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Cost of living in Maldives

Name Maldives
Country ISO codes MV / MDV
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Male
Area 300
DD coordinates 1.977247 / 73.536103
DMS coordinates 1°58'38.09" N / 73°32'9.97" E
UTM coordinates 43N 337183.5056654 218617.83814314
Total cities 25
Flag of Maldives


Family of three estimated monthly costs are 1 981,77$ without rent.

A single person estimated monthly costs of living are 596,28$ without rent.

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,55$
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30,20$
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8,56$
Cappuccino (Regular) 2,27$
Coke/Pepsi (0,33 liter bottle) 1,12$
Water (0,33 liter bottle) 0,38$
Domestic Beer (0,5 liter draught) 2,96$
Imported Beer (0,33 liter bottle) 4,17$
Milk (Regular, 1 liter) 1,62$
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 1,40$
Rice (White, 1kg) 1,08$
Eggs (Regular, 12) 1,57$
Local Cheese (1kg) 7,56$
Chicken Fillets (1kg) 3,79$
Beef Round (1kg) 6,57$
Apples (1kg) 2,71$
Banana (1kg) 2,81$
Oranges (1kg) 3,06$
Tomato (1kg) 2,64$
Potato (1kg) 1,26$
Onion (1kg) 1,41$
Lettuce (1 head) 6,41$
Water (1,5 liter bottle) 0,53$
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6,49$
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 24,03$
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1,30$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46,75$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1,62$
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1,62$
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 6,49$
Gasoline (1 liter) 0,76$
Volkswagen Golf 1,4 90 KW Trendline (or Equivalent New Car) 45 454,55$
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1,6l 97kW Comfort (or Equivalent New Car) 40 584,42$
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 166,30$
1 min of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0,07$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 90,90$
Sports and Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64,94$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 6,49$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6,49$
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 134,20$
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3 302,41$
Clothing and Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 or Similar) 32,76$
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M) 30,80$
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 64,61$
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 45,53$
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 887,45$
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 673,70$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1 793,83$
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1 436,06$
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2 832,61$
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2 118,96$
Salaries and Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 730,93$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 14,67$

Maldives on map

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