Cost of Living in Kuwait

Summary of cost of living in Kuwait:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.00 KWD 1.50-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 16.00 KWD 10.00-30.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.27 KWD 2.00-3.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.80 KWD 0.40-2.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.84 KWD 0.50-1.50
Cappuccino (regular) 1.58 KWD 0.60-2.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.17 KWD 0.10-0.25
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.13 KWD 0.10-0.25
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1.82 KWD 1.04-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.28 KWD 0.12-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.28 KWD 0.16-0.45
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.73 KWD 0.40-1.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 0.76 KWD 0.29-1.81
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 0.78 KWD 0.36-1.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.41 KWD 0.45-1.81
Apples (1 lb) 0.31 KWD 0.18-0.45
Banana (1 lb) 0.25 KWD 0.16-0.45
Oranges (1 lb) 0.24 KWD 0.11-0.45
Tomato (1 lb) 0.21 KWD 0.09-0.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.16 KWD 0.07-0.23
Onion (1 lb) 0.12 KWD 0.07-0.23
Lettuce (1 head) 0.52 KWD 0.15-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.14 KWD 0.10-0.20
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 1.00 KWD 0.30-2.50
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.43 KWD 0.25-0.75
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.53 KWD 0.25-1.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.00 KWD 0.85-1.25
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 KWD 0.25-0.35
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 KWD 12.00-20.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 KWD 1.00-1.60
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 KWD 0.97-2.41
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 4.25 KWD 2.00-5.50
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.40 KWD 0.30-0.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,500.00 KWD 5,000.00-9,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,561.88 KWD 5,000.00-6,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 14.89 KWD 6.80-25.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 6.43 KWD 5.00-7.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9.61 KWD 5.00-20.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.03 KWD 15.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.12 KWD 10.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 KWD 3.00-5.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 144.49 KWD 100.00-250.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,852.08 KWD 1,000.00-3,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 13.68 KWD 6.00-25.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 15.40 KWD 8.00-25.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 29.23 KWD 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 29.55 KWD 15.00-50.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 268.12 KWD 200.00-375.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 209.44 KWD 180.00-275.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 538.84 KWD 380.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 419.22 KWD 340.00-600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 162.39 KWD 92.90-300.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 93.15 KWD 69.68-145.11
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 863.94 KWD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.08 3.00-10.00

Prices in Kuwait

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Last update: February 2024
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