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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Dubai Reverse

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You would need around 17,481.62AED (1,832.31﷼) in Dubai to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 1,200.00﷼ in Muscat (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 21.08% higher than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 52.69% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Dubai are 109.25% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 31.49% higher than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 22.35% higher than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 1.59% higher than in Muscat

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  Muscat  Dubai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.80 ﷼     2.62 ﷼      +45.57 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.00 ﷼     15.72 ﷼      +57.22 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 2.00 ﷼     2.20 ﷼      +10.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +22.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +22.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.58 ﷼     1.59 ﷼      +0.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.17 ﷼     0.17 ﷼      -0.84 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.10 ﷼     0.12 ﷼      +15.68 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.74 ﷼     0.57 ﷼      -22.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.39 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      +16.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.68 ﷼     0.73 ﷼      +8.66 %
Eggs (12) 0.95 ﷼     1.02 ﷼      +7.08 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.00 ﷼     3.12 ﷼      -21.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 1.71 ﷼     2.64 ﷼      +54.64 %
Apples (1kg) 0.92 ﷼     0.98 ﷼      +6.97 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.53 ﷼     0.80 ﷼      +50.46 %
Tomato (1kg) 0.56 ﷼     0.59 ﷼      +6.70 %
Potato (1kg) 0.73 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      -38.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.36 ﷼     0.54 ﷼      +49.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.20 ﷼     0.20 ﷼      +2.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 ﷼     7.86 ﷼      +124.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.47 ﷼     2.66 ﷼      +470.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 0.95 ﷼     2.89 ﷼      +204.33 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 0.95 ﷼     1.05 ﷼      +10.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 ﷼     0.50 ﷼      +151.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 ﷼     20.96 ﷼      -58.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 ﷼     0.37 ﷼      -63.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.30 ﷼     0.19 ﷼      -37.99 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ﷼     3.14 ﷼      -37.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.12 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      +52.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 ﷼     7,546.55 ﷼      +25.78 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 24.88 ﷼     57.88 ﷼      +132.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 ﷼     0.06 ﷼      +3.21 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.90 ﷼     28.90 ﷼      +16.05 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.75 ﷼     36.98 ﷼      +55.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.00 ﷼     8.56 ﷼      +42.66 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.57 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +2.74 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21.43 ﷼     30.62 ﷼      +42.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20.80 ﷼     21.02 ﷼      +1.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 35.17 ﷼     33.56 ﷼      -4.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 30.00 ﷼     39.21 ﷼      +30.70 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 328.85 ﷼     713.66 ﷼      +117.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 224.25 ﷼     452.84 ﷼      +101.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 719.23 ﷼     1,429.30 ﷼      +98.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 458.33 ﷼     1,024.64 ﷼      +123.56 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 750.00 ﷼     2,004.56 ﷼      +167.27 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.50 ﷼     1,129.92 ﷼      +211.70 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 804.79 ﷼     1,248.41 ﷼      +55.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.29     5.30      -15.61 %
 
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