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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 46.94% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 77.49% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 450.00 KSh 250.00-700.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,500.00 KSh 1,500.00-4,553.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 550.00 KSh 400.00-800.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 200.00 KSh 180.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 250.00 KSh 200.00-350.00
Cappuccino (regular) 228.33 KSh 150.00-300.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 51.72 KSh 30.00-100.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 43.10 KSh 25.00-100.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 349.55 KSh 208.20-492.10
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.28 KSh 45.36-63.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 58.88 KSh 40.82-90.72
Eggs (regular) (12) 145.82 KSh 120.00-180.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 340.51 KSh 136.08-544.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 286.99 KSh 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 208.51 KSh 181.44-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 120.83 KSh 68.04-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 57.82 KSh 45.36-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 82.42 KSh 45.36-158.76
Tomato (1 lb) 44.00 KSh 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 44.00 KSh 27.22-90.72
Onion (1 lb) 43.94 KSh 34.02-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 56.00 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 74.86 KSh 50.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 950.00 KSh 650.00-1,250.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 182.31 KSh 140.00-250.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 235.71 KSh 200.00-300.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 150.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 50.00 KSh 40.00-70.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,000.00 KSh 1,739.13-4,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 KSh 128.75-331.46
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 250.00-400.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 369.56 KSh 340.69-391.79
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) 1,286,666.67 KSh 800,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,066.15 KSh 2,600.00-8,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.50 KSh 3.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,265.52 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,500.00 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 628.57 KSh 400.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 650.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 18,317.64 KSh 8,333.33-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 795,076.92 KSh 500,000.00-1,200,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,753.70 KSh 1,500.00-7,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,727.80 KSh 1,800.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,374.07 KSh 3,000.00-9,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,577.78 KSh 2,500.00-7,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 23,151.52 KSh 12,000.00-45,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,878.79 KSh 7,500.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 61,589.40 KSh 30,000.00-110,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 30,218.75 KSh 20,000.00-50,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 32,980.30 KSh 6,224.45-67,632.85
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,150.81 KSh 4,645.11-9,290.23
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 32,736.33 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 15.94 14.00-20.00

Prices in Kenya

These data are based on 2210 entries in the past 18 months from 241 different contributors.
Last update: January 2018
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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