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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Kuwait City 

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Consumer Prices in Kuwait City are 7.28% higher than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuwait City are 18.55% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Kuwait City are 45.42% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Kuwait City are 0.12% lower than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Kuwait City are 1.71% higher than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Kuwait City is 15.35% higher than in Muscat
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  MuscatKuwait CityDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.60 ﷼
(2.05 KWD)
2.54 ﷼
(2.00 KWD)
     -2.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 10.95 ﷼
(8.64 KWD)
15.22 ﷼
(12.00 KWD)
     +38.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.30 ﷼
(1.81 KWD)
2.54 ﷼
(2.00 KWD)
     +10.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
1.27 ﷼
(1.00 KWD)
     -57.73 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
1.02 ﷼
(0.81 KWD)
     -65.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.81 ﷼
(1.43 KWD)
2.01 ﷼
(1.58 KWD)
     +10.75 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.22 ﷼
(0.17 KWD)
0.22 ﷼
(0.17 KWD)
     +2.39 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.11 ﷼
(0.08 KWD)
0.12 ﷼
(0.09 KWD)
     +12.28 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.25 ﷼
(1.78 KWD)
2.05 ﷼
(1.62 KWD)
     -8.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.37 ﷼
(0.29 KWD)
0.54 ﷼
(0.42 KWD)
     +45.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.36 ﷼
(0.28 KWD)
0.42 ﷼
(0.33 KWD)
     +18.51 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.99 ﷼
(0.78 KWD)
0.76 ﷼
(0.60 KWD)
     -23.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.10 ﷼
(0.87 KWD)
1.50 ﷼
(1.18 KWD)
     +35.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1.02 ﷼
(0.81 KWD)
1.07 ﷼
(0.84 KWD)
     +4.69 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.45 ﷼
(1.14 KWD)
1.53 ﷼
(1.21 KWD)
     +5.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.36 ﷼
(0.29 KWD)
0.31 ﷼
(0.24 KWD)
     -15.11 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.27 ﷼
(0.22 KWD)
0.24 ﷼
(0.19 KWD)
     -14.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.32 ﷼
(0.26 KWD)
0.34 ﷼
(0.26 KWD)
     +3.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.29 ﷼
(0.23 KWD)
0.27 ﷼
(0.21 KWD)
     -6.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.18 ﷼
(0.15 KWD)
0.16 ﷼
(0.13 KWD)
     -11.49 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.17 ﷼
(0.14 KWD)
0.15 ﷼
(0.11 KWD)
     -16.02 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.59 ﷼
(0.47 KWD)
1.10 ﷼
(0.87 KWD)
     +86.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.22 ﷼
(0.18 KWD)
0.18 ﷼
(0.14 KWD)
     -18.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.50 ﷼
(5.13 KWD)
2.54 ﷼
(2.00 KWD)
     -60.98 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 ﷼
(1.18 KWD)
1.81 ﷼
(1.43 KWD)
     +20.46 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.38 ﷼
(1.09 KWD)
2.12 ﷼
(1.68 KWD)
     +53.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.20 ﷼
(0.95 KWD)
1.11 ﷼
(0.88 KWD)
     -7.54 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 ﷼
(0.24 KWD)
0.32 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
     +5.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 ﷼
(11.83 KWD)
19.02 ﷼
(15.00 KWD)
     +26.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 ﷼
(0.79 KWD)
1.27 ﷼
(1.00 KWD)
     +26.80 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.32 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
2.04 ﷼
(1.61 KWD)
     +534.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
2.54 ﷼
(2.00 KWD)
     -15.47 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.84 ﷼
(0.66 KWD)
0.48 ﷼
(0.38 KWD)
     -43.34 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 ﷼
(4,731.88 KWD)
6,656.98 ﷼
(5,250.00 KWD)
     +10.95 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,095.00 ﷼
(5,595.44 KWD)
6,245.71 ﷼
(4,925.66 KWD)
     -11.97 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 22.21 ﷼
(17.52 KWD)
13.93 ﷼
(10.99 KWD)
     -37.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 ﷼
(0.05 KWD)
0.06 ﷼
(0.05 KWD)
     -6.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 27.93 ﷼
(22.03 KWD)
9.76 ﷼
(7.70 KWD)
     -65.05 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 20.38 ﷼
(16.07 KWD)
33.01 ﷼
(26.04 KWD)
     +61.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.27 ﷼
(8.10 KWD)
15.39 ﷼
(12.13 KWD)
     +49.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 ﷼
(2.76 KWD)
4.44 ﷼
(3.50 KWD)
     +26.80 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 94.06 ﷼
(74.18 KWD)
158.16 ﷼
(124.73 KWD)
     +68.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,172.17 ﷼
(2,501.72 KWD)
2,224.95 ﷼
(1,754.70 KWD)
     -29.86 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 19.25 ﷼
(15.18 KWD)
20.35 ﷼
(16.05 KWD)
     +5.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 18.95 ﷼
(14.94 KWD)
17.65 ﷼
(13.92 KWD)
     -6.84 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 32.00 ﷼
(25.24 KWD)
33.09 ﷼
(26.10 KWD)
     +3.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26.91 ﷼
(21.22 KWD)
31.40 ﷼
(24.77 KWD)
     +16.69 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 270.47 ﷼
(213.30 KWD)
375.33 ﷼
(296.00 KWD)
     +38.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 187.88 ﷼
(148.17 KWD)
286.17 ﷼
(225.69 KWD)
     +52.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 515.00 ﷼
(406.15 KWD)
703.22 ﷼
(554.59 KWD)
     +36.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 342.58 ﷼
(270.17 KWD)
548.85 ﷼
(432.85 KWD)
     +60.21 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 152.90 ﷼
(120.59 KWD)
216.82 ﷼
(171.00 KWD)
     +41.80 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67.85 ﷼
(53.51 KWD)
102.00 ﷼
(80.45 KWD)
     +50.35 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 551.43 ﷼
(434.88 KWD)
754.04 ﷼
(594.67 KWD)
     +36.74 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.22 4.69      -10.19 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
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Currency: OMR