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Cost of Living in Rwanda

Cost of living in Rwanda is 54.75% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Rwanda is 76.93% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 RF 1,000.00-3,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25,000.00 RF 16,000.00-32,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5,000.00 RF 2,000.00-6,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 RF 800.00-1,000.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,200.00 RF 700.00-2,500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1,900.00 RF 1,200.00-2,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 522.22 RF 350.00-1,000.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 354.55 RF 300.00-500.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,460.52 RF 1,892.71-3,785.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,247.38 RF 907.19-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 399.16 RF 340.19-544.31
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,200.00 RF 1,200.00-1,200.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,738.77 RF 1,133.98-4,082.34
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2,494.76 RF 1,814.37-3,175.15
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,020.58 RF 907.19-1,270.06
Apples (1 lb) 907.19 RF 453.59-1,814.37
Banana (1 lb) 390.09 RF 226.80-680.39
Oranges (1 lb) 393.11 RF 226.80-544.31
Tomato (1 lb) 294.84 RF 181.44-408.23
Potato (1 lb) 130.41 RF 90.72-158.76
Onion (1 lb) 272.16 RF 226.80-317.52
Lettuce (1 head) 533.33 RF 100.00-1,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 600.00 RF 500.00-800.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11,000.00 RF 10,000.00-12,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 820.00 RF 500.00-1,000.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1,100.00 RF 1,000.00-1,200.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 800.00 RF 650.00-1,500.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 275.00 RF 250.00-300.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15,000.00 RF 13,043.48-20,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,250.00 RF 1,800.00-8,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,414.02 RF 1,609.34-3,218.69
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 RF 2,500.00-7,500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,851.87 RF 3,596.14-4,163.95
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 12,000,000.00 RF 12,000,000.00-25,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 11,000,000.00 RF 8,000,000.00-20,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 33,750.00 RF 20,000.00-50,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 75.00 RF 50.00-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 41,000.00 RF 21,000.00-200,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25,625.00 RF 15,000.00-50,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4,000.00 RF 3,000.00-5,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 RF 4,000.00-5,000.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 105,000.00 RF 60,000.00-200,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 844,666.67 RF 500,000.00-1,500,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 20,500.00 RF 15,000.00-25,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20,600.00 RF 15,000.00-30,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 31,666.67 RF 25,000.00-45,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 41,875.00 RF 30,000.00-50,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 240,000.00 RF 120,000.00-441,360.45
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 90,000.00 RF 40,000.00-150,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 563,786.82 RF 300,000.00-1,200,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 290,000.00 RF 200,000.00-420,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,046,698.87 RF 74,321.81-2,787,068.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,517,403.69 RF 1,114,827.20-2,322,556.67
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 207,500.00 RF
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 19.00 15.00-21.38

Prices in Rwanda

These data are based on 469 entries in the past 18 months from 45 different contributors.
Last update: September 2018
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