Cost of living in Doha, Qatar

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Food [Edit]
QAR MXN
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 71 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 394)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 24 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 134)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 18 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 98)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 7 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 39)
12 eggs, large 16 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 91)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 7 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 41)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 22 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 120)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 8 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 44)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.41 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 24)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 105)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 101 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 559)
2 liters of Coca-Cola 5.64 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 31)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.49 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 25)
Housing [Edit]
QAR MXN
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 10,431 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 57,787)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 6,754 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 37,417)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 392 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,174)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 7,672 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 42,501)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 4,214 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 23,348)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 268 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,487)
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 243 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,347)
40” flat screen TV 1,375 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 7,616)
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 424 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,348)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 36 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 202)
Hourly rate for cleaning help 33 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 184)
Clothes [Edit]
QAR MXN
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 224 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,242)
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 242 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,343)
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 406 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,250)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 408 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 2,261)
Transportation [Edit]
QAR MXN
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 77,286 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 428,163)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 1.91 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 11)
Monthly ticket public transport 308 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,707)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 28 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 155)
Personal Care [Edit]
QAR MXN
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 17 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 94)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 59 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 327)
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 261 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,446)
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 19 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 106)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 16 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 90)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 18 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 97)
4 rolls of toilet paper 12 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 64)
Tube of toothpaste 13 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 69)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 45 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 249)
Entertainment [Edit]
QAR MXN
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 198 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,095)
2 tickets to the movies 86 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 474)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 264 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,463)
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 341 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 1,889)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 61 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 337)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 20 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 113)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 43 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 238)
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 2,674 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 14,815)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.66 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 3.64)
1 month of gym membership in business district 542 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 3,001)
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 10 ﷼‎ (Mex$ 56)
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 959 prices entered by 110 different people.
Latest price update: November 18, 2018.

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