Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Sendai - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiSendai
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1337
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3404
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$493
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$956
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$514
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$185
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2364
🏙️ Population
1M
1.06M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 30% more expensive than in Sendai. Cities ranked 1730th and 3056th ($1741 vs $1337) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 34th 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 1.8 months in Sendai. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Sendai ranked 88th in Japan, while ranked 257th and 540th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Sendai

Abu DhabiSendai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$6.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$38.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$4.38
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.94
🥤 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
$509
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$316
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$995
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$708
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$97.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$149
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$41.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4935
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$3178
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$101
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$17.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.38
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.81
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$24
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$13.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$46.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$4.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.81
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.87
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$77.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$15.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$92.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$19.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$36
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$68.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$256
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$7855

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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 Sendai

DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 6.8 miNatori
$1209
12 km or 7.2 miRifu
$1214
12 km or 7.5 miTagajo
$1212
14 km or 8.7 miTomiya
$1208
14 km or 8.9 miShiogama
$1212
18 km or 11 miIwanuma
$1212
20 km or 12 miTaiwa
$1209
25 km or 16 miShibata
$1210
26 km or 16 miWatari
$1211
27 km or 17 miOgawara
$1211
33 km or 21 miKakuda
$1210
34 km or 21 miKami
$1208
35 km or 21 miHigashimatsushima
$1212
35 km or 22 miMisato
$1210
35 km or 22 miOsaki
$1215
37 km or 23 miShiroishi
$1209
42 km or 26 miIshinomaki
$1218
44 km or 27 miTendo
$1210
45 km or 28 miHigashine
$1206
47 km or 29 miYamagata
$1169
49 km or 30 miMurayama
$1207
53 km or 33 miSoma
$1211
53 km or 33 miKurihara
$1213
53 km or 33 miSagae
$1213
54 km or 34 miKaminoyama
$1212
55 km or 34 miTome
$1214
57 km or 35 miDate
$1211
66 km or 41 miFukushima
$1194
66 km or 41 miTakahata
$1210
67 km or 42 miNan'yo
$1211
70 km or 44 miMinamisoma
$1212
74 km or 46 miShinjo
$1212
75 km or 46 miNagai
$1211
77 km or 48 miYonezawa
$1213
77 km or 48 miIchinoseki
$1213
85 km or 53 miNihonmatsu
$1212
94 km or 58 miKesennuma
$1210
94 km or 58 miMotomiya
$1209
96 km or 59 miTamura
$1208
100 km or 62 miOshu
$1213