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Cost of Living in Qatar

Cost of living in Qatar is 9.75% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Qatar is 67.60% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 26.00 QR 20.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 QR 100.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 23.50 QR 20.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 40.00 QR 35.00-50.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 40.00 QR 35.00-50.00
Cappuccino (regular) 18.16 QR 15.00-22.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.77 QR 1.50-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.25 QR 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 24.30 QR 18.93-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.85 QR 2.95-6.80
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.14 QR 2.27-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.50 QR 8.00-20.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 12.30 QR 6.80-21.09
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 12.61 QR 7.26-18.14
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.83 QR 11.34-22.68
Apples (1 lb) 3.48 QR 2.72-4.54
Banana (1 lb) 2.66 QR 2.27-3.18
Oranges (1 lb) 2.51 QR 1.81-3.63
Tomato (1 lb) 2.99 QR 1.81-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 2.03 QR 1.36-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 QR 1.36-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 6.85 QR 3.50-12.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.83 QR 1.25-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 QR 60.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 33.50 QR 15.00-50.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 39.09 QR 30.00-49.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 QR 10.00-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.00 QR 2.50-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 QR 50.00-225.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 QR 4.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.90 QR 1.93-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 QR 32.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.35 QR 5.68-6.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,000.00 QR 60,000.00-80,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,500.00 QR 55,000.00-75,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 262.09 QR 182.14-400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.57 QR 0.29-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 275.57 QR 250.00-400.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 426.06 QR 200.00-833.33
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 108.06 QR 50.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 40.00 QR 35.00-45.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,471.35 QR 1,500.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 37,370.97 QR 20,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 221.52 QR 150.00-350.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 201.15 QR 100.00-350.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 357.08 QR 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 312.97 QR 206.00-450.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,901.79 QR 4,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,633.52 QR 3,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,064.81 QR 9,000.00-17,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,149.06 QR 6,500.00-12,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,465.89 QR 929.02-2,322.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 872.25 QR 603.86-1,486.44
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,668.75 QR
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.59 3.00-5.50

Prices in Qatar

These data are based on 2517 entries in the past 18 months from 332 different contributors.
Last update: February 2018
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