Cost of living in Kuwait City, Kuwait

List of prices in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Current as of Dec 2018.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 4.310
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dinar 2.115
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 1.338
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 0.589
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.768
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.690
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 1.512
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 0.800
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.469
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 0.323
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.235
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 540
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 414
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 100
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 309
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 221
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 123
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 9
40” flat screen TV Dinar 91
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 28
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 2.593
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 2.787
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 18
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 19
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 37
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 34
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 4,929
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.596
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 18
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 5.636
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 1.446
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 5.243
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 17
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 1.903
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 1.182
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 1.315
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 0.950
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 0.927
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 3.269
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 14
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 7
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 31
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 -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 1.701
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dinar 161
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.070
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 46
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 0.923
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 641 prices entered by 193 different people.
Latest price update: December 19, 2018.

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