REVEALED: Most expensive GCC countries for living costs

High property rents place up-and-coming Qatar at top of cost of living index
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Kuwait:-
\n2-bed apartment rent: $3,089/yr
\nFees at international school: $11,026/yr
\nMid-level GP clinic consultation: $26.50\nCost of 21 typical household items: $83.68
\nPower, water and sewerage for 3-bed apartment: $83/bill
\nSmall SUV rental: $1,985.50/mth\n
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Oman:-
\n2-bed apartment rent: $3,055/yr
\nFees at international school: $12,981/yr
\nMid-level GP clinic consultation: $13
\nCost of 21 typical household items: $74.28
\nPower, water and sewerage for 3-bed apartment: $160/bill
\nSmall SUV rental: $2,615.50/mth\n
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Bahrain:-
\n2-bed apartment rent: $2,849/yr
\nFees at international school: $7,579/yr
\nMid-level GP clinic consultation: $27
\nCost of 21 typical household items: $88.80
\nPower, water and sewerage for 3-bed apartment: $135.50/bill
\nSmall SUV rental: $1,550.50/mth\n
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Saudi Arabia:-
\n2-bed apartment rent: $8,208/yr
\nFees at international school: $12,596/yr
\nMid-level GP clinic consultation: $27
\nCost of 21 typical household items: $61.85
\nPower, water and sewerage for 3-bed apartment: $55/bill
\nSmall SUV rental: $2,446.5/mth\n
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UAE:-
\n2-bed apartment rent: $27,390/yr
\nFees at international school: $10,249/yr
\nMid-level GP clinic consultation: $78.50
\nCost of 21 typical household items: $61.32
\nPower, water and sewerage for 3-bed apartment: $268.50/bill
\nSmall SUV rental: $1,390.50/mth\n
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Qatar:-
\n2-bed apartment rent: $42,930/yr
\nFees at international school: $12,567/yr
\nMid-level GP clinic consultation: $54
\nCost of 21 typical household items: $56.19
\nPower, water and sewerage for 3-bed apartment: $135.50/bill
\nSmall SUV rental: $2,773/mth\n