Cost of living in Kuwait City, Kuwait

Summary of cost of living in Kuwait City

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Dinar 1,091
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Dinar 643
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Kuwait City
Current as of Sep 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Dinar 4.176
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Dinar 2.360
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Dinar 1.156
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Dinar 0.465
12 eggs, large Dinar 0.765
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Dinar 0.696
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Dinar 1.570
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Dinar 0.855
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Dinar 0.596
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of coca-cola Dinar 0.403
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Dinar 0.264
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Dinar 594
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Dinar 345
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Dinar 43
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Dinar 365
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Dinar 209
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Dinar 58
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Dinar 7
40” flat screen tv Dinar 70
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Dinar 28
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Dinar 2.678
Hourly rate for cleaning help Dinar 5.181
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Dinar 11
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Dinar 13
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Dinar 37
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Dinar 26
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Dinar 5,434
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Dinar 0.101
Monthly ticket public transport Dinar 11
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Dinar 8
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Dinar 1.940
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Dinar 7
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Dinar 22
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Dinar 1.739
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Dinar 1.079
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Dinar 1.462
4 rolls of toilet paper Dinar 1.093
Tube of toothpaste Dinar 0.918
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Dinar 3.812
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Dinar 9
2 tickets to the movies Dinar 7
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Dinar 54
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Dinar 19
1 cocktail drink in downtown club -
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Dinar 1.473
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) -
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Dinar 136
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Dinar 0.048
1 month of gym membership in business district Dinar 11
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Dinar 1.015
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 152 prices entered by 101 different people.
Latest price update: September 27, 2022

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