Cost of Living in Kuwait

Prices in Kuwait

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Restaurants [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.50 KWD
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12.00 KWD
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 1.75 KWD
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.00 KWD
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 1.00 KWD
Cappuccino (regular) 1.23 KWD
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.18 KWD
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.10 KWD
Markets [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1.72 KWD
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.26 KWD
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.32 KWD
Eggs (12) 0.57 KWD
Local Cheese (1 lb) 0.98 KWD
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 0.79 KWD
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.43 KWD
Apples (1 lb) 0.31 KWD
Banana (1 lb) 0.24 KWD
Oranges (1 lb) 0.24 KWD
Tomato (1 lb) 0.19 KWD
Potato (1 lb) 0.17 KWD
Onion (1 lb) 0.15 KWD
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 KWD
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.15 KWD
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 75.00 KWD
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.87 KWD
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 0.82 KWD
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 0.75 KWD
Transportation [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 KWD
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 KWD
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 KWD
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.80 KWD
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2.00 KWD
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.25 KWD
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 KWD
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 14.27 KWD
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 KWD
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 12.40 KWD
Sports And Leisure [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.60 KWD
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 KWD
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 KWD
Clothing And Shoes [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18.23 KWD
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 16.87 KWD
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 28.04 KWD
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 28.00 KWD
Rent Per Month [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 301.13 KWD
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 237.88 KWD
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 614.85 KWD
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 494.14 KWD
Buy Apartment Price [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 80.52 KWD
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67.59 KWD
Salaries And Financing [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 721.36 KWD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.77

These data are based on 1709 entries in the past 18 months from 210 different contributors.

Last update: October, 2015

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

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Cost of Living in this country for some cities: Ahmadi, Hawalli, Kuwait City, Mahboula

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