Cost of living in Kenya

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These numbers reflect the average prices of 6 cities in Kenya, such as Nairobi, Nakuru, Kericho, Mombasa, Eldoret, and more. To view the cost of living in a specific city in Kenya, search for a city above.
 
Cost
Range
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.08
KES397.84
$1.92 - $8.34
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.77
KES745.78
$3.85 - $6.93
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.60
KES78.01
$0.35 - $1.48

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$0.50
KES65.00
$0.45 - $0.85
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.28
KES553.13
$2.39 - $13.47
Milk (1 gallon) $2.86
KES369.72
$1.85 - $4.37

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.64
KES728.51
$4.68 - $6.58
Monthly public transit pass $33.59
KES4,339.99
$23.08 - $46.15
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $16,982.90
KES2,194,227.96
$12,315.52 - $23,091.61

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$39.22
KES5,067.75
$22.32 - $65.42
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $184.65
KES23,857.83
$134.69 - $325.07
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $112.87
KES14,582.75
$85.90 - $215.38

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $120.67
KES15,590.86
$73.77 - $320.72
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,188.65
KES799,586.74
$2,462.71 - $13,853.98

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.94
KES251.15
$1.51 - $2.82
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.12
KES274.41
$1.39 - $4.31
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.66
KES344.05
$1.96 - $3.77

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$13.35
KES1,725.05
$8.34 - $35.66
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$20.55
KES2,655.70
$9.75 - $36.56
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$30.06
KES3,883.65
$16.68 - $85.95

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