Cost of Living Comparison

CZK
COMPARED TO
KES

Nairobi is 21.3% cheaper than Prague.

If you lived in Nairobi instead of Prague, you would:
local_dining

pay 38.2% less for restaurants

  Prague help_outline Nairobi help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.53
Kč149.49
$4.61
KES477.85
-29.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.53
Kč149.49
$6.45
KES668.98
-1.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.53
Kč35.00
$0.51
KES52.73
-66.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.16
Kč26.52
$0.52
KES53.72
-55.3%
Average -38.2%

Prague vs. Nairobi - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 10.6% less for groceries

  Prague help_outline Nairobi help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.12
Kč25.60
$0.49
KES50.34
-56.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.82
Kč110.39
$5.16
KES535.48
+7.0%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.41
Kč78.09
$3.54
KES366.94
+3.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.94
Kč44.50
$1.44
KES149.90
-25.7%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.02
Kč69.19
$2.81
KES291.71
-7.0%
Apples (1 lb) $0.72
Kč16.49
$1.09
KES112.68
+50.7%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.65
Kč14.82
$0.46
KES47.83
-28.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.83
Kč19.03
$0.73
KES75.86
-12.1%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.08
Kč24.79
$0.50
KES52.33
-53.4%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.50
Kč11.41
$0.49
KES51.25
-1.0%
Onions (1 lb) $0.44
Kč9.97
$0.47
KES48.41
+7.1%
Average -10.6%

Prague vs. Nairobi - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 5.1% more for transportation

  Prague help_outline Nairobi help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.23
Kč119.75
$3.84
KES398.39
-26.6%
Monthly public transit pass $23.95
Kč548.11
$29.84
KES3,095.61
+24.6%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,034.18
Kč458,422.09
$15,659.54
KES1,624,676.52
-21.8%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $11.50
Kč263.09
$16.58
KES1,720.25
+44.2%
Average +5.1%

Prague vs. Nairobi - Cost of transportation
home

pay 11.9% less for housing

  Prague help_outline Nairobi help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$22.05
Kč504.59
$56.86
KES5,899.56
+157.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $854.29
Kč19,547.78
$404.81
KES41,998.77
-52.6%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $652.68
Kč14,934.52
$171.48
KES17,790.58
-73.7%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$157.40
Kč3,601.60
$32.85
KES3,407.67
-79.1%
Average -11.9%

Prague vs. Nairobi - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 42.9% less for childcare

  Prague help_outline Nairobi help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $644.94
Kč14,757.54
$196.74
KES20,411.33
-69.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $11,257.12
Kč257,585.38
$9,424.47
KES977,787.67
-16.3%
Average -42.9%

Prague vs. Nairobi - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 1.8% less for entertainment and sports

  Prague help_outline Nairobi help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.83
Kč41.86
$2.30
KES238.92
+25.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.44
Kč55.94
$2.59
KES268.69
+5.9%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.75
Kč108.63
$2.76
KES286.71
-41.8%
Monthly membership at local gym $40.75
Kč932.49
$47.47
KES4,925.49
+16.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $8.71
Kč199.31
$7.37
KES764.55
-15.4%
Average -1.8%

Prague vs. Nairobi - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 48.5% less for clothing

  Prague help_outline Nairobi help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$74.28
Kč1,699.77
$25.51
KES2,646.53
-65.7%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$38.00
Kč869.53
$23.40
KES2,427.46
-38.4%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$85.19
Kč1,949.26
$54.32
KES5,635.55
-36.2%
Men's business shoes (leather) $105.40
Kč2,411.68
$48.82
KES5,065.17
-53.7%
Average -48.5%

Prague vs. Nairobi - Cost of clothing
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