Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tokyo - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiTokyo
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2080
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$4994
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1077
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1901
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$503
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$364
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$2771
🏙️ Population
1M
13.9M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 16% less expensive than in Tokyo. Cities ranked 1730th and 269th ($1741 vs $2080) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Japan, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Japan 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 Tokyo. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Tokyo ranked 3rd in Japan, while ranked 257th and 47th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tokyo

Abu DhabiTokyo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$7.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$41.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$6.71
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$4.63
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$3.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1308
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$826
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$2451
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$178
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$38.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
1.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$11121
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$6624
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$1.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$92.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$32.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$4.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$16.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$24.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$6.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$3.47
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$6.16
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$5.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$3.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$3.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$4.65
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.42
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$77.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$15.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$45.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$23.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$64.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$78
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$748
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$18994

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$1537
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$1299
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$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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$1224
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$1214
12 km or 7.5 miMitaka
$1243
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$1211
13 km or 8.4 miKawaguchi
$1287
14 km or 8.5 miHirai
$1211
14 km or 8.9 miToda
$1219
14 km or 8.9 miChofu
$1254
14 km or 9 miNishitokyo
$1249
15 km or 9.3 miAsaka
$1219
15 km or 9.4 miWarabi
$1215
16 km or 10 miNiiza
$1226
17 km or 10 miHigashikurume
$1216
17 km or 11 miKoganei
$1217
18 km or 11 miKawasaki-ku
$1252
18 km or 11 miInagi
$1215
18 km or 11 miSoka
$1261
18 km or 11 miKiyose
$1208
19 km or 12 miShiki
$1211
19 km or 12 miKawasaki
$1525
19 km or 12 miUrayasu
$1229
20 km or 12 miFuchu
$1266
20 km or 12 miSaitama
$1562
20 km or 12 miKodaira
$1244
20 km or 12 miYashio
$1213
21 km or 13 miKokubunji
$1213
21 km or 13 miHigashimurayama
$1223
21 km or 13 miMiyoshi
$1211
22 km or 14 miIchikawa
$1636
22 km or 14 miMatsudo
$1312
23 km or 14 miMisato
$1220
23 km or 14 miFujimi
$1216
23 km or 14 miKunitachi
$1216
23 km or 14 miTama
$1225
24 km or 15 miTokorozawa
$1235
24 km or 15 miKoshigaya
$1072
25 km or 15 miTachikawa
$1238
25 km or 15 miHigashiyamato
$1210
26 km or 16 miYoshikawa
$1214
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$1215