Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Stockholm - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiStockholm
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1871
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3936
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1049
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1623
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$489
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$197
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2762
🏙️ Population
1M
973k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 7% less expensive than in Stockholm. Cities ranked 1730th and 448th ($1741 vs $1871) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Sweden, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.5 months in Stockholm. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Stockholm ranked 3rd in Sweden, while ranked 257th and 99th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Stockholm

Abu DhabiStockholm
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$61.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$7.07
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1273
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$874
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2097
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1341
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$69.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$106
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$25.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$10253
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$6111
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$4.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$19.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.34
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$11.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.43
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$6.25
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$25.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$25.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$97.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$133
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6513

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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
5.1 km or 3.2 miSolna
$1480
5.2 km or 3.3 miLidingo
$1267
13 km or 7.9 miTaby
$1600
16 km or 9.9 miSollentuna
$1222
21 km or 13 miTumba
$1182
21 km or 13 miAkersberga
$1219
31 km or 19 miSodertalje
$1295
35 km or 22 miMarsta
$1459
35 km or 22 miSigtuna
$1286
63 km or 39 miUppsala
$1403
87 km or 54 miNykoping
$1204
92 km or 57 miEskilstuna
$1200
92 km or 57 miVasteras
$1327
105 km or 65 miSala
$1309
138 km or 86 miNorrkoping
$1227
158 km or 98 miGavle
$1166
163 km or 101 miOrebro
$1200
174 km or 108 miLinkoping
$1433
185 km or 115 miLudvika
$1115
190 km or 118 miVisby
$1270
195 km or 121 miBorlange
$1110
195 km or 121 miFalun
$1114
253 km or 157 miMariestad
$1243
258 km or 161 miKarlstad
$1210
262 km or 163 miRaisio
$1312
264 km or 164 miSkovde
$1157
265 km or 165 miTurku
$1349
268 km or 167 miKaarina
$1313
271 km or 168 miMora
$1268
274 km or 170 miVetlanda
$1158
275 km or 171 miRauma
$1321
281 km or 175 miKuressaare
$836
284 km or 177 miJonkoping
$1279
297 km or 184 miVentspils
$622
306 km or 190 miSalo
$1209
310 km or 193 miRaseborg
$1386
312 km or 194 miArvika
$1202
313 km or 195 miKalmar
$1246
315 km or 196 miPori
$1294
332 km or 206 miVaxjo
$1146