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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 47.26% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 75.60% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 400.00 KSh 250.00-600.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 550.00 KSh 400.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 KSh 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 275.00 KSh 200.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 220.27 KSh 150.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 50.86 KSh 30.00-100.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 43.85 KSh 30.00-70.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 369.95 KSh 227.12-454.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.89 KSh 45.36-58.97
Rice (white), (1 lb) 53.69 KSh 40.82-68.04
Eggs (12) 154.93 KSh 120.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 326.59 KSh 136.08-544.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 276.01 KSh 158.76-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 209.16 KSh 172.37-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 127.07 KSh 68.04-226.80
Banana (1 lb) 59.29 KSh 31.75-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 91.73 KSh 45.36-181.44
Tomato (1 lb) 43.33 KSh 27.22-72.57
Potato (1 lb) 41.95 KSh 27.22-54.43
Onion (1 lb) 44.04 KSh 31.75-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 69.00 KSh 40.00-109.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 76.11 KSh 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 808.33 KSh 600.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 179.63 KSh 140.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 231.95 KSh 180.00-300.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 150.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 KSh 50.00-80.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 2,500.00 KSh 1,500.00-3,500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 321.87 KSh 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 250.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 360.52 KSh 329.33-386.11
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,531,818.18 KSh 1,000,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,321.07 KSh 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.70 KSh 3.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 4,934.62 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,650.00 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 711.05 KSh 400.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 600.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 18,200.00 KSh 10,000.00-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 960,000.00 KSh 500,000.00-1,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,768.97 KSh 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,570.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,481.82 KSh 2,000.00-8,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,009.89 KSh 2,500.00-6,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 26,303.12 KSh 12,000.00-46,190.17
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 13,030.30 KSh 7,500.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 66,744.44 KSh 30,000.00-130,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 31,493.95 KSh 17,000.00-55,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 29,272.40 KSh 6,224.45-139,353.40
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,639.91 KSh 4,645.11-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 28,784.17 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 16.38 14.00-22.00

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: May 2017
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