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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Dubai Reverse

You would need around 17,209.17AED (1,803.23﷼) 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.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Dubai are 22.56% higher than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 50.27% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Dubai are 100.48% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 41.38% higher than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 22.53% higher than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 6.82% higher than in Muscat

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  Muscat  Dubai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.50 ﷼     2.62 ﷼      +74.55 %
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) 3.00 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +22.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.30 ﷼     1.60 ﷼      +23.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.16 ﷼     0.17 ﷼      +4.34 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.10 ﷼     0.12 ﷼      +17.76 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.77 ﷼     0.57 ﷼      -25.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.39 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      +16.66 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.67 ﷼     0.70 ﷼      +4.13 %
Eggs (12) 0.95 ﷼     1.03 ﷼      +8.04 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.00 ﷼     3.36 ﷼      -15.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 1.71 ﷼     2.63 ﷼      +54.04 %
Apples (1kg) 0.89 ﷼     0.97 ﷼      +8.31 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.54 ﷼     0.82 ﷼      +51.94 %
Tomato (1kg) 0.52 ﷼     0.64 ﷼      +22.83 %
Potato (1kg) 0.68 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      -34.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.35 ﷼     0.55 ﷼      +55.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.19 ﷼     0.20 ﷼      +5.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 ﷼     7.33 ﷼      +109.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.47 ﷼     2.58 ﷼      +443.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 0.95 ﷼     2.63 ﷼      +176.59 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 0.98 ﷼     0.94 ﷼      -3.28 %
 
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 ﷼      -29.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ﷼     3.14 ﷼      -37.13 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.12 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      +51.06 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,500.00 ﷼     7,334.82 ﷼      +12.84 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 26.17 ﷼     56.96 ﷼      +117.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 ﷼     0.06 ﷼      +4.78 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.91 ﷼     28.26 ﷼      +13.46 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.86 ﷼     37.73 ﷼      +65.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.00 ﷼     8.49 ﷼      +41.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.25 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +12.84 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21.43 ﷼     31.18 ﷼      +45.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20.80 ﷼     21.17 ﷼      +1.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 35.17 ﷼     33.47 ﷼      -4.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 30.00 ﷼     40.38 ﷼      +34.59 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 313.46 ﷼     679.15 ﷼      +116.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 215.55 ﷼     417.47 ﷼      +93.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 696.15 ﷼     1,326.09 ﷼      +90.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 459.09 ﷼     952.83 ﷼      +107.55 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 575.00 ﷼     1,922.97 ﷼      +234.43 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.50 ﷼     1,018.89 ﷼      +181.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 788.36 ﷼     1,265.46 ﷼      +60.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.86     5.63      -3.86 %
 
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