Prices in Mogadishu vs Moroni - Cost of Living Comparison

MogadishuMoroni
🚶 Cost of living One person
$830
$568
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3275
$1434
🏠 One person rent
$272
$192
🏘️ Family rent
$1618
$370
🍽️ Food Expenses
$276
$287
🚐 Transport Expenses
$96.2
$23.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$397
$805
🏙️ Population
2.12M
111k

The cost of living in Mogadishu is 46% more expensive than in Moroni. Cities ranked 5833rd and 7246th ($830 vs $568) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1st in Somalia and Comoros, respectively. Check Somalia vs Comoros comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Mogadishu compared to 1.4 months in Moroni. Mogadishu ranked 2nd best city to live in Somalia vs Moroni ranked 1st in Comoros, while ranked 9215th and 8849th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Mogadishu vs Moroni

MogadishuMoroni
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.75
$7.01
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.9
$19.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.55
$6.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.99
$5.15
☕ Cappuccino
$0.99
$7.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.6
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$174
$205
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$67.2
$137
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2321
$414
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1130
$293
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$20.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$191
$32.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$59
$20.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.99%
4.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1489
$973
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$728
$516
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.5
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.7
$16.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.6
$6.39
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.77
$1.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
$1.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.94
$0.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.27
$3.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$6.58
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
$4.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$6.01
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.49
$2.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
$1.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
$2.58
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$0.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
$2.52
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.59
$7.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.75
$2.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.01
$2.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.46
$2.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.08
$6.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$2.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.28
$3.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$18.6
$45.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15
$3.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$171
$33
💇 Haircut, simple
$51.7
$3.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$18
$33.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$31.8
$61.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$51.9
$92.3
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$843
$2995

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223 km or 138 miBaidoa
$555
824 km or 512 miMalindi
$766
849 km or 527 miHargeisa
$720
860 km or 534 miJijiga
$526
883 km or 549 miHarar
$471
883 km or 549 miMeru
$498
909 km or 565 miBorama
$485
923 km or 573 miDire Dawa
$463
925 km or 575 miMombasa
$648
944 km or 586 miAwasa
$390
980 km or 609 miThika
$435
981 km or 610 miMachakos
$429
1017 km or 632 miNairobi
$866
1051 km or 653 miTanga
$377
1054 km or 655 miAli Sabieh
$502
1060 km or 659 miDikhil
$504
1063 km or 661 miNakuru
$494
1066 km or 663 miAddis Ababa
$803
1072 km or 666 miMoshi
$506
1090 km or 677 miDjibouti
$532
1127 km or 700 miObock
$503
1131 km or 703 miEldoret
$593
1131 km or 703 miJimma
$448
1135 km or 705 miArusha
$583
1139 km or 708 miStone Town
$551
1139 km or 708 miZanzibar
$706
1191 km or 740 miDar es Salaam
$887
1191 km or 740 miDessie
$501
1197 km or 744 miAden
$518
1201 km or 747 miKisumu
$521
1222 km or 759 miMumias
$512
1246 km or 774 miMbale
$505
1250 km or 777 miTororo
$541
1291 km or 802 miTaiz
$521
1303 km or 810 miMorogoro
$465
1332 km or 828 miIbb
$503
1346 km or 836 miVictoria
$1384
1361 km or 846 miJinja
$540
1370 km or 851 miZabid
$493
1377 km or 855 miBahir Dar
$518

Cities near Moroni

DistanceCityCost of living
152 km or 94 miDomoni
$567
246 km or 153 miMamoudzou
$1563
326 km or 202 miPemba
$1047
414 km or 258 miNacala
$951
574 km or 357 miNampula
$881
698 km or 434 miDar es Salaam
$887
760 km or 472 miZanzibar
$706
760 km or 472 miStone Town
$551
819 km or 509 miMorogoro
$465
868 km or 539 miTanga
$377
918 km or 571 miMangochi
$777
925 km or 575 miAntananarivo
$539
938 km or 583 miMombasa
$648
941 km or 585 miMonkey Bay
$726
949 km or 590 miZomba
$734
965 km or 600 miMulanje
$731
969 km or 602 miQuelimane
$651
974 km or 605 miToamasina
$500
992 km or 617 miNtcheu
$775
994 km or 617 miAntsirabe
$531
1000 km or 621 miBlantyre
$676
1005 km or 624 miMalindi
$766
1005 km or 624 miMzuzu
$748
1023 km or 636 miDodoma
$538
1052 km or 653 miMzimba
$778
1057 km or 657 miLilongwe
$895
1117 km or 694 miMbeya
$543
1136 km or 706 miMoshi
$506
1154 km or 717 miTete
$819
1176 km or 731 miArusha
$583
1274 km or 792 miBeira
$903
1296 km or 805 miToliara
$482
1311 km or 815 miMachakos
$429
1328 km or 825 miKasama
$567
1335 km or 829 miChimoio
$597
1359 km or 844 miNairobi
$866
1366 km or 849 miThika
$435
1393 km or 865 miMutare
$853
1446 km or 899 miMeru
$498
1448 km or 900 miMarondera
$577