Dubai vs Shenyang - Cost of Living Comparison

Dubai Shenyang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1975
$580
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4546
$1895
🏠 One person rent
$1193
$218
🏘️ Family rent
$2125
$608
🍽️ Food expenses
$451
$221
🚐 Transport expenses
$190
$65.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4429
$821
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
61
83
😀 Quality of life
88
71
🏙️ Population
3.33M
9.07M

The cost of living in Dubai is 240% more expensive than in Shenyang. Cities ranked 1578th and 7764th ($1975 vs $580) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 381st 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 2.2 months in Dubai compared to 1.4 months in Shenyang. Dubai ranked 1st best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Shenyang ranked 16th in China, while ranked 174th and 2228th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Dubai vs Shenyang

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Dubai Shenyang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.2
$2.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.1
$20.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.35
$4.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$12.1
$0.63
 Cappuccino
$6.47
$2.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.31
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1461
$253
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$855
$150
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2763
$625
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1616
$522
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$126
$33.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$190
$51.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$90.1
$14.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.96%
5.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4041
$2485
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2340
$1333
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.04
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$81.9
$12.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.8
$3.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.89
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
$1.58
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.25
$1.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.51
$1.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.04
$2.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.31
$1.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.4
$9.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.28
$0.47
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.46
$4.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.1
$6.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.04
$5.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.37
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.63
$1.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$70.3
$33.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.1
$4.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$83.4
$27.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.87
$4.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$65.9
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.7
$89
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$703
$295
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13624
$19549

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Distance City Cost of living
13 km or 8 mi Sharjah
$1335
22 km or 14 mi Ajman
$743
41 km or 25 mi Umm al-Quwain
$956
104 km or 65 mi Fujairah
$1109
108 km or 67 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1395
126 km or 78 mi Al Ain
$1306
129 km or 80 mi Abu Dhabi
$1897
234 km or 146 mi Bandar Abbas
$724
246 km or 153 mi Madinat Zayed
$1471
339 km or 211 mi Seeb
$1255
344 km or 214 mi Nizwa
$790
380 km or 236 mi Doha
$1940
380 km or 236 mi Muscat
$1123
385 km or 239 mi Al Khor
$1894
399 km or 248 mi Jahrom
$922
440 km or 273 mi Fasa
$1012
449 km or 279 mi Jiroft
$631
466 km or 290 mi Sirjan
$677
485 km or 301 mi Manama
$1326
486 km or 302 mi Riffa
$772
487 km or 303 mi Isa Town
$1023
523 km or 325 mi Bam
$639
528 km or 328 mi Dhahran
$926
534 km or 332 mi Chabahar
$803
537 km or 334 mi Dammam
$962
554 km or 345 mi Shiraz
$782
560 km or 348 mi Qatif
$872
568 km or 353 mi Al-Mubarraz
$698
568 km or 353 mi Marvdasht
$745
574 km or 357 mi Rafsanjan
$598
578 km or 359 mi Iranshahr
$723
584 km or 363 mi Kerman
$500
595 km or 370 mi Jubail
$898
601 km or 373 mi Borazjan
$749
603 km or 375 mi Kazerun
$727
604 km or 375 mi Bushehr
$795
703 km or 437 mi Yasuj
$673
721 km or 448 mi Zahedan
$829
743 km or 461 mi Yazd
$744
773 km or 481 mi Behbahan
$621

Cities near Shenyang

Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Fushun
$443
43 km or 27 mi Dengta
$542
54 km or 34 mi Xinmin
$551
63 km or 39 mi Tieling
$548
63 km or 39 mi Benxi
$539
63 km or 39 mi Liaoyang
$549
71 km or 44 mi Diaobingshan
$529
86 km or 53 mi Anshan
$544
96 km or 60 mi Kaiyuan
$535
120 km or 75 mi Haicheng
$548
138 km or 85 mi Beizhen
$562
149 km or 93 mi Fuxin
$583
151 km or 94 mi Dashiqiao
$552
159 km or 99 mi Fengcheng
$530
161 km or 100 mi Yingkou
$555
170 km or 106 mi Siping
$593
180 km or 112 mi Gaizhou
$554
186 km or 116 mi Liaoyuan
$580
186 km or 116 mi Linghai
$565
190 km or 118 mi Shuangliao
$563
202 km or 126 mi Meihekou
$553
204 km or 127 mi Dandong
$533
206 km or 128 mi Jinzhou
$588
206 km or 128 mi Sinuiju
$1574
220 km or 137 mi Gongzhuling
$613
221 km or 137 mi Beipiao
$586
223 km or 138 mi Tongliao
$580
223 km or 139 mi Donggang
$538
238 km or 148 mi Zhuanghe
$576
242 km or 150 mi Ji'an
$522
248 km or 154 mi Baishan
$553
249 km or 154 mi Chaoyang
$623
250 km or 155 mi Panshi
$553
251 km or 156 mi Kusong
$1549
262 km or 163 mi Xingcheng
$593
270 km or 168 mi Wafangdian
$610
274 km or 170 mi Changchun
$604
281 km or 174 mi Kanggye
$1556
288 km or 179 mi Chongju
$1545
289 km or 180 mi Linjiang
$526