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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 44.48% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kenya is 73.33% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.95 $ 1.98-10.01
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 29.67 $ 14.84-49.45
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.93 $ 3.96-9.89
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.37 $ 1.78-3.46
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.97 $ 1.98-5.19
Cappuccino (regular) 2.54 $ 1.48-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 $ 0.30-1.48
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.48 $ 0.30-1.19
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.38 $ 1.87-5.62
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.45-0.90
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.45-1.26
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.74 $ 1.19-2.97
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.52 $ 1.35-8.01
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.86 $ 2.02-4.49
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.09 $ 1.57-3.14
Apples (1 lb) 1.13 $ 0.45-1.79
Banana (1 lb) 0.53 $ 0.31-0.90
Oranges (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.45-1.35
Tomato (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.36-0.90
Potato (1 lb) 0.60 $ 0.27-1.35
Onion (1 lb) 0.47 $ 0.34-0.90
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 $ 0.35-1.98
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.96 $ 0.49-1.98
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.89 $ 5.93-21.76
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $ 1.48-2.97
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.65 $ 1.78-3.96
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.10 $ 0.99-3.46
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.79 $ 0.49-0.99
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 29.67 $ 19.78-59.34
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.98 $ 1.48-4.95
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.18 $ 1.59-5.57
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1.98 $ 0.99-4.95
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.15 $ 3.78-4.60
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,824.35 $ 10,879.24-25,019.78
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,954.38 $ 8,901.20-29,670.66
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 40.19 $ 19.78-98.90
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.03 $ 0.02-0.04
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.94 $ 29.67-98.90
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.95 $ 24.73-98.90
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.19 $ 1.98-11.87
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.91 $ 4.95-9.89
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 190.84 $ 98.90-500.40
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,700.13 $ 2,967.07-21,758.48
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 24.64 $ 9.89-59.34
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.09 $ 9.89-60.05
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 52.80 $ 24.73-98.90
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 47.92 $ 24.73-89.01
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 327.94 $ 118.68-692.32
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 163.79 $ 98.90-296.71
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 744.51 $ 247.26-1,483.53
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 393.33 $ 197.80-791.22
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 366.44 $ 137.82-918.82
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 92.09 $ 36.75-183.76
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 381.77 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.12 0.12-0.18

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: February 2020
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