Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Skopje - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiSkopje
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$612
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1476
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$287
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$503
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$205
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$49.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$437
🏙️ Population
1M
640k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 184% more expensive than in Skopje. Cities ranked 1730th and 6750th ($1741 vs $612) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and North Macedonia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs North Macedonia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.7 months in Skopje. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Skopje ranked 1st in North Macedonia, while ranked 257th and 1085th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Skopje

Abu DhabiSkopje
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$5.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.83
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.64
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$257
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$185
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$510
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$345
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$69.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$107
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
5.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1387
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1000
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$27.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.45
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$6.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$5.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$8.62
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.6
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.32
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.49
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$2.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.19
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.87
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$24.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.59
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$17.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.08
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$66.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$78
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$186
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3398

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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

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DistanceCityCost of living
29 km or 18 miKumanovo
$452
38 km or 24 miTetovo
$455
41 km or 26 miVeles
$511
69 km or 43 miStip
$431
72 km or 44 miPrilep
$417
78 km or 48 miKavadarci
$369
79 km or 49 miPristina
$512
106 km or 66 miBitola
$440
110 km or 68 miOhrid
$441
110 km or 69 miMitrovica
$472
117 km or 73 miStrumica
$402
138 km or 85 miBlagoevgrad
$480
140 km or 87 miPlav
$690
148 km or 92 miElbasan
$432
149 km or 92 miPernik
$567
150 km or 93 miNovi Pazar
$488
152 km or 95 miTirana
$687
153 km or 95 miNis
$516
154 km or 95 miKamez
$497
155 km or 97 miGiannitsa
$913
160 km or 99 miShkoder
$490
160 km or 100 miBerane
$687
162 km or 101 miKorce
$650
164 km or 102 miPtolemaida
$867
170 km or 106 miBansko
$564
175 km or 108 miSofia
$786
175 km or 109 miVeria
$729
180 km or 112 miDurres
$503
184 km or 115 miUlcinj
$634
186 km or 115 miPodgorica
$709
187 km or 116 miMojkovac
$650
189 km or 117 miBerat
$550
189 km or 118 miKozani
$771
193 km or 120 miBar
$686
196 km or 122 miThessaloniki
$969
203 km or 126 miSerres
$864
211 km or 131 miKaterini
$795
211 km or 131 miFier
$492
212 km or 132 miCetinje
$515
216 km or 134 miBudva
$778