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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 44.74% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 72.18% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 450.00 KSh 250.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,575.00 KSh 2,000.00-4,134.40
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 220.00 KSh 180.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 KSh 206.72-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 248.02 KSh 150.00-350.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 55.22 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 53.54 KSh 30.00-103.36
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 360.45 KSh 227.12-454.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.89 KSh 45.36-77.11
Rice (white), (1 lb) 73.47 KSh 45.36-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 166.74 KSh 120.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 257.74 KSh 136.08-544.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 307.00 KSh 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 207.71 KSh 163.29-317.52
Apples (1 lb) 122.39 KSh 90.72-170.55
Banana (1 lb) 52.65 KSh 38.10-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 68.15 KSh 45.36-136.08
Tomato (1 lb) 55.64 KSh 36.29-86.18
Potato (1 lb) 67.12 KSh 36.29-127.01
Onion (1 lb) 49.18 KSh 40.82-90.72
Lettuce (1 head) 87.00 KSh 40.00-200.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 91.67 KSh 50.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 KSh 700.00-1,250.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 200.98 KSh 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 259.23 KSh 200.00-350.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 200.00-300.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 70.00 KSh 50.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,000.00 KSh 2,067.20-4,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 321.87 KSh 160.93-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 414.86 KSh 378.54-454.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,600,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,100,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,435,000.00 KSh 1,000,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,486.77 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.48 KSh 2.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,264.65 KSh 3,500.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,489.71 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 738.11 KSh 400.00-1,033.60
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 KSh 600.00-1,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 19,649.61 KSh 10,000.00-50,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 781,856.43 KSh 400,000.00-1,600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,588.97 KSh 1,200.00-6,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,059.38 KSh 1,800.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,651.64 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,696.11 KSh 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 36,288.89 KSh 15,000.00-65,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,714.76 KSh 10,000.00-35,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 78,846.15 KSh 35,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 41,950.00 KSh 25,000.00-80,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 33,671.87 KSh 12,541.81-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,748.30 KSh 4,180.60-17,651.43
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 36,526.72 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.29 12.00-18.00

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: July 2019
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