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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and London Reverse

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You would need around 4,326.16£ (24,334.46AED) in London to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 19,000.00AED in Dubai (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in London are 42.75% higher than in Dubai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 28.08% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in London are 14.31% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in London are 63.31% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in London are 30.64% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in London is 24.98% lower than in Dubai

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  Dubai  London      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 AED
(4.44 £)
    67.50 AED
(12.00 £)
     +170.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED
(26.67 £)
    281.25 AED
(50.00 £)
     +87.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 23.00 AED
(4.09 £)
    28.12 AED
(5.00 £)
     +22.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 AED
(6.22 £)
    22.50 AED
(4.00 £)
     -35.71 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 37.50 AED
(6.67 £)
    22.50 AED
(4.00 £)
     -40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 16.12 AED
(2.87 £)
    14.54 AED
(2.58 £)
     -9.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 AED
(0.28 £)
    6.77 AED
(1.20 £)
     +328.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.08 AED
(0.19 £)
    5.37 AED
(0.95 £)
     +395.85 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.06 AED
(3.74 £)
    19.43 AED
(3.45 £)
     -7.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.09 AED
(0.73 £)
    5.21 AED
(0.93 £)
     +27.30 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.91 AED
(0.70 £)
    4.14 AED
(0.74 £)
     +5.90 %
Eggs (12) 9.60 AED
(1.71 £)
    13.10 AED
(2.33 £)
     +36.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.57 AED
(2.59 £)
    18.61 AED
(3.31 £)
     +27.74 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 12.01 AED
(2.13 £)
    20.21 AED
(3.59 £)
     +68.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.37 AED
(0.78 £)
    4.75 AED
(0.85 £)
     +8.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.33 AED
(0.77 £)
    4.94 AED
(0.88 £)
     +14.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.28 AED
(0.58 £)
    4.68 AED
(0.83 £)
     +42.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.41 AED
(0.43 £)
    3.47 AED
(0.62 £)
     +43.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.87 AED
(1.22 £)
    4.73 AED
(0.84 £)
     -31.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.22 AED
(0.40 £)
    4.76 AED
(0.85 £)
     +114.09 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 72.50 AED
(12.89 £)
    39.37 AED
(7.00 £)
     -45.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 24.27 AED
(4.32 £)
    5.77 AED
(1.02 £)
     -76.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 28.58 AED
(5.08 £)
    7.44 AED
(1.32 £)
     -73.96 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED
(1.78 £)
    47.81 AED
(8.50 £)
     +378.12 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED
(0.89 £)
    14.06 AED
(2.50 £)
     +181.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 230.00 AED
(40.89 £)
    731.25 AED
(130.00 £)
     +217.93 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 AED
(0.98 £)
    15.75 AED
(2.80 £)
     +186.36 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 AED
(0.57 £)
    13.59 AED
(2.42 £)
     +322.35 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(5.33 £)
    165.29 AED
(29.38 £)
     +450.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.73 AED
(1.20 £)
    26.14 AED
(4.65 £)
     +288.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 75,000.00 AED
(13,333.42 £)
    96,608.72 AED
(17,175.00 £)
     +28.81 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 556.62 AED
(98.96 £)
    801.11 AED
(142.42 £)
     +43.92 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.58 AED
(0.10 £)
    0.67 AED
(0.12 £)
     +15.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 290.00 AED
(51.56 £)
    113.91 AED
(20.25 £)
     -60.72 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 331.91 AED
(59.01 £)
    286.13 AED
(50.87 £)
     -13.79 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 91.25 AED
(16.22 £)
    59.06 AED
(10.50 £)
     -35.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED
(6.22 £)
    67.50 AED
(12.00 £)
     +92.86 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 311.85 AED
(55.44 £)
    324.39 AED
(57.67 £)
     +4.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 235.50 AED
(41.87 £)
    183.48 AED
(32.62 £)
     -22.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 341.19 AED
(60.66 £)
    366.54 AED
(65.16 £)
     +7.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 398.18 AED
(70.79 £)
    413.77 AED
(73.56 £)
     +3.92 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,356.36 AED
(1,307.81 £)
    9,266.19 AED
(1,647.33 £)
     +25.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,312.18 AED
(944.39 £)
    6,038.68 AED
(1,073.55 £)
     +13.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,872.61 AED
(2,821.82 £)
    18,932.38 AED
(3,365.78 £)
     +19.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,700.62 AED
(1,902.35 £)
    10,621.37 AED
(1,888.26 £)
     -0.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,850.18 AED
(328.92 £)
    7,266.82 AED
(1,291.89 £)
     +292.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,184.01 AED
(210.49 £)
    4,091.87 AED
(727.45 £)
     +245.59 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 11,495.15 AED
(2,043.60 £)
    11,045.36 AED
(1,963.63 £)
     -3.91 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.81     3.91      -18.57 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: AED