Cost of Living in Ras al-Khaimah

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1376
$3865
🛋️ Without rent
$538
$1550
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$837
$2315
🍽️ Food
$363
$942
🚐 Transport
$47.7
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1266
😀 Quality of life
52
🏙️ Population
116K

The average cost of living in Ras al-Khaimah is $1376, which is in the top 32% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2999th out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 9 in the United Arab Emirates.

The median after-tax salary is $1266, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months. Ranked 6069th (TOP 65%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 8th 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 Moderate 33.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5609 American University of Ras Al Khaimah
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Prices in Ras al-Khaimah

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$11
 Cappuccino
$4.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$865
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$661
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4315
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1615
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$69.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$90
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2741
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1086
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.28
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.82
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.29
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.56
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.72
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$147
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$72.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$261
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3937

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