Cost of Living in Al Ain

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

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED 15.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 AED 100.00-150.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 AED 25.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 AED
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 AED
Cappuccino (regular) 17.33 AED 5.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.58 AED 2.00-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 AED 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 18.30 AED 15.14-20.82
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.82 AED 1.81-5.44
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.18 AED 2.04-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.15 AED 6.00-10.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 28.73 AED 9.07-45.36
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.79 AED 4.54-12.70
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 15.65 AED 11.34-20.41
Apples (1 lb) 3.97 AED 2.72-6.80
Banana (1 lb) 3.06 AED 1.81-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 3.40 AED 2.27-5.90
Tomato (1 lb) 2.49 AED 1.81-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 AED 1.36-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 AED 0.91-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 8.50 AED 3.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 AED 1.50-3.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 40.00 AED
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.00 AED
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 AED
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED 21.00-30.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 AED 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 AED 80.00-150.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.25 AED 5.00-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 AED 2.93-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED 20.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.52 AED 7.00-14.01
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 85,500.00 AED 68,000.00-100,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,200.00 AED 65,000.00-74,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 606.56 AED 300.00-1,062.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.51 AED 0.30-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 395.50 AED 360.00-600.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 242.71 AED 140.00-400.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 83.00 AED 50.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 AED 35.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,761.90 AED 1,000.00-2,166.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,625.00 AED 12,000.00-40,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 180.00 AED 50.00-350.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 175.00 AED 50.00-250.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 320.00 AED 200.00-450.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 337.00 AED 200.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,187.95 AED 2,000.00-5,203.57
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,658.63 AED 2,000.00-3,469.05
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,475.00 AED 4,000.00-7,805.36
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,113.06 AED 4,000.00-7,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 565.23 AED 325.16-805.30
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 413.17 AED 185.80-640.54
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,900.45 AED
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.16 4.50-5.99

Prices in Al Ain

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Last update: July 2021
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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.