Austria vs Malawi - Cost of Living Comparison

Austria Malawi
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1467
$553
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3623
$1414
🏠 One person rent
$755
$251
🏘️ Family rent
$1430
$457
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$187
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$61
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2255
$576
💸 GDP per capita
$48589
$637
😃 Human freedom index
8.67
6.99
❤️ Life expectancy
81.2
64.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
74
35
🌐 English speaking %
73.1%
3.9%
🎓 Higher education
93
42
😀 Quality of life
85
31
🏙️ Population
8.98M
18.6M

The average cost of living in Austria ($1467) is 165% more expensive than in Malawi ($553). Austria ranked 25th vs 156th for Malawi in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Austria compared to 1 months in Malawi. Ranked 5th and 156th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Austria vs Malawi

We calculate prices for Austria and Malawi as a population-weighted mean of 26 and 9 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Austria Malawi
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.6
$3.17
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.4
$22.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.62
$4.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.96
$0.87
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$1.71
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$0.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$709
$290
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$153
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$529
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1112
$331
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$30.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$213
$46.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$33
$40.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.01%
21.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7152
$17681
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4966
$1030
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.45
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46.5
$30
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
$5.72
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.75
$0.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.77
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.88
$0.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
$0.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.89
$1.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$3.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.3
$3.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$1.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
$0.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.62
$6.49
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
$0.75
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.81
$2.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.2
$2.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$1.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$1.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$0.95
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$22.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$3.11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$20.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$4.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$90.6
$39.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.3
$54.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$323
$244
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9588
$7348

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Cities Comparison in Austria vs Malawi

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Austria

City Cost of living Population
Vienna
$1582
1.91M
Graz
$1217
289K
Linz
$1387
205K
Salzburg
$1359
155K
Innsbruck
$1395
132K
Klagenfurt
$1369
101K
Sankt Polten
$1321
55.5K
Dornbirn
$1435
48.1K
Wels
$1182
61.2K
Villach
$1438
61.9K
Wiener Neustadt
$1301
44.5K
Feldkirch
$1261
33.4K
Baden bei Wien
$1594
26.3K
Bregenz
$1446
29.8K
Steyr
$1345
38.3K
Modling
$1280
20.6K
Leoben
$1115
24.6K
Leonding
$1292
28.7K
Klosterneuburg
$1345
27.1K
Wolfsberg
$1336
25K
Krems an der Donau
$1319
24.6K
Traun
$1270
24.5K
Amstetten
$1269
23.7K
Lustenau
$1327
22.8K
Kapfenberg
$1288
22.8K
Hallein
$1217
21.2K

In Malawi

City Cost of living Population
Blantyre
$542
1.9M
Lilongwe
$579
782K
Mzuzu
$546
150K
Zomba
$558
101K
Mangochi
$551
53.5K
Mzimba
$551
26.1K
Mulanje
$558
14.8K
Ntcheu
$550
14.6K
Monkey Bay
$556
14.6K