Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu DhabiZhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1741
$587
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3996
$1498
🏠 One person rent
$1092
$231
🏘️ Family rent
$1964
$397
🍽️ Food Expenses
$421
$214
🚐 Transport Expenses
$57.9
$70.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2713
$817
🏙️ Population
1M
7.01M

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 196% more expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 1730th and 7074th ($1741 vs $587) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 430th in the United Arab Emirates and China, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.4 months in Zhengzhou. Abu Dhabi ranked 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Zhengzhou ranked 54th in China, while ranked 257th and 4462nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Zhengzhou

Abu DhabiZhengzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.03
$3.53
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.2
$17.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.06
$4.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11.4
$1.53
☕ Cappuccino
$6.61
$4.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
$0.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1151
$261
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$844
$157
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$461
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1599
$286
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.9
$42.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
$66
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95
$10.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.03%
5.69%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3523
$3080
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2760
$1608
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.7
$15.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.29
$4.32
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.65
$1.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.12
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$0.92
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.7
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$15.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$2.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
$9.41
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$0.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
$0.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$0.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.19
$1.12
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.7
$8.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.9
$4.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.21
$2.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
$3.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.76
$0.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.77
$1.25
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$95.8
$28.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
$6.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$4.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$82.5
$55.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$114
$84.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$587
$287
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10770
$5696

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152 km or 94 miAjman
$1537
170 km or 105 miUmm al-Quwain
$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
25 km or 15 miXingyang
$597
35 km or 22 miXinmi
$604
40 km or 25 miXinzheng
$600
60 km or 37 miChangge
$599
62 km or 38 miGongyi
$603
62 km or 39 miKaifeng
$524
64 km or 40 miXinxiang
$662
66 km or 41 miJiaozuo
$632
66 km or 41 miDengfeng
$598
69 km or 43 miYuzhou
$612
77 km or 48 miQinyang
$588
80 km or 50 miHuixian
$599
81 km or 50 miYanshi
$600
81 km or 51 miWeihui
$591
82 km or 51 miXuchang
$644
82 km or 51 miMengzhou
$586
99 km or 61 miRuzhou
$608
105 km or 65 miJiyuan
$600
111 km or 69 miChangyuan
$603
111 km or 69 miJincheng
$602
113 km or 70 miLuoyang
$579
118 km or 73 miPingdingshan
$615
125 km or 78 miHebi
$622
134 km or 83 miLuohe
$560
134 km or 83 miGaoping
$593
147 km or 91 miLinzhou
$615
154 km or 96 miZhoukou
$760
162 km or 101 miAnyang
$613
162 km or 101 miWugang
$581
168 km or 104 miPuyang
$633
169 km or 105 miChangzhi
$719
170 km or 106 miHeze
$622
185 km or 115 miXiangcheng
$610
185 km or 115 miShangqiu
$722
200 km or 124 miZhumadian
$747
220 km or 137 miHandan
$626
221 km or 137 miNanyang
$722
221 km or 138 miWu'an
$605
225 km or 140 miSanmenxia
$640
228 km or 142 miJieshou
$595