Gothenburg vs Nairobi - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Nairobi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$716
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$1916
🏠 One person rent
$743
$280
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$603
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$241
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$138
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$460
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
46
69
😀 Quality of life
92
62
🏙️ Population
605K
5.55M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 101% more expensive than in Nairobi. Cities ranked 2868th and 6447th ($1442 vs $716) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1st in Sweden and Kenya, respectively. Check Sweden vs Kenya comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 0.6 months in Nairobi. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Nairobi ranked 1st in Kenya, while ranked 63rd and 4840th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Nairobi

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Gothenburg Nairobi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$5.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$2.07
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$2.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$349
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$891
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$405
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$32.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$49.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$50.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
12.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$4018
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$654
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$32.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$11.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$0.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$13.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$6.44
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$2.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$9.51
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$2.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$2.69
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$4.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.33
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$40.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$6.14
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$25
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$5.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$19.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$42.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$181
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$9355

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Thika
$414
56 km or 35 mi Machakos
$384
139 km or 87 mi Nakuru
$462
175 km or 109 mi Meru
$422
232 km or 144 mi Arusha
$591
235 km or 146 mi Moshi
$675
263 km or 164 mi Eldoret
$445
265 km or 165 mi Kisumu
$494
316 km or 196 mi Mumias
$443
367 km or 228 mi Tororo
$491
394 km or 245 mi Mbale
$469
425 km or 264 mi Malindi
$350
441 km or 274 mi Mombasa
$599
444 km or 276 mi Jinja
$405
456 km or 284 mi Mwanza
$555
491 km or 305 mi Tanga
$599
501 km or 311 mi Kira Town
$486
503 km or 313 mi Kampala
$637
507 km or 315 mi Entebbe
$516
564 km or 351 mi Dodoma
$656
603 km or 375 mi Stone Town
$636
604 km or 375 mi Zanzibar
$854
623 km or 387 mi Morogoro
$653
671 km or 417 mi Dar es Salaam
$796
674 km or 419 mi Gulu
$433
741 km or 461 mi Muyinga
$481
751 km or 467 mi Byumba
$668
755 km or 469 mi Kigali
$677
769 km or 478 mi Ruyigi
$481
778 km or 483 mi Kasese
$410
794 km or 494 mi Nyanza
$584
796 km or 495 mi Bunia
$886
798 km or 496 mi Ruhengeri
$600
798 km or 496 mi Ngozi
$481
799 km or 496 mi Butare
$578
801 km or 498 mi Gitega
$473
811 km or 504 mi Rutana
$482
813 km or 505 mi Arua
$470
835 km or 519 mi Kibuye
$663
841 km or 523 mi Beni
$869