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Cost of Living Comparison Between Abu Dhabi and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 31.20% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 12.91% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Rent Prices in Sydney are 5.74% lower than in Abu Dhabi
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 14.41% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 46.13% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 17.72% lower than in Abu Dhabi
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  Abu DhabiSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED
(10.97 A$)
42.41 AED
(15.50 A$)
     +41.35 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 175.00 AED
(63.97 A$)
225.71 AED
(82.50 A$)
     +28.98 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 AED
(9.14 A$)
27.36 AED
(10.00 A$)
     +9.43 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 32.50 AED
(11.88 A$)
19.15 AED
(7.00 A$)
     -41.07 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 30.00 AED
(10.97 A$)
21.89 AED
(8.00 A$)
     -27.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 16.89 AED
(6.17 A$)
10.37 AED
(3.79 A$)
     -38.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.72 AED
(0.63 A$)
8.67 AED
(3.17 A$)
     +403.43 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.09 AED
(0.40 A$)
7.30 AED
(2.67 A$)
     +571.34 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20.99 AED
(7.67 A$)
15.68 AED
(5.73 A$)
     -25.29 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.81 AED
(1.39 A$)
7.05 AED
(2.58 A$)
     +84.91 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.76 AED
(1.37 A$)
3.08 AED
(1.13 A$)
     -17.93 %
Eggs (12) 8.75 AED
(3.20 A$)
13.54 AED
(4.95 A$)
     +54.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.83 AED
(5.06 A$)
13.11 AED
(4.79 A$)
     -5.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.91 AED
(4.35 A$)
13.36 AED
(4.88 A$)
     +12.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.12 AED
(6.99 A$)
18.90 AED
(6.91 A$)
     -1.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.76 AED
(1.37 A$)
5.21 AED
(1.90 A$)
     +38.58 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.02 AED
(1.10 A$)
3.37 AED
(1.23 A$)
     +11.73 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.40 AED
(1.24 A$)
4.21 AED
(1.54 A$)
     +23.75 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.82 AED
(1.03 A$)
6.50 AED
(2.37 A$)
     +130.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.31 AED
(0.85 A$)
3.87 AED
(1.41 A$)
     +67.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.81 AED
(0.66 A$)
3.44 AED
(1.26 A$)
     +90.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 7.36 AED
(2.69 A$)
7.12 AED
(2.60 A$)
     -3.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 AED
(0.75 A$)
6.92 AED
(2.53 A$)
     +236.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 AED
(25.59 A$)
49.25 AED
(18.00 A$)
     -29.65 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.71 AED
(3.19 A$)
14.01 AED
(5.12 A$)
     +60.75 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.32 AED
(3.41 A$)
14.13 AED
(5.16 A$)
     +51.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED
(3.66 A$)
71.13 AED
(26.00 A$)
     +611.32 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 AED
(0.73 A$)
10.94 AED
(4.00 A$)
     +447.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 AED
(29.24 A$)
437.74 AED
(160.00 A$)
     +447.17 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 AED
(1.28 A$)
9.85 AED
(3.60 A$)
     +181.40 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.06 AED
(1.12 A$)
9.69 AED
(3.54 A$)
     +216.78 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 AED
(11.70 A$)
154.30 AED
(56.40 A$)
     +382.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.74 AED
(2.46 A$)
13.48 AED
(4.93 A$)
     +100.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 AED
(29,241.44 A$)
68,396.09 AED
(25,000.00 A$)
     -14.50 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,380.95 AED
(24,263.43 A$)
65,962.65 AED
(24,110.53 A$)
     -0.63 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 335.98 AED
(122.81 A$)
491.00 AED
(179.47 A$)
     +46.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.56 AED
(0.20 A$)
1.77 AED
(0.65 A$)
     +216.90 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 327.26 AED
(119.62 A$)
183.08 AED
(66.92 A$)
     -44.06 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 397.40 AED
(145.26 A$)
200.91 AED
(73.44 A$)
     -49.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 125.77 AED
(45.97 A$)
66.07 AED
(24.15 A$)
     -47.47 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED
(12.79 A$)
54.72 AED
(20.00 A$)
     +56.33 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,472.22 AED
(903.64 A$)
4,874.93 AED
(1,781.88 A$)
     +97.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,900.00 AED
(14,218.65 A$)
60,188.56 AED
(22,000.00 A$)
     +54.73 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 239.38 AED
(87.50 A$)
285.13 AED
(104.22 A$)
     +19.11 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 183.08 AED
(66.92 A$)
181.19 AED
(66.23 A$)
     -1.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 343.63 AED
(125.60 A$)
392.68 AED
(143.53 A$)
     +14.27 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 353.55 AED
(129.23 A$)
421.32 AED
(154.00 A$)
     +19.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,788.88 AED
(2,481.46 A$)
7,148.35 AED
(2,612.85 A$)
     +5.30 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,214.65 AED
(1,906.05 A$)
5,047.81 AED
(1,845.06 A$)
     -3.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,501.11 AED
(4,934.90 A$)
13,114.58 AED
(4,793.62 A$)
     -2.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,039.51 AED
(3,669.62 A$)
8,209.22 AED
(3,000.62 A$)
     -18.23 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,389.99 AED
(508.07 A$)
3,529.27 AED
(1,290.01 A$)
     +153.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,021.62 AED
(373.42 A$)
2,236.87 AED
(817.62 A$)
     +118.95 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,971.48 AED
(5,106.83 A$)
12,978.68 AED
(4,743.94 A$)
     -7.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.46 4.34      -2.68 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:238462
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: AED