Your Cost of Living Calculator for Dubai

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Dubai is known for being an incredible city to build wealth, due to its tax-free income laws. However, it is also an expensive city, and before moving, you will want to understand what your monthly expenses may look like. Expenses can depend a lot on your lifestyle choices - for example, living in a "luxury" 1-Bedroom apartment can be 3 to 5 times the price of a modest apartment.

If you already have an idea of how much you will earn, you can use the calculator below to understand how much disposable income you will have left after your core expenses. If you don't yet know your income, you can use the calculator to get an idea of how much you need to earn to move to Dubai comfortably.




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Your biggest monthly expense in Dubai

By far your biggest expense in Dubai will be House Renting, so it's important to understand how you can manage this appropriately, as there are some tricks you can use to ensure your monthly bill is not sky-high. For example, renting an unfurnished flat vs a furnished fully serviced one - prices vary quite a lot based on what's included.

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There are other big expenses when moving to the city, such as School Fees, if you have Kids, or Car Leasing, if you need to drive to work. But overall, your monthly costs will wildly vary based on your lifestyle, so Sign up to to start navigating your move to Dubai in the most efficient way possible.

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