If you want to live in Qatar and are looking for a job opportunity in Doha or other cities, you must first calculate the average cost of living in Qatar, as it varies from one person to another, according to the job, salary, and place of residence, also if the person married or single, in general, you have to Compare the salary you will get per month with the cost of living per month, and the purpose of your going to live in Qatar
To calculate the average cost of living and then compare it with your salary, you will have to, determine some important matters.
The first point is the location and price of housing, do you want to live in an independent apartment in Doha or in a remote location, or live with a group or in a full house or villa Or hotel apartments, and each one of them has different prices, of course, according to the services provided and according to the place of residence.
the second point is to think about transportation within the country. Will you use public transportation, or buy a car.
and the third point is access to health care in addition to the prices of Food commodities, electricity, water, gas, and the Internet.
After calculating the average of the aforementioned things, which differ from one place to another, they may rise slightly or decrease.
You have to compare them with the salary that you will receive and calculate the difference. Will you be able to save some money from the salary, or everything that matters to you living in Qatar and providing the basic needs of daily life? Without wanting to save money?
We will help you solve this problem by providing approximate prices for housing and food commodities, and transportation within Qatar and elsewhere.
Housing prices in Qatar
Housing prices differ in the country according to the place of residence, for example, the prices in the heart of Doha are higher than the prices in further places, and the prices of apartments that contain many rooms differ from one-room apartments, and if you are single you can save and live with a group, to share the rent Monthly.
The prices of apartments vary in Qatar, the apartment is inside Doha and in a vital place, it contains one bedroom, its monthly rent may reach 8000 Qatari riyals, and you can find less than this price of course, but in a less lively place, you can find an apartment on Al Nasr Street in Doha has a rent of 5,500 riyals, while the studio has a rental price of 4,000 to 6,000 riyals, depending on the region, and you can find less than this price in a less lively area.
And living in a place far from Doha is lower in financial costs, so you can find housing at a price of 2000 riyals, or you can live with a group and pay a price of 800 riyals.
Transportation prices in Qatar
The transportation within Qatar varies from the railways, metro, taxi.
for example, the taxi “Karwa”, the price of the meter starts during the day is 4 riyals initially, and each kilometer increase is 1.20 Qatari riyals, and at night every kilo extra 1.80 Qatari riyals, as for public means, they are cheaper, as a local transportation ticket is 3 riyals, and you can buy a car to make it easier for you to move within Qatar, so the car installment starts from 2000 riyals upwards depending on the type and brand of the car used.
Prices of food commodities in Qatar
The prices of food commodities in Qatar vary from one place to another, this is in the case of cooking inside the house, and if you want to eat in restaurants, then an inexpensive restaurant meal starts at 25 riyals, and the average meal is 80 riyals, depending on the location and quality of the restaurant.
The price of a water bottle is 1.20 riyals.
A liter of milk 6.30 riyals.
Eggs 12 10 riyals.
Local cheese 33 riyals.
1 kilo of boneless chicken breasts 24 riyals.
1 kilo of apples 7.10 riyals.
1 kilo of potatoes 3.90 riyals.
1 kilo of white rice 5.70 riyals.
1 kilo of onions 3.10 riyals.
1 kilo of sausage 62 riyals.
1 kg of beef 30 riyals