Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tenerife - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiTenerife
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1209
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2764
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$635
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$980
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$337
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$117
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1597
🏙️ Population
1M
905k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 44% more expensive than in Tenerife. Cities ranked 1730th and 4624th ($1741 vs $1209) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 26th in the United Arab Emirates and Spain, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Spain comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.3 months in Tenerife. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Tenerife ranked 16th in Spain, while ranked 257th and 492nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tenerife

Abu DhabiTenerife
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$10.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$38
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$630
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$479
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1024
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$758
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$81.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$44.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
2.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3516
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2450
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$45
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$15.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$11.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$6.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.7
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$6.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$5.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$7.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.16
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$9.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$70.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$11.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$78.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$368
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$8603

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$1381
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$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
14 km or 8.7 miLa Orotava
$1016
17 km or 11 miPuerto de la Cruz
$1107
37 km or 23 miSan Cristobal de La Laguna
$1009
41 km or 26 miSanta Cruz de Tenerife
$1147
112 km or 69 miSanta Lucia de Tirajana
$1037
116 km or 72 miLas Palmas
$1118
269 km or 167 miPuerto del Rosario
$1623
272 km or 169 miCorralejo
$1251
308 km or 191 miArrecife
$1122
358 km or 222 miLaayoune
$512
487 km or 302 miCanico
$926
488 km or 303 miFunchal
$946
488 km or 303 miCamara de Lobos
$927
490 km or 305 miSanta Cruz
$931
495 km or 307 miMachico
$927
715 km or 444 miTaghazout
$502
721 km or 448 miAgadir
$532
726 km or 451 miAit Melloul
$454
751 km or 467 miEssaouira
$472
837 km or 520 miSafi
$469
911 km or 566 miMarrakesh
$651
951 km or 591 miEl Jadida
$514
1041 km or 647 miCasablanca
$729
1061 km or 659 miKhouribga
$459
1065 km or 662 miMohammedia
$582
1082 km or 672 miBeni Mellal
$522
1116 km or 694 miTemara
$522
1128 km or 701 miRabat
$636
1131 km or 703 miSale
$479
1135 km or 705 miNouakchott
$744
1161 km or 721 miKenitra
$516
1223 km or 760 miMeknes
$502
1230 km or 764 miLagos
$1261
1241 km or 771 miPortimao
$985
1245 km or 774 miLagoa
$929
1251 km or 777 miSilves
$927
1253 km or 779 miAlbufeira
$965
1266 km or 787 miFaro
$1027
1271 km or 790 miLoule
$933
1272 km or 791 miOlhao
$927