Cost of living in Kigali, Rwanda

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 5,671 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 4,041 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,585 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,033 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,421 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 845 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 4,206 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 2,894 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 409 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 897 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 10,989 Franc
2 liters of Coca-Cola 2,044 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 1,045 Franc
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 1,038,440 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 516,273 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 61,019 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 470,000 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 423,651 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 73,000 Franc
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 27,558 Franc
40” flat screen TV 421,707 Franc
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 157,714 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 5,695 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help 12,938 Franc
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 38,060 Franc
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 23,750 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 28,333 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 56,667 Franc
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 9,008,830 Franc
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 960 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 12,977 Franc
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 7,260 Franc
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 5,799 Franc
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 6,000 Franc
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 17,918 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 3,093 Franc
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3,433 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5,019 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 732 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 1,169 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 7,750 Franc
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 13,641 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 8,993 Franc
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 25,000 Franc
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 45,847 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5,627 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 2,510 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,214 Franc
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 393,333 Franc
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 100 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 29,000 Franc
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 1,311 Franc
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 293 prices entered by 19 different people.
Latest price update: May 24, 2018.

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