Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and Munich 

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Consumer Prices in Munich are 19.79% higher than in Dubai (without rent)
Rent Prices in Munich are 6.30% lower than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in Munich are 8.02% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in Munich are 27.06% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in Munich is 3.61% higher than in Dubai
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Restaurants
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 AED
(7.96 €)
57.15 AED
(13.00 €)
     +63.27 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 AED
(56.87 €)
263.75 AED
(60.00 €)
     +5.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 AED
(6.82 €)
35.17 AED
(8.00 €)
     +17.22 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45.00 AED
(10.24 €)
17.36 AED
(3.95 €)
     -61.41 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 AED
(10.24 €)
17.58 AED
(4.00 €)
     -60.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.69 AED
(4.25 €)
13.70 AED
(3.12 €)
     -26.69 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.29 AED
(0.97 €)
12.63 AED
(2.87 €)
     +194.73 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.58 AED
(0.36 €)
11.16 AED
(2.54 €)
     +605.54 %
Markets
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.19 AED
(5.05 €)
16.31 AED
(3.71 €)
     -26.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.51 AED
(1.03 €)
7.21 AED
(1.64 €)
     +60.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.05 AED
(0.69 €)
4.18 AED
(0.95 €)
     +37.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.55 AED
(2.17 €)
10.90 AED
(2.48 €)
     +14.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 17.21 AED
(3.92 €)
25.08 AED
(5.71 €)
     +45.70 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.60 AED
(2.87 €)
14.20 AED
(3.23 €)
     +12.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.51 AED
(4.21 €)
27.87 AED
(6.34 €)
     +50.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.44 AED
(0.78 €)
4.93 AED
(1.12 €)
     +43.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.72 AED
(0.62 €)
3.34 AED
(0.76 €)
     +22.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.03 AED
(0.69 €)
4.45 AED
(1.01 €)
     +46.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.36 AED
(0.54 €)
5.85 AED
(1.33 €)
     +147.30 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.71 AED
(0.39 €)
3.79 AED
(0.86 €)
     +121.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.48 AED
(0.34 €)
2.94 AED
(0.67 €)
     +99.38 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.32 AED
(1.44 €)
4.24 AED
(0.96 €)
     -32.94 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.18 AED
(0.50 €)
2.56 AED
(0.58 €)
     +17.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 AED
(13.65 €)
21.98 AED
(5.00 €)
     -63.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.08 AED
(3.43 €)
4.23 AED
(0.96 €)
     -71.98 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.77 AED
(4.27 €)
6.52 AED
(1.48 €)
     -65.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED
(5.00 €)
30.77 AED
(7.00 €)
     +39.87 %
Transportation
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED
(1.14 €)
14.51 AED
(3.30 €)
     +190.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(68.25 €)
242.65 AED
(55.20 €)
     -19.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(2.73 €)
16.26 AED
(3.70 €)
     +35.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.78 AED
(0.86 €)
14.15 AED
(3.22 €)
     +274.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(6.82 €)
131.88 AED
(30.00 €)
     +339.58 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.60 AED
(1.73 €)
22.49 AED
(5.12 €)
     +195.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 90,000.00 AED
(20,473.90 €)
107,698.11 AED
(24,500.00 €)
     +19.66 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,901.54 AED
(16,129.23 €)
99,403.49 AED
(22,613.08 €)
     +40.20 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 655.30 AED
(149.07 €)
1,164.76 AED
(264.97 €)
     +77.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.51 AED
(0.12 €)
0.52 AED
(0.12 €)
     +2.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 356.63 AED
(81.13 €)
159.83 AED
(36.36 €)
     -55.18 %
Sports And Leisure
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 293.97 AED
(66.87 €)
158.01 AED
(35.95 €)
     -46.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 120.22 AED
(27.35 €)
95.35 AED
(21.69 €)
     -20.69 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 AED
(9.10 €)
52.75 AED
(12.00 €)
     +31.88 %
Childcare
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,190.71 AED
(498.36 €)
2,980.91 AED
(678.12 €)
     +36.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 41,369.12 AED
(9,410.97 €)
53,278.69 AED
(12,120.25 €)
     +28.79 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 209.25 AED
(47.60 €)
344.30 AED
(78.32 €)
     +64.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 187.34 AED
(42.62 €)
177.93 AED
(40.48 €)
     -5.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 325.12 AED
(73.96 €)
387.96 AED
(88.26 €)
     +19.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 320.56 AED
(72.92 €)
559.74 AED
(127.33 €)
     +74.61 %
Rent Per Month
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,838.52 AED
(1,328.19 €)
5,548.28 AED
(1,262.17 €)
     -4.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,839.73 AED
(873.49 €)
4,026.84 AED
(916.06 €)
     +4.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,438.00 AED
(2,602.00 €)
10,028.01 AED
(2,281.25 €)
     -12.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,938.51 AED
(1,805.91 €)
7,621.16 AED
(1,733.72 €)
     -4.00 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,289.51 AED
(293.35 €)
4,528.97 AED
(1,030.29 €)
     +251.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 805.80 AED
(183.31 €)
3,245.29 AED
(738.26 €)
     +302.74 %
Salaries And Financing
Dubai[ Edit ] Munich[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,176.37 AED
(2,542.49 €)
12,631.45 AED
(2,873.50 €)
     +13.02 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.29 1.69      -60.69 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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