Prices in Baku vs Doha - Cost of Living Comparison

BakuDoha
🚶 Cost of living One person
$589
$1804
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1483
$3984
🏠 One person rent
$252
$1132
🏘️ Family rent
$413
$1970
🍽️ Food Expenses
$208
$447
🚐 Transport Expenses
$51.3
$94.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$347
$3096
🏙️ Population
2.18M
1.31M

The cost of living in Baku is 67% less expensive than in Doha. Cities ranked 7059th and 539th ($589 vs $1804) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Azerbaijan and Qatar, respectively. Check Azerbaijan vs Qatar comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Baku compared to 1.7 months in Doha. Baku ranked 1st best city to live in Azerbaijan vs Doha ranked 1st in Qatar, while ranked 3914th and 169th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Baku vs Doha

BakuDoha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.93
$8.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.2
$63.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.68
$6.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
$13.4
☕ Cappuccino
$2.76
$5.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.47
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$318
$1408
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$184
$883
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$543
$2530
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$312
$1607
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.6
$64
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.5
$99
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14.4
$79.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.25%
4.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1530
$4576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$723
$3223
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.18
$0.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$55.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.73
$8.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58
$0.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.12
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.37
$1.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.26
$3.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.66
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.5
$9.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$11.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.6
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.42
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.99
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.9
$34.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.24
$7.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.17
$5.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.01
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.32
$3.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.51
$2.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.9
$130
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.05
$9.79
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$50.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.76
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.7
$60.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$226
$663
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6840
$9096

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Cities near Baku

DistanceCityCost of living
30 km or 19 miSumqayit
$453
92 km or 57 miSirvan
$429
150 km or 93 miKhachmaz
$473
198 km or 123 miLankaran
$421
215 km or 133 miOguz
$473
229 km or 142 miYevlakh
$356
230 km or 143 miBarda
$367
242 km or 151 miShaki
$439
270 km or 168 miArdabil
$330
296 km or 184 miGanja
$470
313 km or 195 miGoris
$518
318 km or 198 miAhar
$439
320 km or 199 miKapan
$518
343 km or 213 miRasht
$464
350 km or 218 miMakhachkala
$489
352 km or 218 miLahijan
$444
381 km or 237 miAktau
$532
398 km or 247 miTabriz
$440
408 km or 254 miZhanaozen
$422
411 km or 256 miMarand
$441
416 km or 258 miGardabani
$451
426 km or 265 miRustavi
$529
428 km or 266 miZanjan
$402
440 km or 274 miMarneuli
$435
442 km or 274 miAbovyan
$585
445 km or 276 miTbilisi
$567
452 km or 281 miYerevan
$592
453 km or 282 miMaragheh
$442
454 km or 282 miVanadzor
$560
456 km or 283 miQazvin
$536
456 km or 284 miMasis
$583
461 km or 286 miAshtarak
$641
465 km or 289 miKhoy
$445
472 km or 293 miKhak-e Ali
$440
473 km or 294 miSpitak
$516
474 km or 294 miGrozny
$427
486 km or 302 miAmol
$511
491 km or 305 miBabol
$563
492 km or 306 miArmavir
$519
495 km or 308 miNazarabad
$440

Cities near Doha

DistanceCityCost of living
43 km or 27 miAl Khor
$1668
135 km or 84 miRiffa
$1077
138 km or 86 miIsa Town
$1141
139 km or 87 miManama
$1284
175 km or 109 miDhahran
$840
188 km or 117 miAl-Mubarraz
$901
191 km or 119 miDammam
$955
236 km or 147 miQatif
$651
265 km or 165 miJubail
$888
282 km or 175 miMadinat Zayed
$1381
300 km or 187 miAbu Dhabi
$1741
380 km or 236 miDubai
$1836
388 km or 241 miSharjah
$1224
397 km or 247 miAjman
$1537
405 km or 252 miUmm al-Quwain
$1162
409 km or 254 miJahrom
$442
414 km or 257 miBushehr
$412
442 km or 275 miBorazjan
$441
442 km or 275 miAl Ain
$1450
455 km or 283 miFasa
$441
466 km or 289 miRas al-Khaimah
$1419
480 km or 298 miKazerun
$441
483 km or 300 miFujairah
$1299
489 km or 304 miShiraz
$420
491 km or 305 miRiyadh
$942
515 km or 320 miAl Wafrah
$1074
516 km or 320 miBandar Abbas
$453
524 km or 325 miMarvdasht
$443
573 km or 356 miKuwait
$1240
597 km or 371 miYasuj
$569
601 km or 374 miAl-Faw
$636
602 km or 374 miBehbahan
$442
617 km or 383 miSirjan
$445
628 km or 390 miBandar-e Mahshahr
$443
635 km or 394 miUmm Qasr
$635
644 km or 400 miAbadan
$338
659 km or 409 miKhorramshahr
$441
663 km or 412 miNizwa
$787
679 km or 422 miAz Zubayr
$695
683 km or 424 miBasra
$961