Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 49.34% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Kenya is, on average, 77.56% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.09 $ 1.82-9.09
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 31.80 $ 13.63-54.52
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.45 $ 4.54-8.18
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.27 $ 1.64-3.63
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.73 $ 2.27-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.40 $ 0.91-3.63
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.49 $ 0.36-0.91
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.48 $ 0.27-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.10 $ 1.72-4.13
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.41-0.66
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.41-1.03
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.49 $ 1.09-2.73
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.24 $ 1.24-8.24
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.66 $ 1.24-4.12
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.94 $ 1.48-2.68
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.37-1.65
Banana (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.29-1.03
Oranges (1 lb) 0.68 $ 0.33-1.45
Tomato (1 lb) 0.46 $ 0.25-1.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.46 $ 0.16-1.03
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 $ 0.25-0.82
Lettuce (1 head) 0.67 $ 0.36-1.45
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.76 $ 0.45-1.36
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.09 $ 4.54-18.17
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 1.27-2.48
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $ 1.73-3.63
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.73 $ 1.82-3.63
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.73 $ 0.45-0.91
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 29.08 $ 20.90-54.52
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.82 $ 1.82-4.54
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.92 $ 1.32-4.39
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2.27 $ 1.82-4.54
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.77 $ 3.44-4.13
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,538.85 $ 10,904.13-19,082.24
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,409.03 $ 10,904.13-21,808.27
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 38.10 $ 27.26-81.78
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) 46.02 $ 27.26-90.87
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.32 $ 22.72-90.87
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.27 $ 4.54-13.63
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.27 $ 4.54-9.09
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 168.47 $ 90.87-318.04
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,677.42 $ 4,543.39-19,082.24
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 23.30 $ 9.09-45.46
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 23.98 $ 9.09-49.98
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 44.39 $ 22.72-99.95
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 44.54 $ 27.26-81.78
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 282.83 $ 136.30-636.07
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 141.75 $ 90.87-272.60
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 647.93 $ 272.60-1,363.02
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 344.16 $ 190.82-636.07
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 312.36 $ 126.63-844.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 82.84 $ 37.99-168.84
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 390.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.56 12.00-18.00

Prices in Kenya

This country had 1500 entries in the past 12 months by 139 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
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