Cost of Living

The following is a rough estimate of different prices and costs in Malta.

Restaurants

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant - € 9.95 meal Malta
Meal at McDonalds or Similar - € 7.25
Domestic Beer (0.5 litre draught) - € 2
Local beer bottle from a local shop - € 1.30
Imported Beer (0.33 litre bottle) - € 2
Cappuccino (regular) - € 1.50
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle) - € 1.30
Water (0.33 litre bottle) - € 1

Markets

Milk (1 litre) - € 0.86
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) - € 0.77
Eggs (12) - € 2.03
Local Cheese (1kg) - € 8
Chicken Breasts (1kg) - € 6.85
Apples (1kg) - € 2
Oranges (1kg) - € 2
Potato (1kg) - € 1.50
Water (1.5 litre) - € 0.60
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) - € 4.00  local bread Domestic Beer (0.5 litre bottle) - € 1.10
Imported Beer (0.33 litre bottle) - € 1.40     
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) - € 4.40

Transportation

One-way Ticket (Local Transport) - € 1.30
One-day Ticket (Local Transport) - € 1.50
Taxi Start for 10 km (Normal Tariff) - € 25
Gasoline (1 litre) - € 1.40

Utilities

Basic (Electricity, Gas, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Appartment - € 110.50
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) - € 0.24
Internet - € 23 per month

Clothing and Shoes

1 Pair of Levis 501 (Or Equivalent) - € 70
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M) - € 36.86
1 Summer Dress in Common shop € 10
1 Pair of Nike Shoes - € 60
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes - € 80             malta road

Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre - € 350
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre - € 250
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre - € 550
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre - € 400

Buy an Appartment 

Price per Square Metre to Buy Appartment in City Centre - € 2,500
Price per Square Meter to Buy Appartment Outside of Centre - € 1,200

Salaries

Minimum GROSS wage per month - € 600
Average NET wage per month - € 1000

 

Updated: 14.8.2012