Cost of Living in Ajman | United Arab Emirates

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1537
$2722
🛋️ Without rent
$490
$1493
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1047
$1229
🍽️ Food
$326
$861
🚐 Transport
$40.9
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1304
🏙️ Population
238k

The average cost of living in Ajman is $1537, which is in the top 25% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2249th out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 9 in the United Arab Emirates.

The median after-tax salary is $1304, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 456th (TOP 5%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates. With an estimated population of 238k, Ajman is the 5th largest city in the United Arab Emirates.

✈️ Closest airport9 kmSharjah International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate35.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank2166American University of Sharjah
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Prices in Ajman

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.09
☕ Cappuccino
$3.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.67

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2570
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$432
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1263
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$925
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$96.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.8%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1353
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2887

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.96
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.62

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.42
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.58
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.17

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$50.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$93.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$263
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4936