Maldives - General information
Region region
Capital Male
Currency Rufiyaa
Population 328,536
Phone code +960
Cost of living in Maldives
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 339 449
Food 188 300
Transportation 17 102
Communications and utilities 134 139
Clothing 18 65
Sports and leisure 27 92
Total 723 1,147
Accommodation in Maldives USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 342
Shared room in city centre 453
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 434
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 584
Coordinates of Maldives
Time Zone Indian/Maldives
GMT +5
DST +5
Latitude 3.200000000
Longitude 73.000000000

List of largest cities in Maldives

 
Male Male
Male Kaafu Atoll
103,693
Fuvahmulah Fuvahmulah
Fuvahmulah Gnyaviyani Atoll
11,140
Hithadhoo Hithadhoo
Hithadhoo South Province
9,927
Kulhudhuffushi Kulhudhuffushi
Kulhudhuffushi Haa Dhaalu Atholhu
9,500
Thinadhoo Thinadhoo
Thinadhoo Gaafu Dhaalu Atholhu
6,376
Naifaru Naifaru
Naifaru Lhaviyani Atholhu
5,044

Cost of living and prices in Maldives

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 23 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 10 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 7 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 2 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 2 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 3 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 6 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 20 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 7 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 7 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 22 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 23,299 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 53 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 18 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 7 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 32 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 32 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 70 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 94 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 730 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 543 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 1,700 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 1,283 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 154 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 80 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 4,592 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 2,762 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 555 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 11.00%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Maldives

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Average high °C 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13 12 12 12 12 12
Average temperature °C 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
Average low °C 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Rain Days 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 1 1 3 1 2 18
Average precipitation Mm. 88 111 81 77 75 22 80 44 75 90 55 69 865
Relative humidity % 25 25 25 25 25 24 23 24 25 25 25 25 25
Day Length Hours 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Dew point °C 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 55
Growing degree-day °C 209 218 209 214 218 202 226 220 226 213 222 216 2594
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 8 9 8 8 8 10 10 9 8 8 8 8 8
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