Cost of Living in Malawi

Summary:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 3,000.00 MK 2,000.00-8,127.78
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 30,000.00 MK 25,000.00-90,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5,000.00 MK 3,000.00-5,200.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 800.00 MK 700.00-1,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,250.00 MK 1,000.00-1,800.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2,077.56 MK 700.00-4,500.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 640.99 MK 350.00-2,000.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 313.45 MK 200.00-500.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,876.91 MK 1,892.71-3,785.41
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 458.23 MK 317.52-635.03
Rice (white), (1 lb) 381.77 MK 272.16-453.59
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,313.33 MK 880.00-2,400.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8,164.67 MK 4,082.34-11,339.82
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,168.00 MK 816.47-2,041.17
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1,466.62 MK 1,133.98-1,814.37
Apples (1 lb) 1,137.76 MK 362.87-1,360.78
Banana (1 lb) 566.99 MK 453.59-907.19
Oranges (1 lb) 941.21 MK 362.87-1,587.58
Tomato (1 lb) 737.09 MK 453.59-907.19
Potato (1 lb) 510.29 MK 272.16-1,360.78
Onion (1 lb) 669.05 MK 272.16-907.19
Lettuce (1 head) 370.00 MK 200.00-1,000.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 575.00 MK 480.00-700.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 6,500.00 MK 4,500.00-8,500.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 887.50 MK 800.00-1,060.61
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,350.00 MK 1,000.00-1,500.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 3,000.00 MK 2,000.00-4,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 MK 200.00-700.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45,850.00 MK 21,700.00-70,000.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5,000.00 MK 2,500.00-7,000.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 563.27 MK 482.80-643.74
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 1,000.00 MK 1,000.00-1,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3,447.97 MK 3,104.04-3,785.41
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,500,000.00 MK 20,000,000.00-35,000,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,500,000.00 MK 22,000,000.00-25,000,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 53,238.48 MK 30,000.00-85,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 85.76 MK 50.00-162.56
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 127,979.17 MK 80,000.00-250,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37,606.48 MK 20,000.00-45,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5,083.80 MK 2,251.40-8,000.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 4,063.89 MK 4,000.00-4,510.92
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 226,185.20 MK 200,000.00-300,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,596,481.96 MK 5,100,000.00-15,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35,333.33 MK 25,000.00-50,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 11,666.67 MK 2,000.00-25,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 57,804.45 MK 40,000.00-90,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 65,000.00 MK 55,000.00-75,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 281,277.80 MK 150,000.00-700,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 168,972.23 MK 100,000.00-250,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 626,597.25 MK 400,000.00-1,000,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 474,134.94 MK 150,000.00-800,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 429,277.80 MK
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 21.75 15.00-45.00

Prices in Malawi

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Last update: September 2021
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