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Cost of Living UAE Report 2017/ 2018

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Release Date – October 15th 2017

Period Covered – Q4 2017, including up to 10 years of historical comparison in places

Geographical Areas Covered – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain & Ras Al Khaimah

Report Size – 227 pages 

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Since 2004, our UAE Report has analysed the cost of living & working within the UAE’s seven Emirates. This year’s edition includes analysis on the cost of accommodation, healthcare & health insurance, education, business licenses, business travel, commercial property, household goods & utilities, and lifestyle & hospitality – helping HR decision makers with their C&B adjustments ahead of annual salary reviews.

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Accommodation (Rental only)

  • Current cost of various rental properties by area/ neighbourhood, across all 7 Emirates
  • 3-year rental price percentage change analysis by area/ neighbourhood, across all 7 Emirates
  • 10-year time-series analysis of changing rental costs by area/ neighbourhood, across Dubai & Abu Dhabi Emirates
  • Analysis of the factors influencing property value by location
  • Analysis of the UAE’s residential price-quality index
  • Analysis of changes in residential supply across the Emirates
  • Analysis of key drivers of rental prices by location
  • Emirate-by-Emirate rental cost comparison
  • Changes in the cost of amenities, community fees & maintenance charges by area
  • Insight into rental growth vs. job vacancies

Commercial Property (Rental & Freehold)

  • Current cost of various commercial fitted & unfitted rental properties (psqf) by area/ neighbourhood, across Abu Dhabi & Dubai
  • Current cost of various commercial fitted & unfitted freehold properties (psqf) by area/ neighbourhood, across Abu Dhabi & Dubai
  • Current cost of various commercial fitted & unfitted rental properties (psqf) by area/ neighbourhood, across Dubai’s various freezones
  • Current cost of various commercial fitted & unfitted freehold (psqf) properties by area/ neighbourhood, across Dubai’s various freezones
  • 3-year analysis of current office stock levels in the UAE
  • Analysis of occupied office space by nationality
  • Price percentage change for all of the above
  • Analysis of the factors influencing commercial property value by location
  • Analysis of changes in commercial supply across the Emirates
  • Analysis of key drivers of commercial rental prices by location
  • Analysis of key drivers of commercial freehold prices by location

Education

  • Grades K thru 12 tuition fees by curriculum (IB, American, British & Indian), in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah
  • 3-year comparison of tuition fees by curriculum (IB, American, British & Indian), in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah
  • Cost of school transport, books and uniform fees by curriculum (IB, American, British & Indian), in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah
  • Analysis of tuition fees against KHDA (Knowledge & Human Development Authority) ranking of schools
  • Comparison of University tuition fees across the Emirates, for multiple disciplines
  • A comparison of the cost of an MBA & Masters Degrees in various fields, across several private and public Universities
  • Analysis of the average annual spending per child on education by expat households, across various levels of seniority
  • Percentage of household expats with children attending college in the UAE, by nationality

Household Goods & Utilities

  • Comparison of the average price of 20+ food staples & consumables across the UAE
  • Annual percentage change of 20+ food staples & consumables across the UAE
  • Laundry & dry cleaning costs, by item
  • Cost of domestic & international postal services
  • Cost of water & electricity for a typical 3-bedroom house
  • Cost of sewerage & gas for a typical 3-bedroom house
  • Cost of Municipal tax (Housing Fees) for a typical 3-bedroom house
  • Unit cost of water, electricity, sewerage & gas
  • percentage changes in electricity & water tariff rates

Lifestyle & Hospitality

  • Cost of dinning out by cuisine (French, Arabic, Asian, Indian, American) & restaurant rating (1-star thru 5-star)
  • Cost of Daycare/ Nurseries by culture (American, Arabic, Indian & British) throughout Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah
  • Cost of Friday brunch prices per adult & child
  • 3-year comparison of Cost of Friday brunch prices per adult & child
  • A comparison of local newspaper costs
  • Annual private beach club subscription rates in the UAE for individuals & families
  • Parks & water parks entrance fees in the UAE
  • Gym membership costs in the UAE
  • Personal trainer costs per hour, in the UAE
  • Golf annual membership fees across multiple golf clubs in the UAE
  • Golf annual membership fees across multiple golf clubs international golf clubs
  • Y-o-Y percentage change in costs of Friday brunch, newspapers, gym membership, personal trainers, parks & water parks and beach clubs
  • Current exchange rates of a number of global currencies against the United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)

Healthcare & Insurance

  • 3-year comparison of the cost of 20+ inpatient & outpatient medical procedures and consults by hospital type (Premium-Level, Mid-Level & Specialist Clinics & hospitals)
  • 3-year comparison of the cost of health insurance premiums for individuals & families, by both domestic & global insurers
  • 3-year comparison of BUPA Gold insurance by age bracket
  • 3-year comparison of the average cost of various dentistry services
  • Cost of 10+ drug prices in the UAE
  • Analysis of the average cost of health benefits as a percentage of total payroll, by business sector & employer size
  • Percentage of all covered employees in public versus private insurance, by business sector & employer size
  • Change in the total healthcare cost per employee by year, business sector & employer size
  • Analysis of mandatory health insurance laws passed by phase

Business Travel & Public Transport

  • 3-year comparison of prices of new automobiles by vehicle type & size
  • 3-year comparison of automotive licensing & registration fees
  • 3-year comparison of monthly car rental fees by vehicle size
  • Average number of family members covered in annual tickets by business sector & employer size
  • Car insurance costs by vehicle type
  • 3-year comparison of the cost of various traffic-related fines & tolls
  • 3-year comparison of Economy & Business Class price of air tickets to various Asia, MENA , US & European destinations, including tax
  • 3-year comparison of additional airport costs (excess luggage, travel insurance airport pick-ups etc), visas (30 & 60-day visas) & transit services
  • 3-year comparison of public transport costs (taxis & buses) in the UAE
  • 3-year comparison of taxis services worldwide, compared to the UAE
  • 3-year comparison of petrol/ diesel fuel prices across a number of global cities
  • Dubai Metro rates, by Zone and class of travel
  • 3-year global comparison of international metro services
  • 3-year comparison of average room night cost for 3-star, 4-star & 5-star hotels in both low & high-seasons
  • Starwood Hotel Index comparing a number of leading global hotel brands across a number of international cities
  • Percentage of middle/ senior level management trips, on low cost airlines by destination, business sector & employer size
  • Percentage of middle/ senior level management trips in 3, 4, and 5 star hotels by destination, business sector & employer size
  • Average travel allowance per employee, per night, by business sector and employer size
  • Average total corporate travel budget as a percentage of revenue by employer’s business sector and size

Business Set-up & Licenses

  • Ease-of-doing-business timeline of the UAE legislative reforms from 2008 to current date

Period Covered – Q4 2017, including up to 10 years of historical comparison in places

Geographical Areas Covered – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain & Ras Al Khaimah

Sections in Report – Accommodation & Commercial Property (Rental & Freehold), Education, Healthcare & Insurance, Business Licences & Business Travel, Household & Utilities, Lifestyle & Hospitality, Salary Benchmarking (200 roles)

* Sections in pink, sold as autonomous reports upon request

Remuneration Analysis – Basic Salary data for 200 roles.  Please see our Salary Reports by Industry for complete remuneration analysis.  

Report Content – Legislative, political & social analysis via commentary, tabular analysis, graphical analysis along with all report sources

Report Citations – Several hundred, including the World Bank, EIU, IMF, WHO, United Nations and more

Report Size – 227-pages

Report Format – PDF – Downloadable and/ or can be viewed with our feature-rich PDF viewer online

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Accommodation

  • How can I effectively allocate housing benefits across employees in various emirates?
  • What are the most suitable residential locations for employees with families?
  • What are the current leasing and amenity fee terms that my employees should be aware of when locating in the UAE?
  • What are the current mean and median levels for housing packages across various job titles in various industries?

Education

  • How can I effectively allocate schooling allowance for my employees with families?
  • What are the current tuition fees across various grades and curriculums in the UAE?
  • What is the percentage of companies providing schooling allowance to employees per sector, per job title in the UAE?
  • Is there a trend in the schooling allowance policy adopted by companies in the Emirates?
  • How do private schools tuition fees in the Emirates compare to that in other countries for the same grade level/ curriculum?
  • What is the percentage of expatriate households with children attending college in the UAE? And does it differ by nationality?

Household

  • What is the price of a typical monthly food basket in the UAE?
  • What are the utilities and miscellaneous charges included in the monthly cost of living in the UAE?

Lifestyle

  • How much do families spend on eating out, leisure and entertainment?
  • How do various lifestyle habits and luxuries affect the cost of living in the UAE?

Healthcare

  • Do your health benefit packages attract & retain the best people?
  • Would you like to benchmark your healthcare spent per employee against your competitors in the UAE?
  • Would you like to access up-to-date data on the cost of more than 20+ medical services/ procedures in the UAE?
  • Would you like to have data that allows you to effectively control your employees’ health insurance costs?
  • Would you like to benchmark your maternal/ paternal leave rates and polices against your competitors in the UAE?
  • Would you like to shorten the time it takes to budget healthcare costs for your employees in the UAE?

Travel & Transport

  • Would you like to benchmark your company’s travel allowance per employee against that of other companies in your sector?
  • Would you like to know the percentage of employers in your sector that outsource transport for their labor & how much they pay?
  • Would you like to highlight differences in employee car policy practices, by business sector in the UAE?
  • Would you like up-to-date information on the cost of various Visit Visas for your business visitors?
  • Would you like to effectively reduce the cost of your employee’s annual tickets using accurate unbiased price analysis?
  • Would you like to benchmark your corporate travel expense reimbursement policies against that of employers in your sector?
  • Would you like to improve your corporate travel expense management process?
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