Cost of living in Doha, Qatar

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

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Food [Edit]
QAR MXN
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 71 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 376)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 23 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 122)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 15 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 81)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 36)
12 eggs, large 15 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 78)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 7 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 35)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 27 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 141)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 8 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 41)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 3.57 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 19)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 99)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 135 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 716)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 6 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 32)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.31 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 23)
Housing [Edit]
QAR MXN
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 10,204 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 53,942)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 6,521 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 34,472)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 436 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,307)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 7,344 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 38,823)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 3,725 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 19,690)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 321 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,699)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 231 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,220)
40” flat screen TV 1,499 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 7,922)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 532 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,810)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 37 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 197)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 33 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 174)
Clothes [Edit]
QAR MXN
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 262 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,386)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 304 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,608)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 408 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,159)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 398 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,103)
Transportation [Edit]
QAR MXN
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 78,358 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 414,237)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.99 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 11)
Monthly ticket public transport 295 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,562)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 32 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 171)
Personal Care [Edit]
QAR MXN
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 100)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 65 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 343)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 235 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,242)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 23 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 123)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 102)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 103)
4 rolls of toilet paper 11 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 58)
Tube of toothpaste 13 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 71)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 59 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 311)
Entertainment [Edit]
QAR MXN
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 248 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,311)
2 tickets to the movies 82 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 434)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 248 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,312)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 326 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,721)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 74 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 392)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 24 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 128)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 57 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 300)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,594 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 13,711)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.69 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 3.63)
1 month of gym membership in business district 605 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 3,196)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 12 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 62)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 952 prices entered by 105 different people.
Latest price update: February 18, 2019.

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