Historical Prices in Doha

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2020 30.00 200.00 25.00
2019 25.00 200.00 25.00
2018 20.00 178.00 25.00
2017 30.00 160.00 24.00
2016 30.00 200.00 21.00
2015 30.00 185.00 22.00
2014 30.00 200.00 20.00
2013 35.70 200.00 20.00
2012 29.99 200.00 19.99
2011 41.11 127.40 22.35
2010 35.85 53.78 22.63
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2020 50.00 45.00 2.77 1.29 16.87
2019 47.00 45.00 2.63 1.18 19.13
2018 40.00 40.00 1.61 0.98 17.91
2017 40.00 40.00 1.94 1.47 18.37
2016 44.00 43.00 1.90 1.21 16.87
2015 45.00 40.00 1.76 1.12 16.29
2014 40.00 40.00 1.77 1.30 18.00
2013 40.00 40.00 1.72 1.48 16.95
2012 38.49 40.00 2.49 2.18 15.76
2011 34.98 35.57 4.25 2.82 11.18
2010 17.93 22.41 1.16 0.92 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2020 7.19 5.17 11.09 2.13 31.67 33.87
2019 6.38 5.49 10.95 2.07 28.89 29.93
2018 6.16 5.28 9.84 1.80 32.00 37.50
2017 6.31 5.59 12.28 1.85 - 38.33
2016 5.68 4.89 10.18 1.80 25.83 41.88
2015 6.31 5.36 10.07 1.90 18.75 26.00
2014 7.48 5.81 10.44 2.24 20.40 26.33
2013 6.00 5.53 10.00 1.85 16.44 28.33
2012 7.75 4.83 8.60 2.43 23.36 32.28
2011 6.47 6.32 11.70 2.53 9.04 10.30
2010 3.23 3.98 9.80 2.12 - 5.21
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 6.81 6.59 4.04 5.69 6.98 5.28 5.59 3.85
2019 7.15 5.87 4.12 7.62 5.66 6.50 5.51 3.21
2018 7.15 5.74 3.37 6.67 6.06 6.84 5.44 3.01
2017 7.64 5.87 4.88 6.83 6.77 6.59 5.96 3.80
2016 6.90 5.79 4.00 6.00 7.01 4.17 5.85 3.81
2015 7.03 5.94 4.45 9.58 8.05 4.79 5.63 3.70
2014 8.12 7.15 4.42 7.50 8.07 5.19 - -
2013 8.73 6.20 4.91 6.00 7.50 4.55 - -
2012 6.81 5.56 4.33 4.55 10.75 5.08 - -
2011 7.83 9.86 3.44 3.30 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2020 34.80 100.00 23.00 28.48 38.28
2019 38.08 135.00 22.00 32.24 44.15
2018 29.21 80.00 10.00 20.65 25.57
2017 20.62 100.00 10.00 29.46 41.21
2016 28.11 75.00 10.00 23.71 36.91
2015 33.86 65.00 10.00 25.44 47.55
2014 34.00 72.50 10.00 31.25 -
2013 43.61 72.50 9.00 26.33 -
2012 48.86 79.72 9.00 27.29 -
2011 39.64 94.83 10.92 30.06 -
2010 - 86.87 57.33 38.25 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2020 5404.26 3689.36 10673.47 7000.00
2019 5455.29 3680.62 10270.51 7128.05
2018 5478.89 3754.17 10641.98 7318.18
2017 7188.89 4728.41 13488.10 9502.44
2016 6721.31 4616.94 12827.59 9232.76
2015 8010.42 5192.98 15117.02 9869.05
2014 7784.78 5297.85 15000.00 9808.92
2013 6995.67 5142.85 13569.57 9260.38
2012 6804.36 4770.99 14134.95 10229.32
2011 6033.30 4945.85 12012.00 10464.92
2010 2365.49 2105.44 6839.77 5825.93

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2020 14293.99 11648.44
2019 16555.56 10386.64
2018 16222.22 10970.49
2017 - -
2016 15551.63 8750.00
2015 18750.00 15812.50
2014 - -
2013 - -
2012 15792.66 13333.32
2011 24666.46 9866.58
2010 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 11404.76
2019 11365.53
2018 11859.38
2017 11647.06
2016 11130.67
2015 13026.49
2014 12653.33
2013 13768.22
2012 21631.91
2011 14684.70
2010 13444.44

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 3.00 1.67
2019 3.00 1.86
2018 5.00 1.97
2017 5.00 1.65
2016 5.00 1.32
2015 5.00 1.00
2014 10.00 0.99
2013 10.00 1.00
2012 - 1.00
2011 8.39 0.99
2010 3.59 0.74
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 125.00
2019 150.00
2018 100.00
2017 -
2016 115.00
2015 -
2014 250.00
2013 -
2012 -
2011 282.15
2010 179.26

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 4.56
2019 4.75
2018 4.70
2017 4.84
2016 4.58
2015 4.21
2014 4.60
2013 5.46
2012 3.33
2011 6.00
2010 6.00

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 340.32 311.41
2019 267.23 326.18
2018 247.42 308.69
2017 274.96 261.72
2016 263.68 254.93
2015 286.11 262.20
2014 222.44 309.50
2013 213.68 333.14
2012 315.00 366.48
2011 470.33 340.92
2010 277.76 298.69

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 391.40 94.55 35.00
2019 384.00 96.96 35.00
2018 380.78 103.44 40.00
2017 441.23 92.86 39.00
2016 549.49 77.86 35.00
2015 544.44 51.67 35.00
2014 435.42 - 35.00
2013 400.00 - 35.00
2012 346.43 70.00 35.00
2011 344.94 59.25 35.57
2010 477.76 - 38.22

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2020 242.89 206.30 336.64 337.89
2019 225.31 185.20 342.11 323.32
2018 221.06 189.61 343.24 327.47
2017 214.05 213.53 346.52 313.78
2016 242.74 228.75 336.73 337.67
2015 294.50 206.39 342.50 342.50
2014 408.12 367.50 375.00 405.56
2013 292.25 240.00 412.50 425.00
2012 311.50 164.67 350.00 372.73
2011 269.33 218.40 234.69 455.00
2010 - - - -
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