Cost of living in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

List of prices in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Current as of Feb 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dirham 63
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dirham 28
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dirham 14
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dirham 5.71
12 eggs, large Dirham 9
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dirham 5.41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dirham 23
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dirham 8
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dirham 5.27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dirham 10
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dirham 60
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dirham 4.89
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dirham 4.10
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dirham 6,546
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dirham 5,489
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dirham 509
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dirham 5,146
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dirham 3,347
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dirham 388
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dirham 275
40” flat screen TV Dirham 1,285
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dirham 510
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dirham 32
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dirham 30
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dirham 209
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dirham 184
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dirham 289
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dirham 364
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dirham 79,846
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dirham 1.83
Monthly ticket public transport Dirham 103
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dirham 20
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dirham 53
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dirham 187
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dirham 37
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dirham 18
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dirham 18
4 rolls of toilet paper Dirham 9
Tube of toothpaste Dirham 9
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dirham 37
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dirham 174
2 tickets to the movies Dirham 76
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dirham 350
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dirham 204
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dirham 36
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dirham 20
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dirham 25
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dirham 2,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dirham 0.36
1 month of gym membership in business district Dirham 285
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dirham 9
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 231 prices entered by 11 different people.
Latest price update: February 22, 2019

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