Cost of living index in Malta

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.09 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.97 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.27 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.25 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.29 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.69 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 14.82 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.97 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.67 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.02 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.21 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.83 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.84 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.57 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.97 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 6.35 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.13 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.45 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 6.42 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 8.64 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 16.88 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 68.19 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.28 (USD)
Cup of coffee 2.52 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.93 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.82 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.21 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 90.48 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 96.62 (USD)
High quality jeans 80.45 (USD)
womens summer dress 40.43 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 5.35 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.58 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 28.97 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.61 (USD)
One month pass 28.1 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.62 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 26653.7 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 27859.2 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 61.04 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 20.37 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 9.19 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 977.76 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1803.23 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 777.42 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1290.96 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 3725.85 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 2325.01 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 91.86 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 38.79 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.32 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 383.54 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 7906.25 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 1300.77 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 4.1 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Malta

On average a signle person can spend arround 155 (USD) a month which is considered quite affordable comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Malta

260 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered quite cheap if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Malta

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 413 (USD) per month in Malta, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered on the cheap side.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Malta for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Malta for arround 1274 (USD), which is affordable if we compare it to other big cities.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 155 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 777 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 251 (USD).

Average living cost in Malta for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Malta can average 2034 (USD), which puts it in the cheap side in comparison with the big cities in the world.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 1166 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 260 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 360 (USD).

Average living cost in Malta for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Malta for about 4038 (USD), which is considered quite affordable regarding the average worldwide.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 1807 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 949 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 413 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 188 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Malta