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Cost of Living Comparison Between Abu Dhabi and Sydney Reverse

You would need around 7,120.98A$ (24,279.28AED) in Sydney to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 17,000.00AED in Abu Dhabi (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Sydney are 84.99% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 42.82% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Rent Prices in Sydney are 5.96% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 51.37% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 106.52% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 6.30% lower than in Abu Dhabi

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  Abu Dhabi  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED     51.14 AED      +70.48 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED     272.76 AED      +81.84 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 21.00 AED     28.98 AED      +38.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 28.00 AED     20.46 AED      -26.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 24.00 AED     25.57 AED      +6.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.19 AED     12.55 AED      -17.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 AED     10.01 AED      +520.88 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.14 AED     8.38 AED      +633.77 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 5.12 AED     4.97 AED      -3.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.21 AED     11.27 AED      +167.90 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 6.86 AED     9.99 AED      +45.70 %
Eggs (12) 9.62 AED     14.53 AED      +50.94 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 22.50 AED     37.87 AED      +68.32 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 22.91 AED     36.67 AED      +60.05 %
Apples (1kg) 8.05 AED     14.01 AED      +74.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 5.73 AED     11.99 AED      +109.24 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.69 AED     17.69 AED      +210.74 %
Potato (1kg) 4.69 AED     10.78 AED      +129.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.38 AED     8.63 AED      +60.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 AED     8.64 AED      +345.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 AED     57.96 AED      +15.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.00 AED     16.62 AED      +107.70 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 AED     18.37 AED      +129.63 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 AED     64.78 AED      +619.79 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 AED     13.64 AED      +581.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 AED     415.96 AED      +419.96 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 AED     11.93 AED      +240.95 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.64 AED     10.23 AED      +521.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 AED     187.52 AED      +733.44 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.73 AED     5.15 AED      +197.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 74,000.00 AED     88,648.10 AED      +19.79 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 289.29 AED     790.07 AED      +173.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 AED     3.44 AED      +825.71 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 295.58 AED     215.02 AED      -27.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 395.83 AED     285.52 AED      -27.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 90.00 AED     77.35 AED      -14.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED     61.37 AED      +75.35 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 272.22 AED     364.39 AED      +33.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 197.86 AED     272.48 AED      +37.71 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 315.00 AED     497.02 AED      +57.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 331.82 AED     492.38 AED      +48.39 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,616.65 AED     7,604.71 AED      +14.93 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,637.50 AED     5,605.86 AED      +20.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,059.50 AED     15,142.91 AED      +7.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,770.83 AED     9,882.13 AED      -8.25 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,254.64 AED     32,887.01 AED      +115.59 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,819.45 AED     22,218.04 AED      +151.92 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 12,063.48 AED     16,143.70 AED      +33.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.86     5.80      -1.16 %
 
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