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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 43.52% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 72.03% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 450.00 KSh 300.00-900.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,800.00 KSh 2,000.00-4,555.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 665.00 KSh 450.00-960.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 201.36 KSh 180.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 KSh 200.00-400.00
Cappuccino (regular) 243.97 KSh 180.00-345.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 55.17 KSh 40.00-100.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 52.19 KSh 30.00-101.36
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 356.26 KSh 227.12-454.25
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 48.81 KSh 45.36-77.11
Rice (white), (1 lb) 71.07 KSh 45.36-113.40
Eggs (regular) (12) 160.21 KSh 120.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 265.76 KSh 136.08-544.31
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 305.62 KSh 204.12-453.59
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 209.32 KSh 163.29-317.52
Apples (1 lb) 121.49 KSh 90.72-170.55
Banana (1 lb) 50.94 KSh 38.10-90.72
Oranges (1 lb) 70.74 KSh 45.36-136.08
Tomato (1 lb) 56.32 KSh 36.29-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 61.49 KSh 36.29-113.40
Onion (1 lb) 49.09 KSh 40.82-90.72
Lettuce (1 head) 78.08 KSh 40.00-160.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 85.00 KSh 50.00-150.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,000.00 KSh 650.00-1,250.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 195.37 KSh 150.00-250.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.62 KSh 200.00-350.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 200.00 KSh 200.00-250.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 70.00 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 200.00-500.00
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) 407.19 KSh 378.54-446.68
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,600,000.00 KSh 1,200,000.00-2,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,377,173.91 KSh 1,000,000.00-2,500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 5,060.75 KSh 2,550.00-10,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 3.40 KSh 2.00-4.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 6,289.21 KSh 3,500.00-10,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,458.17 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 751.13 KSh 500.00-1,013.60
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 KSh 550.00-1,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 18,621.79 KSh 10,000.00-50,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 794,551.03 KSh 480,000.00-1,612,600.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,430.88 KSh 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 3,072.24 KSh 1,800.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,627.72 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 4,696.11 KSh 2,500.00-8,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 34,289.47 KSh 15,000.00-65,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 16,417.22 KSh 10,000.00-35,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 76,000.00 KSh 30,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 41,342.86 KSh 25,000.00-80,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 36,069.26 KSh 12,541.81-92,902.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,476.03 KSh 5,109.62-17,651.43
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 37,374.31 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.47 12.00-18.00

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: April 2019
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