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Cost of Living Comparison Between Kigali and Nairobi 

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Consumer Prices in Nairobi are 44.00% higher than in Kigali
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nairobi are 34.20% higher than in Kigali
Rent Prices in Nairobi are 8.63% higher than in Kigali
Restaurant Prices in Nairobi are 48.97% higher than in Kigali
Groceries Prices in Nairobi are 59.42% higher than in Kigali
Local Purchasing Power in Nairobi is 2.02% higher than in Kigali
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  KigaliNairobiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 RF
(115.33 KSh)
4,335.30 RF
(500.00 KSh)
     +333.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25,000.00 RF
(2,883.31 KSh)
26,011.80 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +4.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6,000.00 RF
(691.99 KSh)
5,982.71 RF
(690.00 KSh)
     -0.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 RF
(115.33 KSh)
1,755.25 RF
(202.44 KSh)
     +75.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(115.33 KSh)
2,167.65 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     +116.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,000.00 RF
(115.33 KSh)
2,058.55 RF
(237.42 KSh)
     +105.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 RF
(57.67 KSh)
451.88 RF
(52.12 KSh)
     -9.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 RF
(34.60 KSh)
404.20 RF
(46.62 KSh)
     +34.73 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,839.06 RF
(327.44 KSh)
3,407.67 RF
(393.01 KSh)
     +20.03 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,133.98 RF
(130.78 KSh)
427.71 RF
(49.33 KSh)
     -62.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 408.23 RF
(47.08 KSh)
716.35 RF
(82.62 KSh)
     +75.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,200.00 RF
(138.40 KSh)
1,357.91 RF
(156.61 KSh)
     +13.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,360.78 RF
(156.94 KSh)
3,461.88 RF
(399.27 KSh)
     +154.40 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,814.37 RF
(209.26 KSh)
2,806.42 RF
(323.67 KSh)
     +54.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 816.47 RF
(94.17 KSh)
2,037.25 RF
(234.96 KSh)
     +149.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 680.39 RF
(78.47 KSh)
1,100.24 RF
(126.89 KSh)
     +61.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(26.16 KSh)
454.47 RF
(52.42 KSh)
     +100.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(26.16 KSh)
795.32 RF
(91.73 KSh)
     +250.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 287.28 RF
(33.13 KSh)
452.29 RF
(52.16 KSh)
     +57.44 %
Potato (1 lb) 136.08 RF
(15.69 KSh)
437.54 RF
(50.46 KSh)
     +221.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(26.16 KSh)
385.43 RF
(44.45 KSh)
     +69.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 100.00 RF
(11.53 KSh)
462.43 RF
(53.33 KSh)
     +362.43 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 550.00 RF
(63.43 KSh)
775.62 RF
(89.45 KSh)
     +41.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12,000.00 RF
(1,383.99 KSh)
8,670.60 RF
(1,000.00 KSh)
     -27.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 950.00 RF
(109.57 KSh)
1,616.45 RF
(186.43 KSh)
     +70.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(115.33 KSh)
2,026.75 RF
(233.75 KSh)
     +102.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,500.00 RF
(173.00 KSh)
2,167.65 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     +44.51 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 250.00 RF
(28.83 KSh)
693.65 RF
(80.00 KSh)
     +177.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 16,500.00 RF
(1,902.98 KSh)
26,011.80 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +57.65 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2,000.00 RF
(230.66 KSh)
2,601.18 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     +30.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,668.13 RF
(307.72 KSh)
2,790.80 RF
(321.87 KSh)
     +4.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 RF
(576.66 KSh)
2,601.18 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     -47.98 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,785.41 RF
(436.58 KSh)
3,526.71 RF
(406.74 KSh)
     -6.83 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,000,000.00 RF
(1,383,987.32 KSh)
13,439,429.50 RF
(1,550,000.00 KSh)
     +12.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,000,000.00 RF
(1,037,990.49 KSh)
11,041,466.78 RF
(1,273,437.50 KSh)
     +22.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33,750.00 RF
(3,892.46 KSh)
46,124.49 RF
(5,319.64 KSh)
     +36.67 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 68.75 RF
(7.93 KSh)
29.95 RF
(3.45 KSh)
     -56.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60,000.00 RF
(6,919.94 KSh)
57,349.82 RF
(6,614.29 KSh)
     -4.42 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26,428.57 RF
(3,048.07 KSh)
58,329.49 RF
(6,727.27 KSh)
     +120.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7,666.67 RF
(884.21 KSh)
5,635.89 RF
(650.00 KSh)
     -26.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,936.50 RF
(569.34 KSh)
6,936.48 RF
(800.00 KSh)
     +40.51 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 60,000.00 RF
(6,919.94 KSh)
165,969.73 RF
(19,141.67 KSh)
     +176.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 600,000.00 RF
(69,199.37 KSh)
7,620,373.29 RF
(878,875.00 KSh)
     +1,170.06 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 16,000.00 RF
(1,845.32 KSh)
27,149.82 RF
(3,131.25 KSh)
     +69.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,000.00 RF
(691.99 KSh)
28,032.53 RF
(3,233.06 KSh)
     +367.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 RF
(1,729.98 KSh)
49,725.89 RF
(5,735.00 KSh)
     +231.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 40,000.00 RF
(4,613.29 KSh)
45,623.87 RF
(5,261.90 KSh)
     +14.06 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 285,781.27 RF
(32,959.80 KSh)
374,806.38 RF
(43,227.27 KSh)
     +31.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 80,000.00 RF
(9,226.58 KSh)
174,165.96 RF
(20,086.96 KSh)
     +117.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 856,562.54 RF
(98,789.31 KSh)
809,255.97 RF
(93,333.33 KSh)
     -5.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 400,833.33 RF
(46,229.02 KSh)
403,182.89 RF
(46,500.00 KSh)
     +0.59 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 176,514.31 RF
(20,357.80 KSh)
311,455.82 RF
(35,920.91 KSh)
     +76.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,718,691.94 RF
(198,220.65 KSh)
63,434.57 RF
(7,316.05 KSh)
     -96.31 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 228,000.00 RF
(26,295.76 KSh)
312,141.59 RF
(36,000.00 KSh)
     +36.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.17 14.12      -22.25 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:44158
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: RWF