Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Victoria - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiVictoria
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$1384
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$3178
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$744
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1295
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$469
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$72.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$621
🏙️ Population
1M
26.5k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 26% more expensive than in Victoria. Cities ranked 1730th and 2916th ($1741 vs $1384) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and the Seychelles, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the Seychelles comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.4 months in Victoria. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Victoria ranked 1st in the Seychelles, while ranked 257th and 6745th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Victoria

Abu DhabiVictoria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$55.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$7.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$5.63
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$1.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$819
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$573
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1560
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$1055
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$33.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$51.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$87.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
10.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1122
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$2888
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$32.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$35.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$3.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$8.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$2.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.89
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$3.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$7.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$56
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$8.22
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$31.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$7.95
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$67.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$90.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$395
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$4398

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$1537
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$1162
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$1299
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$1419
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$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
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$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
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$830
1443 km or 897 miMamoudzou
$1563
1470 km or 914 miDomoni
$567
1556 km or 967 miMoroni
$568
1569 km or 975 miBaidoa
$555
1642 km or 1020 miToamasina
$500
1709 km or 1062 miMalindi
$766
1730 km or 1075 miGoodlands
$667
1730 km or 1075 miTriolet
$629
1742 km or 1083 miPort Louis
$738
1749 km or 1087 miCentre de Flacq
$693
1751 km or 1088 miQuatre Bornes
$596
1752 km or 1088 miBambous
$598
1752 km or 1088 miMombasa
$648
1759 km or 1093 miCurepipe
$637
1771 km or 1100 miMahebourg
$597
1805 km or 1122 miDar es Salaam
$887
1807 km or 1123 miZanzibar
$706
1808 km or 1123 miSaint-Denis
$1472
1808 km or 1123 miStone Town
$551
1810 km or 1124 miAntananarivo
$539
1811 km or 1125 miSainte-Suzanne
$1315
1813 km or 1126 miTanga
$377
1813 km or 1126 miLa Possession
$1311
1814 km or 1127 miLe Port
$1311
1817 km or 1129 miSaint-Andre
$1247
1822 km or 1132 miSaint-Paul
$1313
1825 km or 1134 miSaint-Benoit
$1314
1840 km or 1143 miSaint-Leu
$1339
1852 km or 1151 miLe Tampon
$1310
1859 km or 1155 miSaint-Pierre
$1293
1863 km or 1158 miSaint-Joseph
$1315
1881 km or 1169 miPemba
$1047
1925 km or 1196 miAntsirabe
$531
1953 km or 1214 miNacala
$951
1983 km or 1232 miMorogoro
$465
2014 km or 1252 miMoshi
$506
2021 km or 1256 miHargeisa
$720
2045 km or 1271 miMeru
$498
2049 km or 1273 miMachakos
$429