Dubai preview

UAE

Accommodation (3-bedroom central apartment): AED 120,000 - AED 200,000 per annum

Utility bills for a family of four (water, gas, electricity): AED 500 (winter) - 1,500 (summer)

Food:

  • milk (1 liter): AED 4
  • butter (200 g): AED 12.50
  • eggs (per dozen): AED 10 - 15
  • bread: AED 5
  • rice (5 kg): AED 40
  • potatoes (1 kg): AED 2 - 5
  • apples (1 kg): AED 6 - 10
  • tomatoes (1 kg): AED 4 - 20
  • instant coffee (100 g): AED 20 - 25
  • can of soft drink: AED 1
  • cornflakes (375 g): AED 10.50
  • baked beans (200 g): AED 3.50
  • luncheon meat (200 g): AED 6
  • sugar (1 kg): AED 4.50
  • minced beef (1 kg): AED 30

Transport:

  • average taxi ride (short and long trip in Dubai): AED 10 - 80
  • bus trip: AED 1 - 4
  • metro trip: AED 2 - 6.50
  • petrol pump price (per gallon): AED 6.40
  • car rental: from AED 1,500 per month

Leisure:

  • cinema ticket: AED 30 - 50