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Cost of Living Comparison Between Muscat and Kuwait City 

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Consumer Prices in Kuwait City are 0.43% lower than in Muscat
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuwait City are 13.02% higher than in Muscat
Rent Prices in Kuwait City are 43.55% higher than in Muscat
Restaurant Prices in Kuwait City are 23.99% lower than in Muscat
Groceries Prices in Kuwait City are 3.32% lower than in Muscat
Local Purchasing Power in Kuwait City is 16.16% higher than in Muscat
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  MuscatKuwait CityDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.50 ﷼
(1.97 KWD)
1.90 ﷼
(1.50 KWD)
     -24.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 11.00 ﷼
(8.69 KWD)
10.13 ﷼
(8.00 KWD)
     -7.94 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.40 ﷼
(1.90 KWD)
2.28 ﷼
(1.80 KWD)
     -5.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
0.63 ﷼
(0.50 KWD)
     -78.90 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
0.51 ﷼
(0.40 KWD)
     -83.12 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.81 ﷼
(1.43 KWD)
1.90 ﷼
(1.50 KWD)
     +4.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.20 ﷼
(0.16 KWD)
0.21 ﷼
(0.17 KWD)
     +4.43 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.11 ﷼
(0.09 KWD)
0.12 ﷼
(0.09 KWD)
     +9.32 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.31 ﷼
(1.82 KWD)
1.28 ﷼
(1.01 KWD)
     -44.68 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.37 ﷼
(0.29 KWD)
0.44 ﷼
(0.35 KWD)
     +19.60 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.34 ﷼
(0.27 KWD)
0.29 ﷼
(0.23 KWD)
     -15.61 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.97 ﷼
(0.76 KWD)
0.63 ﷼
(0.50 KWD)
     -34.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1.00 ﷼
(0.79 KWD)
2.11 ﷼
(1.66 KWD)
     +110.98 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 0.98 ﷼
(0.77 KWD)
0.55 ﷼
(0.43 KWD)
     -44.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.35 ﷼
(1.06 KWD)
1.52 ﷼
(1.20 KWD)
     +12.89 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.36 ﷼
(0.29 KWD)
0.32 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
     -12.62 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.27 ﷼
(0.22 KWD)
0.19 ﷼
(0.15 KWD)
     -32.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.31 ﷼
(0.24 KWD)
0.31 ﷼
(0.24 KWD)
     +0.21 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.25 ﷼
(0.20 KWD)
0.29 ﷼
(0.23 KWD)
     +12.52 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.18 ﷼
(0.14 KWD)
0.14 ﷼
(0.11 KWD)
     -21.11 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.17 ﷼
(0.13 KWD)
0.13 ﷼
(0.11 KWD)
     -20.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.50 ﷼
(0.39 KWD)
0.99 ﷼
(0.78 KWD)
     +98.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.22 ﷼
(0.17 KWD)
0.17 ﷼
(0.14 KWD)
     -19.67 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6.00 ﷼
(4.74 KWD)
3.16 ﷼
(2.50 KWD)
     -47.25 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.38 ﷼
(1.09 KWD)
1.27 ﷼
(1.00 KWD)
     -7.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 ﷼
(0.86 KWD)
0.63 ﷼
(0.50 KWD)
     -42.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.20 ﷼
(0.95 KWD)
1.08 ﷼
(0.85 KWD)
     -10.33 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 ﷼
(0.24 KWD)
0.32 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
     +5.49 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 ﷼
(11.85 KWD)
18.99 ﷼
(15.00 KWD)
     +26.59 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 ﷼
(0.79 KWD)
1.27 ﷼
(1.00 KWD)
     +26.59 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.32 ﷼
(0.25 KWD)
2.04 ﷼
(1.61 KWD)
     +532.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.00 ﷼
(2.37 KWD)
2.53 ﷼
(2.00 KWD)
     -15.61 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.84 ﷼
(0.66 KWD)
0.46 ﷼
(0.36 KWD)
     -45.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 ﷼
(4,739.78 KWD)
6,329.41 ﷼
(5,000.00 KWD)
     +5.49 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,158.82 ﷼
(5,655.21 KWD)
6,118.43 ﷼
(4,833.33 KWD)
     -14.53 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 21.70 ﷼
(17.14 KWD)
6.96 ﷼
(5.50 KWD)
     -67.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 ﷼
(0.05 KWD)
0.06 ﷼
(0.04 KWD)
     -16.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.14 ﷼
(22.23 KWD)
6.96 ﷼
(5.50 KWD)
     -75.26 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 17.04 ﷼
(13.46 KWD)
33.86 ﷼
(26.75 KWD)
     +98.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.92 ﷼
(7.83 KWD)
16.26 ﷼
(12.85 KWD)
     +63.98 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 ﷼
(2.76 KWD)
4.43 ﷼
(3.50 KWD)
     +26.59 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 87.08 ﷼
(68.79 KWD)
79.12 ﷼
(62.50 KWD)
     -9.15 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,840.00 ﷼
(2,243.50 KWD)
2,106.43 ﷼
(1,664.00 KWD)
     -25.83 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 20.33 ﷼
(16.06 KWD)
17.30 ﷼
(13.67 KWD)
     -14.92 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 18.27 ﷼
(14.43 KWD)
16.03 ﷼
(12.67 KWD)
     -12.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 34.62 ﷼
(27.35 KWD)
29.75 ﷼
(23.50 KWD)
     -14.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 27.46 ﷼
(21.69 KWD)
25.32 ﷼
(20.00 KWD)
     -7.80 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 270.30 ﷼
(213.53 KWD)
376.71 ﷼
(297.59 KWD)
     +39.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 186.97 ﷼
(147.70 KWD)
289.19 ﷼
(228.45 KWD)
     +54.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 524.19 ﷼
(414.09 KWD)
707.57 ﷼
(558.96 KWD)
     +34.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 356.88 ﷼
(281.92 KWD)
550.90 ﷼
(435.19 KWD)
     +54.37 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 152.90 ﷼
(120.79 KWD)
406.34 ﷼
(320.99 KWD)
     +165.75 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 67.85 ﷼
(53.60 KWD)
79.82 ﷼
(63.06 KWD)
     +17.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 563.33 ﷼
(445.01 KWD)
739.58 ﷼
(584.24 KWD)
     +31.29 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.07 3.50      -30.98 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:165139
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Currency: OMR