East Timor vs Malta - Cost of Living Comparison

East Timor Malta
🚶 Cost of living one person
$503
$1275
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1206
$3037
🏠 One person rent
$229
$721
🏘️ Family rent
$405
$1354
🍽️ Food expenses
$192
$408
🚐 Transport expenses
$28.3
$49.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$312
$1234
💸 GDP per capita
$1443
$28423
😃 Human freedom index
7.22
8.45
❤️ Life expectancy
69.7
82.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
41
54
🌐 English speaking %
9%
88.3%
🎓 Higher education
10
74
😀 Quality of life
31
62
🏙️ Population
1.3M
465K

The average cost of living in East Timor ($503) is 61% less expensive than in Malta ($1275). East Timor ranked 177th 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 0.6 months in East Timor compared to 1 months in Malta. Ranked 157th and 54th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in East Timor vs Malta

We calculate prices for East Timor and Malta as a population-weighted mean of 4 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.

East Timor Malta
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.19
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.5
$55.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.5
$8.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.63
$2.69
 Cappuccino
$1.52
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.62
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$217
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$605
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$438
$1476
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$283
$1183
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.6
$51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.8
$78.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$35
$34.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.26%
4.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$920
$3694
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$547
$2451
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$1.83
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.6
$27.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.81
$19.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$1.43
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$1.23
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$2.22
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
$2.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.67
$9.52
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
$6.93
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.09
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$2.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$2.13
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.62
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.79
$7.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.31
$1.49
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$5.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.29
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.77
$4.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.47
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.11
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.4
$57.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.86
$9.72
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.4
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.07
$11.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$29.6
$62.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59.8
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$94.1
$359
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2742
$7814

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In East Timor

City Cost of living Population
Dili
$504
222K
Maliana
$494
15.8K
Baucau
$493
15K
Ainaro
$494
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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