Cost of living in Kuwait City, Kuwait

List of prices in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 4.863
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Dinar 2.083
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 1.554
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 0.584
12 eggs, large Dinar 1.604
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.701
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 1.790
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 0.872
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.477
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of Coca-Cola Dinar 0.320
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.231
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 541
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Dinar 413
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 86
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Dinar 308
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Dinar 224
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Dinar 64
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Dinar 7
40” flat screen TV Dinar 94
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 27
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 2.394
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 2.086
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Dinar 19
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Dinar 23
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 34
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 35
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 5,376
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.224
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 17
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 6
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 1.390
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 7
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 19
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Dinar 2.233
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 1.175
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 1.250
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 0.939
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 0.927
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 3.447
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 13
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 1.723
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Dinar 138
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.044
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 47
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Dinar 0.918
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 601 prices entered by 172 different people.
Latest price update: March 25, 2019

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