Belize vs Mali - Cost of Living Comparison

Belize Mali
🚶 Cost of living one person
$840
$536
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1904
$1311
🏠 One person rent
$396
$238
🏘️ Family rent
$587
$433
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$190
🚐 Transport expenses
$59.4
$55.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$888
$327
💸 GDP per capita
$4115
$862
😃 Human freedom index
7.64
6.25
❤️ Life expectancy
74.8
59.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
58
29
🌐 English speaking %
81.7%
0%
🎓 Higher education
25
28
😀 Quality of life
38
23
🏙️ Population
375K
18.5M

The average cost of living in Belize ($840) is 57% more expensive than in Mali ($536). Belize ranked 92nd vs 162nd for Mali in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Belize compared to 0.6 months in Mali. Ranked 127th and 177th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belize vs Mali

We calculate prices for Belize and Mali as a population-weighted mean of 5 and 7 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.

Belize Mali
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.09
$2.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.84
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.55
$1.65
 Cappuccino
$3.62
$1.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.24
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$376
$232
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$239
$152
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$638
$498
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$369
$305
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.8
$34.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$100
$53.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.3
$35.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.03%
11.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$703
$1340
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$946
$752
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.54
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.3
$16.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22
$6.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.54
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.82
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.43
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.05
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.86
$6.09
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$4.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.8
$6.21
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
$2.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$0.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.97
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.3
$7.27
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.82
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.06
$2.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$3.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.86
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.54
$1.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31
$23.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.5
$4.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.78
$4.14
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.4
$28.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.2
$59.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$130
$104
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3674
$3476

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Belize

City Cost of living Population
Belize City
$826
57.2K
Belmopan
$803
17.2K
San Pedro Town
$848
11.8K
San Ignacio
$920
17K
Caye Caulker
$848
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In Mali

City Cost of living Population
Bamako
$549
2.01M
Sikasso
$495
226K
Segou
$487
131K
Bougouni
$487
59.7K
Markala
$486
46K
Koulikoro
$485
43.2K
Banamba
$486
30.6K