Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Vientiane - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiVientiane
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$992
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$2562
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$485
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$1029
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$274
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$326
🏙️ Population
1M
760k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 75% more expensive than in Vientiane. Cities ranked 1730th and 5408th ($1741 vs $992) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and Laos, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Laos comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.3 months in Vientiane. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Vientiane ranked 1st in Laos, while ranked 257th and 8472nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Vientiane

Abu DhabiVientiane
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.57
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$20.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$5.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.16
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$2.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$513
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$334
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$1099
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$822
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$66.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$102
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$49.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
10.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$2392
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$575
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.68
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$40.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$25.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$2.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.88
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.61
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$21.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$14.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$13.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$3.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$2.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$51.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$6.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$42.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$3.88
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$66.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$114
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$275
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$6319

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$453
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$787
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$1106
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$1077
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$1284
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$1034
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$442
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$840
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$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
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$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
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$569
775 km or 481 miRiyadh
$942
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$1074
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$442

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$562
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$931
172 km or 107 miKhon Kaen
$623
220 km or 136 miLuang Prabang
$937
241 km or 150 miThakhek
$967
279 km or 173 miPhitsanulok
$961
336 km or 209 miVinh
$553
337 km or 210 miNakhon Ratchasima
$574
352 km or 219 miHa Tinh
$553
363 km or 225 miNakhon Sawan
$543
363 km or 225 miChiang Rai
$542
388 km or 241 miUbon Ratchathani
$526
392 km or 243 miThanh Hoa
$573
392 km or 244 miChiang Mai
$686
427 km or 265 miDong Hoi
$577
463 km or 288 miNam Dinh
$575
465 km or 289 miPai
$638
475 km or 295 miViet Tri
$576
480 km or 298 miThai Binh
$556
480 km or 298 miTha Khlong
$667
481 km or 299 miHanoi
$624
487 km or 303 miJinghong
$593
489 km or 304 miSerei Saophoan
$617
491 km or 305 miRangsit
$542
503 km or 313 miSa Pa
$545
504 km or 313 miPak Kret
$623
507 km or 315 miNonthaburi
$717
508 km or 316 miBac Ninh
$584
512 km or 318 miHai Duong
$572
519 km or 323 miBangkok
$998
527 km or 328 miPu Chao Saming Phrai
$666
528 km or 328 miThai Nguyen
$570
529 km or 329 miSiem Reap
$625
530 km or 329 miHaiphong
$578
530 km or 330 miLat Luang
$666
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$636
540 km or 336 miHpa-an
$863
545 km or 338 miBattambang
$509
553 km or 344 miMawlamyine
$754
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$830