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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Dubai Reverse

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You would need around 17,545.49AED (1,839.05﷼) 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 22.19% higher than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 53.25% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Dubai are 108.55% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 29.87% higher than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 22.89% higher than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 1.23% higher 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 10.00 ﷼     15.72 ﷼      +57.22 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 2.00 ﷼     2.20 ﷼      +10.06 %
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) 1.62 ﷼     1.60 ﷼      -0.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.16 ﷼     0.16 ﷼      +2.63 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.10 ﷼     0.12 ﷼      +15.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.72 ﷼     0.57 ﷼      -20.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.42 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      +8.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.67 ﷼     0.77 ﷼      +14.22 %
Eggs (12) 0.96 ﷼     1.02 ﷼      +5.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.00 ﷼     3.27 ﷼      -18.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 1.71 ﷼     2.64 ﷼      +54.50 %
Apples (1kg) 0.99 ﷼     1.01 ﷼      +2.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.53 ﷼     0.85 ﷼      +61.21 %
Tomato (1kg) 0.56 ﷼     0.60 ﷼      +7.43 %
Potato (1kg) 0.68 ﷼     0.46 ﷼      -32.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.47 ﷼     0.55 ﷼      +16.49 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.20 ﷼     0.20 ﷼      +2.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 ﷼     7.86 ﷼      +124.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.46 ﷼     2.64 ﷼      +468.73 %
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 ﷼      +151.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 ﷼     20.96 ﷼      -58.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 ﷼     0.37 ﷼      -63.31 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.25 ﷼     0.19 ﷼      -24.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ﷼     3.14 ﷼      -37.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.12 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      +53.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 ﷼     7,441.94 ﷼      +24.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 24.14 ﷼     59.12 ﷼      +144.88 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 ﷼     0.06 ﷼      -0.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.82 ﷼     29.12 ﷼      +17.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.75 ﷼     36.63 ﷼      +54.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.00 ﷼     8.56 ﷼      +114.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +4.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 23.00 ﷼     31.44 ﷼      +36.67 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 22.33 ﷼     21.21 ﷼      -5.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 35.86 ﷼     33.52 ﷼      -6.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 27.50 ﷼     38.93 ﷼      +41.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 330.36 ﷼     712.79 ﷼      +115.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 226.62 ﷼     454.62 ﷼      +100.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 695.83 ﷼     1,440.00 ﷼      +106.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 481.82 ﷼     1,010.13 ﷼      +109.65 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 750.00 ﷼     2,006.63 ﷼      +167.55 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.50 ﷼     1,129.81 ﷼      +211.67 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 803.35 ﷼     1,246.28 ﷼      +55.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.50     5.25      -19.25 %
 
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