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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Dubai Reverse

You would need around 17,358.72AED (1,819.52﷼) 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 22.70% higher than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 51.63% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Dubai are 103.82% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 37.21% higher than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 23.55% higher than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 4.65% higher than in Muscat

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  Muscat  Dubai      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.65 ﷼     2.62 ﷼      +58.76 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.00 ﷼     15.72 ﷼      +57.23 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 2.00 ﷼     2.25 ﷼      +12.68 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +22.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +22.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.40 ﷼     1.60 ﷼      +14.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.16 ﷼     0.17 ﷼      +2.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.10 ﷼     0.12 ﷼      +19.00 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.74 ﷼     0.57 ﷼      -22.81 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.39 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      +16.01 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.67 ﷼     0.70 ﷼      +3.78 %
Eggs (12) 0.95 ﷼     1.03 ﷼      +8.04 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 4.00 ﷼     3.26 ﷼      -18.48 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 1.71 ﷼     2.61 ﷼      +52.73 %
Apples (1kg) 0.89 ﷼     0.98 ﷼      +9.38 %
Oranges (1kg) 0.54 ﷼     0.83 ﷼      +55.28 %
Tomato (1kg) 0.52 ﷼     0.66 ﷼      +26.94 %
Potato (1kg) 0.68 ﷼     0.45 ﷼      -34.24 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.35 ﷼     0.54 ﷼      +54.52 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.19 ﷼     0.20 ﷼      +3.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 3.50 ﷼     7.86 ﷼      +124.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.47 ﷼     2.70 ﷼      +471.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 0.95 ﷼     2.67 ﷼      +181.36 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 0.98 ﷼     0.94 ﷼      -3.24 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.20 ﷼     0.50 ﷼      +151.57 %
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 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      -28.30 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.00 ﷼     3.14 ﷼      -37.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.12 ﷼     0.18 ﷼      +51.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 ﷼     7,337.33 ﷼      +22.29 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 24.86 ﷼     58.01 ﷼      +133.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 ﷼     0.06 ﷼      +0.47 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.91 ﷼     28.69 ﷼      +15.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 23.75 ﷼     37.50 ﷼      +57.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6.00 ﷼     8.67 ﷼      +44.52 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 ﷼     3.67 ﷼      +4.82 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 21.43 ﷼     30.96 ﷼      +44.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20.80 ﷼     22.06 ﷼      +6.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 35.17 ﷼     33.79 ﷼      -3.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 30.00 ﷼     41.04 ﷼      +36.81 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 325.00 ﷼     690.59 ﷼      +112.49 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 218.42 ﷼     425.74 ﷼      +94.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 692.31 ﷼     1,354.46 ﷼      +95.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 459.09 ﷼     984.85 ﷼      +114.52 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 575.00 ﷼     1,940.90 ﷼      +237.55 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 362.50 ﷼     1,043.10 ﷼      +187.75 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 787.62 ﷼     1,249.78 ﷼      +58.68 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 6.29     5.43      -13.57 %
 
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