Cost of Living Comparison Between Dubai and New York, NY 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 56.29% higher than in Dubai (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 88.33% higher than in Dubai
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 138.60% higher than in Dubai
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 45.42% higher than in Dubai
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 107.35% higher than in Dubai
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 27.11% lower than in Dubai
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Restaurants
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 40.00 AED
(10.89 $)
91.83 AED
(25.00 $)
     +129.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 250.00 AED
(68.06 $)
330.58 AED
(90.00 $)
     +32.23 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 AED
(8.17 $)
36.73 AED
(10.00 $)
     +22.44 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45.00 AED
(12.25 $)
29.38 AED
(8.00 $)
     -34.70 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 AED
(12.25 $)
36.73 AED
(10.00 $)
     -18.38 %
Cappuccino (regular) 18.35 AED
(5.00 $)
19.04 AED
(5.18 $)
     +3.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.10 AED
(1.12 $)
9.47 AED
(2.58 $)
     +130.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 AED
(0.58 $)
9.06 AED
(2.47 $)
     +322.11 %
Markets
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.47 AED
(6.66 $)
16.76 AED
(4.56 $)
     -31.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.00 AED
(1.36 $)
13.20 AED
(3.59 $)
     +164.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.98 AED
(1.08 $)
11.99 AED
(3.26 $)
     +201.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.24 AED
(3.06 $)
14.86 AED
(4.05 $)
     +32.25 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 15.40 AED
(4.19 $)
28.54 AED
(7.77 $)
     +85.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.23 AED
(3.60 $)
27.39 AED
(7.46 $)
     +107.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 18.54 AED
(5.05 $)
33.74 AED
(9.18 $)
     +81.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.57 AED
(0.97 $)
9.08 AED
(2.47 $)
     +154.31 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.04 AED
(0.83 $)
4.36 AED
(1.19 $)
     +43.53 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.71 AED
(0.74 $)
8.34 AED
(2.27 $)
     +208.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.47 AED
(0.67 $)
10.29 AED
(2.80 $)
     +316.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.72 AED
(0.47 $)
7.10 AED
(1.93 $)
     +313.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 AED
(0.43 $)
6.14 AED
(1.67 $)
     +291.24 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.55 AED
(1.51 $)
9.99 AED
(2.72 $)
     +80.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.25 AED
(0.61 $)
8.84 AED
(2.41 $)
     +292.15 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 AED
(16.33 $)
56.57 AED
(15.40 $)
     -5.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.95 AED
(3.25 $)
14.28 AED
(3.89 $)
     +19.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.66 AED
(5.62 $)
14.91 AED
(4.06 $)
     -27.83 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED
(5.99 $)
55.10 AED
(15.00 $)
     +150.44 %
Transportation
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED
(1.36 $)
10.10 AED
(2.75 $)
     +102.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(81.67 $)
473.83 AED
(129.00 $)
     +57.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(3.27 $)
15.61 AED
(4.25 $)
     +30.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 AED
(1.31 $)
11.02 AED
(3.00 $)
     +128.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(8.17 $)
119.38 AED
(32.50 $)
     +297.92 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 16.31 AED
(4.44 $)
18.23 AED
(4.96 $)
     +11.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 97,500.00 AED
(26,544.34 $)
91,827.50 AED
(25,000.00 $)
     -5.82 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 76,232.09 AED
(20,754.15 $)
88,703.45 AED
(24,149.48 $)
     +16.36 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 607.21 AED
(165.31 $)
594.62 AED
(161.88 $)
     -2.07 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.53 AED
(0.14 $)
0.38 AED
(0.10 $)
     -28.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 366.00 AED
(99.64 $)
244.69 AED
(66.62 $)
     -33.14 %
Sports And Leisure
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 288.48 AED
(78.54 $)
373.05 AED
(101.56 $)
     +29.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 133.97 AED
(36.47 $)
137.74 AED
(37.50 $)
     +2.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 AED
(12.25 $)
66.12 AED
(18.00 $)
     +46.92 %
Childcare
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,708.73 AED
(737.45 $)
8,265.84 AED
(2,250.37 $)
     +205.16 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 47,175.10 AED
(12,843.40 $)
151,821.47 AED
(41,333.33 $)
     +221.83 %
Clothing And Shoes
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 232.17 AED
(63.21 $)
227.05 AED
(61.81 $)
     -2.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 207.78 AED
(56.57 $)
224.61 AED
(61.15 $)
     +8.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 294.60 AED
(80.20 $)
348.62 AED
(94.91 $)
     +18.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 320.83 AED
(87.35 $)
545.54 AED
(148.52 $)
     +70.04 %
Rent Per Month
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,995.83 AED
(1,632.36 $)
14,640.98 AED
(3,986.00 $)
     +144.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,577.28 AED
(973.91 $)
8,656.27 AED
(2,356.67 $)
     +141.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,811.50 AED
(2,943.43 $)
26,572.25 AED
(7,234.29 $)
     +145.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,144.31 AED
(1,945.03 $)
15,813.34 AED
(4,305.18 $)
     +121.34 %
Buy Apartment Price
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,312.49 AED
(357.33 $)
5,335.08 AED
(1,452.47 $)
     +306.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 807.18 AED
(219.76 $)
3,260.65 AED
(887.71 $)
     +303.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Dubai Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 17,338.03 AED
(4,720.27 $)
23,802.13 AED
(6,480.12 $)
     +37.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.68 5.22      +41.93 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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