Cost of Living in Rwanda

Summary of cost of living in Rwanda:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,125.00 RF 2,500.00-8,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 40,000.00 RF 25,000.00-50,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,250.00 RF 8,000.00-10,000.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,250.00 RF 800.00-2,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,750.00 RF 1,500.00-4,000.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,833.33 RF 2,000.00-4,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 912.50 RF 800.00-1,500.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 666.67 RF 500.00-1,000.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,885.03 RF 1,892.71-5,678.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1,224.70 RF 907.19-1,814.37
Rice (white), (1 lb) 771.11 RF 544.31-1,133.98
Eggs (regular) (12) 2,016.67 RF 1,200.00-3,000.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2,569.40 RF 907.19-5,443.11
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2,834.47 RF 907.19-4,082.34
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,906.63 RF 1,133.98-3,175.15
Apples (1 lb) 1,930.65 RF 907.19-2,948.35
Banana (1 lb) 617.11 RF 453.59-907.19
Oranges (1 lb) 1,026.27 RF 453.59-2,267.96
Tomato (1 lb) 624.56 RF 272.16-1,133.98
Potato (1 lb) 264.60 RF 136.08-408.23
Onion (1 lb) 343.68 RF 181.44-680.39
Lettuce (1 head) 618.75 RF 300.00-1,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 911.11 RF 700.00-1,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10,000.00 RF 5,000.00-20,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,116.67 RF 600.00-2,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2,250.00 RF 1,200.00-3,000.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,500.00 RF 1,750.00-4,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,000.00 RF 398.00-1,500.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 25,000.00 RF 5,000.00-50,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 RF 2,500.00-5,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1,810.51 RF 804.67-2,414.02
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 11,250.00 RF 10,000.00-20,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 6,054.39 RF 5,678.12-6,813.74
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,500,000.00 RF 24,000,000.00-35,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,750,000.00 RF 22,000,000.00-35,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 56,810.11 RF 50,000.00-70,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 15,625.00 RF 10,000.00-30,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 36,204.94 RF 28,000.00-80,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39,666.67 RF 30,000.00-50,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7,666.67 RF 5,000.00-8,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5,000.00 RF 3,000.00-5,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 229,576.58 RF 83,333.33-450,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,734,736.00 RF 1,000,000.00-28,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 25,000.00 RF 8,000.00-30,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 50,205.31 RF 15,000.00-68,615.93
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 36,167.80 RF 25,000.00-80,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 48,000.00 RF 40,000.00-55,083.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 518,750.00 RF 300,000.00-1,250,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 371,429.29 RF 200,005.00-650,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,175,000.00 RF 500,000.00-2,800,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 506,250.00 RF 350,000.00-900,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,578,433.19 RF 251,797.51-4,645,113.34
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,415,458.94 RF 1,393,534.00-3,716,090.67
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 338,000.00 RF
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 16.93 15.00-18.00

Prices in Rwanda

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Last update: March 2024
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