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Cost of Living in Maldives

Cost of living in Maldives is 24.55% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Maldives is 23.41% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 77.50 Rf 50.00-100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 300.00 Rf 210.00-500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 110.00 Rf 100.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 50.00 Rf 35.00-60.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 93.53 Rf 65.00-123.28
Cappuccino (regular) 33.07 Rf 25.00-40.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 15.95 Rf 12.00-20.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 5.48 Rf 5.00-7.71
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 102.21 Rf 87.06-132.49
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.98 Rf 15.42-23.59
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.52 Rf 11.34-13.61
Eggs (12) 22.71 Rf 18.00-30.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 50.20 Rf 31.75-68.04
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 37.26 Rf 29.48-45.36
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 68.04 Rf 54.43-81.65
Apples (1 lb) 20.68 Rf 13.61-27.22
Banana (1 lb) 27.22 Rf 22.68-31.75
Oranges (1 lb) 15.31 Rf 13.61-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 16.44 Rf 13.61-20.41
Potato (1 lb) 12.47 Rf 11.34-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 9.07 Rf 9.07-9.07
Lettuce (1 head) 32.50 Rf 30.00-40.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.22 Rf 6.00-12.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 300.00 Rf
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 110.00 Rf
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 110.00 Rf
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 47.00 Rf 40.00-50.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 Rf 5.50-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 300.00 Rf 300.00-962.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Rf 25.00-25.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 Rf 40.23-40.23
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rf 100.00-100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 53.72 Rf 41.64-66.24
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 Rf 250,000.00-459,999.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,135.04 Rf 1,756.67-2,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.97 Rf 0.50-1.90
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,238.33 Rf 1,000.00-1,490.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 759.38 Rf 450.00-1,200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 250.00 Rf 0.00-450.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 Rf 100.00-150.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 471.43 Rf 350.00-550.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 416.67 Rf 250.00-700.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,094.00 Rf 750.00-1,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,280.80 Rf 650.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 10,734.47 Rf 9,000.00-12,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,687.50 Rf 7,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,900.00 Rf 20,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,888.89 Rf 15,000.00-24,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 10,204.92 Rf 4,999.96-15,409.87
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,999.98 Rf
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 8,359.71 Rf 5,000.00-11,797.06
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 13.17 10.00-18.00

Prices in Maldives

These data are based on 481 entries in the past 18 months from 53 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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