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Cost of Living Comparison Between Kigali and Nairobi 

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Consumer Prices in Nairobi are 40.51% higher than in Kigali
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nairobi are 35.46% higher than in Kigali
Rent Prices in Nairobi are 20.55% higher than in Kigali
Restaurant Prices in Nairobi are 41.55% higher than in Kigali
Groceries Prices in Nairobi are 50.62% higher than in Kigali
Local Purchasing Power in Nairobi is 0.83% higher than in Kigali
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  KigaliNairobiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 RF
(112.68 KSh)
4,437.44 RF
(500.00 KSh)
     +343.74 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30,000.00 RF
(3,380.33 KSh)
26,624.66 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     -11.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6,000.00 RF
(676.07 KSh)
6,316.79 RF
(711.76 KSh)
     +5.28 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 RF
(112.68 KSh)
1,952.47 RF
(220.00 KSh)
     +95.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(112.68 KSh)
2,662.47 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     +166.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,000.00 RF
(112.68 KSh)
2,225.82 RF
(250.80 KSh)
     +122.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 RF
(56.34 KSh)
511.93 RF
(57.68 KSh)
     +2.39 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 RF
(33.80 KSh)
474.37 RF
(53.45 KSh)
     +58.12 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,839.06 RF
(319.90 KSh)
3,552.68 RF
(400.31 KSh)
     +25.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,043.26 RF
(117.55 KSh)
459.83 RF
(51.81 KSh)
     -55.92 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 408.23 RF
(46.00 KSh)
772.03 RF
(86.99 KSh)
     +89.12 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,200.00 RF
(135.21 KSh)
1,522.04 RF
(171.50 KSh)
     +26.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,360.78 RF
(153.33 KSh)
3,184.12 RF
(358.78 KSh)
     +133.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,814.37 RF
(204.44 KSh)
2,934.88 RF
(330.70 KSh)
     +61.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 816.47 RF
(92.00 KSh)
2,055.92 RF
(231.66 KSh)
     +151.81 %
Apples (1 lb) 1,315.42 RF
(148.22 KSh)
1,137.04 RF
(128.12 KSh)
     -13.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.55 KSh)
511.25 RF
(57.61 KSh)
     +125.42 %
Oranges (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.55 KSh)
814.06 RF
(91.73 KSh)
     +258.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 287.28 RF
(32.37 KSh)
532.27 RF
(59.98 KSh)
     +85.28 %
Potato (1 lb) 136.08 RF
(15.33 KSh)
639.62 RF
(72.07 KSh)
     +370.04 %
Onion (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.55 KSh)
451.76 RF
(50.90 KSh)
     +99.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1,000.00 RF
(112.68 KSh)
798.74 RF
(90.00 KSh)
     -20.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 550.00 RF
(61.97 KSh)
1,030.97 RF
(116.17 KSh)
     +87.45 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12,000.00 RF
(1,352.13 KSh)
9,173.08 RF
(1,033.60 KSh)
     -23.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 950.00 RF
(107.04 KSh)
1,939.44 RF
(218.53 KSh)
     +104.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(112.68 KSh)
2,573.72 RF
(290.00 KSh)
     +157.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,500.00 RF
(169.02 KSh)
2,218.72 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     +47.91 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 255.00 RF
(28.73 KSh)
709.99 RF
(80.00 KSh)
     +178.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 16,500.00 RF
(1,859.18 KSh)
26,624.66 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +61.36 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2,750.00 RF
(309.86 KSh)
2,662.47 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     -3.18 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,981.84 RF
(335.99 KSh)
2,856.55 RF
(321.87 KSh)
     -4.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 7,500.00 RF
(845.08 KSh)
2,662.47 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     -64.50 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,785.41 RF
(426.53 KSh)
3,697.48 RF
(416.62 KSh)
     -2.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,000,000.00 RF
(1,802,840.10 KSh)
14,199,817.29 RF
(1,600,000.00 KSh)
     -11.25 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,000,000.00 RF
(1,014,097.56 KSh)
13,186,922.71 RF
(1,485,869.57 KSh)
     +46.52 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33,000.00 RF
(3,718.36 KSh)
52,809.71 RF
(5,950.47 KSh)
     +60.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 68.75 RF
(7.75 KSh)
30.24 RF
(3.41 KSh)
     -56.02 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23,500.00 RF
(2,647.92 KSh)
59,977.40 RF
(6,758.10 KSh)
     +155.22 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27,142.86 RF
(3,058.39 KSh)
53,634.11 RF
(6,043.36 KSh)
     +97.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9,000.00 RF
(1,014.10 KSh)
6,293.10 RF
(709.09 KSh)
     -30.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 RF
(563.39 KSh)
7,099.91 RF
(800.00 KSh)
     +42.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 60,000.00 RF
(6,760.65 KSh)
193,028.77 RF
(21,750.00 KSh)
     +221.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 600,000.00 RF
(67,606.50 KSh)
7,551,455.73 RF
(850,879.20 KSh)
     +1,158.58 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 16,000.00 RF
(1,802.84 KSh)
26,995.82 RF
(3,041.82 KSh)
     +68.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,000.00 RF
(676.07 KSh)
26,802.16 RF
(3,020.00 KSh)
     +346.70 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 RF
(1,690.16 KSh)
55,288.57 RF
(6,229.78 KSh)
     +268.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 40,000.00 RF
(4,507.10 KSh)
46,276.19 RF
(5,214.29 KSh)
     +15.69 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 271,500.00 RF
(30,591.94 KSh)
399,638.80 RF
(45,030.30 KSh)
     +47.20 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 96,666.67 RF
(10,892.16 KSh)
171,771.98 RF
(19,354.84 KSh)
     +77.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 860,833.33 RF
(96,996.55 KSh)
854,947.33 RF
(96,333.33 KSh)
     -0.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 311,666.67 RF
(35,117.82 KSh)
431,319.45 RF
(48,600.00 KSh)
     +38.39 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 325,157.93 RF
(36,637.99 KSh)
166,547.85 RF
(18,766.20 KSh)
     -48.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,322,556.67 RF
(261,699.89 KSh)
70,082.25 RF
(7,896.69 KSh)
     -96.98 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 227,142.86 RF
(25,593.89 KSh)
310,235.14 RF
(34,956.52 KSh)
     +36.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.40 14.41      -21.71 %
Last update: July 2019July 2019
Contributors:47182
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: RWF