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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and London 

You would need around 4,122.81£ (25,437.72AED) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 17,000.00AED in Dubai (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 62.32% higher than in Dubai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 49.63% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in London are 35.32% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in London are 64.23% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in London are 52.94% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in London is 27.38% lower than in Dubai

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  Dubai  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 29.57 AED     61.70 AED      +108.68 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED     308.50 AED      +105.67 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 20.26 AED     30.85 AED      +52.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 AED     22.21 AED      -36.54 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 AED     21.59 AED      -28.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 15.00 AED     14.83 AED      -1.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 AED     6.81 AED      +315.51 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.18 AED     5.90 AED      +397.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 5.48 AED     5.81 AED      +5.99 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.23 AED     6.01 AED      +42.27 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 6.29 AED     9.60 AED      +52.57 %
Eggs (12) 9.48 AED     14.04 AED      +48.17 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 32.13 AED     42.00 AED      +30.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 24.44 AED     44.41 AED      +81.71 %
Apples (1kg) 9.03 AED     11.51 AED      +27.41 %
Oranges (1kg) 7.48 AED     11.07 AED      +47.96 %
Tomato (1kg) 5.86 AED     13.11 AED      +123.88 %
Potato (1kg) 4.17 AED     7.18 AED      +72.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.14 AED     5.82 AED      +13.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 AED     6.13 AED      +222.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 73.46 AED     43.19 AED      -41.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 27.22 AED     9.42 AED      -65.38 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 25.80 AED     9.29 AED      -64.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 AED     49.36 AED      +448.44 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.80 AED     17.28 AED      +259.92 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 AED     771.25 AED      +285.62 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 AED     18.51 AED      +428.86 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 AED     15.07 AED      +781.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED     152.65 AED      +408.82 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.74 AED     8.59 AED      +393.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,000.00 AED     98,719.97 AED      +41.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 536.80 AED     916.56 AED      +70.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.51 AED     0.85 AED      +66.08 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 265.23 AED     118.66 AED      -55.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 365.48 AED     321.55 AED      -12.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 72.06 AED     57.53 AED      -20.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED     74.04 AED      +111.54 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 278.40 AED     374.67 AED      +34.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 193.69 AED     186.13 AED      -3.90 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 299.98 AED     400.12 AED      +33.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 367.40 AED     432.73 AED      +17.78 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,138.65 AED     9,072.99 AED      +47.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,717.13 AED     5,656.77 AED      +52.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,700.09 AED     17,316.74 AED      +36.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,848.45 AED     10,449.73 AED      +18.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 17,414.63 AED     50,593.99 AED      +190.53 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,851.68 AED     30,819.68 AED      +212.84 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 12,320.35 AED     13,387.00 AED      +8.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.77     4.20      -27.12 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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