Cost of Living in Malabo

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1093
$2580
🛋️ Without rent
$636
$1831
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$457
$749
🍽️ Food
$458
$1254
🚐 Transport
$46.8
$122
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$409
😀 Quality of life
18
🏙️ Population
187K

The average cost of living in Malabo is $1093, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 5304th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 2 in Equatorial Guinea.

The median after-tax salary is $409, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8940th (TOP 96%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Equatorial Guinea. With an estimated population of 187K, Malabo is the 2nd largest city in Equatorial Guinea.

Why living in Malabo costs 2.7 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Malabo for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport7 kmMalabo Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate19.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank11684National University of Equatorial Guinea
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Prices in Malabo

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$38.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$4.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$565
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1030
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$504
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$61.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1363
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$908
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$49.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.29
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.38
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.61
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.81
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$18.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$5.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$59.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.24
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$76.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$181
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$76.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1940

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