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

Malawi is country located in Eastern Africa. Bordered by Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia. Malawi covers an area of 118,480 square kilometres. Malawi has a population of 15,447,500 and a population density of 130.38 people per square kilometre. The official languages of Malawi are English, Chichewa. Malawi gross domestic product (GDP) is $3,683,000,000. GDP per capita is $ 238. The currency in Malawi is Malawian kwacha. Top level domains in Malawi: .mw

Estimated cost of living for a month without rent

674.89 USD

Total cost of living for two person with average consumption for one month will be 674.89 USD, no rent price included. Click here to calculate cost-of-living estimate in Malawi

Cost of Living Estimate

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Restaurants prices

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
3.70 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
29.01 $
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
4.31 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
0.96 $
Cappuccino
2.01 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.52 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
3.23 $

Markets prices

Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.55 $
Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
0.30 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter
1.04 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
0.38 $
White Rice, 1 kg
1.29 $
Eggs, 12 pack
1.36 $
Local Cheese, 1 kg
10.37 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
2.16 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
3.61 $
Apples, 1 kg
2.42 $
Banana, 1 kg
0.90 $
Oranges, 1 kg
2.25 $
Tomato, 1 kg
0.63 $
Potato, 1 kg
1.26 $
Onion, 1 kg
1.01 $
Lettuce, 1 head
0.26 $
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
1.04 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
7.83 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
0.65 $

Transportation prices

One-way Ticket, Local Transport
0.26 $
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
2.51 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
2.56 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
1.85 $
Gasoline, 1 liter
0.95 $
Honda Civic 1.6 Or Alternative New Car
24,264.75 $

Utilities Per Month prices

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
23.11 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
0.21 $
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
54.31 $

Sports And Leisure prices

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
51.53 $
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
2.57 $

Salaries And Financing prices

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
4.52 $
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
845.92 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages for 20 Years Fixed-Rate, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
0.04 %

Childcare prices

Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
282.91 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
8,341.42 $

Clothing And Shoes prices

Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
41.40 $
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
13.16 $
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
50.99 $
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
80.42 $

Rent Per Month prices

One bedroom apartment in city centre
242.71 $
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
100.38 $
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
931.70 $
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
195.23 $

Buy Apartment prices

Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
4,809.53 $