Abu Dhabi vs Windhoek - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Windhoek
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$841
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$2062
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$447
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$890
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$276
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$42
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$627
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
52
27
😀 Quality of life
81
52
🏙️ Population
1.48M
323K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 134% more expensive than in Windhoek. Cities ranked 608th and 5942nd ($1963 vs $841) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 3rd in the United Arab Emirates and Namibia, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs Namibia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 0.7 months in Windhoek. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Windhoek ranked 1st in Namibia, while ranked 318th and 6038th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Windhoek

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Abu Dhabi Windhoek
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$9.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$38.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$5.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$1.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$378
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$272
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$873
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$643
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$85.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$132
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$68.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
11.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$953
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$633
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$24
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$7.49
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$1.22
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$1.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$6.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$4.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$5.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.71
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$1.67
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$1.36
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$3.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$2.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$4.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$3.34
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$2.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$34
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$3.64
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$9.61
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$176
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$4045

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$871
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$1053
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$1095
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$1376
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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
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$806
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$755
194 km or 120 mi Gobabis
$801
238 km or 148 mi Otjiwarongo
$801
246 km or 153 mi Mariental
$804
262 km or 163 mi Swakopmund
$843
268 km or 166 mi Walvis Bay
$743
375 km or 233 mi Tsumeb
$823
589 km or 366 mi Oshikango
$870
776 km or 482 mi Upington
$815
882 km or 548 mi Molepolole
$616
883 km or 548 mi Kanye
$641
921 km or 572 mi Lobatse
$615
928 km or 577 mi Gaborone
$668
940 km or 584 mi Mmabatho
$762
990 km or 615 mi Serowe
$527
999 km or 621 mi Mahalapye
$544
1030 km or 640 mi Kimberley
$785
1032 km or 641 mi Palapye
$506
1056 km or 656 mi Livingstone
$1152
1079 km or 670 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1086 km or 675 mi Rustenburg
$881
1087 km or 675 mi Francistown
$544
1099 km or 683 mi Huambo
$1071
1112 km or 691 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1136 km or 706 mi Brits
$763
1140 km or 708 mi Welkom
$708
1166 km or 724 mi Soweto
$897
1167 km or 725 mi Bloemfontein
$696
1167 km or 725 mi Kroonstad
$770
1173 km or 729 mi Randburg
$776
1178 km or 732 mi Sandton
$907
1179 km or 733 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1180 km or 733 mi Benguela
$1066
1180 km or 733 mi Pretoria
$835
1180 km or 734 mi Johannesburg
$935
1184 km or 735 mi Centurion
$734
1187 km or 738 mi Vereeniging
$728
1196 km or 743 mi Lobito
$1020
1207 km or 750 mi Benoni
$821