Prices in Abu Dhabi vs The Hague - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiThe Hague
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1697
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4131
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$951
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1548
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$449
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$165
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2871
🏙️ Population
1M
538k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 3% more expensive than in The Hague. Cities ranked 1730th and 1848th ($1741 vs $1697) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 7th in the United Arab Emirates and the Netherlands, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the Netherlands comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.7 months in The Hague. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs The Hague ranked 1st in the Netherlands, while ranked 257th and 89th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs The Hague

Abu DhabiThe Hague
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$13.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$58.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.15
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$970
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$765
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1624
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1278
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$37.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4165
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2874
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$3.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$84
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$25.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$10.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$2.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.5
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.95
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.95
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.87
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$13.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$38
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$82.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$110
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1711
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$12412

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$1419
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$1804
318 km or 198 miAl Khor
$1668
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$453
365 km or 227 miNizwa
$787
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$1106
425 km or 264 miRiffa
$1077
427 km or 265 miManama
$1284
428 km or 266 miIsa Town
$1141
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$1034
454 km or 282 miJahrom
$442
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$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
4 km or 2.5 miScheveningen
$1539
5.6 km or 3.5 miLeidschendam
$1102
8.5 km or 5.3 miDelft
$1565
14 km or 8.5 miOegstgeest
$1504
14 km or 9 miLeiden
$1683
21 km or 13 miRotterdam
$1713
31 km or 19 miRidderkerk
$1540
35 km or 22 miZandvoort
$1499
40 km or 25 miHaarlem
$2153
43 km or 27 miSliedrecht
$1538
46 km or 29 miIJmuiden
$1538
52 km or 32 miAmsterdam
$2228
55 km or 34 miUtrecht
$2016
61 km or 38 miHilversum
$1606
61 km or 38 miEtten-Leur
$1526
62 km or 38 miRoosendaal
$1539
63 km or 39 miZeist
$1933
64 km or 40 miPurmerend
$1574
64 km or 40 miBreda
$1651
65 km or 40 miBergen op Zoom
$1538
68 km or 42 miHuizen
$1520
70 km or 43 miAlmere
$1656
70 km or 44 miZaltbommel
$1536
71 km or 44 miGoes
$1547
75 km or 47 miLangedijk
$1532
77 km or 48 miTilburg
$1384
80 km or 49 miTiel
$1550
81 km or 50 mi's-Hertogenbosch
$1545
81 km or 50 miMiddelburg
$1531
82 km or 51 miHoogstraten
$1422
85 km or 53 miVeenendaal
$1292
92 km or 57 miEde
$1542
93 km or 58 miLelystad
$1503
93 km or 58 miWageningen
$1401
93 km or 58 miHarderwijk
$1539
95 km or 59 miTurnhout
$1448
97 km or 60 miAntwerp
$1471
98 km or 61 miBeveren
$1384
101 km or 62 miUden
$1521
102 km or 63 miMortsel
$1618