Cost of Living Comparison Between Spain and United Arab Emirates Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Arab Emirates are 17.8% higher than in Spain (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Arab Emirates are 41.8% higher than in Spain
Rent Prices in United Arab Emirates are 96.6% higher than in Spain
Restaurant Prices in United Arab Emirates are 8.2% higher than in Spain
Groceries Prices in United Arab Emirates are 0.3% higher than in Spain
Local Purchasing Power in United Arab Emirates is 26.7% higher than in Spain
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Restaurants
Spain Edit United Arab Emirates Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €
(47.71 AED)
8.19 €
(32.54 AED)
     -31.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 €
(198.79 AED)
50.31 €
(200.00 AED)
     +0.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 €
(33.79 AED)
7.55 €
(30.00 AED)
     -11.2 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.80 €
(11.13 AED)
10.05 €
(39.95 AED)
     +258.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 €
(11.93 AED)
10.06 €
(40.00 AED)
     +235.4 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.82 €
(7.25 AED)
4.87 €
(19.36 AED)
     +166.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 €
(7.75 AED)
1.04 €
(4.14 AED)
     -46.6 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.46 €
(5.80 AED)
0.55 €
(2.20 AED)
     -62.1 %
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.93 €
(15.63 AED)
7.09 €
(28.19 AED)
     +80.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.16 €
(4.62 AED)
1.18 €
(4.69 AED)
     +1.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.59 €
(2.35 AED)
0.84 €
(3.34 AED)
     +42.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 €
(9.65 AED)
2.79 €
(11.09 AED)
     +14.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.41 €
(21.52 AED)
3.87 €
(15.38 AED)
     -28.5 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.17 €
(12.59 AED)
3.23 €
(12.84 AED)
     +1.9 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.96 €
(23.68 AED)
4.39 €
(17.45 AED)
     -26.3 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 €
(3.56 AED)
0.91 €
(3.63 AED)
     +2.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 €
(3.03 AED)
0.73 €
(2.90 AED)
     -4.4 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 €
(3.04 AED)
0.85 €
(3.38 AED)
     +11.2 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.03 €
(4.10 AED)
0.58 €
(2.31 AED)
     -43.5 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.65 €
(2.59 AED)
0.46 €
(1.83 AED)
     -29.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.71 €
(2.82 AED)
0.42 €
(1.67 AED)
     -41.0 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.03 €
(4.08 AED)
1.70 €
(6.74 AED)
     +65.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 €
(2.60 AED)
0.57 €
(2.26 AED)
     -13.0 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 5.00 €
(19.88 AED)
12.58 €
(50.00 AED)
     +151.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.01 €
(4.03 AED)
3.41 €
(13.54 AED)
     +236.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.67 €
(6.63 AED)
6.10 €
(24.27 AED)
     +266.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.15 €
(20.48 AED)
5.79 €
(23.00 AED)
     +12.3 %
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 €
(5.96 AED)
1.76 €
(7.00 AED)
     +17.4 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 32.00 €
(127.22 AED)
62.88 €
(250.00 AED)
     +96.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 €
(13.92 AED)
3.02 €
(12.00 AED)
     -13.8 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.92 €
(7.62 AED)
1.21 €
(4.83 AED)
     -36.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.77 €
(86.57 AED)
7.55 €
(30.00 AED)
     -65.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.09 €
(24.20 AED)
2.94 €
(11.68 AED)
     -51.7 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,365.00 €
(132,650.45 AED)
37,728.86 €
(150,000.00 AED)
     +13.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,239.84 €
(100,346.96 AED)
20,856.37 €
(82,919.42 AED)
     -17.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spain Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 129.51 €
(514.89 AED)
160.41 €
(637.74 AED)
     +23.9 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 18.43 €
(73.27 AED)
54.67 €
(217.37 AED)
     +196.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.04 €
(127.40 AED)
95.17 €
(378.38 AED)
     +197.0 %
Sports And Leisure
Spain Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.11 €
(155.48 AED)
68.40 €
(271.94 AED)
     +74.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 €
(49.70 AED)
32.49 €
(129.19 AED)
     +159.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 €
(31.81 AED)
11.57 €
(46.00 AED)
     +44.6 %
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 408.19 €
(1,622.84 AED)
628.71 €
(2,499.60 AED)
     +54.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,805.18 €
(31,031.33 AED)
8,855.06 €
(35,205.39 AED)
     +13.5 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spain Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 72.02 €
(286.34 AED)
57.39 €
(228.16 AED)
     -20.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.00 €
(115.28 AED)
56.76 €
(225.67 AED)
     +95.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.76 €
(289.28 AED)
93.08 €
(370.07 AED)
     +27.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.17 €
(338.60 AED)
106.14 €
(421.98 AED)
     +24.6 %
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 930.74 €
(3,700.36 AED)
1,605.21 €
(6,381.90 AED)
     +72.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 696.27 €
(2,768.21 AED)
1,086.40 €
(4,319.26 AED)
     +56.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,516.83 €
(6,030.52 AED)
3,333.26 €
(13,252.17 AED)
     +119.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,068.11 €
(4,246.51 AED)
2,255.12 €
(8,965.77 AED)
     +111.1 %
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 307.91 €
(1,224.17 AED)
292.74 €
(1,163.87 AED)
     -4.9 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 182.54 €
(725.74 AED)
208.49 €
(828.91 AED)
     +14.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Spain Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,752.75 €
(6,968.48 AED)
3,148.08 €
(12,515.93 AED)
     +79.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.50 4.33      +23.9 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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