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Cost of Living Comparison Between Abu Dhabi and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 37.12% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 21.21% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Rent Prices in Sydney are 4.16% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 14.39% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 53.32% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 20.42% lower than in Abu Dhabi
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  Abu DhabiSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED
(10.41 A$)
43.22 AED
(15.00 A$)
     +44.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 180.00 AED
(62.47 A$)
230.52 AED
(80.00 A$)
     +28.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 AED
(8.68 A$)
28.81 AED
(10.00 A$)
     +15.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 35.00 AED
(12.15 A$)
21.61 AED
(7.50 A$)
     -38.25 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 35.00 AED
(12.15 A$)
24.49 AED
(8.50 A$)
     -30.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.00 AED
(6.25 A$)
11.18 AED
(3.88 A$)
     -37.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.78 AED
(0.62 A$)
9.14 AED
(3.17 A$)
     +413.74 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.13 AED
(0.39 A$)
7.69 AED
(2.67 A$)
     +580.00 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 20.79 AED
(7.21 A$)
16.32 AED
(5.66 A$)
     -21.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.70 AED
(1.28 A$)
7.17 AED
(2.49 A$)
     +93.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.84 AED
(1.33 A$)
3.34 AED
(1.16 A$)
     -13.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.11 AED
(3.16 A$)
13.68 AED
(4.75 A$)
     +50.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.23 AED
(4.94 A$)
13.10 AED
(4.55 A$)
     -7.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 12.86 AED
(4.46 A$)
13.42 AED
(4.66 A$)
     +4.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 19.82 AED
(6.88 A$)
20.16 AED
(7.00 A$)
     +1.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.95 AED
(1.37 A$)
5.76 AED
(2.00 A$)
     +45.98 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.94 AED
(1.02 A$)
3.84 AED
(1.33 A$)
     +30.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.68 AED
(1.28 A$)
4.81 AED
(1.67 A$)
     +30.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.38 AED
(1.17 A$)
7.46 AED
(2.59 A$)
     +120.47 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.19 AED
(0.76 A$)
4.30 AED
(1.49 A$)
     +96.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 AED
(0.59 A$)
3.73 AED
(1.30 A$)
     +121.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 7.69 AED
(2.67 A$)
7.74 AED
(2.69 A$)
     +0.69 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.92 AED
(0.67 A$)
6.26 AED
(2.17 A$)
     +225.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 AED
(24.29 A$)
51.87 AED
(18.00 A$)
     -25.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 9.50 AED
(3.30 A$)
15.10 AED
(5.24 A$)
     +58.91 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.12 AED
(3.16 A$)
15.28 AED
(5.30 A$)
     +67.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED
(3.47 A$)
83.56 AED
(29.00 A$)
     +735.62 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 AED
(0.69 A$)
11.53 AED
(4.00 A$)
     +476.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 AED
(27.76 A$)
461.03 AED
(160.00 A$)
     +476.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.50 AED
(1.56 A$)
10.37 AED
(3.60 A$)
     +130.52 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.93 AED
(1.02 A$)
10.80 AED
(3.75 A$)
     +268.89 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(10.41 A$)
162.92 AED
(56.54 A$)
     +443.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.99 AED
(2.43 A$)
14.31 AED
(4.97 A$)
     +104.64 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 AED
(27,763.75 A$)
72,036.37 AED
(25,000.00 A$)
     -9.95 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 65,208.33 AED
(22,630.35 A$)
70,625.12 AED
(24,510.23 A$)
     +8.31 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 386.70 AED
(134.20 A$)
521.19 AED
(180.88 A$)
     +34.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.47 AED
(0.16 A$)
1.97 AED
(0.68 A$)
     +315.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 365.11 AED
(126.71 A$)
198.31 AED
(68.82 A$)
     -45.69 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 378.38 AED
(131.32 A$)
208.94 AED
(72.51 A$)
     -44.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 111.07 AED
(38.55 A$)
73.08 AED
(25.36 A$)
     -34.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED
(12.15 A$)
57.63 AED
(20.00 A$)
     +64.65 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,471.97 AED
(857.89 A$)
5,342.84 AED
(1,854.22 A$)
     +116.14 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,746.15 AED
(14,140.83 A$)
58,153.00 AED
(20,181.82 A$)
     +42.72 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 263.93 AED
(91.60 A$)
298.79 AED
(103.69 A$)
     +13.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 191.39 AED
(66.42 A$)
183.15 AED
(63.56 A$)
     -4.31 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 362.80 AED
(125.91 A$)
396.69 AED
(137.67 A$)
     +9.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 385.07 AED
(133.64 A$)
436.37 AED
(151.44 A$)
     +13.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,707.81 AED
(2,327.93 A$)
7,738.64 AED
(2,685.67 A$)
     +15.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,201.67 AED
(1,805.22 A$)
5,540.10 AED
(1,922.67 A$)
     +6.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,933.33 AED
(4,488.47 A$)
13,886.94 AED
(4,819.42 A$)
     +7.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,718.52 AED
(3,372.78 A$)
8,833.59 AED
(3,065.67 A$)
     -9.11 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,366.12 AED
(474.11 A$)
3,621.74 AED
(1,256.91 A$)
     +165.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,044.38 AED
(362.45 A$)
2,271.90 AED
(788.45 A$)
     +117.54 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,629.78 AED
(5,077.22 A$)
14,111.75 AED
(4,897.44 A$)
     -3.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.15 4.27      +2.90 %
Last update: October 2017October 2017
Contributors:277461
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: AED