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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 44.55% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 74.64% 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 1,550.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 600.00 KSh 450.00-800.00
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) 232.41 KSh 150.00-290.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 53.12 KSh 35.00-100.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 46.56 KSh 30.00-100.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 342.41 KSh 208.20-454.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.04 KSh 45.36-63.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 64.82 KSh 45.36-104.33
Eggs (regular) (12) 153.84 KSh 120.00-216.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 331.97 KSh 158.76-544.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 300.05 KSh 204.12-408.23
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 214.18 KSh 181.44-272.16
Apples (1 lb) 127.85 KSh 68.04-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 54.67 KSh 40.82-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 79.15 KSh 45.36-158.76
Tomato (1 lb) 48.88 KSh 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 53.11 KSh 29.48-113.40
Onion (1 lb) 47.15 KSh 36.29-68.04
Lettuce (1 head) 65.44 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 80.62 KSh 60.00-100.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 950.00 KSh 600.00-1,250.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 182.08 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 50.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,000.00 KSh 2,000.00-4,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 305.78 KSh 160.93-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 389.10 KSh 359.61-416.40
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) 1,316,176.47 KSh 900,000.00-2,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,491.21 KSh 2,600.00-8,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.52 KSh 2.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,830.56 KSh 3,500.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,071.43 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 621.43 KSh 400.00-1,000.00
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 17,916.67 KSh 8,333.33-30,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 771,636.36 KSh 450,000.00-1,600,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,467.24 KSh 1,500.00-4,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,124.79 KSh 1,800.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,446.15 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,640.62 KSh 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 28,177.78 KSh 12,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,818.64 KSh 8,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 66,052.63 KSh 30,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 36,657.89 KSh 20,000.00-60,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 28,135.00 KSh 6,503.16-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 7,710.89 KSh 4,645.11-13,935.34
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 37,263.65 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.69 12.00-18.00

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: July 2018
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