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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 45.38% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 75.57% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 400.00 KSh 200.00-600.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 KSh 1,500.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 600.00 KSh 400.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 KSh 170.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 250.00 KSh 200.00-300.00
Cappuccino (regular) 229.50 KSh 150.00-280.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 51.36 KSh 30.00-100.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 44.41 KSh 25.00-100.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 355.30 KSh 208.20-492.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.22 KSh 45.36-58.97
Rice (white), (1 lb) 63.64 KSh 45.36-99.79
Eggs (regular) (12) 153.48 KSh 120.00-216.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 322.35 KSh 136.08-680.39
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 298.54 KSh 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 215.80 KSh 181.44-294.84
Apples (1 lb) 126.80 KSh 68.04-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 55.11 KSh 40.82-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 77.64 KSh 45.36-158.76
Tomato (1 lb) 47.91 KSh 27.22-72.57
Potato (1 lb) 48.47 KSh 27.22-99.79
Onion (1 lb) 46.96 KSh 31.75-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 61.00 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 80.57 KSh 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 950.00 KSh 600.00-1,250.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 187.50 KSh 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 238.57 KSh 190.00-300.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 180.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 KSh 50.00-80.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,000.00 KSh 1,739.13-4,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-350.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 KSh 160.93-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 385.30 KSh 355.83-412.99
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,600,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-1,900,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,298,611.11 KSh 900,000.00-1,800,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,671.82 KSh 2,000.00-9,200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.50 KSh 2.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,511.76 KSh 3,500.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,871.43 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 640.00 KSh 300.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 700.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 19,852.94 KSh 8,333.33-35,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 748,857.14 KSh 480,000.00-1,200,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,385.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,882.39 KSh 1,500.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,374.07 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,625.00 KSh 2,500.00-7,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 26,543.48 KSh 12,000.00-48,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,773.18 KSh 8,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 62,560.98 KSh 30,000.00-100,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 35,073.17 KSh 20,000.00-60,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 30,501.61 KSh 6,503.16-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,974.11 KSh 4,645.11-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 34,109.81 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.76 12.00-18.00

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: May 2018
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