Cost of living in Kigali, Rwanda

List of prices in Kigali, Rwanda. Current as of Feb 2019.

List of prices in Kigali

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 4,619 Franc
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 4,817 Franc
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 2,885 Franc
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 1,054 Franc
12 eggs, large 1,580 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 834 Franc
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 3,958 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 3,234 Franc
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 421 Franc
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 825 Franc
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 11,333 Franc
2 liters of Coca-Cola 1,870 Franc
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 981 Franc
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 967,957 Franc
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 473,570 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 87,399 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 535,791 Franc
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 431,020 Franc
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 116,027 Franc
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 26,614 Franc
40” flat screen TV 392,902 Franc
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 127,401 Franc
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 4,882 Franc
Hourly rate for cleaning help 12,938 Franc
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 21,998 Franc
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 27,091 Franc
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 29,019 Franc
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 53,098 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 1,011 Franc
Monthly ticket public transport 14,081 Franc
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 7,540 Franc
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 5,822 Franc
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 6,111 Franc
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 17,864 Franc
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 2,998 Franc
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 3,752 Franc
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5,209 Franc
4 rolls of toilet paper 715 Franc
Tube of toothpaste 1,218 Franc
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 11,594 Franc
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 13,888 Franc
2 tickets to the movies 8,988 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 44,477 Franc
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 5,627 Franc
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 2,546 Franc
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 1,310 Franc
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 352,572 Franc
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 69 Franc
1 month of gym membership in business district 29,279 Franc
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 1,566 Franc
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 301 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: February 22, 2019.

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