
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.14
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$204
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$152
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$568
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$457
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$192
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$112
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
12.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$992
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$16.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$6.43
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.13
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.55
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.47
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$7.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$28.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.71
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$6.85
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$3.73
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$9.54
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.03
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$15.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.71
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$34.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$63.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$126
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3129

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$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 Sao Tome

DistanceCityCost of living
8.3 km or 5.1 miTrindade
$899
256 km or 159 miPort-Gentil
$526
303 km or 188 miLibreville
$566
375 km or 233 miBata
$1134
443 km or 275 miMalabo
$1254
492 km or 306 miPort Harcourt
$765
494 km or 307 miLimbe
$521
509 km or 316 miBuea
$546
529 km or 328 miDouala
$593
537 km or 333 miAba
$638
543 km or 337 miCalabar
$655
565 km or 351 miKumba
$560
574 km or 356 miOwerri
$677
584 km or 363 miUmuahia
$664
587 km or 365 miWarri
$617
649 km or 403 miOnitsha
$516
653 km or 406 miAwka
$633
660 km or 410 miYaounde
$770
677 km or 421 miBenin
$858
684 km or 425 miEnugu
$921
702 km or 436 miBafoussam
$571
730 km or 454 miBamenda
$543
772 km or 480 miOwo
$632
774 km or 481 miLagos
$1036
788 km or 490 miAkure
$648
806 km or 501 miPointe-Noire
$537
822 km or 511 miPorto-Novo
$619
824 km or 512 miCotonou
$674
827 km or 514 miAdo Ekiti
$695
829 km or 515 miIfe
$628
845 km or 525 miIbadan
$932
846 km or 526 miAbeokuta
$648
861 km or 535 miOsogbo
$544
884 km or 549 miKayes
$500
889 km or 552 miLome
$650
890 km or 553 miOyo
$706
892 km or 555 miCabinda
$781
907 km or 564 miMadingou
$498
924 km or 574 miGamboma
$500
926 km or 575 miAbomey
$586