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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Dubai 

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Consumer Prices in Dubai are 31.56% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dubai are 33.57% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Dubai are 36.11% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Dubai are 24.89% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Dubai are 37.68% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Dubai is 38.29% higher than in London
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  LondonDubaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(70.90 AED)
6.35 £
(30.00 AED)
     -57.68 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(236.32 AED)
42.32 £
(200.00 AED)
     -15.37 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(28.36 AED)
5.29 £
(25.00 AED)
     -11.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(23.63 AED)
6.35 £
(30.00 AED)
     +26.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(21.27 AED)
8.25 £
(39.00 AED)
     +83.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.73 £
(12.89 AED)
3.74 £
(17.67 AED)
     +37.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.31 £
(6.21 AED)
0.55 £
(2.60 AED)
     -58.19 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 £
(4.73 AED)
0.30 £
(1.43 AED)
     -69.85 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 £
(16.59 AED)
3.92 £
(18.51 AED)
     +11.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 £
(4.73 AED)
0.65 £
(3.08 AED)
     -34.90 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.77 £
(3.65 AED)
0.53 £
(2.49 AED)
     -31.84 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.15 £
(10.18 AED)
1.49 £
(7.03 AED)
     -30.97 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.22 £
(15.21 AED)
3.59 £
(16.99 AED)
     +11.71 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.05 £
(14.42 AED)
1.83 £
(8.64 AED)
     -40.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.24 £
(20.02 AED)
2.78 £
(13.14 AED)
     -34.38 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.01 £
(4.79 AED)
0.61 £
(2.90 AED)
     -39.39 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(2.36 AED)
0.52 £
(2.46 AED)
     +4.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.97 £
(4.57 AED)
0.49 £
(2.33 AED)
     -48.93 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.08 £
(5.10 AED)
0.38 £
(1.82 AED)
     -64.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.56 £
(2.63 AED)
0.27 £
(1.29 AED)
     -50.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(2.46 AED)
0.17 £
(0.81 AED)
     -67.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.81 £
(3.83 AED)
0.88 £
(4.18 AED)
     +9.10 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.00 £
(4.72 AED)
0.31 £
(1.45 AED)
     -69.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(37.81 AED)
6.35 £
(30.00 AED)
     -20.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 £
(7.37 AED)
3.28 £
(15.52 AED)
     +110.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 £
(10.13 AED)
3.28 £
(15.50 AED)
     +53.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(51.99 AED)
2.12 £
(10.00 AED)
     -80.77 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(11.82 AED)
1.06 £
(5.00 AED)
     -57.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 £
(661.70 AED)
38.08 £
(180.00 AED)
     -72.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(23.63 AED)
2.54 £
(12.00 AED)
     -49.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.66 £
(22.04 AED)
0.53 £
(2.50 AED)
     -88.66 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(189.06 AED)
3.17 £
(15.00 AED)
     -92.07 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.91 £
(23.21 AED)
1.95 £
(9.21 AED)
     -60.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,959.50 £
(94,337.62 AED)
12,694.51 £
(60,000.00 AED)
     -36.40 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,953.70 £
(99,036.66 AED)
12,009.72 £
(56,763.36 AED)
     -42.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.34 £
(724.77 AED)
141.62 £
(669.36 AED)
     -7.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £
(0.54 AED)
0.06 £
(0.27 AED)
     -49.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.36 £
(152.97 AED)
80.02 £
(378.21 AED)
     +147.25 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.03 £
(212.83 AED)
65.51 £
(309.65 AED)
     +45.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.28 £
(53.29 AED)
14.01 £
(66.20 AED)
     +24.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(61.44 AED)
8.46 £
(40.00 AED)
     -34.90 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,242.17 £
(5,871.05 AED)
421.88 £
(1,993.99 AED)
     -66.04 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,345.75 £
(77,257.40 AED)
7,564.06 £
(35,751.16 AED)
     -53.72 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.11 £
(303.02 AED)
49.35 £
(233.25 AED)
     -23.03 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.35 £
(143.45 AED)
38.24 £
(180.74 AED)
     +26.00 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.12 £
(321.97 AED)
68.56 £
(324.04 AED)
     +0.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 81.00 £
(382.84 AED)
70.03 £
(331.00 AED)
     -13.54 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,727.00 £
(8,162.58 AED)
1,334.02 £
(6,305.17 AED)
     -22.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,238.44 £
(5,853.42 AED)
849.62 £
(4,015.70 AED)
     -31.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,304.78 £
(15,619.88 AED)
1,780.26 £
(8,414.33 AED)
     -46.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,035.19 £
(9,619.21 AED)
1,342.38 £
(6,344.69 AED)
     -34.04 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,243.97 £
(5,879.56 AED)
192.90 £
(911.75 AED)
     -84.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 719.09 £
(3,398.74 AED)
138.40 £
(654.16 AED)
     -80.75 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,491.78 £
(11,777.30 AED)
2,289.07 £
(10,819.19 AED)
     -8.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 3.60      +11.77 %
Last update: January 2019January 2019
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Currency: GBP