Cost of Living in Kenya

Summary of cost of living in Kenya:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 KSh 200.00-1,200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 4,000.00 KSh 2,500.00-13,200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 700.00 KSh 500.00-1,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 300.00 KSh 200.00-400.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 400.00 KSh 250.00-600.00
Cappuccino (regular) 295.02 KSh 150.00-600.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 79.23 KSh 50.00-200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 63.24 KSh 34.66-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 406.08 KSh 264.98-582.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 61.97 KSh 54.43-90.72
Rice (white), (1 lb) 92.12 KSh 54.43-149.69
Eggs (regular) (12) 211.78 KSh 144.00-300.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 624.79 KSh 272.16-1,360.78
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 344.49 KSh 204.12-498.95
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 266.57 KSh 204.12-362.87
Apples (1 lb) 136.47 KSh 45.36-181.44
Banana (1 lb) 54.56 KSh 27.22-113.40
Oranges (1 lb) 97.35 KSh 40.82-181.44
Tomato (1 lb) 47.36 KSh 22.68-90.72
Potato (1 lb) 45.95 KSh 22.68-68.04
Onion (1 lb) 53.56 KSh 31.75-90.72
Lettuce (1 head) 81.07 KSh 40.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 81.57 KSh 50.00-120.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,200.00 KSh 800.00-3,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 247.32 KSh 180.00-300.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 310.45 KSh 220.00-500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 350.00 KSh 300.00-450.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 100.00 KSh 60.00-200.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 4,480.00 KSh 3,000.00-6,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 200.00 KSh 180.00-400.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 257.50 KSh 160.93-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 300.00 KSh 150.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 754.51 KSh 567.81-829.27
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,150,000.00 KSh 1,600,000.00-3,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 2,218,750.00 KSh 1,500,000.00-3,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,640.02 KSh 2,000.00-5,950.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,829.17 KSh 1,000.00-2,500.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,287.44 KSh 3,000.00-8,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 5,639.47 KSh 3,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2,318.33 KSh 1,000.00-3,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 800.00 KSh 600.00-1,200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 17,990.00 KSh 8,333.33-41,666.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 927,730.77 KSh 400,000.00-1,800,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,031.09 KSh 1,000.00-5,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,946.15 KSh 800.00-6,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 5,650.10 KSh 2,000.00-15,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 6,062.47 KSh 2,500.00-10,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 38,800.00 KSh 15,000.00-120,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 19,930.56 KSh 10,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 115,571.43 KSh 45,000.00-250,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 49,088.24 KSh 25,000.00-130,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,893.65 KSh 9,290.23-18,580.45
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,522.63 KSh 5,574.14-14,715.72
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 50,833.33 KSh
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.77 10.00-15.10

Prices in Kenya

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Last update: April 2024
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