Cost of Living in Rwanda

Cost of living in Rwanda is 52.08% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Rwanda is, on average, 61.69% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2,000.00 RF 1,200.00-5,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40,000.00 RF 20,000.00-50,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6,000.00 RF 5,000.00-7,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,000.00 RF 800.00-1,759.65
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,759.65 RF 1,000.00-2,500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,351.93 RF 1,000.00-4,000.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 765.56 RF 600.00-1,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 518.18 RF 500.00-1,000.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,775.97 RF 1,514.17-3,785.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,048.93 RF 725.75-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 481.51 RF 408.23-544.31
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,386.15 RF 1,200.00-1,800.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,474.18 RF 680.39-4,082.34
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,990.77 RF 1,043.26-2,948.35
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,334.86 RF 1,133.98-1,587.58
Apples (1 lb) 1,700.97 RF 907.19-2,721.56
Banana (1 lb) 524.15 RF 272.16-680.39
Oranges (1 lb) 663.38 RF 226.80-907.19
Tomato (1 lb) 425.87 RF 181.44-544.31
Potato (1 lb) 152.21 RF 90.72-226.80
Onion (1 lb) 400.67 RF 272.16-453.59
Lettuce (1 head) 733.33 RF 200.00-1,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 750.00 RF 500.00-1,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8,000.00 RF 4,500.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,006.73 RF 600.00-1,212.12
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,314.29 RF 1,000.00-2,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1,500.00 RF 1,000.00-3,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 300.00 RF 230.00-500.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15,000.00 RF 13,043.48-35,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3,000.00 RF 1,500.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2,414.02 RF 1,126.54-4,828.03
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 11,250.00 RF 5,000.00-15,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,973.60 RF 3,785.41-4,277.52
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000,000.00 RF 20,000,000.00-30,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,666,666.67 RF 8,000,000.00-15,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 53,651.45 RF 25,000.00-97,211.57
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 96.43 RF 20.00-120.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48,657.14 RF 25,000.00-85,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 30,833.33 RF 20,000.00-50,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7,000.00 RF 3,000.00-15,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 RF 4,000.00-10,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 112,314.81 RF 45,833.33-277,777.75
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,294,444.44 RF 600,000.00-3,285,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 17,384.62 RF 10,000.00-36,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21,666.67 RF 10,000.00-50,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 27,222.22 RF 15,000.00-50,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 42,265.12 RF 30,000.00-80,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 431,143.93 RF 250,000.00-700,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 228,571.43 RF 150,000.00-450,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,156,610.59 RF 600,000.00-1,800,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 573,955.06 RF 300,000.00-1,185,669.36
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 407,513.64 RF 139,353.40-2,787,068.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,387,588.26 RF 74,321.81-6,038,647.34
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 310,300.00 RF
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.64 11.00-20.00

Prices in Rwanda

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Last update: October 2020
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