Cost of living in Doha, Qatar

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 55 ﷼
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 22 ﷼
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 17 ﷼
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 5.72 ﷼
12 eggs, large 13 ﷼
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 7 ﷼
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 23 ﷼
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 8 ﷼
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.76 ﷼
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 13 ﷼
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 65 ﷼
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.44 ﷼
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.79 ﷼
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 12,140 ﷼
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 7,385 ﷼
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 506 ﷼
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 8,189 ﷼
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 4,876 ﷼
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 346 ﷼
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 249 ﷼
40” flat screen TV 1,547 ﷼
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 342 ﷼
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 33 ﷼
Hourly rate for cleaning help 37 ﷼
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 300 ﷼
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 281 ﷼
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 328 ﷼
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 380 ﷼
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,209 ﷼
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.52 ﷼
Monthly ticket public transport 202 ﷼
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 26 ﷼
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 14 ﷼
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 68 ﷼
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 132 ﷼
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 19 ﷼
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 15 ﷼
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 21 ﷼
4 rolls of toilet paper 10 ﷼
Tube of toothpaste 9 ﷼
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 62 ﷼
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 151 ﷼
2 tickets to the movies 79 ﷼
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 152 ﷼
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 371 ﷼
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 81 ﷼
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 20 ﷼
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 45 ﷼
iPod nano 16GB 717 ﷼
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.75 ﷼
1 month of gym membership in business district 611 ﷼
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 12 ﷼
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,095 prices entered by 118 different people.
Latest price update: May 22, 2017.

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