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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Kuwait City 

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Consumer Prices in Kuwait City are 5.56% lower than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuwait City are 8.40% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Kuwait City are 44.43% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Kuwait City are 22.34% lower than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Kuwait City are 20.57% lower than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Kuwait City is 7.97% higher than in Muscat
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  MuscatKuwait CityDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.60 ﷼
(2.05 KWD)
1.90 ﷼
(1.50 KWD)
     -26.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 11.00 ﷼
(8.68 KWD)
10.14 ﷼
(8.00 KWD)
     -7.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.40 ﷼
(1.89 KWD)
2.66 ﷼
(2.10 KWD)
     +10.87 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
0.76 ﷼
(0.60 KWD)
     -74.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
0.76 ﷼
(0.60 KWD)
     -74.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.80 ﷼
(1.42 KWD)
1.84 ﷼
(1.45 KWD)
     +1.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.22 ﷼
(0.17 KWD)
0.23 ﷼
(0.18 KWD)
     +6.21 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.11 ﷼
(0.08 KWD)
0.13 ﷼
(0.10 KWD)
     +18.26 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.34 ﷼
(1.85 KWD)
2.40 ﷼
(1.89 KWD)
     +2.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.41 ﷼
(0.32 KWD)
0.43 ﷼
(0.34 KWD)
     +6.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.38 ﷼
(0.30 KWD)
0.29 ﷼
(0.23 KWD)
     -24.19 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.07 ﷼
(0.84 KWD)
0.93 ﷼
(0.73 KWD)
     -12.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.55 ﷼
(1.22 KWD)
0.92 ﷼
(0.73 KWD)
     -40.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.06 ﷼
(0.84 KWD)
0.55 ﷼
(0.43 KWD)
     -48.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.19 ﷼
(0.94 KWD)
1.44 ﷼
(1.13 KWD)
     +20.80 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.39 ﷼
(0.31 KWD)
0.35 ﷼
(0.28 KWD)
     -9.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.30 ﷼
(0.23 KWD)
0.27 ﷼
(0.21 KWD)
     -10.22 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.31 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
0.29 ﷼
(0.23 KWD)
     -7.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.28 ﷼
(0.22 KWD)
0.26 ﷼
(0.20 KWD)
     -8.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.19 ﷼
(0.15 KWD)
0.15 ﷼
(0.12 KWD)
     -19.95 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.17 ﷼
(0.14 KWD)
0.16 ﷼
(0.13 KWD)
     -6.47 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.53 ﷼
(0.41 KWD)
0.38 ﷼
(0.30 KWD)
     -27.59 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.21 ﷼
(0.17 KWD)
0.38 ﷼
(0.30 KWD)
     +79.70 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.50 ﷼
(5.92 KWD)
1.58 ﷼
(1.25 KWD)
     -78.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 ﷼
(1.18 KWD)
1.27 ﷼
(1.00 KWD)
     -15.53 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 ﷼
(1.29 KWD)
0.63 ﷼
(0.50 KWD)
     -61.21 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.30 ﷼
(1.03 KWD)
0.95 ﷼
(0.75 KWD)
     -26.90 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 ﷼
(0.24 KWD)
0.32 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
     +5.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 ﷼
(11.84 KWD)
15.84 ﷼
(12.50 KWD)
     +5.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 ﷼
(0.79 KWD)
1.27 ﷼
(1.00 KWD)
     +26.71 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.32 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
2.04 ﷼
(1.61 KWD)
     +533.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
2.85 ﷼
(2.25 KWD)
     -4.97 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.84 ﷼
(0.66 KWD)
0.46 ﷼
(0.36 KWD)
     -45.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,000.00 ﷼
(5,524.46 KWD)
6,335.46 ﷼
(5,000.00 KWD)
     -9.49 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,226.09 ﷼
(5,702.89 KWD)
6,397.64 ﷼
(5,049.07 KWD)
     -11.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21.07 ﷼
(16.63 KWD)
19.01 ﷼
(15.00 KWD)
     -9.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 ﷼
(0.04 KWD)
0.06 ﷼
(0.05 KWD)
     +5.36 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.00 ﷼
(22.10 KWD)
10.27 ﷼
(8.10 KWD)
     -63.33 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 20.48 ﷼
(16.16 KWD)
40.79 ﷼
(32.19 KWD)
     +99.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.21 ﷼
(8.06 KWD)
13.94 ﷼
(11.00 KWD)
     +36.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 ﷼
(2.76 KWD)
4.43 ﷼
(3.50 KWD)
     +26.71 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 91.42 ﷼
(72.15 KWD)
61.24 ﷼
(48.33 KWD)
     -33.01 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,097.92 ﷼
(2,444.90 KWD)
1,482.50 ﷼
(1,170.00 KWD)
     -52.15 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18.17 ﷼
(14.34 KWD)
17.59 ﷼
(13.88 KWD)
     -3.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 17.10 ﷼
(13.49 KWD)
15.42 ﷼
(12.17 KWD)
     -9.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 29.65 ﷼
(23.40 KWD)
33.19 ﷼
(26.19 KWD)
     +11.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26.12 ﷼
(20.61 KWD)
35.48 ﷼
(28.00 KWD)
     +35.83 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 266.25 ﷼
(210.13 KWD)
332.23 ﷼
(262.20 KWD)
     +24.78 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 187.29 ﷼
(147.81 KWD)
270.78 ﷼
(213.70 KWD)
     +44.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 478.00 ﷼
(377.24 KWD)
677.41 ﷼
(534.62 KWD)
     +41.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 311.88 ﷼
(246.13 KWD)
514.81 ﷼
(406.30 KWD)
     +65.07 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 139.10 ﷼
(109.78 KWD)
248.13 ﷼
(195.83 KWD)
     +78.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 75.42 ﷼
(59.53 KWD)
108.02 ﷼
(85.25 KWD)
     +43.21 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 566.15 ﷼
(446.81 KWD)
662.64 ﷼
(522.96 KWD)
     +17.04 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00 5.88      +17.50 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:191167
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: OMR