Cost of Living in Kuwait

Cost of living in Kuwait is 30.68% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Kuwait is, on average, 24.02% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.00 KWD 1.00-4.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 12.50 KWD 8.00-29.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.00 KWD 1.85-2.50
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 KWD 0.50-1.83
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 KWD 0.50-2.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.51 KWD 0.70-2.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.18 KWD 0.10-0.46
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.15 KWD 0.10-0.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1.66 KWD 1.00-2.84
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.27 KWD 0.14-0.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.27 KWD 0.11-0.45
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.57 KWD 0.40-0.85
Local Cheese (1 lb) 0.60 KWD 0.31-1.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 0.59 KWD 0.34-1.13
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.27 KWD 0.68-2.04
Apples (1 lb) 0.28 KWD 0.16-0.39
Banana (1 lb) 0.21 KWD 0.14-0.45
Oranges (1 lb) 0.22 KWD 0.14-0.45
Tomato (1 lb) 0.19 KWD 0.09-0.31
Potato (1 lb) 0.14 KWD 0.07-0.23
Onion (1 lb) 0.12 KWD 0.07-0.20
Lettuce (1 head) 0.54 KWD 0.25-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.16 KWD 0.10-0.33
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 1.12 KWD 0.45-2.80
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.61 KWD 0.25-1.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.76 KWD 0.35-1.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 0.95 KWD 0.80-1.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 KWD 0.25-0.30
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12.50 KWD 10.00-15.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 KWD 0.50-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 KWD 0.80-2.41
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.25 KWD 2.00-5.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.37 KWD 0.31-0.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000.00 KWD 5,000.00-7,600.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,426.76 KWD 5,000.00-6,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 12.67 KWD 6.00-25.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.05 KWD 0.02-0.05
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 8.23 KWD 5.00-15.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.02 KWD 10.00-80.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.54 KWD 5.00-20.00
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 83.51 KWD 41.67-200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,033.33 KWD 900.00-3,500.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 14.99 KWD 6.00-22.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 13.94 KWD 6.00-20.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 28.24 KWD 15.00-40.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 28.00 KWD 15.00-50.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 273.02 KWD 200.00-400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 216.83 KWD 180.00-280.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 553.44 KWD 400.00-850.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 417.30 KWD 350.00-650.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 196.11 KWD 92.90-464.51
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 89.68 KWD 50.00-150.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 544.68 KWD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.04 3.50-10.00

Prices in Kuwait

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