United Arab Emirates vs China cost of living comparison

Cost of living in United Arab Emirates

Supermarket prices in United Arab Emirates
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.61 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.46 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.25 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.96 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.5 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.69 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.91 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.64 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.73 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.02 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.93 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.07 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.42 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.66 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.64 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 13.61 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.36 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.93 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 5.69 (USD)

Restaurant prices in United Arab Emirates
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 6.88 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 6.94 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 54.98 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.37 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.84 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.89 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 7.33 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 11.76 (USD)

Shopping prices in United Arab Emirates
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 86.37 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 89.19 (USD)
High quality jeans 56.36 (USD)
womens summer dress 51.64 (USD)

Transportation in United Arab Emirates
Taxi minimum charge 3.17 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.52 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 7.93 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.35 (USD)
One month pass 65.98 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.61 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 23140 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 19891 (USD)

Rent prices in United Arab Emirates
1 bedroom flat in city center 1275 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 2477 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 880 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1840 (USD)
Square meter in city center 3049 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 2200 (USD)

Home and utilities in United Arab Emirates
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 160 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 103 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.13 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in United Arab Emirates
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 459 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 9080 (USD)

Gym and activities in United Arab Emirates
Gym monthly membership cost 70.97 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 29.67 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 11.1 (USD)

Salaries and interest in United Arab Emirates
Average monthly net salary 2501 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 4.34 %

Cost of living in China

Supermarket prices in China
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.95 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.42 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.32 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 12.74 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.8 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.94 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.23 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.79 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.94 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.93 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.8 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.18 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.58 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.6 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 10.75 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.51 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.82 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 2.72 (USD)

Restaurant prices in China
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.1 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 3.25 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 21.63 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.3 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.94 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.48 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.75 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.66 (USD)

Shopping prices in China
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 83.91 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 89.35 (USD)
High quality jeans 58.04 (USD)
womens summer dress 34.76 (USD)

Transportation in China
Taxi minimum charge 1.45 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.36 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 5.3 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.28 (USD)
One month pass 18.07 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 19007 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 17899 (USD)

Rent prices in China
1 bedroom flat in city center 493 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1013 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 272 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 604 (USD)
Square meter in city center 7379 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3745 (USD)

Home and utilities in China
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 49 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 14 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.03 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in China
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 477 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 16167 (USD)

Gym and activities in China
Gym monthly membership cost 35.32 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 11.93 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6.55 (USD)

Salaries and interest in China
Average monthly net salary 979 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.04 %