Cost of Living in Maldives

Summary of cost of living in Maldives:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 92.00 Rf 60.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 450.00 Rf 300.00-1,441.57
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 160.00 Rf 90.00-250.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 Rf 35.00-150.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 84.97 Rf 65.00-150.00
Cappuccino (regular) 44.55 Rf 22.00-85.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.38 Rf 13.00-46.35
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.38 Rf 5.00-7.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 100.65 Rf 75.71-132.49
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 19.89 Rf 13.61-44.76
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.77 Rf 2.27-13.61
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.60 Rf 18.00-36.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 67.13 Rf 20.41-117.93
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 31.23 Rf 16.33-39.01
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 58.57 Rf 38.56-90.72
Apples (1 lb) 23.94 Rf 11.34-45.00
Banana (1 lb) 23.44 Rf 13.61-45.00
Oranges (1 lb) 22.96 Rf 8.16-40.82
Tomato (1 lb) 22.33 Rf 9.07-29.48
Potato (1 lb) 7.86 Rf 6.80-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 7.54 Rf 5.44-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 52.86 Rf 16.00-120.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 7.50 Rf 6.00-15.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 160.00 Rf 75.00-386.25
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 30.00 Rf 20.00-40.00
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 180.90 Rf 20.00-250.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 110.00 Rf 100.00-120.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 Rf 7.00-30.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 315.00 Rf 300.00-350.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 25.00 Rf 25.00-30.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 40.23 Rf 40.23-48.28
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 125.00 Rf 75.00-250.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 57.15 Rf 54.24-63.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 600,000.00 Rf 600,000.00-600,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 433,333.33 Rf 400,000.00-400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,171.43 Rf 1,200.00-3,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 743.75 Rf 500.00-750.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,405.00 Rf 650.00-2,100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,111.11 Rf 350.00-1,800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 500.00 Rf 200.00-800.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 125.00 Rf 100.00-150.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,131.25 Rf 1,200.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 38,125.00 Rf 27,500.00-96,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 684.22 Rf 300.00-1,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 575.00 Rf 295.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,438.89 Rf 590.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,222.22 Rf 450.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 14,603.33 Rf 12,500.00-20,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,062.50 Rf 9,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 25,000.00 Rf 20,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 20,250.00 Rf 18,000.00-25,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,517.41 Rf 2,999.98-3,999.97
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,593.52 Rf 1,858.05-3,716.09
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,458.33 Rf
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.50 10.00-18.00

Prices in Maldives

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