Cost of living comparison

compared to

Kiev is 35.7% more expensive than Nairobi.

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

pay 15.5% more for restaurants

 
Nairobi
Kiev
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.27
KES504.27
$6.77
₴199.87
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.62
KES781.62
$4.40
₴129.92
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.56
KES66.21
$0.69
₴20.41

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pay 2.3% less for groceries

 
Nairobi
Kiev
Bread
1 loaf
$0.51
KES60.62
$0.80
₴23.53
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.10
KES720.59
$4.26
₴125.92
Milk (1 gallon) $3.70
KES437.13
$4.34
₴128.13

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pay 15.0% less for transportation

 
Nairobi
Kiev
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.34
KES511.99
$5.72
₴169.09
Monthly public transit pass $34.16
KES4,034.16
$11.84
₴349.77
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $19,641.33
KES2,319,641.33
$28,344.94
₴837,304.10

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pay 96.3% more for housing

 
Nairobi
Kiev
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$58.03
KES6,853.27
$6.12
₴180.86
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $396.87
KES46,870.56
$648.78
₴19,164.89
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $177.75
KES20,992.57
$395.04
₴11,669.30

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pay 34.9% more for childcare

 
Nairobi
Kiev
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $183.02
KES21,614.39
$361.81
₴10,687.93
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,341.13
KES1,103,187.28
$6,721.42
₴198,549.54

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pay 33.4% less for entertainment and sports

 
Nairobi
Kiev
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.13
KES252.13
$1.22
₴35.98
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.29
KES270.67
$1.52
₴45.02
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.56
KES302.56
$2.27
₴66.96

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pay 2.5 times more for clothing

 
Nairobi
Kiev
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$19.21
KES2,269.21
$66.45
₴1,962.96
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$20.39
KES2,408.63
$40.51
₴1,196.70
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$38.83
KES4,585.49
$89.87
₴2,654.60

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