Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 49.37% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Kenya is, on average, 77.59% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 475.00 KSh 200.00-1,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 3,100.00 KSh 1,700.00-5,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 657.30 KSh 500.00-900.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 250.00 KSh 180.00-350.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 300.00 KSh 250.00-547.75
Cappuccino (regular) 269.65 KSh 100.00-400.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 55.61 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.79 KSh 30.00-109.55
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 341.49 KSh 189.27-416.40
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 46.31 KSh 45.36-72.57
Rice (white), (1 lb) 66.79 KSh 45.36-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 166.25 KSh 120.00-260.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 461.35 KSh 136.08-907.19
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 294.95 KSh 136.08-453.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 213.31 KSh 163.29-294.84
Apples (1 lb) 106.42 KSh 40.82-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 52.97 KSh 31.75-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 72.40 KSh 36.29-158.76
Tomato (1 lb) 51.23 KSh 29.48-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 50.37 KSh 18.14-113.40
Onion (1 lb) 46.61 KSh 31.75-90.72
Lettuce (1 head) 73.59 KSh 40.00-160.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 86.16 KSh 50.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 KSh 500.00-2,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 193.01 KSh 140.00-272.73
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 254.50 KSh 190.00-400.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 300.00 KSh 200.00-400.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 80.00 KSh 50.00-100.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 3,200.00 KSh 2,300.00-6,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 321.87 KSh 160.93-482.80
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 250.00 KSh 200.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 416.75 KSh 378.54-454.25
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,600,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,100,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,585,714.29 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 4,259.13 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.51 KSh 2.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,144.74 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 4,987.50 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,019.10 KSh 500.00-1,500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 20,016.44 KSh 12,000.00-40,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,029,310.34 KSh 500,000.00-2,100,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,553.66 KSh 1,000.00-5,003.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,626.47 KSh 1,200.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,052.11 KSh 2,500.00-11,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,896.32 KSh 3,000.00-9,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 31,042.55 KSh 15,000.00-70,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 15,416.67 KSh 10,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 70,000.00 KSh 30,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 38,574.47 KSh 21,000.00-70,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 34,359.90 KSh 13,935.34-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,116.03 KSh 4,180.60-18,580.45
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 42,853.20 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.56 12.00-18.00

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: November 2020
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