Abu Dhabi vs Tripoli - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Tripoli
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$457
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$1247
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$153
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$369
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$202
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$44.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$274
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
52
22
😀 Quality of life
81
48
🏙️ Population
1.48M
1.13M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 329% more expensive than in Tripoli. Cities ranked 608th and 8574th ($1963 vs $457) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Libya, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Libya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.6 months in Tripoli. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Tripoli ranked 1st in Libya, while ranked 318th and 6343rd among best cities to live in the world.

Salary adjustment calculator
the estimated difference in money purchasing power

Cost of living in Abu Dhabi vs Tripoli infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Tripoli

Prices for goods and services in Abu Dhabi and Tripoli are partly crowdsourced by our visitors, just like yourself. Please consider telling us about your city.

Abu Dhabi Tripoli
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$6.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$36.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$0.72
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$0.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$189
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$540
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$283
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$10.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$15.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$19.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
15.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$1068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$414
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$16.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$5.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.41
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$8.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$3.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$8.26
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$1.59
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$0.73
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$2.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$1.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$0.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$32.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$21.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$1.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$53.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$67
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$1544

Hotels map

More cities to compare

Cost of Living in the nearest cities

Cities near Abu Dhabi

Distance City Cost of living
117 km or 73 mi Madinat Zayed
$1297
129 km or 80 mi Dubai
$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
$1360
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

Cities near Tripoli

Distance City Cost of living
45 km or 28 mi Zawiya
$309
66 km or 41 mi Sabratha
$332
80 km or 50 mi Gharyan
$337
103 km or 64 mi Zuwarah
$332
104 km or 64 mi Al-Khums
$339
110 km or 68 mi Yafran
$331
187 km or 116 mi Misrata
$304
305 km or 190 mi Sfax
$329
308 km or 191 mi Gabes
$300
355 km or 221 mi Mosta
$1170
355 km or 221 mi Marsaskala
$1242
356 km or 221 mi Zabbar
$1032
356 km or 221 mi Birkirkara
$1388
357 km or 222 mi Naxxar
$1250
357 km or 222 mi Valletta
$1534
358 km or 222 mi San Gwann
$1333
358 km or 222 mi Gzira
$1531
359 km or 223 mi Sliema
$1405
359 km or 223 mi St. Paul's Bay
$1139
404 km or 251 mi Sousse
$370
422 km or 262 mi Kairouan
$299
442 km or 275 mi Gafsa
$343
456 km or 284 mi Nabeul
$372
472 km or 293 mi Ragusa
$873
476 km or 296 mi Gela
$987
488 km or 303 mi Niscemi
$1103
495 km or 307 mi Agrigento
$954
504 km or 313 mi Syracuse
$908
516 km or 320 mi Tunis
$489
516 km or 321 mi La Marsa
$492
521 km or 323 mi Aryanah
$426
543 km or 337 mi Catania
$1055
545 km or 338 mi Tebessa
$387
552 km or 343 mi Marsala
$1106
575 km or 357 mi Bizerte
$384
575 km or 357 mi Trapani
$909
583 km or 362 mi Palermo
$984
591 km or 367 mi El Oued
$293
611 km or 380 mi Souk Ahras
$337
624 km or 388 mi Reggio Calabria
$848