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Cost of Living Comparison- Muscat vs. Kuwait City

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The following chart analyzes cost of living between two GCC capitals; Muscat and Kuwait

  Muscat Kuwait City Difference
Restaurants
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.5RO 2.54RO      +1.62 %
(1.97 KWD) (2.00 KWD)
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 13.50RO 15.24RO      +12.92 %
(10.63 KWD) (12.00 KWD)
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.50RO 2.54RO      +1.62 %
(1.97 KWD) (2.00 KWD)
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00RO 1.27RO      -57.66 %
(2.36 KWD) (1.00 KWD)
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00RO 0.51RO      -83.06 %
(2.36 KWD) (0.40 KWD)
Cappuccino (regular) 1.85RO 2.12RO      +14.43 %
(1.46 KWD) (1.67 KWD)
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 0.20RO 0.21RO      +3.44 %
(0.16 KWD) (0.17 KWD)
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 0.11RO 0.12RO      +8.71 %
(0.09 KWD) (0.09 KWD)
Markets
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.62RO 0.37RO      -39.85 %
(0.49 KWD) (0.30 KWD)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 0.42RO 0.44RO      +6.10 %
(0.33 KWD) (0.35 KWD)
Rice (white), (1kg) 0.75RO 0.75RO      +0.02 %
(0.59 KWD) (0.59 KWD)
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.02RO 0.74RO      -27.45 %
(0.80 KWD) (0.58 KWD)
Local Cheese (1kg) 2.24RO 4.66RO      +107.94 %
(1.76 KWD) (3.67 KWD)
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 2.27RO 2.65RO      +16.79 %
(1.78 KWD) (2.08 KWD)
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.20RO 5.02RO      +56.80 %
(2.52 KWD) (3.95 KWD)
Apples (1kg) 0.80RO 0.76RO      -5.17 %
(0.63 KWD) (0.60 KWD)
Banana (1kg) 0.62RO 0.59RO      -4.47 %
(0.48 KWD) (0.46 KWD)
Oranges (1kg) 0.71RO 0.76RO      +7.43 %
(0.56 KWD) (0.60 KWD)
Tomato (1kg) 0.60RO 0.82RO      +38.06 %
(0.47 KWD) (0.65 KWD)
Potato (1kg) 0.41RO 0.38RO      -7.33 %
(0.32 KWD) (0.30 KWD)
Onion (1kg) 0.39RO 0.36RO      -9.22 %
(0.31 KWD) (0.28 KWD)
Lettuce (1 head) 0.56RO 1.27RO      +126.84 %
(0.44 KWD) (1.00 KWD)
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.22RO 0.17RO      -20.33 %
(0.17 KWD) (0.14 KWD)
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.20RO 1.08RO      -10.02 %
(0.94 KWD) (0.85 KWD)
Transportation
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.30RO 0.32RO      +5.86 %
(0.24 KWD) (0.25 KWD)
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 15.00RO 19.05RO      +27.03 %
(11.81 KWD) (15.00 KWD)
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.00RO 1.27RO      +27.03 %
(0.79 KWD) (1.00 KWD)
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 0.20RO 0.79RO      +294.66 %
(0.16 KWD) (0.62 KWD)
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3.00RO 2.54RO      -15.31 %
(2.36 KWD) (2.00 KWD)
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.22RO 0.13RO      -42.63 %
(0.17 KWD) (0.10 KWD)
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 6,000RO 7,621RO      +27.03 %
(4,723KWD) (6,000KWD)
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,129 6,476      -9.16 %
(5,612KWD) (5,098KWD)
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 22.02RO 13.42RO      -39.03 %
(17.33 KWD) (10.57 KWD)
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07RO 0.06RO      -12.77 %
(0.05 KWD) (0.05 KWD)
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 28.70RO 11.71RO      -59.19 %
(22.59 KWD) (9.22 KWD)
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18.09RO 35.39RO      +95.65 %
(14.24 KWD) (27.86 KWD)
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.60RO 18.13RO      +71.04 %
(8.34 KWD) (14.27 KWD)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3.00RO 4.45RO      +48.20 %
(2.36 KWD) (3.50 KWD)
Childcare
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 91.93RO 179.30RO      +95.04 %
(72.37 KWD) (141.15 KWD)
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 2,858.89RO 2,313.03RO      -19.09 %
(2,250.57 KWD) (1,820.86 KWD)
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 20.85RO 21.46RO      +2.93 %
(16.41 KWD) (16.89 KWD)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …) 18.83RO 17.54RO      -6.86 %
(14.83 KWD) (13.81 KWD)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 35.89RO 34.67RO      -3.40 %
(28.25 KWD) (27.29 KWD)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 29.04RO 30.82RO      +6.12 %
(22.86 KWD) (24.26 KWD)
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 273.72RO 382.34RO      +39.68 %
(215.48 KWD) (300.98 KWD)
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 187.67RO 293.69RO      +56.50 %
(147.73 KWD) (231.20 KWD)
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 530.36RO 720.72RO      +35.89 %
(417.51 KWD) (567.36 KWD)
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 361.03RO 565.53RO      +56.64 %
(284.21 KWD) (445.19 KWD)
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,380RO 4,389RO      +217.92 %
(1,086 KWD) (3,455KWD)
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 664.24RO 862.21RO      +29.81 %
(522.90 KWD) (678.75 KWD)
Salaries And Financing
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.95 4.5      -9.03 %
Average Monthly Net Salary 576.32RO 747.61RO      +29.72 %
(453.69 KWD) (588.54 KWD)

 

Date: October 2018

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