Cost of Living Comparison Between United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Arab Emirates are 15.79% lower than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Arab Emirates are 6.99% lower than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in United Arab Emirates are 14.79% higher than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in United Arab Emirates are 21.41% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in United Arab Emirates are 17.11% lower than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in United Arab Emirates is 8.17% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 £
(60.32 AED)
4.97 £
(25.00 AED)
     -58.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(251.33 AED)
39.79 £
(200.00 AED)
     -20.42 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(30.16 AED)
4.99 £
(25.07 AED)
     -16.89 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.80 £
(19.10 AED)
7.96 £
(40.00 AED)
     +109.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(20.11 AED)
8.95 £
(45.00 AED)
     +123.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.77 £
(13.90 AED)
3.45 £
(17.35 AED)
     +24.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 £
(6.73 AED)
0.69 £
(3.47 AED)
     -48.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 £
(4.88 AED)
0.27 £
(1.38 AED)
     -71.75 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.47 £
(17.46 AED)
4.30 £
(21.60 AED)
     +23.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 £
(4.46 AED)
0.80 £
(4.00 AED)
     -10.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.51 £
(2.54 AED)
0.61 £
(3.08 AED)
     +21.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.94 £
(9.77 AED)
1.82 £
(9.15 AED)
     -6.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.54 £
(12.75 AED)
2.99 £
(15.01 AED)
     +17.73 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.51 £
(12.60 AED)
2.05 £
(10.32 AED)
     -18.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.65 £
(18.36 AED)
3.30 £
(16.57 AED)
     -9.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £
(4.17 AED)
0.68 £
(3.41 AED)
     -18.35 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £
(2.48 AED)
0.55 £
(2.74 AED)
     +10.40 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 £
(3.87 AED)
0.55 £
(2.74 AED)
     -29.00 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 £
(4.12 AED)
0.43 £
(2.17 AED)
     -47.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.50 £
(2.52 AED)
0.31 £
(1.57 AED)
     -37.83 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(2.23 AED)
0.27 £
(1.36 AED)
     -39.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.71 £
(3.56 AED)
1.13 £
(5.67 AED)
     +59.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 £
(4.80 AED)
0.42 £
(2.09 AED)
     -56.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(35.19 AED)
11.94 £
(60.00 AED)
     +70.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 £
(8.69 AED)
2.54 £
(12.79 AED)
     +47.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.92 £
(9.64 AED)
3.50 £
(17.59 AED)
     +82.51 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.33 £
(56.95 AED)
4.38 £
(22.00 AED)
     -61.37 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(12.57 AED)
0.99 £
(5.00 AED)
     -60.21 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 £
(326.72 AED)
46.75 £
(235.00 AED)
     -28.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.80 £
(14.07 AED)
2.39 £
(12.00 AED)
     -14.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(10.03 AED)
0.64 £
(3.22 AED)
     -67.91 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(87.46 AED)
5.97 £
(30.00 AED)
     -65.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 £
(23.94 AED)
1.65 £
(8.29 AED)
     -65.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(100,530.02 AED)
16,413.01 £
(82,500.00 AED)
     -17.93 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,635.46 £
(103,724.16 AED)
14,197.68 £
(71,364.65 AED)
     -31.20 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 153.63 £
(772.23 AED)
120.49 £
(605.66 AED)
     -21.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.51 AED)
0.09 £
(0.45 AED)
     -11.76 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.03 £
(155.98 AED)
72.16 £
(362.71 AED)
     +132.53 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.32 £
(152.43 AED)
46.11 £
(231.77 AED)
     +52.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.15 £
(51.04 AED)
22.39 £
(112.53 AED)
     +120.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(50.27 AED)
7.96 £
(40.00 AED)
     -20.42 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 935.71 £
(4,703.37 AED)
380.83 £
(1,914.26 AED)
     -59.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,995.92 £
(65,324.00 AED)
6,428.52 £
(32,312.96 AED)
     -50.53 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.17 £
(292.41 AED)
41.82 £
(210.19 AED)
     -28.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.06 £
(146.08 AED)
37.08 £
(186.40 AED)
     +27.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.23 £
(312.82 AED)
62.28 £
(313.05 AED)
     +0.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 60.98 £
(306.54 AED)
58.65 £
(294.81 AED)
     -3.83 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 752.61 £
(3,783.00 AED)
860.41 £
(4,324.85 AED)
     +14.32 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 617.30 £
(3,102.84 AED)
558.11 £
(2,805.36 AED)
     -9.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,216.03 £
(6,112.37 AED)
1,594.65 £
(8,015.52 AED)
     +31.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 972.73 £
(4,889.43 AED)
1,071.80 £
(5,387.43 AED)
     +10.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 383.98 £
(1,930.05 AED)
190.77 £
(958.90 AED)
     -50.32 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 276.65 £
(1,390.58 AED)
141.43 £
(710.89 AED)
     -48.88 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,966.85 £
(9,886.36 AED)
1,978.77 £
(9,946.27 AED)
     +0.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.11 4.17      +33.82 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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