Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Valletta - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiValletta
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1552
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3552
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$917
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1603
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$458
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$59.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$1257
🏙️ Population
1M
6.44k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 12% more expensive than in Valletta. Cities ranked 1730th and 2190th ($1741 vs $1552) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 3rd in the United Arab Emirates and Malta, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Malta comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.8 months in Valletta. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Valletta ranked 3rd in Malta, while ranked 257th and 2760th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Valletta

Abu DhabiValletta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$16.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$53.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$9.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$3.43
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1000
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$764
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1963
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1338
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$64
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$98.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$41.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
4.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$4624
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$4140
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$31.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$24
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.6
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$9.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$9.11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$16.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$2.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$3.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$3.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$7.36
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.7
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$6.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$59.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$10.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$18.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$8.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$101
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$120
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$597
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6967

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$1381
129 km or 80 miDubai
$1836
142 km or 88 miSharjah
$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
1.8 km or 1.1 miSliema
$1571
1.9 km or 1.2 miGzira
$1625
3.2 km or 2 miZabbar
$1503
3.3 km or 2.1 miSan Gwann
$1410
4.1 km or 2.6 miBirkirkara
$1526
6.3 km or 3.9 miMarsaskala
$1399
6.4 km or 4 miNaxxar
$1395
7.1 km or 4.4 miMosta
$1331
11 km or 7.1 miSt. Paul's Bay
$1224
116 km or 72 miRagusa
$970
132 km or 82 miGela
$839
140 km or 87 miNiscemi
$1168
148 km or 92 miSyracuse
$1271
178 km or 111 miAgrigento
$1029
186 km or 115 miCatania
$1087
266 km or 166 miReggio Calabria
$960
267 km or 166 miPalermo
$1064
270 km or 168 miMessina
$1139
281 km or 175 miMarsala
$1167
295 km or 183 miTrapani
$1187
339 km or 211 miVibo Valentia
$1164
344 km or 214 miNabeul
$376
350 km or 217 miSousse
$374
357 km or 222 miTripoli
$1158
362 km or 225 miAl-Khums
$834
364 km or 226 miSfax
$375
376 km or 234 miLamezia Terme
$1035
382 km or 237 miCatanzaro
$1121
386 km or 240 miZawiya
$834
390 km or 242 miLa Marsa
$487
392 km or 244 miSabratha
$834
395 km or 245 miMisrata
$689
398 km or 247 miZuwarah
$760
399 km or 248 miKairouan
$306
401 km or 249 miTunis
$487
401 km or 249 miAryanah
$400
408 km or 254 miCosenza
$919
422 km or 262 miCrotone
$1164
437 km or 272 miGharyan
$830
441 km or 274 miBizerte
$281