Belize vs Malta - Cost of Living Comparison

Belize Malta
🚶 Cost of living one person
$840
$1275
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1904
$3037
🏠 One person rent
$396
$721
🏘️ Family rent
$587
$1354
🍽️ Food expenses
$305
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$59.4
$49.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$888
$1234
💸 GDP per capita
$4115
$28423
😃 Human freedom index
7.64
8.45
❤️ Life expectancy
74.8
82.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
58
54
🌐 English speaking %
81.7%
88.3%
🎓 Higher education
25
74
😀 Quality of life
38
62
🏙️ Population
375K
465K

The average cost of living in Belize ($840) is 34% less expensive than in Malta ($1275). Belize ranked 92nd vs 33rd for Malta 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 1 months in Malta. Ranked 127th and 54th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Belize vs Malta

We calculate prices for Belize and Malta as a population-weighted mean of 5 and 10 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 Malta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.09
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.4
$55.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.84
$8.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.55
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$3.62
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.24
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$376
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$239
$605
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$638
$1476
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$369
$1183
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.8
$51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$100
$78.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.3
$34.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.03%
4.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$703
$3694
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$946
$2451
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.54
$1.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.3
$27.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22
$19.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.54
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.82
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.43
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.05
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.86
$9.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$6.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.8
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.26
$2.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
$2.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.97
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.3
$7.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.82
$1.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.06
$5.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.86
$4.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.54
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31
$57.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.5
$9.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.78
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.4
$62.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$95.2
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$130
$359
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3674
$7814

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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
2K

In Malta

City Cost of living Population
Mosta
$1170
20.2K
Birkirkara
$1388
24.4K
Sliema
$1405
16.9K
Zabbar
$1032
15.4K
St. Paul's Bay
$1139
21K
Naxxar
$1250
13.4K
San Gwann
$1333
12.5K
Marsaskala
$1242
12.1K
Gzira
$1531
8.03K
Valletta
$1534
6.44K