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

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Consumer Prices in United Arab Emirates are 4.37% higher than in United Kingdom (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Arab Emirates are 8.39% higher than in United Kingdom
Rent Prices in United Arab Emirates are 17.20% higher than in United Kingdom
Restaurant Prices in United Arab Emirates are 14.11% lower than in United Kingdom
Groceries Prices in United Arab Emirates are 4.44% higher than in United Kingdom
Local Purchasing Power in United Arab Emirates is 37.74% higher than in United Kingdom
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Restaurants
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 £
(58.81 AED)
7.14 £
(30.00 AED)
     -48.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £
(231.05 AED)
44.15 £
(185.48 AED)
     -19.72 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(25.21 AED)
7.04 £
(29.59 AED)
     +17.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(16.80 AED)
8.45 £
(35.49 AED)
     +111.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(16.80 AED)
9.08 £
(38.14 AED)
     +126.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.88 £
(12.11 AED)
4.35 £
(18.27 AED)
     +50.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 £
(6.01 AED)
0.96 £
(4.01 AED)
     -33.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.04 £
(4.38 AED)
0.53 £
(2.24 AED)
     -48.73 %
Markets
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.66 £
(15.37 AED)
6.15 £
(25.84 AED)
     +68.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.91 £
(3.82 AED)
1.06 £
(4.47 AED)
     +17.27 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.62 £
(2.60 AED)
0.97 £
(4.07 AED)
     +56.24 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.03 £
(8.53 AED)
2.62 £
(11.01 AED)
     +29.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.62 £
(11.02 AED)
3.58 £
(15.04 AED)
     +36.57 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.53 £
(10.64 AED)
2.98 £
(12.53 AED)
     +17.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.93 £
(16.52 AED)
4.27 £
(17.92 AED)
     +8.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 £
(3.61 AED)
0.84 £
(3.55 AED)
     -1.63 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 £
(2.09 AED)
0.68 £
(2.85 AED)
     +36.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.80 £
(3.35 AED)
0.80 £
(3.37 AED)
     +0.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.91 £
(3.82 AED)
0.54 £
(2.28 AED)
     -40.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.49 £
(2.05 AED)
0.46 £
(1.92 AED)
     -6.40 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.44 £
(1.86 AED)
0.38 £
(1.60 AED)
     -13.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.70 £
(2.95 AED)
1.61 £
(6.77 AED)
     +129.83 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 £
(4.12 AED)
0.55 £
(2.31 AED)
     -44.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(29.41 AED)
11.90 £
(50.00 AED)
     +70.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 £
(7.44 AED)
3.55 £
(14.92 AED)
     +100.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.05 £
(8.62 AED)
5.89 £
(24.74 AED)
     +186.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(50.41 AED)
5.24 £
(22.00 AED)
     -56.36 %
Transportation
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(10.50 AED)
1.79 £
(7.50 AED)
     -28.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.22 £
(273.97 AED)
80.93 £
(340.00 AED)
     +24.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(12.60 AED)
2.86 £
(12.00 AED)
     -4.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.00 £
(8.38 AED)
1.23 £
(5.18 AED)
     -38.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.40 £
(73.10 AED)
7.14 £
(30.00 AED)
     -58.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.89 £
(24.74 AED)
3.42 £
(14.35 AED)
     -41.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 £
(88,219.39 AED)
23,090.16 £
(97,000.00 AED)
     +9.95 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,895.85 £
(91,982.77 AED)
19,154.78 £
(80,467.76 AED)
     -12.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.55 £
(754.27 AED)
134.60 £
(565.44 AED)
     -25.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 £
(0.52 AED)
0.19 £
(0.79 AED)
     +50.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.14 £
(126.61 AED)
87.88 £
(369.18 AED)
     +191.59 %
Sports And Leisure
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.96 £
(130.06 AED)
61.53 £
(258.49 AED)
     +98.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.20 £
(42.86 AED)
27.35 £
(114.91 AED)
     +168.09 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(42.01 AED)
10.47 £
(44.00 AED)
     +4.74 %
Childcare
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,002.22 £
(4,210.27 AED)
578.02 £
(2,428.20 AED)
     -42.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 13,586.10 £
(57,074.17 AED)
6,297.20 £
(26,454.06 AED)
     -53.65 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.35 £
(253.52 AED)
48.75 £
(204.80 AED)
     -19.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.96 £
(125.86 AED)
46.89 £
(196.97 AED)
     +56.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.50 £
(270.98 AED)
79.06 £
(332.12 AED)
     +22.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 64.15 £
(269.50 AED)
94.19 £
(395.70 AED)
     +46.82 %
Rent Per Month
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 880.83 £
(3,700.28 AED)
1,268.07 £
(5,327.08 AED)
     +43.96 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 666.69 £
(2,800.72 AED)
758.01 £
(3,184.35 AED)
     +13.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,578.55 £
(6,631.37 AED)
1,737.82 £
(7,300.44 AED)
     +10.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,173.87 £
(4,931.34 AED)
1,275.49 £
(5,358.24 AED)
     +8.66 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 383.42 £
(1,610.71 AED)
180.17 £
(756.87 AED)
     -53.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 293.46 £
(1,232.79 AED)
134.42 £
(564.70 AED)
     -54.19 %
Salaries And Financing
United Kingdom Edit United Arab Emirates Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,239.89 £
(9,409.61 AED)
3,343.99 £
(14,047.84 AED)
     +49.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.08 3.18      +3.06 %
Last update: October 2022October 2022
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