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Cost of Living in United Arab Emirates

Cost of Living in United Arab Emirates

Cost of Living in United Arab Emirates

Summary:

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs are  (10,852.36AED) without rent.
  • A single person estimated monthly costs are  (3,135.69AED) without rent.

 

Restaurants
                                                     Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 AED 15.0070.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 AED 100.00500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 28.00 AED 25.0035.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 40.00 AED 25.0050.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 45.00 AED 30.0060.00
Cappuccino (regular) 18.90 AED 8.0030.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 3.50 AED 2.5010.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 AED 1.003.86

 

Markets
                                                     Range
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 6.10 AED 4.0010.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 4.32 AED 2.509.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 6.62 AED 3.0012.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.52 AED 6.0015.60
Local Cheese (1kg) 31.88 AED 15.0070.00
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 23.69 AED 12.0040.00
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 37.71 AED 20.0060.00
Apples (1kg) 7.73 AED 4.0010.00
Banana (1kg) 6.08 AED 4.5012.00
Oranges (1kg) 5.68 AED 3.0010.00
Tomato (1kg) 4.65 AED 2.007.00
Potato (1kg) 3.44 AED 2.005.00
Onion (1kg) 3.06 AED 2.005.00
Lettuce (1 head) 4.89 AED 2.008.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.04 AED 1.503.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 AED 24.48100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 10.81 AED 4.7525.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 17.21 AED 7.0035.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 22.00 AED 20.0025.00

 

 Transportation
                                                     Range
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 AED 2.0010.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 240.00 AED 100.00350.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED 6.0015.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 AED 1.505.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED 18.0050.00
Gasoline (1 liter) 3.01 AED 2.533.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 83,228.10 AED 70,000.00116,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 73,112.34 AED 70,000.0080,000.00

 

  Utilities (Monthly)
                                                     Range
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 590.07 AED 364.291,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.40 AED 0.200.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 363.05 AED 299.00499.00

 

Sports And Leisure
                                                     Range
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 260.89 AED 120.00500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 111.63 AED 45.00185.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 AED 35.0055.00

 

Childcare
                                                     Range
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,956.30 AED 833.334,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,002.50 AED 15,000.0060,000.00

 

Clothing And Shoes
                                                     Range
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 200.15 AED 60.00430.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 184.89 AED 60.00300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 292.51 AED 150.00450.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 286.51 AED 150.00500.00

 

 Rent Per Month
                                                     Range
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,488.67 AED 3,000.0030,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,432.14 AED 1,850.0018,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,293.62 AED 3,716.6718,375.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 6,153.13 AED 2,984.1710,500.00

 

Buy Apartment Price
                                                     Range
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,308.59 AED 4,843.7619,375.04
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,570.40 AED 3,750.0012,000.00

 

 Salaries And Financing
                                                     Range
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,245.77 AED
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.07 2.506.00

 

Prices in United Arab Emirates

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