Cost of Living in Maldives

Cost of living in Maldives is 18.28% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Maldives is, on average, 24.74% lower than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 56.50 Rf 30.82-120.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.97 Rf 300.00-770.50
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 125.00 Rf 110.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 46.23 Rf 30.81-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 62.78 Rf 60.00-120.00
Cappuccino (regular) 34.78 Rf 25.00-65.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.49 Rf 12.00-30.82
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.75 Rf 3.50-13.71
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 94.21 Rf 83.28-113.56
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 18.45 Rf 11.79-31.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.31 Rf 2.04-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.20 Rf 18.00-30.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 52.84 Rf 20.41-77.11
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 26.61 Rf 15.88-38.56
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 44.71 Rf 26.76-79.38
Apples (1 lb) 18.14 Rf 11.34-31.75
Banana (1 lb) 18.71 Rf 13.61-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 19.28 Rf 13.61-27.22
Tomato (1 lb) 18.60 Rf 13.61-27.22
Potato (1 lb) 9.40 Rf 4.54-11.34
Onion (1 lb) 11.57 Rf 5.90-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 98.75 Rf 30.00-160.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.42 Rf 6.00-15.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 370.00 Rf 150.00-590.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 120.00 Rf
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 150.00 Rf
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 95.00 Rf 70.00-100.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 Rf 10.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 720.00 Rf 300.00-900.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Rf 25.00-60.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 Rf 40.23-80.47
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rf 100.00-150.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 46.37 Rf 37.10-56.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 700,000.00 Rf 600,000.00-800,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 700,000.00 Rf 400,000.00-750,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,641.14 Rf 2,000.00-3,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.19 Rf 0.99-1.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,412.38 Rf 850.00-2,090.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,050.00 Rf 500.00-1,500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.00 Rf 50.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 Rf 100.00-200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,412.50 Rf 1,500.00-4,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 64,844.26 Rf 42,000.00-138,754.11
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 488.89 Rf 300.00-750.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 499.29 Rf 250.00-700.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 885.44 Rf 450.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 807.50 Rf 500.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,000.00 Rf 12,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,650.00 Rf 8,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,125.00 Rf 25,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,318.18 Rf 18,000.00-28,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,210.50 Rf 2,972.87-5,109.62
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,643.52 Rf 1,858.05-4,552.21
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,365.36 Rf
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.67 11.50-15.00

Prices in Maldives

This country had 410 entries in the past 12 months by 41 different contributors.
Last update: December 2020
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