Abu Dhabi vs Tenerife - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Tenerife
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$1133
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$2609
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$593
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$946
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$321
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$108
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$1778
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
52
18
😀 Quality of life
81
65
🏙️ Population
1.48M
905K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 73% more expensive than in Tenerife. Cities ranked 608th and 4214th ($1963 vs $1133) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 28th 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 1.6 months in Tenerife. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Tenerife ranked 49th in Spain, while ranked 318th and 4023rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tenerife

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Abu Dhabi Tenerife
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$10.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$38.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$7.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$2.67
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$600
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$455
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$989
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$750
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$72.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$111
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$37.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
2.31%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$3521
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$2192
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$39.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$13.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.53
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$6.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.31
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$5.68
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$5.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$6.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$40.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$8.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$64.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$71.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$70.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$353
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$6894

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$1297
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$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
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143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.7 mi La Orotava
$956
17 km or 11 mi Puerto de la Cruz
$1141
37 km or 23 mi San Cristobal de La Laguna
$1062
41 km or 26 mi Santa Cruz de Tenerife
$1008
112 km or 69 mi Santa Lucia de Tirajana
$1054
116 km or 72 mi Las Palmas
$1086
269 km or 167 mi Puerto del Rosario
$1267
272 km or 169 mi Corralejo
$1162
308 km or 191 mi Arrecife
$1230
358 km or 222 mi Laayoune
$490
487 km or 302 mi Canico
$938
488 km or 303 mi Funchal
$951
488 km or 303 mi Camara de Lobos
$942
490 km or 305 mi Santa Cruz
$938
495 km or 307 mi Machico
$943
715 km or 444 mi Taghazout
$482
721 km or 448 mi Agadir
$508
726 km or 451 mi Ait Melloul
$452
751 km or 467 mi Essaouira
$574
837 km or 520 mi Safi
$446
911 km or 566 mi Marrakesh
$693
951 km or 591 mi El Jadida
$499
1041 km or 647 mi Casablanca
$733
1061 km or 659 mi Khouribga
$414
1065 km or 662 mi Mohammedia
$539
1082 km or 672 mi Beni Mellal
$363
1116 km or 694 mi Temara
$520
1128 km or 701 mi Rabat
$630
1131 km or 703 mi Sale
$430
1135 km or 705 mi Nouakchott
$741
1161 km or 721 mi Kenitra
$562
1223 km or 760 mi Meknes
$448
1230 km or 764 mi Lagos
$1229
1241 km or 771 mi Portimao
$1011
1245 km or 774 mi Lagoa
$942
1251 km or 777 mi Silves
$942
1253 km or 779 mi Albufeira
$976
1266 km or 787 mi Faro
$1125
1271 km or 790 mi Loule
$943
1272 km or 791 mi Olhao
$938