Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Shiraz - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiShiraz
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$420
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1061
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$210
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$453
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$139
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$21.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$269
🏙️ Population
1M
1.46M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 315% more expensive than in Shiraz. Cities ranked 1730th and 8653rd ($1741 vs $420) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 83rd in the United Arab Emirates and Iran, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Iran 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 Shiraz. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Shiraz ranked 22nd in Iran, while ranked 257th and 7041st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Shiraz

Abu DhabiShiraz
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$2.46
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$13.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$2.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$0.6
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$248
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$173
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$563
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$391
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$11.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$18.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$9.25
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
15.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2308
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1286
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$9.95
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$1.88
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$2.83
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$3.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.26
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$0.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$1.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.45
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$1.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$1.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$1.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$15.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$1.23
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$5.98
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$1.76
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$36.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$96.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$70.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$979

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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 Shiraz

DistanceCityCost of living
39 km or 24 miMarvdasht
$443
86 km or 54 miKazerun
$441
131 km or 81 miFasa
$441
134 km or 83 miBorazjan
$441
149 km or 93 miYasuj
$569
158 km or 98 miJahrom
$442
181 km or 112 miBushehr
$412
247 km or 153 miBehbahan
$442
274 km or 171 miShahreza
$442
304 km or 189 miSirjan
$445
308 km or 192 miYazd
$477
339 km or 210 miBandar-e Mahshahr
$443
342 km or 212 miShahr-e Kord
$425
344 km or 214 miRafsanjan
$441
348 km or 216 miIsfahan
$698
354 km or 220 miNajafabad
$404
356 km or 221 miIzeh
$441
357 km or 222 miKhomeyni Shahr
$446
374 km or 232 miShahin Shahr
$444
387 km or 240 miQatif
$651
395 km or 246 miAl-Faw
$636
403 km or 251 miMasjed Soleyman
$397
404 km or 251 miJubail
$888
416 km or 259 miAbadan
$338
417 km or 259 miAhvaz
$282
424 km or 263 miManama
$1284
427 km or 265 miDammam
$955
429 km or 267 miIsa Town
$1141
430 km or 267 miKhorramshahr
$441
433 km or 269 miRiffa
$1077
440 km or 273 miDhahran
$840
442 km or 275 miKerman
$429
442 km or 275 miKuwait
$1240
444 km or 276 miShushtar
$439
447 km or 278 miUmm Qasr
$635
448 km or 279 miAl Khor
$1668
451 km or 280 miBandar Abbas
$453
461 km or 286 miAl Wafrah
$1074
466 km or 289 miBasra
$961
473 km or 294 miAz Zubayr
$695