Cost of living in Doha, Qatar

List of prices in Doha, Qatar. Current as of Jan 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 70 ﷼‎
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 24 ﷼‎
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 17 ﷼‎
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7 ﷼‎
12 eggs, large 14 ﷼‎
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 3.75 ﷼‎
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 18 ﷼‎
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 120 ﷼‎
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6 ﷼‎
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.04 ﷼‎
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 10,467 ﷼‎
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 6,541 ﷼‎
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 453 ﷼‎
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 7,205 ﷼‎
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 3,867 ﷼‎
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 269 ﷼‎
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 235 ﷼‎
40” flat screen TV 1,303 ﷼‎
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 463 ﷼‎
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 40 ﷼‎
Hourly rate for cleaning help 32 ﷼‎
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 247 ﷼‎
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 265 ﷼‎
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 359 ﷼‎
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 405 ﷼‎
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 76,585 ﷼‎
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.94 ﷼‎
Monthly ticket public transport 300 ﷼‎
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 32 ﷼‎
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 21 ﷼‎
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 60 ﷼‎
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 246 ﷼‎
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 22 ﷼‎
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 18 ﷼‎
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 19 ﷼‎
4 rolls of toilet paper 12 ﷼‎
Tube of toothpaste 13 ﷼‎
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 42 ﷼‎
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 212 ﷼‎
2 tickets to the movies 78 ﷼‎
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 211 ﷼‎
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 331 ﷼‎
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 69 ﷼‎
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 24 ﷼‎
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 52 ﷼‎
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,674 ﷼‎
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.66 ﷼‎
1 month of gym membership in business district 541 ﷼‎
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 10 ﷼‎
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 886 prices entered by 106 different people.
Latest price update: January 21, 2019.

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