Rwanda's cost of living is 52.61% lower than that of the United States. Rent in Rwanda is 63.14% lower than in the United States on average. In terms of costs, Kigali ranked 6215th out of 9294 cities. As the country's capital, it ranked first in terms of overall expenses. Overall, it ranks in the top 33% of the world's least expensive cities. Kigali, Rwanda's capital, has a population of 745,000 people. The cost of living for a family of four is RWF 1,740,806.9 (US $1733), and the cost for a single person is RWF 709,226 (US $704).
The cost of renting is determined by the customer's preferences and lifestyle. Variations in area and size contribute to an increase or decrease in the apartment's overall rent. Housing in high-cost areas, such as city centers, can cost as much as 818,264 Franc (US $816.34), while housing in low-cost areas can cost as little as 462,251 Franc (US $461.16).
Rwanda is blessed with an East African landscape. Many cities have emerged as a result of investment and development that provide suitable working and living conditions as well as optimum lifestyles. Popular cities include: -
- Kigali is Rwanda's capital and has a luxurious lifestyle. With a population of 1.1 million, it is a development hotspot.
- Butare, Rwanda's second most populous city, has a population of 89,600 people.
- Musanze, also known as Ruhengiri, is a popular and well-developed city in Rwanda, with a population of 59,333 people.
- Gisenyi, Rwanda's beach city, has a population of 86,323.