Cost of living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (United States) is 25% cheaper than in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 1,376 prices entered by 211 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require Dirham 39,000 in Abu Dhabi you would need to make just about Dirham 29,436 ($8,014) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.