Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Windhoek - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiWindhoek
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$732
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1898
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$383
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$880
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$247
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$32.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$931
🏙️ Population
1M
323k

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 138% more expensive than in Windhoek. Cities ranked 1730th and 6130th ($1741 vs $732) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 4th 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 1.3 months in Windhoek. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Windhoek ranked 1st in Namibia, while ranked 257th and 2028th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Windhoek

Abu DhabiWindhoek
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$6.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$28
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$3.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.31
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$1.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$355
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$253
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$704
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$744
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$61
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$94.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$48.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
10.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$1010
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$840
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.7
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$11.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$7.3
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$2.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$7.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$4.07
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$1.6
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$1.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.74
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$5.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$2.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$4.03
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$2.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$1.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$36.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$4.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$40.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$57.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$90.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$3438

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$1450
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$1537
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$1162
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$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
83 km or 52 miRehoboth
$581
173 km or 108 miOmaruru
$772
194 km or 120 miGobabis
$911
238 km or 148 miOtjiwarongo
$709
246 km or 153 miMariental
$702
262 km or 163 miSwakopmund
$874
268 km or 166 miWalvis Bay
$670
375 km or 233 miTsumeb
$727
589 km or 366 miOshikango
$561
776 km or 482 miUpington
$745
882 km or 548 miMolepolole
$538
883 km or 548 miKanye
$636
921 km or 572 miLobatse
$539
928 km or 577 miGaborone
$664
940 km or 584 miMmabatho
$766
990 km or 615 miSerowe
$537
999 km or 621 miMahalapye
$584
1030 km or 640 miKimberley
$701
1032 km or 641 miPalapye
$473
1056 km or 656 miLivingstone
$548
1079 km or 670 miKlerksdorp
$862
1086 km or 675 miRustenburg
$1101
1087 km or 675 miFrancistown
$632
1099 km or 683 miHuambo
$1045
1112 km or 691 miPotchefstroom
$613
1136 km or 706 miBrits
$765
1140 km or 708 miWelkom
$826
1166 km or 724 miSoweto
$962
1167 km or 725 miBloemfontein
$609
1167 km or 725 miKroonstad
$848
1173 km or 729 miRandburg
$842
1178 km or 732 miSandton
$1019
1179 km or 733 miVanderbijlpark
$768
1180 km or 733 miBenguela
$1008
1180 km or 733 miPretoria
$804
1180 km or 734 miJohannesburg
$864
1184 km or 735 miCenturion
$752
1187 km or 738 miVereeniging
$749
1196 km or 743 miLobito
$939
1207 km or 750 miBenoni
$742