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Cost of Living Comparison Between Kuwait and United States Reverse

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City in United States:
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Consumer Prices in United States are 41.90% higher than in Kuwait
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 35.64% higher than in Kuwait
Rent Prices in United States are 25.04% higher than in Kuwait
Restaurant Prices in United States are 50.27% higher than in Kuwait
Groceries Prices in United States are 84.03% higher than in Kuwait
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 17.48% higher than in Kuwait
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.00 KWD
(6.57 $)
4.56 KWD
(15.00 $)
     +128.20 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12.00 KWD
(39.44 $)
15.21 KWD
(50.00 $)
     +26.78 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.00 KWD
(6.57 $)
2.13 KWD
(7.00 $)
     +6.49 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.86 KWD
(2.81 $)
1.29 KWD
(4.25 $)
     +51.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.75 KWD
(2.46 $)
1.83 KWD
(6.00 $)
     +143.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 1.55 KWD
(5.09 $)
1.24 KWD
(4.08 $)
     -19.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.18 KWD
(0.59 $)
0.55 KWD
(1.80 $)
     +206.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.15 KWD
(0.50 $)
0.44 KWD
(1.45 $)
     +190.39 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1.72 KWD
(5.66 $)
0.95 KWD
(3.12 $)
     -44.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.28 KWD
(0.93 $)
0.72 KWD
(2.36 $)
     +154.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.28 KWD
(0.92 $)
0.54 KWD
(1.76 $)
     +91.47 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.57 KWD
(1.88 $)
0.69 KWD
(2.27 $)
     +20.85 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 0.72 KWD
(2.36 $)
1.44 KWD
(4.74 $)
     +101.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 0.56 KWD
(1.84 $)
1.18 KWD
(3.86 $)
     +109.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.20 KWD
(3.93 $)
1.59 KWD
(5.22 $)
     +32.85 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.27 KWD
(0.90 $)
0.62 KWD
(2.02 $)
     +125.55 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.20 KWD
(0.67 $)
0.21 KWD
(0.68 $)
     +1.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.22 KWD
(0.71 $)
0.55 KWD
(1.82 $)
     +155.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.19 KWD
(0.61 $)
0.55 KWD
(1.81 $)
     +197.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.13 KWD
(0.44 $)
0.35 KWD
(1.16 $)
     +164.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.14 KWD
(0.45 $)
0.35 KWD
(1.15 $)
     +155.87 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.64 KWD
(2.12 $)
0.47 KWD
(1.54 $)
     -27.14 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.15 KWD
(0.48 $)
0.54 KWD
(1.77 $)
     +267.87 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1.75 KWD
(5.75 $)
3.65 KWD
(12.00 $)
     +108.64 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.69 KWD
(2.26 $)
0.63 KWD
(2.09 $)
     -7.87 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.67 KWD
(2.20 $)
0.87 KWD
(2.84 $)
     +29.51 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 0.90 KWD
(2.96 $)
2.26 KWD
(7.44 $)
     +151.53 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 KWD
(0.82 $)
0.68 KWD
(2.25 $)
     +173.84 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 13.00 KWD
(42.73 $)
21.30 KWD
(70.00 $)
     +63.84 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 KWD
(3.29 $)
0.99 KWD
(3.25 $)
     -1.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 KWD
(5.29 $)
0.84 KWD
(2.75 $)
     -48.01 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2.00 KWD
(6.57 $)
8.22 KWD
(27.00 $)
     +310.76 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.37 KWD
(1.21 $)
0.84 KWD
(2.76 $)
     +129.08 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,000.00 KWD
(16,432.88 $)
6,693.90 KWD
(22,000.00 $)
     +33.88 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,119.37 KWD
(16,825.19 $)
6,268.93 KWD
(20,603.33 $)
     +22.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 12.11 KWD
(39.80 $)
46.54 KWD
(152.97 $)
     +284.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 KWD
(0.15 $)
0.03 KWD
(0.10 $)
     -32.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 7.42 KWD
(24.39 $)
19.14 KWD
(62.90 $)
     +157.92 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30.19 KWD
(99.23 $)
11.00 KWD
(36.15 $)
     -63.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.80 KWD
(38.78 $)
4.55 KWD
(14.94 $)
     -61.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 KWD
(11.50 $)
3.65 KWD
(12.00 $)
     +4.32 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 88.60 KWD
(291.18 $)
270.30 KWD
(888.36 $)
     +205.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,853.98 KWD
(6,093.23 $)
5,204.95 KWD
(17,106.47 $)
     +180.75 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 14.85 KWD
(48.79 $)
13.13 KWD
(43.15 $)
     -11.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 12.92 KWD
(42.46 $)
10.53 KWD
(34.61 $)
     -18.50 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 25.18 KWD
(82.77 $)
22.45 KWD
(73.80 $)
     -10.84 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 23.59 KWD
(77.52 $)
28.70 KWD
(94.34 $)
     +21.70 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 283.68 KWD
(932.33 $)
391.84 KWD
(1,287.83 $)
     +38.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 222.16 KWD
(730.14 $)
309.52 KWD
(1,017.26 $)
     +39.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 546.60 KWD
(1,796.46 $)
637.18 KWD
(2,094.13 $)
     +16.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 416.06 KWD
(1,367.41 $)
497.66 KWD
(1,635.61 $)
     +19.61 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 211.40 KWD
(694.78 $)
72.98 KWD
(239.86 $)
     -65.48 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 104.62 KWD
(343.84 $)
52.82 KWD
(173.59 $)
     -49.52 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 600.06 KWD
(1,972.13 $)
956.17 KWD
(3,142.52 $)
     +59.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.28 4.35      -17.56 %
Last update: August 2019August 2019
Contributors:32325047
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: KWD