Nairobi is 3.7% more expensive than Manila.

If you lived in Nairobi instead of Manila, you would:

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pay 9.9% less for restaurants

 
Manila
Nairobi
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.21
₱306.71
$3.85
KES497.03
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.34
₱255.59
$5.38
KES695.85
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.95
₱55.91
$0.59
KES75.65

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pay 34.7% less for groceries

 
Manila
Nairobi
Bread
1 loaf
$1.33
₱78.30
$0.56
KES72.48
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.28
₱251.56
$5.70
KES736.02
Milk (1 gallon) $6.97
₱410.13
$3.37
KES435.89

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pay 2.6 times more for transportation

 
Manila
Nairobi
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.31
₱253.59
$6.09
KES786.79
Monthly public transit pass $10.12
₱595.31
$34.46
KES4,453.42
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $26,066.56
₱1,533,534.60
$18,461.54
KES2,385,761.80

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pay 16.6% less for housing

 
Manila
Nairobi
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$28.90
₱1,700.48
$40.57
KES5,242.71
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $465.25
₱27,371.22
$418.88
KES54,131.49
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $244.37
₱14,376.82
$196.01
KES25,329.60

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pay 58.8% less for childcare

 
Manila
Nairobi
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $499.25
₱29,371.45
$146.63
KES18,949.41
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,398.67
₱847,095.30
$7,624.54
KES985,309.98

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pay 12.1% more for entertainment and sports

 
Manila
Nairobi
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.22
₱71.56
$2.31
KES298.22
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.95
₱173.57
$2.24
KES289.34
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.95
₱173.80
$2.69
KES347.92

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pay 23.2% less for clothing

 
Manila
Nairobi
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$33.02
₱1,942.42
$18.56
KES2,398.51
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$27.26
₱1,603.76
$24.95
KES3,223.62
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$73.19
₱4,305.86
$57.17
KES7,387.73

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