Cost of Living in Al Ain

Summary of cost of living in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED 10.00-45.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED 100.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 22.00 AED
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 37.50 AED 35.00-40.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 37.50 AED 35.00-40.00
Cappuccino (regular) 21.00 AED 12.00-26.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 AED 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.88 AED 1.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 22.68 AED 18.93-26.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.55 AED 2.70-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.72 AED
Eggs (regular) (12) 8.32 AED 5.20-10.80
Local Cheese (1 lb) 18.37 AED 4.54-23.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.83 AED 7.26-20.41
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.96 AED 11.34-24.95
Apples (1 lb) 3.18 AED 2.72-5.44
Banana (1 lb) 2.56 AED 1.81-3.63
Oranges (1 lb) 2.38 AED 1.36-4.08
Tomato (1 lb) 1.87 AED 1.36-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.52 AED 1.13-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 AED 0.68-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 7.00 AED 3.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 AED 2.00-8.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 25.00 AED 15.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.00 AED
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 32.50 AED 30.00-35.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 24.00 AED
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 AED 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 AED
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 11.00 AED 8.00-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.88 AED 2.93-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED 30.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.43 AED 10.79-12.04
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 165,382.00 AED 97,000.00-166,827.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 80,750.00 AED 81,900.00-81,900.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 582.39 AED 350.00-914.93
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 225.00 AED 120.00-225.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 450.00 AED 300.00-1,095.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 333.33 AED 250.00-450.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 AED 100.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 AED 37.00-45.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 825.00 AED 650.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,250.00 AED 15,000.00-48,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 163.75 AED 50.00-300.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 255.00 AED 45.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 287.50 AED 200.00-400.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 300.00 AED 130.00-400.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,800.00 AED 1,200.00-2,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,545.00 AED 1,000.00-2,090.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,000.00 AED
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,200.00 AED
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,832.22 AED 696.77-6,967.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,299.33 AED 418.06-4,180.60
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,833.33 AED
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.75

Prices in Al Ain

This city had 111 entries in the past 12 months by 16 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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1 Comments so far
Anonymous on Dec 26, 2020:
Greetings! I am from Ethiopia.
I tried to read the above information. I am applying for job in UAEU recently, How really is this info is true?? to rely on please someone genuinely answer me.