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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 47.24% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 70.00% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 300.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 525.00 KSh 300.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 KSh 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 290.00 KSh 200.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 220.85 KSh 150.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 55.46 KSh 35.00-80.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 44.22 KSh 30.00-60.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 355.90 KSh 227.12-425.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.29 KSh 45.36-56.70
Rice (white), (1 lb) 56.42 KSh 40.82-72.57
Eggs (12) 157.28 KSh 132.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 307.01 KSh 158.76-498.95
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 252.56 KSh 181.44-344.73
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 199.33 KSh 181.44-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 124.15 KSh 81.65-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 63.47 KSh 31.75-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 86.36 KSh 45.36-136.08
Tomato (1 lb) 44.50 KSh 31.75-61.24
Potato (1 lb) 40.80 KSh 27.22-54.43
Onion (1 lb) 39.84 KSh 31.75-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 66.43 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 75.13 KSh 57.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 800.00 KSh 600.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 180.37 KSh 146.26-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 221.07 KSh 190.00-260.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 120.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 58.13 KSh 50.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,000.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 321.87 KSh 241.40-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 500.00 KSh 300.00-800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 362.86 KSh 336.90-397.47
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,800,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,300,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,636.91 KSh 2,650.00-7,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.67 KSh 3.00-4.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,549.95 KSh 4,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,756.03 KSh 2,500.00-8,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 802.79 KSh 500.00-1,125.08
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,766.67 KSh 1,500.00-4,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,722.50 KSh 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,975.00 KSh 3,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,331.26 KSh 2,800.00-6,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 29,240.83 KSh 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,282.10 KSh 9,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 86,633.96 KSh 35,000.00-160,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 39,565.22 KSh 20,000.00-70,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,295.60 KSh 6,224.45-20,904.59
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,011.52 KSh 6,038.65-10,219.25
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 31,935.42 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 16.33 11.50-19.00

Prices in Kenya

These data are based on 1838 entries in the past 18 months from 189 different contributors.
Last update: June, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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