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Cost of Living Comparison Between Abu Dhabi and Sydney Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Sydney are 36.66% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Sydney are 16.80% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Rent Prices in Sydney are 3.22% lower than in Abu Dhabi
Restaurant Prices in Sydney are 18.29% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Groceries Prices in Sydney are 50.59% higher than in Abu Dhabi
Local Purchasing Power in Sydney is 18.77% lower than in Abu Dhabi
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  Abu DhabiSydneyDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED
(10.65 A$)
42.25 AED
(15.00 A$)
     +40.85 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 AED
(56.80 A$)
225.36 AED
(80.00 A$)
     +40.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 AED
(8.87 A$)
28.17 AED
(10.00 A$)
     +12.68 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 AED
(10.65 A$)
19.72 AED
(7.00 A$)
     -34.27 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 35.00 AED
(12.42 A$)
22.54 AED
(8.00 A$)
     -35.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 16.37 AED
(5.81 A$)
10.67 AED
(3.79 A$)
     -34.83 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.67 AED
(0.59 A$)
8.81 AED
(3.13 A$)
     +427.15 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.06 AED
(0.38 A$)
7.32 AED
(2.60 A$)
     +588.56 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 21.15 AED
(7.51 A$)
16.30 AED
(5.79 A$)
     -22.94 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.67 AED
(1.30 A$)
7.45 AED
(2.65 A$)
     +103.26 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.82 AED
(1.35 A$)
3.52 AED
(1.25 A$)
     -7.84 %
Eggs (12) 9.06 AED
(3.22 A$)
14.12 AED
(5.01 A$)
     +55.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.93 AED
(4.59 A$)
13.29 AED
(4.72 A$)
     +2.74 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.68 AED
(4.15 A$)
14.07 AED
(4.99 A$)
     +20.46 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.90 AED
(6.71 A$)
19.87 AED
(7.05 A$)
     +5.14 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.73 AED
(1.33 A$)
5.14 AED
(1.83 A$)
     +37.67 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.99 AED
(1.06 A$)
3.51 AED
(1.25 A$)
     +17.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.11 AED
(1.11 A$)
4.20 AED
(1.49 A$)
     +34.95 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.66 AED
(0.94 A$)
6.14 AED
(2.18 A$)
     +130.68 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.15 AED
(0.76 A$)
3.55 AED
(1.26 A$)
     +64.80 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.87 AED
(0.66 A$)
3.29 AED
(1.17 A$)
     +75.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 7.45 AED
(2.65 A$)
7.28 AED
(2.59 A$)
     -2.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 AED
(0.81 A$)
6.61 AED
(2.35 A$)
     +190.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 AED
(24.85 A$)
50.71 AED
(18.00 A$)
     -27.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 8.50 AED
(3.02 A$)
15.80 AED
(5.61 A$)
     +85.82 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 10.55 AED
(3.75 A$)
15.13 AED
(5.37 A$)
     +43.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 AED
(3.55 A$)
70.42 AED
(25.00 A$)
     +604.24 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 AED
(0.71 A$)
11.27 AED
(4.00 A$)
     +463.39 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 AED
(28.40 A$)
450.71 AED
(160.00 A$)
     +463.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 AED
(1.24 A$)
10.14 AED
(3.60 A$)
     +189.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.82 AED
(1.00 A$)
9.97 AED
(3.54 A$)
     +254.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(10.65 A$)
158.88 AED
(56.40 A$)
     +429.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.47 AED
(2.30 A$)
13.45 AED
(4.77 A$)
     +107.99 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,000.00 AED
(28,399.44 A$)
70,423.92 AED
(25,000.00 A$)
     -11.97 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 64,333.33 AED
(22,837.88 A$)
66,602.82 AED
(23,643.53 A$)
     +3.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 312.57 AED
(110.96 A$)
500.67 AED
(177.73 A$)
     +60.18 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.53 AED
(0.19 A$)
1.82 AED
(0.65 A$)
     +243.82 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 325.04 AED
(115.39 A$)
185.52 AED
(65.86 A$)
     -42.93 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 400.48 AED
(142.17 A$)
205.44 AED
(72.93 A$)
     -48.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 103.93 AED
(36.89 A$)
67.32 AED
(23.90 A$)
     -35.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED
(12.42 A$)
56.34 AED
(20.00 A$)
     +60.97 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,566.67 AED
(911.15 A$)
4,131.54 AED
(1,466.67 A$)
     +60.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,000.00 AED
(13,489.73 A$)
64,790.01 AED
(23,000.00 A$)
     +70.50 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 218.52 AED
(77.57 A$)
291.89 AED
(103.62 A$)
     +33.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 174.42 AED
(61.92 A$)
188.05 AED
(66.76 A$)
     +7.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 341.00 AED
(121.05 A$)
397.50 AED
(141.11 A$)
     +16.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 362.93 AED
(128.84 A$)
430.62 AED
(152.87 A$)
     +18.65 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,773.85 AED
(2,404.67 A$)
7,249.62 AED
(2,573.56 A$)
     +7.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,147.92 AED
(1,827.47 A$)
5,040.20 AED
(1,789.24 A$)
     -2.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,391.67 AED
(4,753.95 A$)
13,357.61 AED
(4,741.86 A$)
     -0.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,795.40 AED
(3,477.30 A$)
8,331.73 AED
(2,957.71 A$)
     -14.94 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,389.66 AED
(493.32 A$)
3,668.58 AED
(1,302.32 A$)
     +163.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,033.23 AED
(366.79 A$)
2,380.62 AED
(845.10 A$)
     +130.41 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 13,739.93 AED
(4,877.58 A$)
13,036.15 AED
(4,627.74 A$)
     -5.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.54 4.42      -2.62 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
Contributors:241500
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: AED