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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Dubai Reverse

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You would need around 18,753.25AED (1,965.70﷼) 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 22.80% higher than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 63.81% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Dubai are 141.93% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 17.27% higher than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 26.92% higher than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 7.50% lower than in Muscat

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  Muscat  Dubai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.80 ﷼     2.62 ﷼      +45.58 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.00 ﷼     17.61 ﷼      +17.40 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.10 ﷼     2.31 ﷼      +9.81 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +22.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.25 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +12.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.75 ﷼     1.59 ﷼      -9.25 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.17 ﷼     0.16 ﷼      -5.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.11 ﷼     0.11 ﷼      -1.26 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.62 ﷼     0.58 ﷼      -6.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.42 ﷼     0.44 ﷼      +5.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.68 ﷼     0.90 ﷼      +32.56 %
Eggs (12) 0.95 ﷼     1.03 ﷼      +8.46 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.00 ﷼     3.34 ﷼      -16.58 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 1.71 ﷼     2.83 ﷼      +65.50 %
Apples (1kg) 0.99 ﷼     1.15 ﷼      +17.13 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.53 ﷼     1.06 ﷼      +100.50 %
Tomato (1kg) 0.99 ﷼     0.81 ﷼      -17.79 %
Potato (1kg) 0.68 ﷼     0.54 ﷼      -21.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.47 ﷼     0.66 ﷼      +38.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.20 ﷼     0.22 ﷼      +8.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 ﷼     7.60 ﷼      +117.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.47 ﷼     2.50 ﷼      +434.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 0.95 ﷼     2.66 ﷼      +179.52 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 0.95 ﷼     1.05 ﷼      +10.34 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 ﷼     0.52 ﷼      +162.05 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 ﷼     22.01 ﷼      -55.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 ﷼     0.52 ﷼      -47.59 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.25 ﷼     0.21 ﷼      -16.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ﷼     3.12 ﷼      -37.58 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.12 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      +52.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,270.47 ﷼     8,385.52 ﷼      +33.73 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 24.14 ﷼     57.40 ﷼      +137.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 ﷼     0.06 ﷼      +4.99 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.88 ﷼     29.98 ﷼      +20.53 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.87 ﷼     38.18 ﷼      +53.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.70 ﷼     9.14 ﷼      +94.45 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.57 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +2.75 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 23.00 ﷼     36.00 ﷼      +56.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 22.33 ﷼     24.91 ﷼      +11.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 35.86 ﷼     35.15 ﷼      -1.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 27.50 ﷼     40.24 ﷼      +46.32 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 327.50 ﷼     781.10 ﷼      +138.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 225.56 ﷼     529.56 ﷼      +134.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 652.77 ﷼     1,625.26 ﷼      +148.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 461.57 ﷼     1,097.95 ﷼      +137.87 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 750.00 ﷼     1,958.62 ﷼      +161.15 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.50 ﷼     1,166.75 ﷼      +221.86 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 789.86 ﷼     1,196.82 ﷼      +51.52 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.80     4.94      -27.35 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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