Prices in Dubai vs Paris - Cost of Living Comparison

DubaiParis
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1836
$2067
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4258
$5039
🏠 One person rent
$1108
$1189
🏘️ Family rent
$2059
$2298
🍽️ Food Expenses
$433
$528
🚐 Transport Expenses
$150
$211
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2891
$2695
🏙️ Population
2.5M
2.19M

The cost of living in Dubai is 11% less expensive than in Paris. Cities ranked 488th and 282nd ($1836 vs $2067) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in the United Arab Emirates and France, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Dubai compared to 1.3 months in Paris. Dubai ranked 1st best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Paris ranked 2nd in France, while ranked 186th and 123rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Dubai vs Paris

DubaiParis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.5
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.8
$49.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.14
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$12.2
$7.88
☕ Cappuccino
$5.58
$4.63
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.03
$3.39
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1240
$1345
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$817
$974
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2375
$2663
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1642
$1950
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$116
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$180
$177
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$90.8
$28.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.47%
1.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3524
$13427
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2300
$10016
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.64
$2.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$77.1
$85.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.77
$16.6
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.62
$1.75
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.38
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
$1.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.64
$4.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
$17.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$13.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
$24.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
$3.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$3.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$2.29
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.45
$0.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
$2.33
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.2
$8.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.62
$2.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.75
$10.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.66
$5.83
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.86
$4.52
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.23
$2.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.92
$2.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$82.3
$45.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.7
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$79.6
$27.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.1
$26.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.5
$102
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.7
$115
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$570
$974
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11052
$16251

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DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 8 miSharjah
$1224
22 km or 14 miAjman
$1537
41 km or 25 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
104 km or 65 miFujairah
$1299
108 km or 67 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
126 km or 78 miAl Ain
$1450
129 km or 80 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
234 km or 146 miBandar Abbas
$453
246 km or 153 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
339 km or 211 miSeeb
$1106
344 km or 214 miNizwa
$787
380 km or 236 miDoha
$1804
380 km or 236 miMuscat
$1034
385 km or 239 miAl Khor
$1668
399 km or 248 miJahrom
$442
440 km or 273 miFasa
$441
449 km or 279 miJiroft
$440
466 km or 290 miSirjan
$445
485 km or 301 miManama
$1284
486 km or 302 miRiffa
$1077
487 km or 303 miIsa Town
$1141
523 km or 325 miBam
$442
528 km or 328 miDhahran
$840
534 km or 332 miChabahar
$440
537 km or 334 miDammam
$955
554 km or 345 miShiraz
$420
560 km or 348 miQatif
$651
568 km or 353 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
568 km or 353 miMarvdasht
$443
574 km or 357 miRafsanjan
$441
578 km or 359 miIranshahr
$374
584 km or 363 miKerman
$429
595 km or 370 miJubail
$888
601 km or 373 miBorazjan
$441
603 km or 375 miKazerun
$441
604 km or 375 miBushehr
$412
703 km or 437 miYasuj
$569
721 km or 448 miZahedan
$399
743 km or 461 miYazd
$477
773 km or 481 miBehbahan
$442

Cities near Paris

DistanceCityCost of living
5.5 km or 3.4 miIvry-sur-Seine
$1575
6.4 km or 4 miAubervilliers
$1294
6.7 km or 4.2 miMontreuil
$987
7 km or 4.3 miNeuilly-sur-Seine
$1474
7.7 km or 4.8 miAsnieres-sur-Seine
$1301
8.3 km or 5.2 miVitry-sur-Seine
$1296
8.4 km or 5.2 miBoulogne-Billancourt
$1432
8.5 km or 5.3 miCourbevoie
$1296
8.7 km or 5.4 miBobigny
$1224
8.7 km or 5.4 miSaint-Denis
$1298
9.5 km or 5.9 miLa Garenne-Colombes
$1307
11 km or 7.1 miNanterre
$1294
12 km or 7.2 miCreteil
$1296
12 km or 7.5 miRueil-Malmaison
$1188
13 km or 7.9 miArgenteuil
$1302
13 km or 8 miChampigny-sur-Marne
$1304
13 km or 8.1 miChaville
$1339
14 km or 8.5 miAulnay-sous-Bois
$1296
15 km or 9.4 miMassy
$1354
17 km or 11 miVersailles
$1771
23 km or 14 miGuyancourt
$1612
24 km or 15 miAcheres
$1383
32 km or 20 miCergy
$1538
34 km or 21 miSavigny-le-Temple
$1353
42 km or 26 miMelun
$1446
45 km or 28 miRambouillet
$1184
67 km or 42 miBeauvais
$1034
71 km or 44 miCompiegne
$1416
73 km or 46 miDreux
$1140
78 km or 49 miChartres
$1229
111 km or 69 miOrleans
$1191
112 km or 69 miRouen
$1128
115 km or 72 miAmiens
$1160
130 km or 81 miReims
$1221
141 km or 88 miTroyes
$1019
148 km or 92 miChalons-en-Champagne
$1297
148 km or 92 miAuxerre
$1240
150 km or 93 miDieppe
$1297
158 km or 98 miLisieux
$1445
162 km or 101 miArras
$1293