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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 47.04% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 69.22% 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 2,000.00 KSh 1,500.00-7,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 KSh 300.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 200.00 KSh 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 262.50 KSh 200.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 212.80 KSh 150.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 58.26 KSh 30.00-100.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 45.78 KSh 30.00-70.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 350.01 KSh 227.12-416.40
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 51.17 KSh 45.36-81.65
Rice (white), (1 lb) 61.85 KSh 45.36-80.74
Eggs (12) 159.29 KSh 144.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 333.11 KSh 136.08-498.95
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 267.64 KSh 181.44-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 199.20 KSh 181.44-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 130.18 KSh 90.72-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 68.00 KSh 27.22-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 108.31 KSh 68.04-181.44
Tomato (1 lb) 47.76 KSh 31.75-69.26
Potato (1 lb) 37.12 KSh 22.68-53.98
Onion (1 lb) 40.21 KSh 31.75-54.43
Lettuce (1 head) 69.92 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 74.18 KSh 60.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 802.96 KSh 600.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 173.55 KSh 140.00-200.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 199.30 KSh 150.00-250.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 120.00-230.26
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 57.57 KSh 50.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,000.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 321.87 KSh 193.12-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 500.00 KSh 300.00-800.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 361.61 KSh 340.69-389.90
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,950,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,374.95 KSh 2,000.00-7,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.55 KSh 3.00-4.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,488.83 KSh 4,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,189.44 KSh 2,500.00-7,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 800.00 KSh 400.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 KSh 500.00-800.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,629.17 KSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,886.11 KSh 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,647.06 KSh 2,500.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,749.01 KSh 2,500.00-6,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 32,781.24 KSh 15,000.00-50,899.75
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,937.57 KSh 9,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 81,579.92 KSh 30,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 40,217.39 KSh 20,000.00-70,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,038.58 KSh 9,290.23-16,722.41
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,832.16 KSh 6,038.65-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 30,146.82 KSh 20,000.00-45,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 16.29 13.50-19.00

Prices in Kenya

These data are based on 1665 entries in the past 18 months from 188 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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