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Cost of Living in Doha | Qatar

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1804
$3984
🛋️ Without rent
$673
$2014
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1132
$1970
🍽️ Food
$447
$1129
🚐 Transport
$94.1
$238
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3096
🏙️ Population
1.31M

The average cost of living in Doha is $1804, which is in the top 6% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 539th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 2 in Qatar.

The median after-tax salary is $3096, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 169th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Qatar. With an estimated population of 1.31M, Doha is the 1st largest city in Qatar.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmDoha International Airport
😷 Air qualityBad36.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1638Qatar University
Cost of living in Doha infographic

Prices in Doha

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.59
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$13.4
☕ Cappuccino
$5.47
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.77

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$34.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.97

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$55.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.47

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1408
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$883
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2530
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1607
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$79.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.79%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3223

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$130
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.79
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$60.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$100
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$663
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9096

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