Kuwait City vs London - Cost of Living Comparison

Kuwait City London
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1380
$3029
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3680
$6932
🏠 One person rent
$690
$1951
🏘️ Family rent
$1562
$3238
🍽️ Food expenses
$330
$528
🚐 Transport expenses
$221
$375
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1970
$4290
😷 Air quality
Unhealthy
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
43
100
😀 Quality of life
71
98
🏙️ Population
2.99M
8.91M

The cost of living in Kuwait City is 54% less expensive than in London. Cities ranked 3638th and 79th ($1380 vs $3029) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 2nd in Kuwait and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check Kuwait vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Kuwait City compared to 1.4 months in London. Kuwait City ranked 1st best city to live in Kuwait vs London ranked 1st in the United Kingdom, while ranked 2415th and 2nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Kuwait City vs London

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Kuwait City London
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.92
$18.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.7
$76.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.93
$10.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.43
$7.78
 Cappuccino
$5.17
$4.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
$2.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$817
$2186
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$583
$1625
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1869
$4044
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1390
$2630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.1
$177
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$46.7
$288
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29.5
$37.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.63%
5.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7112
$17870
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3070
$10200
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.98
$3.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$48.7
$108
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$29.9
$25.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.36
$2.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.41
$1.46
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.84
$1.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.06
$2.1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$4.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.13
$9.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
$2.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
$2.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$3.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.45
$2.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.42
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$2.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.94
$17.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.33
$5.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
$5.81
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.81
$2.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.12
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$120
$64.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.2
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.5
$92.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.6
$105
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$441
$2088
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6670
$25849

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Distance City Cost of living
73 km or 46 mi Umm Qasr
$675
82 km or 51 mi Al Wafrah
$1194
82 km or 51 mi Al-Faw
$663
112 km or 69 mi Abadan
$536
116 km or 72 mi Az Zubayr
$693
119 km or 74 mi Khorramshahr
$545
125 km or 78 mi Basra
$869
176 km or 110 mi Bandar-e Mahshahr
$571
226 km or 141 mi Ahvaz
$537
250 km or 155 mi Nasiriyah
$653
257 km or 159 mi Behbahan
$621
281 km or 174 mi Bushehr
$795
285 km or 177 mi Amarah
$668
308 km or 192 mi Shushtar
$566
311 km or 193 mi Masjed Soleyman
$593
312 km or 194 mi Jubail
$898
314 km or 195 mi Borazjan
$749
328 km or 204 mi Izeh
$610
337 km or 209 mi Samawah
$581
337 km or 209 mi Qatif
$872
337 km or 210 mi Dezful
$504
344 km or 214 mi Andimeshk
$548
356 km or 221 mi Kazerun
$727
375 km or 233 mi Yasuj
$673
388 km or 241 mi Dammam
$962
405 km or 252 mi Kut
$609
406 km or 252 mi Dhahran
$926
412 km or 256 mi Al Diwaniyah
$506
428 km or 266 mi Shahr-e Kord
$609
435 km or 270 mi Manama
$1326
436 km or 271 mi Isa Town
$1023
441 km or 274 mi Riffa
$772
442 km or 275 mi Shiraz
$782
452 km or 281 mi Kufa
$529
456 km or 284 mi Najaf
$536
456 km or 284 mi Khorramabad
$608
468 km or 291 mi Al-Mubarraz
$698
469 km or 292 mi Marvdasht
$745
470 km or 292 mi Dorud
$586
473 km or 294 mi Shahreza
$620

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Distance City Cost of living
1.3 km or 0.8 mi Westminster
$2536
11 km or 7 mi Wimbledon
$2121
13 km or 8.3 mi Richmond
$2082
15 km or 9.3 mi Croydon
$2202
16 km or 10 mi Greenford
$2080
19 km or 12 mi Ewell
$2037
21 km or 13 mi Coulsdon
$2040
23 km or 14 mi Esher
$2021
24 km or 15 mi Walton-on-Thames
$2008
25 km or 15 mi Watford
$2253
27 km or 17 mi Upminster
$1923
28 km or 17 mi Rickmansworth
$2030
31 km or 19 mi St Albans
$1967
32 km or 20 mi Grays
$1910
32 km or 20 mi Hertford
$1877
32 km or 20 mi Slough
$1871
32 km or 20 mi Brentwood
$1929
35 km or 22 mi Harlow
$1687
35 km or 22 mi Gravesend
$2153
35 km or 22 mi Hemel Hempstead
$1928
37 km or 23 mi Woking
$2103
38 km or 24 mi Harpenden
$1889
40 km or 25 mi Billericay
$1816
41 km or 25 mi Maidenhead
$1940
43 km or 27 mi East Grinstead
$1927
43 km or 27 mi Basildon
$2077
43 km or 27 mi Guildford
$2255
44 km or 27 mi Crawley
$1899
44 km or 27 mi Stevenage
$1963
44 km or 27 mi Bracknell
$1980
44 km or 28 mi Rochester
$1948
44 km or 28 mi Tonbridge
$1995
45 km or 28 mi High Wycombe
$2000
46 km or 28 mi Bishop's Stortford
$1813
46 km or 28 mi Luton
$1849
47 km or 29 mi Chatham
$1830
49 km or 30 mi Chelmsford
$2001
49 km or 30 mi Gillingham
$1827
49 km or 30 mi Godalming
$2769
49 km or 31 mi Farnborough
$2187