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Cost of Living in Kenya

Cost of living in Kenya is 43.54% 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 4.44 $ 2.96-8.88
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 27.61 $ 19.72-44.92
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.56 $ 4.44-9.47
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.99 $ 1.78-2.96
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $ 1.97-3.94
Cappuccino (regular) 2.41 $ 1.78-3.40
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.54 $ 0.39-0.99
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.51 $ 0.30-1.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 $ 2.24-4.48
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.45-0.76
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.45-1.12
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.58 $ 1.18-2.96
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.62 $ 1.34-5.37
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.01 $ 2.01-4.47
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.06 $ 1.61-3.13
Apples (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.89-1.68
Banana (1 lb) 0.50 $ 0.38-0.89
Oranges (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.45-1.34
Tomato (1 lb) 0.56 $ 0.36-0.67
Potato (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.36-1.12
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 $ 0.40-0.89
Lettuce (1 head) 0.77 $ 0.39-1.58
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.84 $ 0.49-1.48
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 9.86 $ 6.41-12.33
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 1.48-2.47
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $ 1.97-3.45
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.97 $ 1.97-2.47
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.69 $ 0.49-0.99
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 29.59 $ 19.72-39.45
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.96 $ 1.97-4.93
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.17 $ 1.59-4.76
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 2.47 $ 1.97-4.93
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.02 $ 3.73-4.41
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,779.09 $ 11,834.32-19,723.87
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 13,581.60 $ 9,861.93-24,654.83
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 49.91 $ 25.15-98.62
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) 62.02 $ 34.52-98.62
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.83 $ 29.59-98.62
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.41 $ 4.93-10.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.89 $ 5.42-9.86
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 183.65 $ 98.62-493.10
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,836.05 $ 4,733.73-15,903.35
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 23.97 $ 14.79-59.17
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.30 $ 17.75-59.17
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 55.50 $ 29.59-98.62
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 46.31 $ 24.65-78.90
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 338.16 $ 147.93-641.03
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 161.91 $ 98.62-345.17
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 749.51 $ 295.86-1,479.29
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 407.72 $ 246.55-788.95
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 355.73 $ 123.69-916.20
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 93.45 $ 50.39-174.08
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 368.58 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.47 0.12-0.18

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: April 2019
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