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I've found very useful report for those who are going to Bahrain

Cost of living in 2015

Food

Lunchtime menu in the business district  Dinar 2.609 
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)  Dinar 1.930 
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast  Dinar 1.254 
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk  Dinar 0.701 
12 eggs, large  Dinar 0.928 
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes  Dinar 0.701 
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese  Dinar 1.394 
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples  Dinar 0.877 
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes  Dinar 0.939 
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket  Dinar 0.718 
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality  Dinar 7 
2 liters of Coca-Cola  Dinar 0.800 
Bread for 2 people for 1 day  Dinar 0.313 

Housing

Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area  Dinar 683 
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat  Dinar 21 
Internet 8MB (1 month)  Dinar 18 
40 flat screen TV  Dinar 181 
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt  Dinar 55 
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.)  Dinar 3.167 
Hourly rate for cleaning help  Dinar 2.427 

Clothes

1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar)  Dinar 21 
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...)  Dinar 17 
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar)  Dinar 32 
1 pair of leather business shoes  Dinar 24 

Transportation

Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new  Dinar 9,620 
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas  Dinar 0.093 
Monthly ticket public transport  Dinar 16 
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles)  Dinar 4.877 

Personal Care

Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...)  Dinar 2.179 
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...)  Dinar 2.829 
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)  Dinar 1.228 
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)  Dinar 1.625 
4 rolls of toilet paper  Dinar 1.343 
Tube of toothpaste  Dinar 1.413 
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city  Dinar 2.527 

Entertainment

Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub  Dinar 13 
2 tickets to the movies  Dinar 6.000 
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats)  Dinar 11 
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert  Dinar 24 
1 cocktail drink in downtown club  Dinar 5.182 
Capuccino in expat area of the city  Dinar 1.409 
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.)   Dinar 2.049 
iPod nano 16GB  Dinar 75 
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)  Dinar 0.039 
1 month of gym membership in business district  Dinar 27 
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes  Dinar 0.927 
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