Historical Prices in Sharjah

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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 15.00 80.00 25.50
2019 15.00 100.00 25.00
2018 15.00 77.50 25.00
2017 20.00 67.50 24.00
2016 20.00 90.00 25.00
2015 20.00 100.00 22.00
2014 25.00 90.00 23.00
2013 - - 20.00
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 - - 2.26 1.01 12.57
2019 - - 2.80 1.06 15.80
2018 - - 2.75 1.14 13.89
2017 - - 1.75 1.25 13.80
2016 - - 1.71 1.07 11.17
2015 - - 1.67 1.11 12.20
2014 - 43.00 1.88 1.25 15.83
2013 - 27.00 1.75 1.00 17.00

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 5.88 3.48 9.12 2.08 5.17 9.25
2019 - 3.88 - - - -
2018 6.20 3.10 8.00 2.17 - -
2017 5.42 4.75 8.65 2.15 - -
2016 5.50 - - 2.10 - -
2015 5.40 3.94 8.44 2.40 - -
2014 6.50 3.00 9.00 2.33 - -
2013 - - - - - -
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 6.77 5.71 3.02 5.00 5.87 4.09 6.04 2.76
2019 6.50 - - - - - 4.38 -
2018 7.10 5.00 2.67 - 5.90 3.50 5.50 2.46
2017 - - 3.99 - - - - 3.19
2016 5.75 - 4.00 - - 3.50 - -
2015 7.20 4.70 3.20 - 6.00 3.70 6.25 2.80
2014 9.75 - 3.83 - 5.25 5.83 - -
2013 - - - - - - - -
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 37.25 - 21.00 18.70 29.12
2019 - - - - -
2018 - - 22.00 - -
2017 - - - - 31.60
2016 - - - - -
2015 - - - - -
2014 30.33 - - 35.00 -
2013 - - - - -

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 2833.33 1833.33 6175.00 3750.00
2019 2383.30 1761.11 4392.86 3590.47
2018 2696.43 2093.33 5150.00 4091.67
2017 3010.00 - 5440.00 4400.00
2016 - - - -
2015 3180.00 2520.00 5333.33 4020.00
2014 3100.00 2640.00 5721.67 4386.67
2013 - - - -

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 - -
2019 - -
2018 - -
2017 - -
2016 - -
2015 - -
2014 3700.06 -
2013 - -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 6769.23
2019 6985.67
2018 6090.00
2017 9264.44
2016 7625.00
2015 7909.09
2014 8000.00
2013 8480.00

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 8.00 2.05
2019 7.00 2.32
2018 7.00 2.43
2017 6.00 1.96
2016 10.00 1.75
2015 6.00 1.86
2014 5.00 -
2013 - -
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 250.00
2019 233.70
2018 217.39
2017 -
2016 275.00
2015 -
2014 -
2013 -

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 -
2019 -
2018 3.70
2017 -
2016 -
2015 6.21
2014 -
2013 -

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 655.22 364.19
2019 599.75 377.69
2018 624.09 340.54
2017 615.00 325.57
2016 560.57 307.14
2015 562.12 299.44
2014 537.50 279.00
2013 - 266.67

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 196.43 70.00 45.00
2019 210.83 116.25 35.88
2018 245.83 101.25 40.00
2017 250.00 - 35.00
2016 271.43 - 35.00
2015 179.17 - 35.00
2014 243.75 - 35.00
2013 - - -

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 158.27 136.30 246.67 242.92
2019 179.00 161.11 336.11 267.50
2018 228.18 183.89 279.96 264.50
2017 148.00 153.80 300.00 250.00
2016 176.25 149.00 285.00 300.00
2015 190.00 167.50 400.00 300.00
2014 - - - 260.00
2013 - - - -
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