Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tainan - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiTainan
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$728
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2263
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$209
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$540
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$309
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$96.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1294
🏙️ Population
1M
1.88M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 139% more expensive than in Tainan. Cities ranked 1730th and 6147th ($1741 vs $728) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 17th in the United Arab Emirates and Taiwan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Taiwan 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 Tainan. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Tainan ranked 8th in Taiwan, while ranked 257th and 854th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tainan

Abu DhabiTainan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$23.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.7
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$190
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$550
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$435
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$37.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$58.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$23.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$6130
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4109
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.61
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$40.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$8.54
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.85
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$3.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$11.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$10.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.44
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.37
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.6
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$11.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$6.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$2.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$32.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$44.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$77.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$91.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$471
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$15009

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$1381
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$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 Tainan

DistanceCityCost of living
42 km or 26 miKaohsiung
$880
62 km or 38 miChiayi
$776
89 km or 55 miDouliu
$788
102 km or 63 miTaitung
$821
116 km or 72 miNantou
$799
126 km or 78 miChanghua
$861
139 km or 86 miTaichung
$903
188 km or 117 miMiaoli
$748
218 km or 135 miHsinchu
$780
222 km or 138 miZhubei
$1065
233 km or 145 miTaoyuan
$858
249 km or 155 miKinmen
$793
254 km or 158 miYilan
$761
259 km or 161 miNew Taipei
$1174
261 km or 162 miJinjiang
$610
267 km or 166 miTaipei
$1230
269 km or 167 miQuanzhou
$722
271 km or 168 miXiamen
$728
286 km or 178 miKeelung
$914
298 km or 185 miPutian
$683
308 km or 191 miZhangzhou
$668
356 km or 221 miFuzhou
$666
359 km or 223 miShantou
$677
371 km or 230 miChaozhou
$612
395 km or 246 miJieyang
$529
397 km or 247 miLongyan
$671
412 km or 256 miPuning
$634
415 km or 258 miNingde
$682
431 km or 268 miIshigaki
$1212
439 km or 273 miMeizhou
$702
446 km or 277 miSanming
$675
455 km or 283 miNanping
$671
497 km or 309 miShanwei
$655
535 km or 333 miRui'an
$622
556 km or 346 miMiyakojima
$1209
560 km or 348 miWenzhou
$650
567 km or 352 miHeyuan
$583
573 km or 356 miWuyishan
$576
590 km or 367 miHuizhou
$564
608 km or 378 miLishui
$732