Cost of Living in Kuwait

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.00 KWD 1.00-5.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 15.00 KWD 10.00-25.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.00 KWD 1.85-2.50
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.00 KWD 0.50-2.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1.00 KWD 0.50-2.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.42 KWD 0.50-2.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.17 KWD 0.10-0.30
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.11 KWD 0.08-0.30
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 1.67 KWD 0.95-3.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.23 KWD 0.14-0.45
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.25 KWD 0.18-0.34
Eggs (regular) (12) 0.57 KWD 0.40-0.84
Local Cheese (1 lb) 0.66 KWD 0.27-1.81
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 0.64 KWD 0.36-1.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.29 KWD 0.68-1.81
Apples (1 lb) 0.28 KWD 0.18-0.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.24 KWD 0.16-0.55
Oranges (1 lb) 0.23 KWD 0.14-0.45
Tomato (1 lb) 0.19 KWD 0.08-0.32
Potato (1 lb) 0.15 KWD 0.07-0.23
Onion (1 lb) 0.13 KWD 0.07-0.23
Lettuce (1 head) 0.55 KWD 0.20-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.16 KWD 0.10-0.30
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 1.00 KWD 0.30-2.80
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.41 KWD 0.25-0.75
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 0.57 KWD 0.25-1.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 0.95 KWD 0.85-1.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30 KWD 0.25-0.35
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 12.75 KWD 11.00-20.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00 KWD 0.75-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.61 KWD 0.80-1.61
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.00 KWD 2.00-5.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 0.38 KWD 0.30-0.62
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,400.00 KWD 5,000.00-8,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 5,233.98 KWD 4,666.67-5,800.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 12.41 KWD 7.00-22.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.04 KWD 0.02-0.05
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 9.09 KWD 5.00-15.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.38 KWD 15.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.11 KWD 10.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.50 KWD 3.00-5.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 94.72 KWD 40.00-208.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 1,861.67 KWD 800.00-3,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 15.00 KWD 6.00-24.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 15.27 KWD 8.00-25.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 29.62 KWD 20.00-40.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 31.90 KWD 15.00-50.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 267.91 KWD 200.00-400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 209.15 KWD 180.00-300.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 533.14 KWD 400.00-750.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 410.23 KWD 350.00-600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 158.28 KWD 92.90-371.61
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 88.26 KWD 69.68-139.35
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 569.41 KWD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.26 3.50-10.00

Prices in Kuwait

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