Cost of Living in Kuwait
Last updated on Jun 23, 2023
Summary: The cost of living in Kuwait is generally considered to be high. A nice 1 bedroom apartment in Kuwait can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $2,000 per month, while a nice 2 bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $3,000 per month. The cost of dinner at a moderately priced restaurant in Kuwait can range from $20 to $50 per person.
Is the cost of living in Kuwait high?
We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Kuwait, they wrote:
"The cost of living in Kuwait is generally considered to be high, with the cost of basic necessities such as food, housing, and transportation being significantly higher than in many other countries. The cost of rent in Kuwait is particularly high, with the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Kuwait City being around $1,000 per month. Other costs such as utilities, transportation, and entertainment can also be expensive. However, the cost of living in Kuwait is offset by the country's high wages and generous benefits, making it an attractive destination for many expats," remarked one expat in Kuwait.
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About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
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