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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Dubai Reverse

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You would need around 17,391.35AED (1,822.32﷼) 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 22.65% higher than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 51.86% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Dubai are 103.43% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 35.11% higher than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 24.08% higher than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 0.87% higher than in Muscat

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  Muscat  Dubai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.71 ﷼     2.62 ﷼      +53.35 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.00 ﷼     15.72 ﷼      +57.17 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 2.00 ﷼     2.20 ﷼      +10.02 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +22.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.85 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +28.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.50 ﷼     1.60 ﷼      +6.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.17 ﷼     0.16 ﷼      -1.20 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.10 ﷼     0.12 ﷼      +15.39 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.74 ﷼     0.57 ﷼      -23.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.39 ﷼     0.46 ﷼      +16.87 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.68 ﷼     0.71 ﷼      +4.99 %
Eggs (12) 0.95 ﷼     1.02 ﷼      +7.60 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.00 ﷼     3.17 ﷼      -20.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 1.71 ﷼     2.67 ﷼      +55.87 %
Apples (1kg) 0.92 ﷼     1.02 ﷼      +11.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.53 ﷼     0.84 ﷼      +59.42 %
Tomato (1kg) 0.56 ﷼     0.61 ﷼      +10.40 %
Potato (1kg) 0.73 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      -38.50 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.36 ﷼     0.55 ﷼      +51.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.20 ﷼     0.20 ﷼      +1.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 ﷼     7.86 ﷼      +124.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.47 ﷼     2.88 ﷼      +515.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 0.95 ﷼     2.80 ﷼      +195.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 0.95 ﷼     1.05 ﷼      +10.30 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 ﷼     0.50 ﷼      +151.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 ﷼     20.96 ﷼      -58.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 ﷼     0.37 ﷼      -63.33 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.25 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      -28.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ﷼     3.14 ﷼      -37.13 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.12 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      +51.73 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 ﷼     7,439.60 ﷼      +23.99 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 24.86 ﷼     58.55 ﷼      +135.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 ﷼     0.06 ﷼      +2.12 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.82 ﷼     29.27 ﷼      +17.96 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.00 ﷼     37.52 ﷼      +50.07 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.00 ﷼     9.23 ﷼      +53.90 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +4.78 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21.43 ﷼     30.83 ﷼      +43.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20.80 ﷼     21.22 ﷼      +2.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 35.17 ﷼     34.38 ﷼      -2.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 30.00 ﷼     40.96 ﷼      +36.54 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 327.08 ﷼     708.17 ﷼      +116.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 220.85 ﷼     449.35 ﷼      +103.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 733.33 ﷼     1,397.66 ﷼      +90.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 468.18 ﷼     1,003.47 ﷼      +114.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 575.00 ﷼     1,955.31 ﷼      +240.05 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.50 ﷼     1,084.65 ﷼      +199.21 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 820.63 ﷼     1,257.02 ﷼      +53.18 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.29     5.33      -15.24 %
 
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