Cost of Living in Kenya

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 KSh 200.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 KSh 2,035.63-9,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 250.00 KSh 200.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 350.00 KSh 250.00-500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 264.64 KSh 100.00-500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 65.77 KSh 40.00-150.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.58 KSh 30.00-100.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 382.10 KSh 208.20-529.96
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 54.39 KSh 45.36-79.38
Rice (white), (1 lb) 73.65 KSh 45.36-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 174.23 KSh 120.00-240.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 573.84 KSh 226.80-1,133.98
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 336.26 KSh 204.12-544.31
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 243.21 KSh 181.44-340.19
Apples (1 lb) 112.92 KSh 45.36-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 56.21 KSh 27.22-111.13
Oranges (1 lb) 92.48 KSh 29.48-181.44
Tomato (1 lb) 48.21 KSh 22.68-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 42.27 KSh 18.14-68.04
Onion (1 lb) 46.97 KSh 22.68-90.72
Lettuce (1 head) 76.53 KSh 40.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 85.87 KSh 50.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 KSh 700.00-2,250.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 229.74 KSh 160.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 289.90 KSh 200.00-450.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 KSh 215.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 KSh 50.00-150.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4,347.83 KSh 3,000.00-6,521.74
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 210.00 KSh 160.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 230.14 KSh 150.00-321.87
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 275.00 KSh 160.00-600.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 561.04 KSh 454.25-678.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,700,000.00 KSh 1,500,000.00-2,600,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,909,090.91 KSh 1,400,000.00-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,235.22 KSh 2,000.00-5,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.91 KSh 2.00-4.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,470.73 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,207.92 KSh 2,500.00-8,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,621.66 KSh 1,000.00-2,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 KSh 600.00-1,500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 17,307.93 KSh 7,500.00-40,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,006,000.00 KSh 500,000.00-2,100,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,741.18 KSh 1,000.00-4,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,606.67 KSh 1,000.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,523.43 KSh 2,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,793.33 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,020.00 KSh 13,000.00-80,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 17,423.73 KSh 10,000.00-40,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 84,285.71 KSh 30,000.00-225,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 41,300.00 KSh 22,000.00-80,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,132.90 KSh 14,121.14-65,999.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 8,494.34 KSh 4,645.11-35,079.71
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 50,567.74 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.52 10.00-15.00

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: February 2023
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