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Cost of Living in Kuwait

Cost of living in Kuwait is 22.74% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kuwait is 5.99% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.79 $ 4.14-9.93
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 39.72 $ 26.48-59.58
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.62 $ 5.63-7.28
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.66 $ 1.66-3.31
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.99 $ 1.32-3.31
Cappuccino (regular) 4.80 $ 3.31-5.79
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.54 $ 0.33-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.41 $ 0.30-0.83
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.46 $ 3.76-6.27
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.45-1.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.53-1.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.86 $ 1.65-2.38
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.72 $ 1.50-4.50
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.25 $ 1.43-3.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.45 $ 3.75-5.86
Apples (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.68-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 $ 0.53-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.53-1.20
Tomato (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.45-1.35
Potato (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.32-0.75
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 $ 0.29-0.98
Lettuce (1 head) 1.84 $ 1.16-3.31
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.53 $ 0.33-0.99
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 6.62 $ 3.28-264.82
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $ 0.83-3.28
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 $ 0.83-2.98
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.48 $ 2.48-2.65
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.83 $ 0.83-0.99
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.65 $ 33.10-49.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.31 $ 2.48-4.97
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.33 $ 2.66-5.33
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.28 $ 4.97-9.93
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.06 $ 0.75-1.32
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,206.49 $ 14,896.22-23,171.90
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,585.82 $ 13,241.09-19,861.63
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 43.89 $ 19.86-66.21
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.10-0.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 34.10 $ 16.55-66.21
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 115.37 $ 66.21-198.62
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.68 $ 33.10-66.21
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.59 $ 9.93-11.59
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 303.44 $ 132.41-529.64
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 9,456.84 $ 3,310.27-14,896.22
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.52 $ 33.10-82.76
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50.11 $ 33.10-82.76
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.12 $ 66.21-132.41
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.47 $ 66.21-132.41
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 931.84 $ 728.26-1,324.11
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 757.68 $ 595.85-993.08
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,956.85 $ 1,489.62-2,813.73
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,504.90 $ 1,158.60-2,317.19
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 471.55 $ 261.40-1,537.66
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 400.21 $ 246.03-615.06
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,892.88 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 5.16 14.90-33.10

Prices in Kuwait

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Last update: November 2017
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