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Cost of Living Comparison Between Kigali and Nairobi 

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Consumer Prices in Nairobi are 46.33% higher than in Kigali
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nairobi are 40.72% higher than in Kigali
Rent Prices in Nairobi are 23.77% higher than in Kigali
Restaurant Prices in Nairobi are 54.93% higher than in Kigali
Groceries Prices in Nairobi are 63.36% higher than in Kigali
Local Purchasing Power in Nairobi is 5.07% lower than in Kigali
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  KigaliNairobiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
4,411.92 RF
(500.00 KSh)
     +341.19 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25,000.00 RF
(2,833.23 KSh)
26,471.51 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +5.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5,500.00 RF
(623.31 KSh)
6,000.21 RF
(680.00 KSh)
     +9.09 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
1,941.24 RF
(220.00 KSh)
     +94.12 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
2,205.96 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     +120.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
2,136.63 RF
(242.14 KSh)
     +113.66 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 500.00 RF
(56.66 KSh)
473.55 RF
(53.67 KSh)
     -5.29 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 300.00 RF
(34.00 KSh)
438.43 RF
(49.69 KSh)
     +46.14 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,801.21 RF
(317.46 KSh)
3,471.41 RF
(393.41 KSh)
     +23.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,133.98 RF
(128.51 KSh)
431.33 RF
(48.88 KSh)
     -61.96 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 408.23 RF
(46.26 KSh)
729.01 RF
(82.62 KSh)
     +78.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,200.00 RF
(136.00 KSh)
1,388.46 RF
(157.35 KSh)
     +15.70 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,360.78 RF
(154.22 KSh)
3,683.16 RF
(417.41 KSh)
     +170.67 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,814.37 RF
(205.62 KSh)
2,813.14 RF
(318.81 KSh)
     +55.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 816.47 RF
(92.53 KSh)
2,158.96 RF
(244.67 KSh)
     +164.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 680.39 RF
(77.11 KSh)
1,119.68 RF
(126.89 KSh)
     +64.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.70 KSh)
456.28 RF
(51.71 KSh)
     +101.18 %
Oranges (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.70 KSh)
822.32 RF
(93.19 KSh)
     +262.58 %
Tomato (1 lb) 287.28 RF
(32.56 KSh)
440.27 RF
(49.90 KSh)
     +53.26 %
Potato (1 lb) 136.08 RF
(15.42 KSh)
424.26 RF
(48.08 KSh)
     +211.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.70 KSh)
383.57 RF
(43.47 KSh)
     +69.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 100.00 RF
(11.33 KSh)
480.41 RF
(54.44 KSh)
     +380.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 550.00 RF
(62.33 KSh)
774.09 RF
(87.73 KSh)
     +40.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12,000.00 RF
(1,359.95 KSh)
8,823.84 RF
(1,000.00 KSh)
     -26.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 866.67 RF
(98.22 KSh)
1,632.41 RF
(185.00 KSh)
     +88.35 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
2,101.68 RF
(238.18 KSh)
     +110.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,500.00 RF
(169.99 KSh)
2,205.96 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     +47.06 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 300.00 RF
(34.00 KSh)
617.67 RF
(70.00 KSh)
     +105.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 16,500.00 RF
(1,869.93 KSh)
26,471.51 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +60.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 RF
(339.99 KSh)
2,647.15 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     -11.76 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,414.02 RF
(273.58 KSh)
2,840.12 RF
(321.87 KSh)
     +17.65 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,750.00 RF
(424.99 KSh)
2,647.15 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     -29.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,785.41 RF
(429.00 KSh)
3,536.59 RF
(400.80 KSh)
     -6.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,000,000.00 RF
(1,359,952.66 KSh)
14,118,138.53 RF
(1,600,000.00 KSh)
     +17.65 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,500,000.00 RF
(1,076,629.19 KSh)
11,392,203.30 RF
(1,291,071.43 KSh)
     +19.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33,750.00 RF
(3,824.87 KSh)
44,977.06 RF
(5,097.22 KSh)
     +33.27 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 75.00 RF
(8.50 KSh)
30.00 RF
(3.40 KSh)
     -60.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60,000.00 RF
(6,799.76 KSh)
56,399.02 RF
(6,391.67 KSh)
     -6.00 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24,444.44 RF
(2,770.27 KSh)
56,531.38 RF
(6,406.67 KSh)
     +131.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7,666.67 RF
(868.86 KSh)
5,454.74 RF
(618.18 KSh)
     -28.85 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,936.50 RF
(559.45 KSh)
6,617.88 RF
(750.00 KSh)
     +34.06 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 60,000.00 RF
(6,799.76 KSh)
165,610.34 RF
(18,768.52 KSh)
     +176.02 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 600,000.00 RF
(67,997.63 KSh)
7,909,466.52 RF
(896,375.00 KSh)
     +1,218.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 16,000.00 RF
(1,813.27 KSh)
27,133.30 RF
(3,075.00 KSh)
     +69.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,000.00 RF
(679.98 KSh)
29,753.49 RF
(3,371.94 KSh)
     +395.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 RF
(1,699.94 KSh)
52,810.66 RF
(5,985.00 KSh)
     +252.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 40,000.00 RF
(4,533.18 KSh)
46,209.04 RF
(5,236.84 KSh)
     +15.52 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 269,162.11 RF
(30,503.98 KSh)
360,674.32 RF
(40,875.00 KSh)
     +34.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 97,500.00 RF
(11,049.62 KSh)
171,329.49 RF
(19,416.67 KSh)
     +75.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 714,990.89 RF
(81,029.48 KSh)
798,557.21 RF
(90,500.00 KSh)
     +11.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 311,666.67 RF
(35,320.99 KSh)
392,870.82 RF
(44,523.81 KSh)
     +26.05 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,555,060.08 RF
(402,892.78 KSh)
316,960.23 RF
(35,920.91 KSh)
     -91.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,718,691.94 RF
(194,778.31 KSh)
64,555.66 RF
(7,316.05 KSh)
     -96.24 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 240,000.00 RF
(27,199.05 KSh)
320,599.40 RF
(36,333.33 KSh)
     +33.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.17 14.36      -20.95 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:39154
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: RWF