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Cost of Living Comparison Between Abu Dhabi and Sydney Reverse

You would need around 7,113.76A$ (23,387.79AED) 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 79.96% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 37.58% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Rent Prices in Sydney are 1.06% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 46.40% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 100.47% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 4.59% lower than in Abu Dhabi

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  Abu Dhabi  Sydney      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED     49.32 AED      +64.38 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED     263.01 AED      +75.34 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 22.00 AED     28.85 AED      +31.13 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 28.00 AED     19.73 AED      -29.55 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 23.00 AED     24.66 AED      +7.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.09 AED     12.15 AED      -19.44 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.59 AED     9.66 AED      +506.66 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.19 AED     8.12 AED      +583.20 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 5.16 AED     4.90 AED      -4.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.21 AED     10.92 AED      +159.66 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 6.86 AED     9.72 AED      +41.78 %
Eggs (12) 9.81 AED     13.92 AED      +41.89 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 22.50 AED     37.18 AED      +65.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 22.91 AED     35.12 AED      +53.29 %
Apples (1kg) 8.05 AED     13.91 AED      +72.82 %
Oranges (1kg) 5.73 AED     12.04 AED      +110.10 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.69 AED     17.15 AED      +201.23 %
Potato (1kg) 4.69 AED     10.59 AED      +125.72 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.38 AED     8.12 AED      +51.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 AED     8.43 AED      +321.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 47.50 AED     54.25 AED      +14.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.80 AED     16.55 AED      +88.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 8.00 AED     18.30 AED      +128.69 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 AED     62.47 AED      +594.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 AED     13.15 AED      +557.54 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 AED     407.67 AED      +409.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 AED     11.51 AED      +228.77 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.69 AED     9.86 AED      +481.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.50 AED     180.82 AED      +703.66 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.73 AED     4.98 AED      +187.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 74,000.00 AED     85,479.77 AED      +15.51 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 289.29 AED     797.47 AED      +175.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 AED     3.38 AED      +807.89 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 295.92 AED     211.64 AED      -28.48 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 391.67 AED     267.50 AED      -31.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 90.00 AED     76.27 AED      -15.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED     59.18 AED      +69.08 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 266.67 AED     358.56 AED      +34.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 197.86 AED     259.15 AED      +30.98 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 309.09 AED     473.32 AED      +53.13 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 331.82 AED     473.65 AED      +42.74 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,721.28 AED     7,447.47 AED      +10.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,717.65 AED     5,250.09 AED      +11.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,255.53 AED     14,652.02 AED      +2.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,865.38 AED     9,598.84 AED      -11.66 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 15,254.64 AED     31,519.02 AED      +106.62 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,819.45 AED     21,345.05 AED      +142.02 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,861.84 AED     15,569.42 AED      +31.26 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.86     5.68      -3.11 %
 
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