Cost of Living in Lilongwe

Summary about cost of living in Lilongwe, Malawi:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,000.00 MK 2,000.00-5,000.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30,000.00 MK 25,000.00-90,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5,000.00 MK 5,000.00-7,500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 800.00 MK 700.00-800.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,400.00 MK 1,200.00-2,100.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,383.33 MK 1,500.00-4,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 683.33 MK 450.00-1,200.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 333.33 MK 250.00-450.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3,312.24 MK 2,271.25-3,785.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 479.00 MK 317.52-635.03
Rice (white), (1 lb) 374.21 MK 226.80-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,376.00 MK 880.00-2,400.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6,577.10 MK 4,082.34-9,071.86
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,338.10 MK 816.47-2,041.17
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,576.24 MK 1,133.98-1,814.37
Apples (1 lb) 1,196.35 MK 362.87-2,041.17
Banana (1 lb) 680.39 MK 453.59-907.19
Oranges (1 lb) 1,103.74 MK 362.87-1,587.58
Tomato (1 lb) 755.99 MK 453.59-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 876.95 MK 408.23-1,360.78
Onion (1 lb) 831.59 MK 408.23-907.19
Lettuce (1 head) 587.50 MK 300.00-1,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 526.00 MK 250.00-800.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,500.00 MK 4,500.00-8,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 927.65 MK 800.00-1,060.61
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,500.00 MK 1,200.00-1,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3,000.00 MK 2,000.00-4,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 MK 400.00-700.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45,850.00 MK 21,700.00-70,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 MK 2,500.00-7,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 643.74 MK
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 MK 1,000.00-1,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,506.71 MK 3,104.04-3,785.41
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,500,000.00 MK 20,000,000.00-35,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,500,000.00 MK 25,000,000.00-30,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 55,000.00 MK 30,000.00-85,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 74.25 MK 40.00-80.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 160,000.00 MK 80,000.00-250,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35,000.00 MK 20,000.00-45,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8,000.00 MK
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat ?
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 236,666.67 MK 200,000.00-300,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,450,000.00 MK 1,900,000.00-15,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43,333.33 MK 15,500.00-50,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 26,000.00 MK 2,000.00-40,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71,333.33 MK 50,000.00-90,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 88,333.33 MK 55,000.00-120,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 360,000.00 MK 150,000.00-800,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 167,500.00 MK 100,000.00-600,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 650,000.00 MK 400,000.00-1,100,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 612,500.00 MK 250,000.00-800,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,224,352.94 MK
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 641,454.38 MK
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 30.00 15.00-45.00

Prices in Lilongwe

This city had 58 entries in the past 12 months by 6 different contributors.
Last update: December 2021
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