Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Washington - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiWashington
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$2593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$5860
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$1703
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$2887
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$550
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$175
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$5428
🏙️ Population
1M
706k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 33% less expensive than in Washington. Cities ranked 1730th and 68th ($1741 vs $2593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 58th in the United Arab Emirates and the United States, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 2.1 months in Washington. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Washington ranked 9th in the United States, while ranked 257th and 19th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Washington

Abu DhabiWashington
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$68.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$8.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$7.31
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$2.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$1928
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$1460
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$3362
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$2518
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$94.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$54.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
3.86%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$6780
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$3615
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$107
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$22.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$3.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.65
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$10.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$13.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$4.85
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$5.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$4.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.01
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$2.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$2.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$2.64
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$10
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$9.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$4.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$2.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$76.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$114
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$20.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$54.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$90.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$1662
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$14455

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$1224
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$1450
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$1537
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$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
2.5 km or 1.5 miGeorgetown
$1745
9.5 km or 5.9 miBailey's Crossroads
$1745
10 km or 6.3 miAlexandria
$2426
11 km or 6.8 miBethesda
$2906
12 km or 7.5 miSilver Spring
$2275
15 km or 9.2 miCollege Park
$2074
17 km or 11 miSpringfield
$1967
17 km or 11 miGreenbelt
$1758
23 km or 14 miRockville
$2514
24 km or 15 miFairfax
$2331
26 km or 16 miBowie
$2117
27 km or 17 miLaurel
$2026
28 km or 17 miReston
$2702
30 km or 19 miWaldorf
$2347
31 km or 19 miGaithersburg
$2050
32 km or 20 miHerndon
$2249
34 km or 21 miWoodbridge
$1766
34 km or 21 miMarumsco
$1752
36 km or 22 miCentreville
$1862
37 km or 23 miGermantown
$2181
38 km or 23 miColumbia
$2217
41 km or 26 miManassas
$1990
42 km or 26 miAshburn
$2255
47 km or 29 miAnnapolis
$1906
49 km or 31 miCatonsville
$1728
51 km or 32 miLeesburg
$2107
57 km or 35 miEldersburg
$1715
57 km or 35 miBaltimore
$1872
61 km or 38 miOwings Mills
$2334
68 km or 42 miFrederick
$1825
76 km or 47 miFredericksburg
$1736
83 km or 52 miCharles Town
$1745
87 km or 54 miEdgewood
$1722
92 km or 57 miBel Air South
$1756
93 km or 58 miBel Air North
$1750
102 km or 63 miHanover
$2129
102 km or 63 miHagerstown
$1609
103 km or 64 miWinchester
$1506
106 km or 66 miWaynesboro
$1616
122 km or 76 miYork
$1447