Cost of Living in Ras al-Khaimah | United Arab Emirates

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1419
$3945
🛋️ Without rent
$520
$1535
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$899
$2410
🍽️ Food
$346
$892
🚐 Transport
$36.2
$90
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1767
🏙️ Population
116k

The average cost of living in Ras al-Khaimah is $1419, which is in the top 30% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2752nd out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 9 in the United Arab Emirates.

The median after-tax salary is $1767, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 1218th (TOP 14%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 6th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates. With an estimated population of 116k, Ras al-Khaimah is the 6th largest city in the United Arab Emirates.

✈️ Closest airport32 kmKhasab Air Base
😷 Air qualityModerate20.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank7485American University of Ras Al Khaimah
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Prices in Ras al-Khaimah

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$36.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.25
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$9.55
☕ Cappuccino
$4.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.79

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1243
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$516
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3515
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1745
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$131
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$204
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$107
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2026
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1062

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$61.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.72
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.65

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.39
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.48
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.56
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.17

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$76.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.55
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$94.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$188
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5560