Cost of living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

List of prices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Current as of Jul 2019.

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Food [Edit]
AED EUR
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dirham 62 (€15)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dirham 28 (€7)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dirham 19 (€4.72)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dirham 5.83 (€1.41)
12 eggs, large Dirham 14 (€3.41)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dirham 7 (€1.80)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dirham 27 (€7)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dirham 11 (€2.57)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dirham 5.54 (€1.34)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dirham 20 (€4.83)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dirham 108 (€26)
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dirham 8 (€1.95)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dirham 4.80 (€1.16)
Housing [Edit]
AED EUR
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dirham 7,775 (€1,886)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dirham 5,723 (€1,388)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dirham 802 (€195)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dirham 5,644 (€1,369)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dirham 3,845 (€933)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dirham 527 (€128)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dirham 299 (€72)
40” flat screen TV Dirham 1,298 (€315)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dirham 548 (€133)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dirham 40 (€10)
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dirham 36 (€9)
Clothes [Edit]
AED EUR
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dirham 284 (€69)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dirham 236 (€57)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dirham 440 (€107)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dirham 427 (€104)
Transportation [Edit]
AED EUR
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dirham 86,870 (€21,073)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dirham 2.25 (€0.55)
Monthly ticket public transport Dirham 257 (€62)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dirham 36 (€9)
Personal Care [Edit]
AED EUR
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dirham 27 (€6)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dirham 83 (€20)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dirham 292 (€71)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dirham 26 (€6)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dirham 17 (€4.14)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dirham 19 (€4.71)
4 rolls of toilet paper Dirham 11 (€2.71)
Tube of toothpaste Dirham 12 (€2.98)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dirham 64 (€15)
Entertainment [Edit]
AED EUR
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dirham 188 (€46)
2 tickets to the movies Dirham 79 (€19)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dirham 500 (€121)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dirham 360 (€87)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dirham 80 (€19)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dirham 22 (€5.37)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dirham 43 (€10)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dirham 1,888 (€458)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dirham 1.24 (€0.30)
1 month of gym membership in business district Dirham 401 (€97)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dirham 21 (€5.06)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,802 prices entered by 526 different people.
Latest price update: July 18, 2019

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