Cost of Living in Male

Summary about cost of living in Male, Maldives:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 67.50 Rf 40.00-120.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 Rf 200.00-550.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 137.50 Rf 120.00-160.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 47.50 Rf 25.00-250.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 76.18 Rf 60.00-150.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.74 Rf 25.00-45.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 13.54 Rf 10.00-15.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.31 Rf 3.00-6.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 94.00 Rf 83.28-98.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.69 Rf 11.79-25.40
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.27 Rf 2.04-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 23.24 Rf 18.00-30.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.54 Rf 20.41-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 25.45 Rf 15.88-29.48
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 51.52 Rf 29.48-79.38
Apples (1 lb) 19.96 Rf 11.34-31.75
Banana (1 lb) 21.83 Rf 15.88-34.02
Oranges (1 lb) 20.41 Rf 8.16-27.22
Tomato (1 lb) 16.88 Rf 9.07-29.48
Potato (1 lb) 8.82 Rf 4.54-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 8.37 Rf 5.90-11.34
Lettuce (1 head) 122.50 Rf 30.00-160.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 7.33 Rf 6.00-10.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 350.00 Rf 150.00-590.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 250.00 Rf
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 250.00 Rf
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 Rf 75.00-100.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 17.50 Rf 10.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 678.15 Rf 300.00-850.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Rf 25.00-60.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 Rf 40.23-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 125.00 Rf 100.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 43.15 Rf 33.88-56.78
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) 625,000.00 Rf 400,000.00-750,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,583.33 Rf 2,000.00-3,200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.10 Rf 0.50-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,584.29 Rf 850.00-2,090.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,056.25 Rf 500.00-2,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 100.00 Rf 50.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 120.00 Rf 100.00-200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,328.57 Rf 1,800.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 46,000.00 Rf 36,000.00-78,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 543.75 Rf 350.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 575.00 Rf 300.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 957.50 Rf 650.00-1,800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 872.22 Rf 400.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,615.38 Rf 12,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,961.54 Rf 7,000.00-14,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,653.85 Rf 25,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,423.08 Rf 18,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,815.77 Rf 2,972.87-5,109.62
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,422.76 Rf 1,999.98-4,552.21
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,053.30 Rf
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.17 12.00-18.00

Prices in Male

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Last update: September 2021
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1 Comments so far
Krenar rrecaj on Nov 28, 2017:
can you live with 800$ / month without rent , and i go fitness ?! , is this amount ok in male, Maldive