Dubai vs Paris - Cost of Living Comparison

DubaiParis
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1776
$2334
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4076
$5632
🏠 One person rent
$1040
$1370
🏘️ Family rent
$1809
$2664
🍽️ Food Expenses
$432
$576
🚐 Transport Expenses
$172
$245
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3094
$3489
🏙️ Population
2.5M
2.18M

The cost of living in Dubai is 24% less expensive than in Paris. Cities ranked 1792nd and 190th ($1776 vs $2334) 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 1.7 months in Dubai compared to 1.5 months in Paris. Dubai ranked 1st best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Paris ranked 1st in France, while ranked 163rd and 110th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Dubai vs Paris

DubaiParis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.3
$15.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.6
$65.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.3
$11.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$13.7
$8.58
☕ Cappuccino
$6.03
$5.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.21
$3.35
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1152
$1476
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$758
$1096
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2153
$3037
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1390
$2211
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$120
$163
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$183
$253
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$83.7
$35.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.04%
1.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3412
$16084
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2336
$11496
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.35
$2.23
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$89.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.7
$22.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.57
$1.79
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.88
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.23
$1.96
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$5.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$17.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.22
$15.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$22.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
$3.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$3.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$3.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$2.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2
$2.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$22.2
$9.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.32
$2.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.6
$11.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.08
$6.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.89
$4.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.28
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.22
$2.18
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$66.9
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.1
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$71.2
$31.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$27.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.7
$104
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.9
$112
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$694
$883
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12215
$16730

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Cities near Dubai

DistanceCityCost of living
13 km or 8 miSharjah
$1165
22 km or 14 miAjman
$1445
41 km or 25 miUmm al-Quwain
$1156
104 km or 65 miFujairah
$1709
108 km or 67 miRas al-Khaimah
$1389
126 km or 78 miAl Ain
$1434
129 km or 80 miAbu Dhabi
$1698
234 km or 146 miBandar Abbas
$608
246 km or 153 miMadinat Zayed
$1390
339 km or 211 miSeeb
$1203
344 km or 214 miNizwa
$788
380 km or 236 miDoha
$1859
380 km or 236 miMuscat
$1089
385 km or 239 miAl Khor
$1700
399 km or 248 miJahrom
$587
440 km or 273 miFasa
$869
449 km or 279 miJiroft
$588
466 km or 290 miSirjan
$593
485 km or 301 miManama
$1251
486 km or 302 miRiffa
$1064
487 km or 303 miIsa Town
$1134
523 km or 325 miBam
$589
528 km or 328 miDhahran
$863
534 km or 332 miChabahar
$588
537 km or 334 miDammam
$974
554 km or 345 miShiraz
$592
560 km or 348 miQatif
$615
568 km or 353 miAl-Mubarraz
$921
568 km or 353 miMarvdasht
$590
574 km or 357 miRafsanjan
$588
578 km or 359 miIranshahr
$483
584 km or 363 miKerman
$562
595 km or 370 miJubail
$876
601 km or 373 miBorazjan
$589
603 km or 375 miKazerun
$589
604 km or 375 miBushehr
$650
703 km or 437 miYasuj
$593
721 km or 448 miZahedan
$784
743 km or 461 miYazd
$606
773 km or 481 miBehbahan
$587

Cities near Paris

DistanceCityCost of living
5.5 km or 3.4 miIvry-sur-Seine
$1474
6.4 km or 4 miAubervilliers
$1374
6.7 km or 4.2 miMontreuil
$1057
7 km or 4.3 miNeuilly-sur-Seine
$1742
7.7 km or 4.8 miAsnieres-sur-Seine
$1377
8.3 km or 5.2 miVitry-sur-Seine
$1379
8.4 km or 5.2 miBoulogne-Billancourt
$1467
8.5 km or 5.3 miCourbevoie
$1381
8.7 km or 5.4 miBobigny
$1147
8.7 km or 5.4 miSaint-Denis
$1385
9.5 km or 5.9 miLa Garenne-Colombes
$1678
11 km or 7.1 miNanterre
$1376
12 km or 7.2 miCreteil
$1380
12 km or 7.5 miRueil-Malmaison
$1608
13 km or 7.9 miArgenteuil
$1381
13 km or 8 miChampigny-sur-Marne
$1364
13 km or 8.1 miChaville
$1374
14 km or 8.5 miAulnay-sous-Bois
$1377
15 km or 9.4 miMassy
$1501
17 km or 11 miVersailles
$1768
23 km or 14 miGuyancourt
$1733
24 km or 15 miAcheres
$1430
32 km or 20 miCergy
$1536
34 km or 21 miSavigny-le-Temple
$1405
42 km or 26 miMelun
$1533
45 km or 28 miRambouillet
$1317
67 km or 42 miBeauvais
$1074
71 km or 44 miCompiegne
$1559
73 km or 46 miDreux
$1184
78 km or 49 miChartres
$1293
111 km or 69 miOrleans
$1262
112 km or 69 miRouen
$1332
115 km or 72 miAmiens
$1249
130 km or 81 miReims
$1271
141 km or 88 miTroyes
$1174
148 km or 92 miChalons-en-Champagne
$1396
148 km or 92 miAuxerre
$1309
150 km or 93 miDieppe
$1375
158 km or 98 miLisieux
$1301
162 km or 101 miArras
$1381