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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 47.74% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 74.83% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 310.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 500.00 KSh 350.00-850.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 KSh 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 262.50 KSh 200.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 214.10 KSh 150.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 52.92 KSh 30.00-80.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 43.11 KSh 30.00-55.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 350.21 KSh 227.12-397.47
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.41 KSh 45.36-56.70
Rice (white), (1 lb) 57.09 KSh 45.36-68.04
Eggs (12) 158.25 KSh 128.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 290.80 KSh 158.76-453.59
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 256.83 KSh 181.44-362.87
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 201.02 KSh 181.44-249.48
Apples (1 lb) 128.58 KSh 81.65-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 64.33 KSh 45.36-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 81.57 KSh 45.36-136.08
Tomato (1 lb) 46.33 KSh 31.75-68.90
Potato (1 lb) 42.41 KSh 27.22-54.43
Onion (1 lb) 45.05 KSh 31.75-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 70.44 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 75.80 KSh 60.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 800.00 KSh 600.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 177.03 KSh 140.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 221.50 KSh 180.00-300.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 120.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 KSh 50.00-80.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,000.00 KSh 1,500.00-3,500.00
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) 400.00 KSh 300.00-567.67
Gasoline (1 gallon) 358.03 KSh 336.52-386.11
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,600,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,300,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,750,000.00 KSh 1,350,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,411.07 KSh 2,000.00-7,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.56 KSh 3.00-4.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,420.79 KSh 3,000.00-5,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,794.95 KSh 2,838.35-8,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 785.03 KSh 400.00-1,135.34
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) 2,707.69 KSh 1,500.00-4,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,634.09 KSh 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,200.00 KSh 3,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,290.98 KSh 2,800.00-6,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 26,301.58 KSh 13,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,429.59 KSh 8,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 69,575.73 KSh 30,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 34,500.00 KSh 20,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 19,211.17 KSh 6,224.45-46,451.13
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) 30,486.57 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 16.73 14.00-20.00

Prices in Kenya

These data are based on 2141 entries in the past 18 months from 189 different contributors.
Last update: September, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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