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Cost of Living in Maldives

Cost of living in Maldives is 3.71% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Maldives is 20.69% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 72.50 Rf 50.00-100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 416.59 Rf 300.00-573.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 Rf 100.00-210.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 46.35 Rf 35.00-59.12
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 61.80 Rf 45.00-100.00
Cappuccino (regular) 39.79 Rf 29.20-60.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 12.80 Rf 10.00-19.69
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.00 Rf 3.00-10.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 97.47 Rf 90.85-102.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 20.50 Rf 18.14-25.40
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.32 Rf 3.63-20.41
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.40 Rf 18.00-50.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.72 Rf 25.40-68.04
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 37.80 Rf 22.68-49.90
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 52.16 Rf 26.76-86.18
Apples (1 lb) 14.74 Rf 11.34-20.41
Banana (1 lb) 29.48 Rf 20.41-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 14.74 Rf 11.34-27.22
Tomato (1 lb) 22.68 Rf 16.33-77.11
Potato (1 lb) 8.62 Rf 6.80-9.98
Onion (1 lb) 17.84 Rf 6.80-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 52.50 Rf 35.00-90.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 7.20 Rf 6.00-11.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 1,045.00 Rf 590.00-1,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 450.00 Rf
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 150.00 Rf
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 70.00 Rf 60.26-70.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 Rf 5.50-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 795.00 Rf 450.00-1,100.00
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 80.00-150.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 43.15 Rf 37.85-56.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 650,000.00 Rf 500,000.00-800,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 675,000.00 Rf 350,000.00-1,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,037.81 Rf 1,700.00-5,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.11 Rf 1.00-1.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,293.62 Rf 999.00-2,000.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 809.38 Rf 500.00-1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 116.67 Rf 0.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 Rf 100.00-150.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,771.43 Rf 1,200.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 76,500.00 Rf 48,000.00-150,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 581.82 Rf 350.00-750.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 522.22 Rf 300.00-750.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,194.44 Rf 700.00-1,750.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,218.18 Rf 700.00-3,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,464.29 Rf 10,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,500.00 Rf 7,000.00-14,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,333.33 Rf 22,000.00-35,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,538.46 Rf 15,000.00-27,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,908.28 Rf 3,305.97-14,136.67
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,909.21 Rf 2,999.98-4,999.96
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,317.15 Rf
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.42 10.00-15.00

Prices in Maldives

These data are based on 623 entries in the past 18 months from 72 different contributors.
Last update: August 2018
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