Cost of Living in Toamasina

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$512
$1185
🛋️ Without rent
$261
$806
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$251
$379
🍽️ Food
$157
$400
🚐 Transport
$32
$94.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$172
😀 Quality of life
22
🏙️ Population
225K

The average cost of living in Toamasina is $512, which is in the top 11% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8245th out of 9294 in our global list and 2nd out of 4 in Madagascar.

The median after-tax salary is $172, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.3 months. Ranked 8930th (TOP 96%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in Madagascar. With an estimated population of 225K, Toamasina is the 3rd largest city in Madagascar.

Why living in Toamasina costs 3 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 Toamasina for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 5 km Toamasina Ambalamanasy Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 14.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 10746 University of Toamasina
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Prices in Toamasina

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$7.15
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.68
 Cappuccino
$1.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$127
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$574
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$202
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$504
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$260
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$2.63
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.56
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.69
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.71
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.46
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.32
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$171
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3630

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