Location Factors


The location factor for Kuwait is 2.77, based on national market rates.

This means a 52,867 د.ك per year salary would roughly be compareable to €60,000 in Germany.
If you would have to pay full taxes in Germany, this amount would rise to 76,656 د.ك.
It would be 34,811 د.ك based on living costs, 50,476 د.ك with taxes paid in Germany.

You can also start a calculation based on Kuwait.

Name Kuwait
Chosen Factor 2.77 4.02*
Market Rates 2.77 4.02*
Consumer Price Index 1.22 1.77*
Rent Index* 1.51 2.18*
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index 1.29 1.87*
Groceries Index 1.83 2.65*
Restaurant Price Index* 0.75 1.09*
Local Purchasing Power Index* 0.77 1.11*
Buffer Location Bracket* A or SF Engineer
Currency Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
Income Tax* 0%
* Not used for index.* If taxes paid in Germany instead.
Market rates based on PayScale. Living costs based on Numbeo.

Locations in Kuwait

City Factor Based On
Kuwait City 2.77 4.02* Market Rates
create calculation* If taxes paid in Germany instead.