Cost of living index in Qatar

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.78 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.63 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.31 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.68 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.78 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.32 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 11.47 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.5 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.8 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.84 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.13 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.12 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.78 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.89 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.55 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 31.98 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 6.58 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 10 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 5.86 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 6.73 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 8.08 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 54.92 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.38 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.68 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.76 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 8.62 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 13.18 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 89.72 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 90.89 (USD)
High quality jeans 64.88 (USD)
womens summer dress 52.46 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 2.78 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.57 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 8.44 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.71 (USD)
One month pass 41.6 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 0.49 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 19373.1 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 18373.3 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 116.79 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 30.84 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 9.7 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 1528.07 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 2889.42 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 990.7 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 2008.38 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 4611.8 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 3035.07 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 78.17 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 86.77 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.18 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 650.78 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 8946.91 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 3273.59 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 4.59 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Qatar

On average a signle person can spend arround 138 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Qatar

233 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Qatar

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 372 (USD) per month in Qatar, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Qatar for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Qatar for arround 1518 (USD), which puts it among the most expensive cities in the world, yes quality of life and high standards of living comes at price.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 138 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 991 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 341 (USD).

Average living cost in Qatar for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Qatar can average 2384 (USD), which is considered quite expensive but comparing to salaries couple can have decent life if they own a stable job.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 1486 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 233 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 510 (USD).

Average living cost in Qatar for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Qatar for about 5129 (USD), which is expensive if we put it in comparison against other cities in the world.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 2812 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 1074 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 372 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 197 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Qatar