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Cost of Living Comparison Between Edinburgh and Nairobi 

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Consumer Prices in Nairobi are 40.10% lower than in Edinburgh
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Nairobi are 46.17% lower than in Edinburgh
Rent Prices in Nairobi are 60.32% lower than in Edinburgh
Restaurant Prices in Nairobi are 60.25% lower than in Edinburgh
Groceries Prices in Nairobi are 30.77% lower than in Edinburgh
Local Purchasing Power in Nairobi is 73.13% lower than in Edinburgh
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(2,020.35 KSh)
3.71 £
(500.00 KSh)
     -75.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 £
(7,407.96 KSh)
22.27 £
(3,000.00 KSh)
     -59.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.49 £
(739.45 KSh)
5.20 £
(700.00 KSh)
     -5.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(538.76 KSh)
1.54 £
(207.50 KSh)
     -61.49 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(538.76 KSh)
2.23 £
(300.00 KSh)
     -44.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.66 £
(357.96 KSh)
1.83 £
(246.94 KSh)
     -31.02 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 £
(177.34 KSh)
0.43 £
(57.69 KSh)
     -67.47 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.90 £
(121.31 KSh)
0.38 £
(50.59 KSh)
     -58.30 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £
(463.97 KSh)
2.98 £
(401.25 KSh)
     -13.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.82 £
(111.04 KSh)
0.41 £
(54.66 KSh)
     -50.77 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.45 £
(61.09 KSh)
0.66 £
(89.34 KSh)
     +46.24 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.83 £
(246.56 KSh)
1.31 £
(176.11 KSh)
     -28.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.63 £
(354.74 KSh)
2.74 £
(369.11 KSh)
     +4.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.35 £
(450.57 KSh)
2.31 £
(311.13 KSh)
     -30.95 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.44 £
(463.20 KSh)
1.65 £
(222.26 KSh)
     -52.02 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.72 £
(97.14 KSh)
0.92 £
(124.04 KSh)
     +27.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 £
(71.28 KSh)
0.39 £
(52.34 KSh)
     -26.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.77 £
(103.86 KSh)
0.68 £
(91.85 KSh)
     -11.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.87 £
(117.30 KSh)
0.45 £
(60.78 KSh)
     -48.18 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(78.40 KSh)
0.51 £
(68.61 KSh)
     -12.50 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 £
(63.13 KSh)
0.39 £
(52.16 KSh)
     -17.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.65 £
(87.55 KSh)
0.71 £
(95.00 KSh)
     +8.51 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.05 £
(141.26 KSh)
0.94 £
(127.18 KSh)
     -9.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(1,077.52 KSh)
7.56 £
(1,018.75 KSh)
     -5.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.42 £
(191.40 KSh)
1.61 £
(217.27 KSh)
     +13.52 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.36 £
(183.56 KSh)
2.24 £
(302.22 KSh)
     +64.64 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(1,481.59 KSh)
1.86 £
(250.00 KSh)
     -83.13 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.70 £
(228.97 KSh)
0.59 £
(80.00 KSh)
     -65.06 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 55.00 £
(7,407.96 KSh)
22.27 £
(3,000.00 KSh)
     -59.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 £
(404.07 KSh)
1.86 £
(250.00 KSh)
     -38.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.19 £
(295.56 KSh)
2.39 £
(321.87 KSh)
     +8.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.60 £
(3,313.38 KSh)
2.23 £
(300.00 KSh)
     -90.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.82 £
(649.08 KSh)
3.14 £
(422.93 KSh)
     -34.84 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,045.00 £
(2,699,863.05 KSh)
11,879.12 £
(1,600,000.00 KSh)
     -40.74 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,200.00 £
(2,451,359.82 KSh)
10,809.65 £
(1,455,952.38 KSh)
     -40.61 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 137.66 £
(18,541.28 KSh)
44.91 £
(6,048.41 KSh)
     -67.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.06 £
(8.53 KSh)
0.03 £
(3.43 KSh)
     -59.83 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 29.67 £
(3,995.81 KSh)
48.83 £
(6,576.67 KSh)
     +64.59 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.77 £
(4,413.60 KSh)
43.12 £
(5,807.64 KSh)
     +31.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.71 £
(1,577.80 KSh)
5.96 £
(803.41 KSh)
     -49.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.70 £
(1,306.49 KSh)
5.94 £
(800.00 KSh)
     -38.77 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 968.33 £
(130,424.91 KSh)
143.98 £
(19,392.36 KSh)
     -85.13 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,250.00 £
(2,054,024.02 KSh)
6,090.70 £
(820,357.14 KSh)
     -60.06 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.61 £
(7,759.32 KSh)
21.31 £
(2,869.70 KSh)
     -63.02 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.04 £
(3,642.24 KSh)
22.27 £
(3,000.00 KSh)
     -17.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64.17 £
(8,642.61 KSh)
48.02 £
(6,467.93 KSh)
     -25.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 62.50 £
(8,418.13 KSh)
39.55 £
(5,326.92 KSh)
     -36.72 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 787.38 £
(106,051.62 KSh)
317.38 £
(42,748.10 KSh)
     -59.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 625.00 £
(84,181.31 KSh)
139.21 £
(18,750.00 KSh)
     -77.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,396.67 £
(188,117.17 KSh)
719.60 £
(96,923.08 KSh)
     -48.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,031.73 £
(138,963.92 KSh)
331.84 £
(44,695.65 KSh)
     -67.84 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 369.93 £
(49,826.15 KSh)
303.31 £
(40,852.66 KSh)
     -18.01 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 234.91 £
(31,640.05 KSh)
60.70 £
(8,175.40 KSh)
     -74.16 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,883.89 £
(253,741.18 KSh)
272.45 £
(36,695.65 KSh)
     -85.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.84 14.24      +400.45 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:244183
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: GBP