Cost of Living in Kasese

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$447
$1133
🛋️ Without rent
$311
$898
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$136
$235
🍽️ Food
$240
$629
🚐 Transport
$30.2
$86.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$70.1
😀 Quality of life
15
🏙️ Population
115K

The average cost of living in Kasese is $447, which is in the top 7% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8641st out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 9 in Uganda.

The median after-tax salary is $70.1, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months. Ranked 9107th (TOP 98%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Uganda. With an estimated population of 115K, Kasese is the 4th largest city in Uganda.

Why living in Kasese costs 6.4 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Kasese for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 274 km Entebbe International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 24.9 µg/m³
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Prices in Kasese

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.42
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
 Cappuccino
$1.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.28
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$76.2
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$50.8
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$198
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$127
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
23.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$773
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$424
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.14
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.01
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.84
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.85
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$14.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$17.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$42.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$42.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4306

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