Abu Dhabi vs Sarajevo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Sarajevo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$626
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1499
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$285
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$478
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$229
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$42
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$746
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
52
44
😀 Quality of life
81
60
🏙️ Population
1.48M
276K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 213% more expensive than in Sarajevo. Cities ranked 608th and 7329th ($1963 vs $626) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Bosnia and Herzegovina, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Bosnia and Herzegovina comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.2 months in Sarajevo. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Sarajevo ranked 1st in Bosnia and Herzegovina, while ranked 318th and 5137th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Sarajevo

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Abu Dhabi Sarajevo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$6.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$18.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$4.56
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$1.88
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.54
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$230
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$155
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$460
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$270
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$97
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$152
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$17.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
3.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$1899
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$1231
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$6.59
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$7.15
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$6.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$8.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.22
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$5.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$3.16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$5.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$24.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$4.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$3.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$63.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$170
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$3187

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$1297
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$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
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$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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Distance City Cost of living
55 km or 34 mi Zenica
$474
75 km or 47 mi Mostar
$590
77 km or 48 mi Tuzla
$565
99 km or 61 mi Doboj
$437
117 km or 73 mi Bijeljina
$480
125 km or 78 mi Valjevo
$407
138 km or 86 mi Mojkovac
$585
139 km or 86 mi Dubrovnik
$1016
140 km or 87 mi Banja Luka
$603
144 km or 89 mi Cavtat
$808
147 km or 91 mi Slavonski Brod
$616
155 km or 96 mi Cacak
$452
163 km or 101 mi Kotor
$753
163 km or 101 mi Split
$868
163 km or 101 mi Berane
$529
169 km or 105 mi Cetinje
$587
171 km or 106 mi Kastela
$757
171 km or 107 mi Sanski Most
$459
173 km or 107 mi Podgorica
$664
177 km or 110 mi Hvar
$807
179 km or 111 mi Budva
$774
183 km or 114 mi Prijedor
$467
187 km or 116 mi Novi Pazar
$445
188 km or 117 mi Plav
$656
189 km or 118 mi Osijek
$695
192 km or 119 mi Novi Sad
$653
194 km or 121 mi Belgrade
$798
203 km or 126 mi Kragujevac
$468
203 km or 126 mi Sibenik
$766
204 km or 127 mi Bar
$607
219 km or 136 mi Shkoder
$478
225 km or 140 mi Ulcinj
$589
226 km or 141 mi Mitrovica
$386
229 km or 142 mi Bihac
$409
246 km or 153 mi Pecs
$534
257 km or 160 mi Zadar
$1033
258 km or 160 mi Bjelovar
$667
260 km or 161 mi Pristina
$534
261 km or 162 mi Baja
$560
267 km or 166 mi Subotica
$503