Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and New York, NY 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 54.68% higher than in Dubai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 71.76% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 97.11% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 39.40% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 102.87% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 13.46% higher than in Dubai
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Restaurants
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 AED
(9.53 $)
73.46 AED
(20.00 $)
     +109.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 AED
(68.06 $)
367.32 AED
(100.00 $)
     +46.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 28.00 AED
(7.62 $)
33.06 AED
(9.00 $)
     +18.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45.00 AED
(12.25 $)
26.45 AED
(7.20 $)
     -41.23 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 AED
(12.25 $)
33.06 AED
(9.00 $)
     -26.54 %
Cappuccino (regular) 19.17 AED
(5.22 $)
18.32 AED
(4.99 $)
     -4.43 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.76 AED
(1.30 $)
7.88 AED
(2.14 $)
     +65.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.77 AED
(0.48 $)
6.40 AED
(1.74 $)
     +262.30 %
Markets
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.22 AED
(6.05 $)
16.58 AED
(4.51 $)
     -25.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.47 AED
(1.22 $)
13.41 AED
(3.65 $)
     +200.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.19 AED
(0.87 $)
9.12 AED
(2.48 $)
     +186.28 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.04 AED
(2.46 $)
11.79 AED
(3.21 $)
     +30.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 16.56 AED
(4.51 $)
22.94 AED
(6.25 $)
     +38.56 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.64 AED
(3.17 $)
22.07 AED
(6.01 $)
     +89.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.48 AED
(4.76 $)
28.74 AED
(7.82 $)
     +64.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.32 AED
(0.90 $)
10.11 AED
(2.75 $)
     +204.79 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.61 AED
(0.71 $)
4.74 AED
(1.29 $)
     +81.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.84 AED
(0.77 $)
9.82 AED
(2.67 $)
     +245.28 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.36 AED
(0.64 $)
10.29 AED
(2.80 $)
     +336.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.59 AED
(0.43 $)
7.01 AED
(1.91 $)
     +341.26 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.45 AED
(0.39 $)
6.89 AED
(1.88 $)
     +375.78 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.22 AED
(1.69 $)
8.62 AED
(2.35 $)
     +38.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.25 AED
(0.61 $)
7.92 AED
(2.16 $)
     +251.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 AED
(16.33 $)
55.10 AED
(15.00 $)
     -8.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.77 AED
(4.02 $)
11.20 AED
(3.05 $)
     -24.13 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.74 AED
(5.65 $)
11.18 AED
(3.04 $)
     -46.11 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED
(5.99 $)
55.10 AED
(15.00 $)
     +150.45 %
Transportation
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED
(1.36 $)
10.10 AED
(2.75 $)
     +102.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(81.67 $)
468.33 AED
(127.50 $)
     +56.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(3.27 $)
13.96 AED
(3.80 $)
     +16.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.93 AED
(1.07 $)
11.02 AED
(3.00 $)
     +180.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(8.17 $)
119.38 AED
(32.50 $)
     +297.93 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.54 AED
(2.05 $)
9.78 AED
(2.66 $)
     +29.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 89,500.00 AED
(24,365.68 $)
84,483.60 AED
(23,000.00 $)
     -5.60 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,483.72 AED
(19,188.64 $)
78,402.13 AED
(21,344.37 $)
     +11.23 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 666.27 AED
(181.39 $)
573.17 AED
(156.04 $)
     -13.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 AED
(0.12 $)
0.40 AED
(0.11 $)
     -10.80 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 353.69 AED
(96.29 $)
243.87 AED
(66.39 $)
     -31.05 %
Sports And Leisure
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 249.24 AED
(67.85 $)
395.89 AED
(107.78 $)
     +58.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 123.12 AED
(33.52 $)
121.50 AED
(33.08 $)
     -1.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 AED
(10.89 $)
58.77 AED
(16.00 $)
     +46.93 %
Childcare
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,331.97 AED
(634.86 $)
9,373.84 AED
(2,551.95 $)
     +301.97 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 43,646.55 AED
(11,882.43 $)
135,663.52 AED
(36,933.33 $)
     +210.82 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 206.63 AED
(56.25 $)
231.30 AED
(62.97 $)
     +11.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 194.34 AED
(52.91 $)
163.77 AED
(44.59 $)
     -15.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 314.15 AED
(85.52 $)
331.25 AED
(90.18 $)
     +5.45 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 327.52 AED
(89.16 $)
485.41 AED
(132.15 $)
     +48.21 %
Rent Per Month
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,527.73 AED
(1,504.88 $)
11,277.80 AED
(3,070.29 $)
     +104.02 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,686.65 AED
(1,003.66 $)
7,430.43 AED
(2,022.88 $)
     +101.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,797.24 AED
(2,939.46 $)
22,950.78 AED
(6,248.17 $)
     +112.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,490.97 AED
(2,039.36 $)
12,552.21 AED
(3,417.24 $)
     +67.56 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,233.52 AED
(335.82 $)
5,174.61 AED
(1,408.75 $)
     +319.50 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 831.05 AED
(226.25 $)
2,708.83 AED
(737.46 $)
     +225.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,592.11 AED
(3,155.86 $)
22,591.18 AED
(6,150.27 $)
     +94.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.08 3.63      -11.03 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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