Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and Nairobi 

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Consumer Prices in Nairobi are 49.89% lower than in Edinburgh (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nairobi are 54.02% lower than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in Nairobi are 63.18% lower than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in Nairobi are 63.75% lower than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in Nairobi are 44.81% lower than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in Nairobi is 66.36% lower than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(2,265.43 KSh)
3.31 £
(500.00 KSh)
     -77.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(9,061.71 KSh)
23.17 £
(3,500.00 KSh)
     -61.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.75 £
(868.41 KSh)
4.63 £
(700.00 KSh)
     -19.39 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(604.11 KSh)
1.66 £
(250.00 KSh)
     -58.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.40 £
(664.53 KSh)
1.99 £
(300.00 KSh)
     -54.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.78 £
(420.13 KSh)
1.76 £
(266.52 KSh)
     -36.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 £
(229.31 KSh)
0.35 £
(52.50 KSh)
     -77.11 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.10 £
(166.82 KSh)
0.31 £
(46.73 KSh)
     -71.99 %
Markets
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.55 £
(536.34 KSh)
2.43 £
(367.30 KSh)
     -31.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.95 £
(144.16 KSh)
0.32 £
(47.74 KSh)
     -66.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.58 £
(87.87 KSh)
0.50 £
(76.18 KSh)
     -13.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.17 £
(327.85 KSh)
1.08 £
(162.41 KSh)
     -50.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.86 £
(431.62 KSh)
3.28 £
(494.82 KSh)
     +14.64 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.90 £
(438.73 KSh)
1.90 £
(287.25 KSh)
     -34.53 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.06 £
(613.69 KSh)
1.45 £
(219.72 KSh)
     -64.20 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.90 £
(136.25 KSh)
0.73 £
(110.49 KSh)
     -18.91 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(71.28 KSh)
0.30 £
(45.15 KSh)
     -36.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.82 £
(123.77 KSh)
0.52 £
(78.62 KSh)
     -36.48 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.83 £
(125.85 KSh)
0.31 £
(46.18 KSh)
     -63.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.42 £
(63.82 KSh)
0.28 £
(42.09 KSh)
     -34.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.37 £
(56.35 KSh)
0.29 £
(43.98 KSh)
     -21.96 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.62 £
(93.17 KSh)
0.41 £
(62.65 KSh)
     -32.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.97 £
(146.97 KSh)
0.57 £
(85.62 KSh)
     -41.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(1,057.20 KSh)
6.62 £
(1,000.00 KSh)
     -5.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 £
(255.66 KSh)
1.35 £
(204.60 KSh)
     -19.97 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 £
(300.55 KSh)
1.71 £
(258.40 KSh)
     -14.02 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 12.00 £
(1,812.34 KSh)
1.99 £
(300.00 KSh)
     -83.45 %
Transportation
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.80 £
(271.85 KSh)
0.66 £
(100.00 KSh)
     -63.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 57.00 £
(8,608.62 KSh)
23.17 £
(3,500.00 KSh)
     -59.34 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(453.09 KSh)
1.32 £
(200.00 KSh)
     -55.86 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.29 £
(345.14 KSh)
2.13 £
(321.87 KSh)
     -6.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 £
(3,624.68 KSh)
1.49 £
(225.00 KSh)
     -93.79 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.59 £
(693.35 KSh)
3.03 £
(458.00 KSh)
     -33.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,995.00 £
(3,170,842.67 KSh)
11,256.16 £
(1,700,000.00 KSh)
     -46.39 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,119.86 £
(3,038,671.19 KSh)
10,524.33 £
(1,589,473.68 KSh)
     -47.69 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.88 £
(21,578.56 KSh)
29.51 £
(4,457.40 KSh)
     -79.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(15.75 KSh)
0.03 £
(3.85 KSh)
     -75.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.95 £
(4,523.99 KSh)
44.36 £
(6,699.96 KSh)
     +48.10 %
Sports And Leisure
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.38 £
(5,193.06 KSh)
38.07 £
(5,750.00 KSh)
     +10.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.38 £
(2,020.01 KSh)
8.31 £
(1,255.56 KSh)
     -37.84 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 £
(1,510.28 KSh)
5.13 £
(775.00 KSh)
     -48.69 %
Childcare
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 878.57 £
(132,689.30 KSh)
144.10 £
(21,763.89 KSh)
     -83.60 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,125.00 £
(2,133,277.10 KSh)
7,919.04 £
(1,196,000.00 KSh)
     -43.94 %
Clothing And Shoes
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.71 £
(10,376.91 KSh)
14.54 £
(2,195.45 KSh)
     -78.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.58 £
(4,769.75 KSh)
14.47 £
(2,185.71 KSh)
     -54.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 66.36 £
(10,022.80 KSh)
34.20 £
(5,165.22 KSh)
     -48.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 73.41 £
(11,086.86 KSh)
36.27 £
(5,478.26 KSh)
     -50.59 %
Rent Per Month
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 838.99 £
(126,711.37 KSh)
332.50 £
(50,217.39 KSh)
     -60.37 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 670.80 £
(101,309.90 KSh)
140.37 £
(21,200.00 KSh)
     -79.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,551.88 £
(234,377.30 KSh)
725.46 £
(109,565.22 KSh)
     -53.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,183.33 £
(178,717.02 KSh)
356.18 £
(53,793.10 KSh)
     -69.90 %
Buy Apartment Price
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 364.71 £
(55,081.43 KSh)
225.57 £
(34,067.42 KSh)
     -38.15 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 294.42 £
(44,465.25 KSh)
47.68 £
(7,201.77 KSh)
     -83.80 %
Salaries And Financing
Edinburgh Edit Nairobi Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,024.97 £
(305,828.17 KSh)
313.16 £
(47,296.80 KSh)
     -84.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.86 13.90      +385.07 %
Last update: September 2021September 2021
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