Cost of living in Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 3.406
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dinar 2.013
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 0.948
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 0.603
12 eggs, large Dinar 0.903
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.495
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 0.908
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 0.945
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.590
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Dinar 0.962
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Dinar 5.666
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 0.408
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.222
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 414
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 376
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 41
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 307
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 236
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 74
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 8
40” flat screen TV Dinar 104
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 26
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 2.368
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 0.663
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 16
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 16
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 24
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 32
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 5,656
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.190
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 12
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 4.187
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 1.308
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 13
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 2.223
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 1.439
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 1.255
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.089
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 0.890
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 4.003
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 10
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 7
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 16
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 22
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Dinar 2.976
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 1.737
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Dinar 2.485
iPod nano 16GB Dinar 61
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.041
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 38
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 1.196
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 723 prices entered by 152 different people.
Latest price update: March 27, 2017.

Kuwait position in our World Ranking

the world
106th
out of 214
middle east
7th
out of 16

Cheapest and most expensive products in Kuwait compared to other cities:

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5th
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