Cost of Living in Male

Summary of cost of living in Male, Maldives:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 82.50 Rf 55.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 Rf 300.00-1,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 Rf 120.00-250.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 Rf 25.00-250.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 Rf 40.00-75.00
Cappuccino (regular) 41.25 Rf 15.00-90.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 14.44 Rf 12.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 4.89 Rf 3.00-6.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 107.88 Rf 87.06-132.49
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 21.27 Rf 14.51-81.65
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.29 Rf 2.27-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.25 Rf 18.00-36.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 62.97 Rf 20.41-117.93
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.31 Rf 16.33-40.82
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 55.74 Rf 38.56-68.04
Apples (1 lb) 25.80 Rf 11.34-36.29
Banana (1 lb) 24.66 Rf 13.61-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 26.93 Rf 8.16-40.82
Tomato (1 lb) 21.32 Rf 9.07-29.48
Potato (1 lb) 8.52 Rf 6.80-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 8.29 Rf 5.44-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 52.50 Rf 16.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 6.12 Rf 5.00-7.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 135.00 Rf 75.00-500.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 33.33 Rf 20.00-40.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 156.67 Rf 20.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 110.00 Rf 100.00-120.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.50 Rf 7.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 340.00 Rf 300.00-450.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Rf 25.00-30.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 44.26 Rf 40.23-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 175.00 Rf 75.00-250.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 56.87 Rf 53.00-63.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 600,000.00 Rf 600,000.00-600,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 433,333.33 Rf 400,000.00-500,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,983.33 Rf 1,200.00-3,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 712.50 Rf 450.00-750.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,627.14 Rf 1,000.00-2,100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,133.33 Rf 700.00-1,800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 575.00 Rf 500.00-800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 125.00 Rf 100.00-150.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,268.75 Rf 1,200.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,375.00 Rf 27,500.00-96,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 745.33 Rf 400.00-1,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 731.25 Rf 450.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,562.50 Rf 900.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,266.67 Rf 450.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,722.22 Rf 12,500.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,937.50 Rf 9,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 26,250.00 Rf 25,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,125.00 Rf 18,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,783.97 Rf 2,999.98-4,499.96
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,004.01 Rf 1,999.98-3,716.09
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,333.33 Rf
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.50 10.00-18.00

Prices in Male

This city had 207 entries in the past 12 months by 28 different contributors.
Last update: May 2024
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