With Easy Expat we have already a useful tool to compare the cost of living
in some major cities in the world.
However we do not cover all the countries, nor all the destination where you can eventually decide to expatriate.
If you live in Kuwait, you can help the community and give information about the cost of living in Kuwait. You might be able to give indication and comments on the needs:
I am working here in Kuwait, so I have a glimpse about the country- hope whatever I can share could help you.
arrow: Food (what to expect, what to find).
KUWAIT has varieties of food as it has lots of restaurants, Indian, Arabic, chinese, japanese, Italian, American and Filipino cuisine
Accommodation price in Kuwait. Rent?
Some companies , they offer free accommodations, otherwise you will have to rent a flat la. Flats ranging from ** shared rooms: KWD 80 (USD 300) to KWD 150 (USD 550) UNFURNISHED FLATS KWD 300 (usd 1,100) TO FULLY FURNISHED FLATS KWD 650 (USD2,400) WITH FACILITIES LIKE GYM, SWIMMING POOL & ETC) SAME AS VILLA WITH 2 TO 3 ROOMS
Transport (public transport but also the necessity and cost of using a car)
BUS TRANSPORT IS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUT KUWAIT WITH ONLY .250 FILS (ALMOST USD 1)
TAXI FARE IS FROM KWD 1 (USD 3.5) TO KWD 3 OR KWD 4 (USD14)
COST OF CARS concerning Petrol is not expensive at all
Services (gaz, electricity, telephone, internet...)
gas,water, electricity not that expensive as mostly it is included in the house rent, telephone/ pre-paid are affordable - internet monthly could be around KWD 14 (usd 50)
no tax in Kuwait
health- you can have medical attention if you are on work visa ** KWD 1 OR 2.
EDUCATION : EXPENSIVE. THEY HAVE AMERICAN SCHOOL, ENGLISH SCHOOL, INDIAN, PAKISTAN, FILIPINO SCHOOL.
Entertainment (restaurant, cinema, theatre...) they have golf course, you can also enjoy Jetski, shooting range and ETC. THEY HAVE CINEMAS IN THE SHOPPING MALLS, RESTAURANTS EVERYWHERE..
fruits, sea foods, chicken all affordable here..too..if you come here to earn money- you really could EARN MONEY>.