Cost of Living in Mangochi

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$551
$1424
🛋️ Without rent
$303
$967
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$248
$457
🍽️ Food
$215
$563
🚐 Transport
$28.8
$76.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$558
😀 Quality of life
24
🏙️ Population
53.5K

The average cost of living in Mangochi is $551, which is in the top 15% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7907th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 9 in Malawi.

The median after-tax salary is $558, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months. Ranked 8886th (TOP 96%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 5th best city to live in Malawi. With an estimated population of 53.5K, Mangochi is the 5th largest city in Malawi.

Why living in Mangochi is so expensive? 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 Mangochi for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 1 km Mangochi Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 19.5 µg/m³
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Prices in Mangochi

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.91
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$29.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.77
 Cappuccino
$2.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.66
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$280
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$483
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$337
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$32.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$50.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$40
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
30.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12564
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$706
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$32.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.94
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.34
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.51
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.77
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$232
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8146

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