How much does it cost to live in Dubai? – Prices Updated Jul 2016


Food

daily-menuBasic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district  Dirham 58


big-macCombo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)  Dirham 25


chicken500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast  Dirham 18


milk1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk  Dirham 5.95


eggs12 eggs, large  Dirham 13


tomatoes1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes  Dirham 8


cheese500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese  Dirham 28


apples1 kg (2 lb.) of apples  Dirham 9


potatoes1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes  Dirham 5.34


supermarket-beer0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket  Dirham 9


wine1 bottle of red table wine, good quality  Dirham 87


coke2 liters of Coca-Cola  Dirham 4.79


breadBread for 2 people for 1 day  Dirham 4.50


Housing

rentMonthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area  Dirham 8,427


rent-normal-areaMonthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area  Dirham 6,697


utilitiesUtilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 2 people in 85m2 flat  Dirham 695


studio-rentMonthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area  Dirham 6,562


studio-rent-normal-areaMonthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area  Dirham 4,685


utilities-studioUtilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio  Dirham 508


internetInternet 8MB (1 month)  Dirham 315


tv40” flat screen TV  Dirham 1,659


microwaveMicrowave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands)  Dirham 438


detergentLaundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.)  Dirham 33


cleaning-helpHourly rate for cleaning help  Dirham 34


Clothes

jeans1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar)  Dirham 352


dress1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)  Dirham 232


adidas1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands)  Dirham 362


shoes1 pair of men’s leather business shoes  Dirham 419


Transportation

carVolkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new  Dirham 84,794


gas1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas  Dirham 1.90


public-transportMonthly ticket public transport  Dirham 288


taxi-tripTaxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles)  Dirham 35


Personal Care

frenadolCold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)  Dirham 19


antibiotics1 box of antibiotics (12 doses)  Dirham 60


doctorShort visit to private Doctor (15 minutes)  Dirham 283


tampax1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …)  Dirham 21


deodorantDeodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)  Dirham 17


shampooHair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)  Dirham 19


toilet-paper4 rolls of toilet paper  Dirham 10


toothpasteTube of toothpaste  Dirham 13


men-haircutStandard men’s haircut in expat area of the city  Dirham 59


Entertainment

pubBasic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub  Dirham 161


movies2 tickets to the movies  Dirham 74


theater2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)  Dirham 353


dinnerDinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert  Dirham 471


cocktail1 cocktail drink in downtown club  Dirham 55


capuccinoCappuccino in expat area of the city  Dirham 21


beer1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)  Dirham 39


ipodiPod nano 16GB  Dirham 670


mobile1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)  Dirham 0.82


gym1 month of gym membership in business district  Dirham 416


cigarettes1 package of Marlboro cigarettes  Dirham 11


Source: expatistan.com

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