Cost of Living in Maldives

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 67.50 Rf 30.85-120.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 460.94 Rf 225.00-925.51
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 131.91 Rf 120.00-200.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 43.07 Rf 30.85-150.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 63.61 Rf 60.00-120.00
Cappuccino (regular) 34.61 Rf 25.00-77.13
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.47 Rf 12.00-30.85
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.12 Rf 3.50-8.23
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 93.37 Rf 83.28-97.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.58 Rf 13.61-25.40
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.98 Rf 2.04-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.15 Rf 18.00-30.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.54 Rf 20.41-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 26.80 Rf 16.33-38.56
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 49.61 Rf 29.48-79.38
Apples (1 lb) 18.90 Rf 11.34-22.68
Banana (1 lb) 21.77 Rf 13.61-36.29
Oranges (1 lb) 21.38 Rf 8.16-27.22
Tomato (1 lb) 18.37 Rf 9.07-29.48
Potato (1 lb) 8.66 Rf 6.80-15.88
Onion (1 lb) 8.80 Rf 5.90-18.14
Lettuce (1 head) 122.50 Rf 30.00-160.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 8.00 Rf 6.00-12.00
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) 20.00 Rf 10.00-25.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 678.15 Rf 300.00-850.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Rf 25.00-35.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 Rf 40.23-96.56
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rf 100.00-150.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 44.86 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 1,055.56 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 2,262.50 Rf 1,800.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 51,333.33 Rf 36,000.00-78,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 506.25 Rf 350.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 535.00 Rf 265.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 923.33 Rf 560.00-1,800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 856.00 Rf 400.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 13,533.33 Rf 12,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,884.62 Rf 8,000.00-14,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 27,281.25 Rf 25,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,566.67 Rf 18,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,052.61 Rf 2,972.87-14,330.35
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,031.58 Rf 1,858.05-4,552.21
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 11,312.50 Rf
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14.17 12.00-18.00

Prices in Maldives

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Last update: July 2021
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