Cost of Living Comparison Between United Arab Emirates and Qatar Reverse

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Cost of Living in Qatar is 7.0% lower than in United Arab Emirates (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Qatar is 8.9% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Rent Prices in Qatar are 11.5% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Restaurant Prices in Qatar are 0.1% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Groceries Prices in Qatar are 2.5% lower than in United Arab Emirates
Local Purchasing Power in Qatar is 26.4% higher than in United Arab Emirates
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Restaurants
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 AED
(29.73 QR)
30.27 AED
(30.00 QR)
     +0.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 AED
(198.23 QR)
201.79 AED
(200.00 QR)
     +0.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 AED
(34.69 QR)
28.25 AED
(28.00 QR)
     -19.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 37.40 AED
(37.07 QR)
45.40 AED
(45.00 QR)
     +21.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 40.00 AED
(39.65 QR)
40.36 AED
(40.00 QR)
     +0.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 19.99 AED
(19.82 QR)
19.86 AED
(19.68 QR)
     -0.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 4.23 AED
(4.19 QR)
3.34 AED
(3.31 QR)
     -21.0 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 AED
(2.58 QR)
1.37 AED
(1.36 QR)
     -47.3 %
Markets
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 27.33 AED
(27.09 QR)
29.05 AED
(28.80 QR)
     +6.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.77 AED
(4.72 QR)
5.07 AED
(5.03 QR)
     +6.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.30 AED
(3.27 QR)
3.62 AED
(3.58 QR)
     +9.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.30 AED
(11.20 QR)
9.93 AED
(9.84 QR)
     -12.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.64 AED
(14.51 QR)
17.96 AED
(17.80 QR)
     +22.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.47 AED
(12.36 QR)
13.93 AED
(13.81 QR)
     +11.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.81 AED
(16.66 QR)
17.98 AED
(17.82 QR)
     +7.0 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.61 AED
(3.58 QR)
3.26 AED
(3.23 QR)
     -9.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 2.94 AED
(2.91 QR)
2.59 AED
(2.57 QR)
     -11.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 3.32 AED
(3.29 QR)
2.66 AED
(2.64 QR)
     -19.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.32 AED
(2.30 QR)
2.12 AED
(2.10 QR)
     -8.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.90 AED
(1.88 QR)
1.67 AED
(1.65 QR)
     -12.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.86 AED
(1.84 QR)
1.94 AED
(1.92 QR)
     +4.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 6.79 AED
(6.73 QR)
4.61 AED
(4.57 QR)
     -32.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 AED
(2.22 QR)
1.76 AED
(1.75 QR)
     -21.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 AED
(44.60 QR)
30.52 AED
(30.25 QR)
     -32.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.44 AED
(13.32 QR)
6.81 AED
(6.75 QR)
     -49.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.67 AED
(23.46 QR)
17.71 AED
(17.56 QR)
     -25.2 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.00 AED
(22.80 QR)
24.21 AED
(24.00 QR)
     +5.3 %
Transportation
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.00 AED
(6.94 QR)
2.02 AED
(2.00 QR)
     -71.2 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 AED
(297.35 QR)
121.07 AED
(120.00 QR)
     -59.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 AED
(11.89 QR)
8.07 AED
(8.00 QR)
     -32.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 AED
(4.79 QR)
12.99 AED
(12.87 QR)
     +169.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 AED
(29.73 QR)
35.31 AED
(35.00 QR)
     +17.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 11.59 AED
(11.49 QR)
7.95 AED
(7.88 QR)
     -31.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 149,878.41 AED
(148,552.23 QR)
82,939.88 AED
(82,206.00 QR)
     -44.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 83,316.97 AED
(82,579.75 QR)
74,856.98 AED
(74,194.62 QR)
     -10.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 615.77 AED
(610.32 QR)
381.81 AED
(378.43 QR)
     -38.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 218.20 AED
(216.27 QR)
178.27 AED
(176.70 QR)
     -18.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 371.94 AED
(368.65 QR)
333.78 AED
(330.83 QR)
     -10.3 %
Sports And Leisure
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 267.84 AED
(265.47 QR)
428.08 AED
(424.29 QR)
     +59.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 127.42 AED
(126.29 QR)
140.44 AED
(139.20 QR)
     +10.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 46.00 AED
(45.59 QR)
45.40 AED
(45.00 QR)
     -1.3 %
Childcare
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,572.11 AED
(2,549.35 QR)
2,931.49 AED
(2,905.55 QR)
     +14.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 36,045.44 AED
(35,726.50 QR)
41,540.50 AED
(41,172.94 QR)
     +15.2 %
Clothing And Shoes
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 216.05 AED
(214.14 QR)
210.04 AED
(208.18 QR)
     -2.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 219.55 AED
(217.60 QR)
179.72 AED
(178.13 QR)
     -18.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 367.35 AED
(364.10 QR)
326.73 AED
(323.84 QR)
     -11.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 422.64 AED
(418.90 QR)
335.15 AED
(332.19 QR)
     -20.7 %
Rent Per Month
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,249.29 AED
(6,193.99 QR)
5,939.11 AED
(5,886.56 QR)
     -5.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,268.02 AED
(4,230.26 QR)
3,722.22 AED
(3,689.29 QR)
     -12.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,036.49 AED
(11,929.98 QR)
10,488.15 AED
(10,395.35 QR)
     -12.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,142.10 AED
(8,070.05 QR)
7,005.58 AED
(6,943.59 QR)
     -14.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,113.12 AED
(1,103.27 QR)
1,641.82 AED
(1,627.30 QR)
     +47.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 762.99 AED
(756.24 QR)
1,171.65 AED
(1,161.28 QR)
     +53.6 %
Salaries And Financing
United Arab Emirates Edit Qatar Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,885.17 AED
(12,771.16 QR)
14,837.79 AED
(14,706.50 QR)
     +15.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.16 4.83      +16.1 %
Last update: June 2024June 2024
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