Prices in Kuwait

What are the supermarket prices in Kuwait? Is the cost of living in Kuwait are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Kuwait and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Kuwait: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 22 hours ago)

Currency in Kuwait to Kuwaiti dinar (KWD). For 10 US dollars you can get 3.14 Kuwaiti dinars. For 100 US dollars you can get 31.4 Kuwaiti dinars. And the other way: For 10 Kuwaiti dinars you can get 34.5 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Kuwait? Look here: Prices in cities in Kuwait

Prices: As-salimiyah   Al-farwaniyah   Hawally   Al-jahra'   Bayan   Kuwait City   Salmiya   Abu Halifa   Mangaf   Mahboula  

Given several price and cost categories, if we add up different expenses, we can say that prices are higher in Kuwait than prices in United States. Food is 49% cheaper. Dining in restaurants and bars will be cheaper by 26%. And the cost of living in Kuwait is less than in United States about 20%. If we want to use our free time for entertainment or sport, we have to focus on spending more money by 150%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Kuwait


Are hotels expensive in Kuwait? How much will we pay for a room in Kuwait?

The average price of accommodation in Kuwait is $120 (KWD 37). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Kuwait in $43 (KWD 13). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $120 (KWD 35) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $120 (KWD 35) in Kuwait If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $200 (KWD 60)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in Kuwait will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Iraq, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Jordan.

Comparison of selected prices in Kuwait with prices in United States:

fees

$45 ($21 - $69)
74% less than in United States

internet

$28 ($17 - $52)
by half less than in United States

jeans pants

$51 ($24 - $69)
12% more than in United States

average earnings

$2K
by half less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$950 ($690 - $1.4K)
32% less than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$1.5K ($1.2K - $2.2K)
20% less than in United States

bread

$1.1 ($0.52 - $2.1)
61% less than in United States

cheese

$4.8 ($1.9 - $14)
by half less than in United States

rice

$2 ($0.86 - $3.4)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$1.4 ($0.49 - $2.3)
69% less than in United States

bananas

$1.6 ($1 - $3.4)
1.5% more than in United States

wine

$3.4 ($1.6 - $9.7)
72% less than in United States

cheap restaurant

$6.9 ($3.4 - $14)
by half less than in United States

local beer

$3.4 ($1.7 - $6.9)
34% less than in United States

coffee

$5.1 ($3.1 - $8.6)
15% more than in United States

bottle of water

$0.51 ($0.34 - $1.7)
68% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$6.9 ($6.9 - $8.6)
17% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$0.59 ($0.34 - $1)
70% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Kuwait

Has the price of bread increased in Kuwait?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2012: $0.83(KWD 0.25), 2013: $1.8(KWD 0.53), 2014: $0.86(KWD 0.26), 2015: $0.86(KWD 0.26), 2016: $1.2(KWD 0.37), and 2017: $1(KWD 0.31).

Kuwait price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2012-2017
Kuwait price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.7(KWD 0.51), 2016: $2.2(KWD 0.68), 2017: $1.8(KWD 0.53), and 2018: $1.4(KWD 0.43)

Kuwait price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Kuwait price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Kuwait?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2012: $5.5(KWD 1.7), 2013: $5.2(KWD 1.6), 2014: $5.2(KWD 1.6), 2015: $5.2(KWD 1.6), 2016: $6.9(KWD 2.1), 2017: $5.2(KWD 1.6), and 2018: $6.9(KWD 2.1)

Kuwait price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2012-2018
Kuwait price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2012: $770(KWD 230), 2013: $1.1K(KWD 330), 2014: $950(KWD 290), 2015: $1K(KWD 320), 2016: $1K(KWD 310), 2017: $910(KWD 270), and 2018: $1K(KWD 310)

Kuwait price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2012-2018
Kuwait price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Kuwait price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2012-2018
Kuwait price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com