Cost of Living in Ras al-Khaimah

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1543
$3769
🛋️ Without rent
$536
$1622
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1007
$2147
🍽️ Food
$378
$977
🚐 Transport
$33.8
$89.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2760
😀 Quality of life
70
🏙️ Population
116K

The average cost of living in Ras al-Khaimah is $1543, which is in the top 35% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3262nd out of 9294 in our global list and 7th out of 9 in the United Arab Emirates.

The median after-tax salary is $2760, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.8 months. Ranked 2551st (TOP 27%) 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 airport 37 km Ras Al Khaimah International Airport
😷 Air quality Bad 55.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 6117 American University of Ras Al Khaimah
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Prices in Ras al-Khaimah

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$48.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$9.57
 Cappuccino
$5.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$640
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$883
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2123
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1885
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$76.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$95.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3116
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1896
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.85
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.24
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$54.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$72.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.51
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$243
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8937

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