Cost of Living in Kuwait

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.00 KWD 1.00-4.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.00 KWD 10.00-25.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.00 KWD 2.00-2.50
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.90 KWD 0.50-2.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 KWD 0.50-2.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.48 KWD 0.56-2.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.17 KWD 0.10-0.30
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.12 KWD 0.09-0.25
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1.73 KWD 0.95-3.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.23 KWD 0.14-0.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.26 KWD 0.14-0.41
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.59 KWD 0.36-1.20
Local Cheese (1 lb) 0.72 KWD 0.27-1.81
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 0.69 KWD 0.36-1.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.35 KWD 0.91-1.81
Apples (1 lb) 0.29 KWD 0.18-0.41
Banana (1 lb) 0.24 KWD 0.16-0.54
Oranges (1 lb) 0.24 KWD 0.11-0.45
Tomato (1 lb) 0.18 KWD 0.08-0.31
Potato (1 lb) 0.15 KWD 0.07-0.23
Onion (1 lb) 0.13 KWD 0.07-0.23
Lettuce (1 head) 0.51 KWD 0.20-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.15 KWD 0.10-0.25
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 1.00 KWD 0.30-2.80
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.41 KWD 0.29-0.75
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.48 KWD 0.25-1.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 0.90 KWD 0.80-1.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 KWD 0.25-0.30
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00 KWD 12.00-20.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 KWD 0.75-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 KWD 0.97-2.41
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.00 KWD 2.00-5.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.41 KWD 0.30-0.76
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,500.00 KWD 5,000.00-8,500.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,362.50 KWD 5,000.00-6,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 13.44 KWD 7.08-25.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 KWD 0.02-0.05
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9.86 KWD 6.00-20.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.27 KWD 15.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.28 KWD 5.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 KWD 3.00-5.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 106.52 KWD 40.00-200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,900.00 KWD 850.00-3,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 14.95 KWD 6.00-25.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 15.88 KWD 8.00-25.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 31.21 KWD 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 33.10 KWD 15.00-50.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 265.76 KWD 200.00-375.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 203.56 KWD 180.00-275.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 545.89 KWD 390.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 414.69 KWD 350.00-600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 199.56 KWD 92.90-371.61
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 92.39 KWD 83.61-116.13
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 627.07 KWD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.97 3.50-6.70

Prices in Kuwait

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Last update: February 2023
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