Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Suwon - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiSuwon
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1027
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2813
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$414
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$841
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$440
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$101
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1848
🏙️ Population
1M
1.23M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 69% more expensive than in Suwon. Cities ranked 1730th and 5332nd ($1741 vs $1027) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 18th in the United Arab Emirates and South Korea, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs South Korea 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 Suwon. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Suwon ranked 14th in South Korea, while ranked 257th and 412th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Suwon

Abu DhabiSuwon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$4.62
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$26.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$2.42
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$406
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$299
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$787
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$688
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$69.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$108
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$24.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2497
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1658
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$51.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$7.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$6.97
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$4.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.9
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$16.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$5.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$5.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$4.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.83
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$23
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$6.38
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$37.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$53.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$535
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$22126

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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 Suwon

DistanceCityCost of living
7.5 km or 4.7 miUiwang
$946
11 km or 6.6 miGunpo
$978
14 km or 8.7 miAnyang
$1204
16 km or 10 miGwacheon
$938
17 km or 10 miOsan
$956
17 km or 11 miAnsan
$802
17 km or 11 miSiheung
$989
18 km or 11 miYongin
$1047
20 km or 13 miSeongnam
$1112
24 km or 15 miHwaseong
$1013
25 km or 15 miGwangmyeong
$973
26 km or 16 miGwangju
$971
31 km or 19 miBucheon
$1303
33 km or 21 miSeoul
$1411
33 km or 21 miPyeongtaek
$976
33 km or 21 miHanam
$945
36 km or 23 miGuri
$953
38 km or 23 miIncheon
$1082
38 km or 24 miIcheon
$1167
39 km or 24 miAnseong
$954
43 km or 27 miNamyangju
$1009
44 km or 27 miGoyang
$1050
46 km or 28 miGimpo
$978
52 km or 32 miUijeongbu
$1021
55 km or 34 miCheonan
$1045
55 km or 34 miDangjin
$948
56 km or 35 miYeoju
$939
56 km or 35 miYangju
$958
63 km or 39 miPaju
$984
70 km or 43 miPocheon
$946
70 km or 43 miDongducheon
$957
75 km or 46 miSeosan
$926
81 km or 50 miWonju
$1065
84 km or 52 miCheongju
$1104
86 km or 53 miKaesong
$1474
89 km or 55 miChungju
$927
91 km or 57 miChuncheon
$850
92 km or 57 miSejong
$971
93 km or 58 miGongju
$1001
104 km or 65 miAsan
$975