Salary: although there is some variation by sector
for comparable positions the differences are not
enough to say that a place is much better than the
Expanding economy: according to IMF data for the
last five years reported, the GDP of the United
Arab Emirates has increased between 3 and 6 points
per year (except in 2010, when the rate was negative),
while the Qatar has moved between 8 and 27.
Sectors: Dubai is the site chosen by most multinational
companies to set up headquarters in the Middle East,
so that the diversity of positions is much higher
and find a job in Dubai is feasible for almost any
career. In Qatar, the non-construction sectors,
energy and financial services are much smaller.
Freedom: in Dubai can be more easily access to alcohol,
inspired by Islam laws are imposed with less rigor,
and do not need an exit permit to leave the country.
Size: Dubai has 3 million inhabitants (between residents
and temporary workers), and is considered a big
city (over thirty kilometers long along the sea),
while Doha, with approximately 1.5 million, is more
manageable. The range of services, leisure activities
... is much higher in Dubai.
Some technical details:
Language: The official language of UAE is Arabic,
although the most spoken languages are English,
Urdu and Hindi.
Currency: UAE Dirham
Member of: UN, Arab League, WTO, OPEC
Time Zone: GMT +4
Economy : GDP (nominal) as 31 ° and 32 °
according to IMF and World Bank
Activities: Industrial (oil and natural gas) infrastructure,
transport, trade and tourism
Health: Free assistance with "Health Card"
Religion: Islam, Christianity and Hinduism