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Cost of Living Comparison Between Kigali and Nairobi 

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Consumer Prices in Nairobi are 37.51% higher than in Kigali
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nairobi are 33.48% higher than in Kigali
Rent Prices in Nairobi are 21.47% higher than in Kigali
Restaurant Prices in Nairobi are 31.52% higher than in Kigali
Groceries Prices in Nairobi are 47.27% higher than in Kigali
Local Purchasing Power in Nairobi is 1.99% higher than in Kigali
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  KigaliNairobiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 RF
(112.37 KSh)
4,449.40 RF
(500.00 KSh)
     +344.94 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 32,000.00 RF
(3,595.99 KSh)
26,696.42 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     -16.57 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7,000.00 RF
(786.62 KSh)
6,229.17 RF
(700.00 KSh)
     -11.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 RF
(112.37 KSh)
1,896.42 RF
(213.11 KSh)
     +89.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(112.37 KSh)
2,669.64 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     +166.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,000.00 RF
(112.37 KSh)
2,164.88 RF
(243.28 KSh)
     +116.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 RF
(56.19 KSh)
496.57 RF
(55.80 KSh)
     -0.69 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 RF
(33.71 KSh)
413.77 RF
(46.50 KSh)
     +37.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,839.06 RF
(319.04 KSh)
3,545.01 RF
(398.37 KSh)
     +24.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,043.26 RF
(117.24 KSh)
460.31 RF
(51.73 KSh)
     -55.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 408.23 RF
(45.88 KSh)
822.42 RF
(92.42 KSh)
     +101.46 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,200.00 RF
(134.85 KSh)
1,549.33 RF
(174.11 KSh)
     +29.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,360.78 RF
(152.92 KSh)
2,886.00 RF
(324.31 KSh)
     +112.08 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,814.37 RF
(203.89 KSh)
2,746.27 RF
(308.61 KSh)
     +51.36 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 816.47 RF
(91.75 KSh)
1,946.14 RF
(218.70 KSh)
     +138.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,315.42 RF
(147.82 KSh)
1,113.25 RF
(125.10 KSh)
     -15.37 %
Banana (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.49 KSh)
472.71 RF
(53.12 KSh)
     +108.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.49 KSh)
816.26 RF
(91.73 KSh)
     +259.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 287.28 RF
(32.28 KSh)
556.13 RF
(62.50 KSh)
     +93.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 136.08 RF
(15.29 KSh)
632.38 RF
(71.06 KSh)
     +364.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.49 KSh)
477.64 RF
(53.68 KSh)
     +110.61 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1,000.00 RF
(112.37 KSh)
793.48 RF
(89.17 KSh)
     -20.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 550.00 RF
(61.81 KSh)
1,096.78 RF
(123.25 KSh)
     +99.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12,000.00 RF
(1,348.50 KSh)
9,175.56 RF
(1,031.10 KSh)
     -23.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 950.00 RF
(106.76 KSh)
1,909.20 RF
(214.55 KSh)
     +100.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(112.37 KSh)
2,590.54 RF
(291.11 KSh)
     +159.05 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,500.00 RF
(168.56 KSh)
2,224.70 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     +48.31 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 255.00 RF
(28.66 KSh)
711.90 RF
(80.00 KSh)
     +179.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 16,500.00 RF
(1,854.18 KSh)
26,696.42 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +61.80 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2,750.00 RF
(309.03 KSh)
2,224.70 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     -19.10 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 RF
(337.12 KSh)
2,864.25 RF
(321.87 KSh)
     -4.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7,500.00 RF
(842.81 KSh)
2,669.64 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     -64.40 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,785.41 RF
(425.38 KSh)
3,767.66 RF
(423.39 KSh)
     -0.47 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 RF
(1,797,993.63 KSh)
14,238,092.74 RF
(1,600,000.00 KSh)
     -11.01 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,000,000.00 RF
(1,011,371.41 KSh)
13,079,393.79 RF
(1,469,791.67 KSh)
     +45.33 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33,000.00 RF
(3,708.36 KSh)
57,265.03 RF
(6,435.14 KSh)
     +73.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 68.75 RF
(7.73 KSh)
30.49 RF
(3.43 KSh)
     -55.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23,500.00 RF
(2,640.80 KSh)
58,106.10 RF
(6,529.65 KSh)
     +147.26 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27,142.86 RF
(3,050.17 KSh)
53,587.14 RF
(6,021.83 KSh)
     +97.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9,000.00 RF
(1,011.37 KSh)
6,739.71 RF
(757.37 KSh)
     -25.11 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 RF
(561.87 KSh)
7,119.05 RF
(800.00 KSh)
     +42.38 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 60,000.00 RF
(6,742.48 KSh)
183,414.32 RF
(20,611.11 KSh)
     +205.69 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 600,000.00 RF
(67,424.76 KSh)
7,129,098.15 RF
(801,129.57 KSh)
     +1,088.18 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 16,000.00 RF
(1,797.99 KSh)
26,438.21 RF
(2,970.98 KSh)
     +65.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,000.00 RF
(674.25 KSh)
26,525.29 RF
(2,980.77 KSh)
     +342.09 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 RF
(1,685.62 KSh)
52,384.26 RF
(5,886.66 KSh)
     +249.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 40,000.00 RF
(4,494.98 KSh)
44,494.04 RF
(5,000.00 KSh)
     +11.24 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 271,963.99 RF
(30,561.84 KSh)
402,689.85 RF
(45,252.11 KSh)
     +48.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 96,666.67 RF
(10,862.88 KSh)
175,009.89 RF
(19,666.67 KSh)
     +81.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 861,606.64 RF
(96,822.70 KSh)
875,049.45 RF
(98,333.33 KSh)
     +1.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 311,666.67 RF
(35,023.42 KSh)
420,131.60 RF
(47,212.12 KSh)
     +34.80 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 325,157.93 RF
(36,539.49 KSh)
363,313.19 RF
(40,827.18 KSh)
     +11.73 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,322,556.67 RF
(260,996.38 KSh)
72,751.31 RF
(8,175.40 KSh)
     -96.87 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 227,142.86 RF
(25,525.09 KSh)
309,233.58 RF
(34,750.00 KSh)
     +36.14 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.40 14.26      -22.47 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:48186
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: RWF