Cost of Living in Qatar

Cost of living in Qatar is 9.80% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Qatar is, on average, 13.67% higher than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 QR 15.00-55.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 QR 120.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 25.00 QR 22.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 49.00 QR 35.00-60.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 QR 40.00-60.00
Cappuccino (regular) 16.51 QR 9.00-25.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.67 QR 2.00-4.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.25 QR 1.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.86 QR 18.93-45.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.81 QR 2.72-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.14 QR 1.81-6.80
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.86 QR 4.20-20.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 16.45 QR 6.80-36.29
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.09 QR 6.35-20.41
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 17.87 QR 10.89-24.95
Apples (1 lb) 3.11 QR 2.27-4.76
Banana (1 lb) 2.53 QR 1.91-4.08
Oranges (1 lb) 2.93 QR 1.81-6.80
Tomato (1 lb) 2.53 QR 1.36-4.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.83 QR 0.91-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 1.72 QR 0.91-3.18
Lettuce (1 head) 5.53 QR 2.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.15 QR 1.50-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 QR 50.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 31.90 QR 12.00-50.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 34.45 QR 16.00-55.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.00 QR 20.00-26.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 QR 2.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 QR 60.00-250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 QR 8.00-15.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.22 QR 2.41-8.05
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 QR 20.00-54.61
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6.62 QR 4.54-7.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 75,000.00 QR 60,000.00-90,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 70,198.96 QR 65,000.00-75,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 328.71 QR 179.00-600.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.69 QR 0.20-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 315.20 QR 250.00-450.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 389.17 QR 200.00-800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.32 QR 50.00-175.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 QR 35.00-60.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,481.72 QR 1,500.00-5,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 33,044.21 QR 16,000.00-50,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 247.18 QR 100.00-450.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 195.42 QR 100.00-350.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 343.24 QR 200.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 345.12 QR 200.00-550.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,273.58 QR 4,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,621.82 QR 2,800.00-5,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,281.82 QR 7,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 6,905.66 QR 5,000.00-10,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,453.95 QR 929.02-2,787.07
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,018.04 QR 743.22-1,858.05
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,755.32 QR
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.76 3.00-6.00

Prices in Qatar

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Last update: November 2020
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