Cost of Living in Casablanca

Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 36.61
Rent Index: 13.36
Groceries Index: 33.07
Restaurants Index: 25.08
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 25.42
Local Purchasing Power: 53.54
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 MAD 30.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 MAD 120.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 55.00 MAD 50.00-65.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 27.48 MAD 20.00-50.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 37.50 MAD 19.97-50.00
Cappuccino (regular) 14.08 MAD 10.00-20.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.29 MAD 4.00-12.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.05 MAD 3.00-8.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 26.84 MAD 24.61-30.28
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.20 MAD 2.72-4.54
Rice (white), (1 lb) 5.59 MAD 5.44-6.80
Eggs (12) 13.95 MAD 12.00-18.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 35.88 MAD 20.41-49.90
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 19.19 MAD 10.43-31.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 35.78 MAD 29.48-40.82
Apples (1 lb) 6.35 MAD 3.63-8.16
Banana (1 lb) 5.39 MAD 3.63-6.80
Oranges (1 lb) 2.56 MAD 2.27-3.18
Tomato (1 lb) 2.54 MAD 1.81-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 2.23 MAD 1.59-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 2.86 MAD 1.36-4.08
Lettuce (1 head) 4.05 MAD 2.00-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.00 MAD 5.50-7.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 65.00 MAD 50.00-90.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 17.75 MAD 15.00-20.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 18.81 MAD 12.00-30.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 33.00 MAD 33.00-35.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 MAD 5.00-6.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 MAD 150.00-250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 MAD 6.00-7.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 12.07 MAD 9.66-14.48
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 MAD 25.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 35.96 MAD 32.55-37.85
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 195,000.00 MAD 170,000.00-244,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 190,475.00 MAD 180,000.00-200,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 426.52 MAD 200.00-600.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.40 MAD 1.00-3.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 256.60 MAD 150.00-400.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 284.94 MAD 200.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 150.00 MAD 100.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 MAD 45.00-70.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 800.00 MAD 800.00-800.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,200.00 MAD
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 472.73 MAD 280.00-900.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 450.00 MAD 350.00-600.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 719.23 MAD 500.00-850.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 767.86 MAD 600.00-1,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,392.86 MAD 3,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,314.29 MAD 1,500.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,964.29 MAD 5,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,961.54 MAD 3,000.00-5,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,765.14 MAD 1,114.83-2,322.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 900.44 MAD 743.22-1,114.83
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,671.25 MAD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.39 5.00-6.00

Prices in Casablanca, Morocco

These data are based on 1034 entries in the past 18 months from 98 different contributors.
Last update: March, 2017
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Cost of living in Casablanca is 63.39% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 395.54$ (3,946.44MAD) and for four person family at 1,416.57$ (14,133.70MAD) (without rent).
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9 Comments so far

#George Daniel Franklin on Jan 29, 2017 :
I was stationed in Morocco back in the late 70's I am looking for a nice flat for a single person in the heart of the city. I am seeking to buy property as is within the next year or so, so looking forward to seeing some nice flats in this areas.
#Hash on Dec 28, 2016 :
I tend to agree with Nawfal on the cost of living and earning potential to support it. But I agree with Fatia that Morocco is a "perfect" place: nice weather, great, friendly people, good food and something about the place makes you happy.

Mounir, is the apartment still for sale? which area is it located in?
#Tahir on Sep 19, 2016 :
I was visit in Morocco few month ago, as per my experience living cost much cheap compare to Bahrain Dubai Qatar Oman Kuwait approximately 60℅ lower price,
Note: I am talking about standard living life in Morocco, luxury life style there is no limit,
Few local are cheating you but majority locals very nice and humble persons compare to arabs
#Mounir on Apr 24, 2016 :
Thank you for this information originally from Casablanca . I'm going back the end of This year to Casablanca with my family . I have apartment fir sale new area 103m for good price . I need money to open my business. Also I can rent it for someone I can trust .
#Slaoui on Jun 01, 2015 :
I think people exaggerate about the high cost of living in Morocco. I am a retired US citizen and I live in Morocco comfortable on a salay of $ 1500.
#Fatia on Apr 04, 2015 :
Nawfal i dont think you are totally right things has changed a lot
Morocco is the perfect place where everybody can survive.
#nawfal on Mar 18, 2015 :
I am Moroccan and I lived in New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia. Living expenses in Morocco is bloody expensive. We are an agriculture and exporter country of veg and fruits yet a medium income citizen can afford to buy! We have several thousand kilometres of coast (Atlantic & Mediterranean ) and the majority of Moroccans only can afford to consume sardines. Utilities like electricity, cooking gas, water etc are very expensive. If you are poor or medium class citizen and you fall sick then you are done for. Services at public hospitals are chargeable and service is below 0. You only can survive if you are wealthy and have a good salary. To sum up, to survive in Morocco you need to be someone or a EU retired from US, Canada, Australia, NZ or any developed country.
#Ausboy on Mar 07, 2015 :
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So this information you present that is highly useful and great idea for me.
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#ausboy on Mar 05, 2015 :
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