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Cost of Living in Kuwait

Cost of living in Kuwait is 22.00% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Kuwait is 5.63% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 5.91 $ 4.16-9.98
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.50 $ 28.28-66.54
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.65 $ 5.82-8.32
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.66 $ 1.66-3.33
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.00 $ 1.33-3.33
Cappuccino (regular) 4.83 $ 3.33-5.99
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.54 $ 0.33-1.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.43 $ 0.25-0.83
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.41 $ 3.78-6.30
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.45-1.51
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.50-1.51
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.89 $ 1.60-2.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.78 $ 1.51-4.53
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.33 $ 1.43-4.53
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.56 $ 3.77-5.89
Apples (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.60-1.21
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.53-1.13
Oranges (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.45-1.21
Tomato (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.45-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.38-0.75
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 $ 0.29-0.98
Lettuce (1 head) 2.03 $ 1.16-3.33
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.54 $ 0.33-1.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 4.97 $ 3.29-6.65
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $ 0.83-3.29
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.50 $ 0.83-2.99
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 2.50 $ 2.50-2.66
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.83 $ 0.83-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 49.91 $ 33.27-49.91
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.33 $ 2.50-4.99
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 1.87-5.35
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 8.32 $ 4.99-9.98
Gasoline (1 gallon) 1.11 $ 0.76-1.32
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,298.57 $ 14,971.55-23,289.08
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,633.16 $ 13,308.05-19,962.07
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 43.10 $ 19.96-66.54
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) 34.44 $ 16.64-66.54
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 119.65 $ 66.54-199.62
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.91 $ 33.27-66.54
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.64 $ 9.98-11.64
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 293.52 $ 124.76-532.32
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,989.86 $ 3,327.01-14,971.55
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.63 $ 33.27-83.18
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.87 $ 33.27-83.18
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.22 $ 66.54-133.08
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.78 $ 49.91-133.08
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 931.22 $ 731.94-1,330.80
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 760.97 $ 598.86-998.10
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,987.36 $ 1,497.16-2,827.96
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,525.86 $ 1,164.45-2,328.91
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 473.93 $ 262.72-1,545.43
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 401.92 $ 247.27-618.17
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,929.92 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.11 14.97-20.96

Prices in Kuwait

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Last update: January 2018
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