Cost of Living in Mogadishu

Summary about cost of living in Mogadishu, Somalia:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 1.75 $ 0.80-2.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.00 $ 18.00-22.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.50 $ 5.00-6.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 6.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.00 $ 4.00-20.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1.00 $ 0.80-1.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.68 $ 0.50-1.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.58 $ 0.50-1.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.22 $ 2.65-7.57
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.46 $ 0.20-1.81
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.42 $ 0.23-0.64
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.75 $ 1.20-3.84
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.42 $ 1.13-9.07
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.81 $ 0.91-2.18
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.91 $ 1.59-2.72
Apples (1 lb) 1.93 $ 0.68-2.72
Banana (1 lb) 0.45 $ 0.36-0.54
Oranges (1 lb) 1.42 $ 0.68-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.41-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.44 $ 0.36-0.68
Onion (1 lb) 0.36 $ 0.23-0.54
Lettuce (1 head) 1.07 $ 0.40-1.80
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.49 $ 0.20-0.75
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 $
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) ?
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) ?
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 1.00 $ 0.90-1.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $ 0.30-0.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 12.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 4.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.13 $ 0.80-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 15.00-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.95 $ 2.65-4.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 9,000.00 $ 8,000.00-10,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 7,000.00 $ 6,000.00-9,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 64.17 $ 50.00-100.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 $ 0.05-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.00 $ 25.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 18.75 $ 10.00-30.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.00 $ 2.00-5.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4.50 $ 4.00-5.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 57.50 $ 40.00-100.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 840.00 $ 700.00-1,100.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 18.00 $ 6.00-30.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.33 $ 10.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 32.00 $ 10.00-60.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 26.67 $ 20.00-40.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 193.00 $ 100.00-300.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 108.33 $ 50.00-250.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 516.67 $ 300.00-700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 250.70 $ 154.17-350.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,813.09 $ 185.80-16,722.41
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,963.59 $ 1,393.53-11,148.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 414.29 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.00 3.00-10.00

Prices in Mogadishu

This city had 171 entries in the past 12 months by 20 different contributors.
Last update: October 2020
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3 Comments so far
Mahmoud on Aug 21, 2018:
Kindly, i would like to know the real price of meter square in city center of Mogadishu, around villa somalia?
Many Thanks
Hussein jama on Apr 19, 2018:
I am muqdishu now I want to give u answers fist Mohammed Ali reza khan u can get one bed luxury one month $100 a room and toilet u never get bed alone

Answer 2
Abdul satar Somalia people the rice more than others Africa u will became rich if u rice better and u can call me I will give u more +252617744497
Mohammed Ali Reza Khan on Dec 01, 2017:
I would be moving to Mogadishu soon. What would be the rental for a one bed furnished apartment in the city center.