Cost of Living in Manama

Summary of cost of living in Manama, Bahrain:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.50 BHD 1.00-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 20.00 BHD 12.00-30.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.65 BHD 2.50-3.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 BHD 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 BHD 3.77-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.90 BHD 1.50-3.02
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.31 BHD 0.25-0.60
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.13 BHD 0.10-0.35
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.58 BHD 1.82-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.45 BHD 0.18-1.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.30 BHD 0.14-0.45
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.00 BHD 0.60-1.56
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.47 BHD 0.45-2.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.40 BHD 0.59-2.49
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.63 BHD 1.13-2.72
Apples (1 lb) 0.39 BHD 0.23-0.68
Banana (1 lb) 0.35 BHD 0.23-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.28 BHD 0.16-0.91
Tomato (1 lb) 0.20 BHD 0.12-0.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.14 BHD 0.09-0.23
Onion (1 lb) 0.16 BHD 0.09-0.27
Lettuce (1 head) 0.94 BHD 0.40-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.30 BHD 0.13-0.80
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.75 BHD 4.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.98 BHD 0.50-1.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 BHD 0.80-2.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.40 BHD 2.00-2.50
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 BHD 0.30-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 14.00 BHD 12.00-15.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 BHD 1.25-3.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.46 BHD 2.41-5.63
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.00 BHD 2.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.54 BHD 0.06-0.83
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,000.00 BHD 13,987.93-14,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 8,371.43 BHD 7,500.00-9,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 44.52 BHD 35.42-60.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 10.58 BHD 8.50-12.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 16.83 BHD 9.00-30.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.50 BHD 10.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.67 BHD 15.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 BHD 3.00-5.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 155.00 BHD 50.00-300.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 4,050.00 BHD 2,600.00-5,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19.75 BHD 10.00-30.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 25.25 BHD 10.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 35.71 BHD 25.00-50.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 29.62 BHD 20.00-40.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 332.33 BHD 200.00-550.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 244.67 BHD 150.00-400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 660.36 BHD 450.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 479.06 BHD 300.00-750.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80.96 BHD 51.10-92.90
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 52.03 BHD 41.81-111.48
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 785.16 BHD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.93 5.50-10.00

Prices in Manama

This city had 444 entries in the past 12 months by 64 different contributors.
Last update: April 2024
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1 Comments so far
Pravin Bhadange on Nov 24, 2021:
What should be salary for family (wife +1 kids) in bahrain