Cost of living in Eldoret, Kenya

Summary of cost of living in Eldoret

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Shilling208,435
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Shilling87,805
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Eldoret, Kenya. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Shilling731
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Shilling469
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Shilling432
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Shilling96
12 eggs, large Shilling138
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Shilling74
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Shilling475
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Shilling293
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Shilling113
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Shilling96
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Shilling1,441
2 liters of coca-cola Shilling135
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Shilling109
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Shilling56,479
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Shilling40,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Shilling4,098
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Shilling40,000
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Shilling30,000
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Shilling3,000
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Shilling3,913
40” flat screen tv Shilling41,370
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Shilling8,449
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Shilling325
Hourly rate for cleaning help Shilling400
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Shilling4,750
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Shilling4,500
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Shilling3,250
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Shilling3,000
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Shilling2,728,330
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Shilling111
Monthly ticket public transport Shilling2,100
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Shilling939
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Shilling420
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Shilling1,363
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Shilling1,337
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Shilling185
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Shilling320
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Shilling324
4 rolls of toilet paper Shilling191
Tube of toothpaste Shilling166
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Shilling500
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Shilling1,620
2 tickets to the movies Shilling600
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Shilling2,000
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Shilling2,852
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Shilling666
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Shilling350
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Shilling187
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Shilling80,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Shilling4.00
1 month of gym membership in business district Shilling2,448
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Shilling247
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 45 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: January 23, 2020

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