Cost of Living in Ajman

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1896
$5304
🛋️ Without rent
$509
$1582
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1387
$3722
🍽️ Food
$305
$788
🚐 Transport
$88.8
$233
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2314
😀 Quality of life
81
🏙️ Population
490K

The average cost of living in Ajman is $1896, which is in the top 22% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2060th out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 9 in the United Arab Emirates.

The median after-tax salary is $2314, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 361st (TOP 4%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in the United Arab Emirates. With an estimated population of 490K, Ajman is the 5th largest city in the United Arab Emirates.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Sharjah International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 46.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1993 American University of Sharjah
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Prices in Ajman

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11
 Cappuccino
$3.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1500
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1094
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3536
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3437
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$101
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$156
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$110
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4865
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2090
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.97
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$59.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.77
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.66
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$55.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.47
👖 Brand Jeans
$58
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$583
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5355

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