Cost of living in Tawau (Malaysia) is 46% cheaper than in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 1,063 prices entered by 166 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require Dirham 30,000 in Abu Dhabi you would need to make just about Dirham 16,270 (RM18,190) in Tawau.