Cost of living in Doha, Qatar

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Food [Edit]
QAR MXN
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 68 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 355)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 25 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 128)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 20 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 103)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 35)
12 eggs, large 14 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 74)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 8 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 40)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 32 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 169)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 8 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 43)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 5.28 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 27)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 16 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 83)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 85 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 442)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.76 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 30)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.58 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 24)
Housing [Edit]
QAR MXN
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 11,098 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 57,819)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 7,302 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 38,043)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 379 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,976)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 8,560 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 44,600)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 4,578 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 23,854)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 223 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,161)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 251 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,310)
40” flat screen TV 1,288 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 6,711)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 416 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,169)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 37 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 191)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 36 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 186)
Clothes [Edit]
QAR MXN
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 268 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,398)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 252 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,312)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 412 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,148)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 447 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,329)
Transportation [Edit]
QAR MXN
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 79,091 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 412,071)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.79 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 9)
Monthly ticket public transport 273 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,424)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 25 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 130)
Personal Care [Edit]
QAR MXN
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 20 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 105)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 73 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 379)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 239 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,247)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 97)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 16 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 84)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 97)
4 rolls of toilet paper 11 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 56)
Tube of toothpaste 12 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 62)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 36 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 187)
Entertainment [Edit]
QAR MXN
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 210 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,095)
2 tickets to the movies 87 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 456)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 305 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,588)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 353 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,840)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 62 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 321)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 21 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 110)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 40 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 208)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,828 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 14,734)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.66 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 3.42)
1 month of gym membership in business district 626 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 3,260)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 10 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 52)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,182 prices entered by 129 different people.
Latest price update: July 20, 2018.

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