Dubai

Cost of living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Costs of living in Dubai are in the 135th place of all 249 Teleport cities. Average living expenses are significantly higher compared to other cities, especially in the housing market. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing prices in Dubai

Large apartment

$2,200$3,100
$2,600
Median rent in city center
+89%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Medium apartment

$1,700$2,400
$2,100
Median rent in city center
+89%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Small apartment

$1,200$1,800
$1,500
Median rent in city center
+77%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Prices for items of daily living

PricePrice compared to the average price of all citiesPrice ranking compared to all cities
Food & drink
A kilogram of Apples$2.40-16%95/266
Bread$0.55-29%81/264
A Cappuccino$4.80+42%251/266
A beer$2.90+48%232/264
Lunch$12+3%139/266
Transportation
Monthly public transport$72+25%186/266
5km taxi ride$4.60-44%62/264
Other
Movie ticket$11+10%176/266
Monthly fitness club membership$100+105%262/266
Broadband internet connection$79+114%247/250