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Cost of Living Comparison Between Kigali and Nairobi 

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Consumer Prices in Nairobi are 45.58% higher than in Kigali
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nairobi are 40.11% higher than in Kigali
Rent Prices in Nairobi are 24.09% higher than in Kigali
Restaurant Prices in Nairobi are 59.95% higher than in Kigali
Groceries Prices in Nairobi are 58.39% higher than in Kigali
Local Purchasing Power in Nairobi is 3.91% lower than in Kigali
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  KigaliNairobiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
4,411.76 RF
(500.00 KSh)
     +341.18 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23,500.00 RF
(2,663.33 KSh)
26,470.59 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +12.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6,000.00 RF
(680.00 KSh)
6,088.24 RF
(690.00 KSh)
     +1.47 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
1,767.35 RF
(200.30 KSh)
     +76.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
2,426.47 RF
(275.00 KSh)
     +142.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
2,133.61 RF
(241.81 KSh)
     +113.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 500.00 RF
(56.67 KSh)
482.76 RF
(54.71 KSh)
     -3.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 RF
(34.00 KSh)
412.54 RF
(46.75 KSh)
     +37.51 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,839.06 RF
(321.76 KSh)
3,487.43 RF
(395.24 KSh)
     +22.84 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,133.98 RF
(128.52 KSh)
444.42 RF
(50.37 KSh)
     -60.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 408.23 RF
(46.27 KSh)
747.09 RF
(84.67 KSh)
     +83.01 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,200.00 RF
(136.00 KSh)
1,381.86 RF
(156.61 KSh)
     +15.16 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,360.78 RF
(154.22 KSh)
3,022.65 RF
(342.57 KSh)
     +122.13 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 1,814.37 RF
(205.63 KSh)
2,985.71 RF
(338.38 KSh)
     +64.56 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 816.47 RF
(92.53 KSh)
2,033.16 RF
(230.43 KSh)
     +149.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 680.39 RF
(77.11 KSh)
1,119.64 RF
(126.89 KSh)
     +64.56 %
Banana (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.70 KSh)
502.51 RF
(56.95 KSh)
     +121.57 %
Oranges (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.70 KSh)
809.35 RF
(91.73 KSh)
     +256.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 287.28 RF
(32.56 KSh)
488.28 RF
(55.34 KSh)
     +69.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 136.08 RF
(15.42 KSh)
505.29 RF
(57.27 KSh)
     +271.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 226.80 RF
(25.70 KSh)
395.78 RF
(44.86 KSh)
     +74.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
458.82 RF
(52.00 KSh)
     -54.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 550.00 RF
(62.33 KSh)
848.53 RF
(96.17 KSh)
     +54.28 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12,000.00 RF
(1,360.00 KSh)
8,823.53 RF
(1,000.00 KSh)
     -26.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 950.00 RF
(107.67 KSh)
1,644.96 RF
(186.43 KSh)
     +73.15 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,000.00 RF
(113.33 KSh)
2,062.50 RF
(233.75 KSh)
     +106.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,500.00 RF
(170.00 KSh)
2,205.88 RF
(250.00 KSh)
     +47.06 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 250.00 RF
(28.33 KSh)
705.88 RF
(80.00 KSh)
     +182.35 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 16,500.00 RF
(1,870.00 KSh)
26,470.59 RF
(3,000.00 KSh)
     +60.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2,000.00 RF
(226.67 KSh)
2,647.06 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     +32.35 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,956.14 RF
(335.03 KSh)
2,840.02 RF
(321.87 KSh)
     -3.93 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 RF
(566.67 KSh)
2,647.06 RF
(300.00 KSh)
     -47.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,785.41 RF
(429.01 KSh)
3,640.69 RF
(412.61 KSh)
     -3.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,000,000.00 RF
(1,360,000.00 KSh)
14,117,647.06 RF
(1,600,000.00 KSh)
     +17.65 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,000,000.00 RF
(1,020,000.00 KSh)
11,509,515.57 RF
(1,304,411.76 KSh)
     +27.88 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33,750.00 RF
(3,825.00 KSh)
45,716.91 RF
(5,181.25 KSh)
     +35.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 68.75 RF
(7.79 KSh)
29.54 RF
(3.35 KSh)
     -57.03 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60,000.00 RF
(6,800.00 KSh)
60,750.00 RF
(6,885.00 KSh)
     +1.25 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 26,428.57 RF
(2,995.24 KSh)
54,271.71 RF
(6,150.79 KSh)
     +105.35 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9,000.00 RF
(1,020.00 KSh)
5,735.29 RF
(650.00 KSh)
     -36.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 RF
(566.67 KSh)
7,058.82 RF
(800.00 KSh)
     +41.18 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 60,000.00 RF
(6,800.00 KSh)
170,514.71 RF
(19,325.00 KSh)
     +184.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 600,000.00 RF
(68,000.00 KSh)
7,740,728.90 RF
(877,282.61 KSh)
     +1,190.12 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 16,000.00 RF
(1,813.33 KSh)
25,790.44 RF
(2,922.92 KSh)
     +61.19 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 6,000.00 RF
(680.00 KSh)
26,132.35 RF
(2,961.67 KSh)
     +335.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 15,000.00 RF
(1,700.00 KSh)
54,669.12 RF
(6,195.83 KSh)
     +264.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 40,000.00 RF
(4,533.33 KSh)
45,588.24 RF
(5,166.67 KSh)
     +13.97 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 286,488.78 RF
(32,468.73 KSh)
391,911.76 RF
(44,416.67 KSh)
     +36.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 80,000.00 RF
(9,066.67 KSh)
169,411.76 RF
(19,200.00 KSh)
     +111.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 789,573.07 RF
(89,484.95 KSh)
825,000.00 RF
(93,500.00 KSh)
     +4.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 314,000.00 RF
(35,586.67 KSh)
408,088.24 RF
(46,250.00 KSh)
     +29.96 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 176,514.31 RF
(20,004.95 KSh)
255,743.00 RF
(28,984.21 KSh)
     +44.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,718,691.94 RF
(194,785.09 KSh)
76,234.51 RF
(8,639.91 KSh)
     -95.56 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 240,000.00 RF
(27,200.00 KSh)
323,109.24 RF
(36,619.05 KSh)
     +34.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 18.17 14.14      -22.15 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:45163
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: RWF