Cost of Living in Maputo

Summary about cost of living in Maputo, Mozambique:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 500.00 MT 333.00-800.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 2,900.00 MT 2,000.00-3,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 350.00 MT 300.00-500.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 72.50 MT 50.00-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 105.00 MT 60.00-150.00
Cappuccino (regular) 121.00 MT 80.00-250.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 MT 30.00-70.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 38.57 MT 20.00-70.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 320.92 MT 299.05-416.40
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 47.06 MT 27.22-63.50
Rice (white), (1 lb) 35.64 MT 28.12-38.56
Eggs (regular) (12) 116.89 MT 72.00-220.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 351.53 MT 136.08-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 156.81 MT 111.13-272.16
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 223.02 MT 158.76-340.19
Apples (1 lb) 67.28 MT 22.68-90.72
Banana (1 lb) 21.43 MT 15.88-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 31.30 MT 18.14-45.36
Tomato (1 lb) 28.51 MT 11.34-40.82
Potato (1 lb) 27.50 MT 9.98-54.43
Onion (1 lb) 24.19 MT 15.88-36.29
Lettuce (1 head) 63.75 MT 10.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 45.00 MT 25.00-60.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 MT 300.00-750.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 57.94 MT 45.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.00 MT 55.00-80.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 165.00 MT 120.00-210.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 MT 10.00-20.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 977.17 MT 400.00-2,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 250.00 MT 150.00-500.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 241.40 MT 209.21-402.34
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 550.00 MT 300.00-700.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 253.71 MT 238.48-283.91
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,400,000.00 MT 1,000,000.00-1,800,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,500,000.00 MT 1,200,000.00-1,600,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 6,062.50 MT 4,000.00-10,500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 5.14 MT 4.00-5.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 5,300.00 MT 3,000.00-15,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,862.50 MT 1,500.00-3,800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1,125.00 MT 500.00-1,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 400.00 MT 300.00-500.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 9,818.18 MT 6,000.00-15,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 470,250.00 MT 185,000.00-1,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,603.85 MT 1,200.00-6,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 2,600.00 MT 1,200.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 4,841.67 MT 3,000.00-7,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 6,833.33 MT 4,000.00-12,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 51,327.27 MT 25,000.00-100,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 22,417.78 MT 15,000.00-50,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 88,769.23 MT 50,000.00-140,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 45,410.91 MT 25,000.00-100,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,638.61 MT 4,645.11-13,935.34
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,883.81 MT 2,787.07-11,148.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,111.11 MT
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 26.00 20.00-32.00

Prices in Maputo

This city had 381 entries in the past 12 months by 28 different contributors.
Last update: February 2021
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3 Comments so far
Jeremias Taedzerewa on Nov 11, 2019:
Very helpful. It gives some good guidelines thought information is a bit outdated
Connie Hillebrand on Jun 24, 2019:
Hi, I am looking for the living wage for an individual in the following countries.
Mauritius, Mozambique, Lesotho,
Regards Connie
Per Björkhem on Apr 02, 2018:
The prices for utilities are old and outdated. It is not possible to get 60 MBit/sec in Mozambique. The speeds are between 0,5 - 10 MBit/Sec.
Electricity and Internet are much more expensive.