Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Shangqiu - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiShangqiu
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$722
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1972
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$315
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$577
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$252
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$68.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$898
🏙️ Population
1M
7M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 141% more expensive than in Shangqiu. Cities ranked 1730th and 6164th ($1741 vs $722) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 35th in the United Arab Emirates and China, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs China 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 Shangqiu. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Shangqiu ranked 462nd in China, while ranked 257th and 6479th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Shangqiu

Abu DhabiShangqiu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$21.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.65
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$366
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$246
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$718
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$464
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$32.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$50.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$12.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$5246
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2933
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$17.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$3.57
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$14.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$11.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$13
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.21
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$35.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$6.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$33.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$5.16
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$62.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$86.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$468
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$15381

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$1537
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$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

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DistanceCityCost of living
92 km or 57 miYongcheng
$618
92 km or 57 miHeze
$622
117 km or 73 miHuaibei
$607
121 km or 75 miChangyuan
$603
126 km or 79 miKaifeng
$524
128 km or 79 miZoucheng
$612
128 km or 80 miZhoukou
$760
129 km or 80 miXiangcheng
$610
132 km or 82 miJieshou
$595
137 km or 85 miJining
$535
142 km or 89 miXuzhou
$597
150 km or 93 miSuzhou
$702
156 km or 97 miTengzhou
$625
159 km or 99 miPuyang
$633
170 km or 106 miFuyang
$720
174 km or 108 miXuchang
$644
174 km or 108 miChangge
$599
176 km or 110 miXinzheng
$600
178 km or 110 miLuohe
$560
178 km or 111 miQufu
$599
181 km or 112 miZaozhuang
$515
181 km or 113 miWeihui
$591
185 km or 115 miZhengzhou
$587
188 km or 117 miXinxiang
$662
192 km or 119 miHebi
$622
202 km or 126 miYuzhou
$612
204 km or 127 miHuixian
$599
208 km or 129 miXinmi
$604
210 km or 131 miXingyang
$597
217 km or 135 miPizhou
$622
220 km or 137 miAnyang
$613
220 km or 137 miZhumadian
$747
221 km or 137 miFeicheng
$607
227 km or 141 miLiaocheng
$669
229 km or 142 miBengbu
$666
229 km or 143 miPingdingshan
$615
233 km or 145 miWugang
$581
236 km or 147 miTai'an
$489
238 km or 148 miJiaozuo
$632
240 km or 149 miDengfeng
$598