Cost of living in Doha, Qatar

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 60 ﷼
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 23 ﷼
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 20 ﷼
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7 ﷼
12 eggs, large 13 ﷼
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8 ﷼
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 28 ﷼
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 8 ﷼
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5.24 ﷼
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 13 ﷼
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 70 ﷼
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6 ﷼
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.30 ﷼
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 12,293 ﷼
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 7,485 ﷼
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 559 ﷼
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 8,424 ﷼
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 5,078 ﷼
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 388 ﷼
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 244 ﷼
40” flat screen TV 1,808 ﷼
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 370 ﷼
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 36 ﷼
Hourly rate for cleaning help 37 ﷼
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 235 ﷼
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 291 ﷼
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 366 ﷼
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 367 ﷼
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 80,389 ﷼
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.41 ﷼
Monthly ticket public transport 147 ﷼
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 26 ﷼
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 20 ﷼
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 74 ﷼
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 156 ﷼
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 21 ﷼
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 16 ﷼
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 20 ﷼
4 rolls of toilet paper 10 ﷼
Tube of toothpaste 9 ﷼
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 60 ﷼
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 149 ﷼
2 tickets to the movies 85 ﷼
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 139 ﷼
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 364 ﷼
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 81 ﷼
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 20 ﷼
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 41 ﷼
iPod nano 16GB 746 ﷼
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.75 ﷼
1 month of gym membership in business district 515 ﷼
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 10 ﷼
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 766 prices entered by 102 different people.
Latest price update: February 21, 2017.

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