Cost of living and prices in Lilongwe, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc. 🇲🇼
Updated Nov 2021

Lilongwe, city in Malawi located in Eastern Africa. Coordinates: -13.96261 latitude and 33.77412 longitude. It is situated at elevation 1056 meters above sea level. Lilongwe has a population of 781538 people. It operates on the Africa/Blantyre time zone, GMT: 2.0.

Cost of Living Estimate in Lilongwe

Total cost of living in Lilongwe for two person with average consumption for one month will be 809.61 USD, no rent price included. Click here to calculate cost-of-living estimate in Lilongwe

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Restaurants prices

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
5.84 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
38.96 $
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
6.49 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
1.04 $
Cappuccino
2.17 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.88 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.95 $

Markets prices

Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.95 $
Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.47 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter
1.10 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
0.62 $
White Rice, 1 kg
1.00 $
Eggs, 12 pack
1.79 $
Local Cheese, 1 kg
18.83 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
3.83 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
4.51 $
Apples, 1 kg
4.24 $
Banana, 1 kg
1.52 $
Oranges, 1 kg
2.86 $
Tomato, 1 kg
1.73 $
Potato, 1 kg
1.60 $
Onion, 1 kg
1.90 $
Lettuce, 1 head
0.76 $
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
0.69 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
8.12 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
1.20 $
Pack of Cigarettes
3.90 $

Transportation prices

One-way Ticket, Local Transport
0.65 $
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
28.18 $
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
6.49 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
0.52 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
1.30 $
Gasoline, 1 liter
1.15 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
35,714.29 $

Utilities Per Month prices

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
59.09 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
0.10 $
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
207.79 $

Sports And Leisure prices

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
47.08 $
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
10.39 $

Salaries And Financing prices

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
5.19 $
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
910.90 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages for 20 Years Fixed-Rate, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
30 %

Childcare prices

Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
306.16 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
6,839.49 $

Clothing And Shoes prices

Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
50.00 $
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
6.49 $
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
92.64 $
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
108.23 $

Rent Per Month prices

One bedroom apartment in city centre
464.43 $
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
331.17 $
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
806.16 $
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
795.45 $