Cost of living in Maputo, Mozambique

Summary of cost of living in Maputo

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 185,724 MT
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 107,292 MT
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Maputo, Mozambique. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 911 MT
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 358 MT
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 278 MT
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 88 MT
12 eggs, large 139 MT
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 71 MT
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 395 MT
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 109 MT
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 47 MT
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 58 MT
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 598 MT
2 liters of coca-cola 74 MT
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 23 MT
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 112,163 MT
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 46,501 MT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 3,795 MT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 64,925 MT
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 31,438 MT
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 2,040 MT
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 3,020 MT
40” flat screen tv 28,613 MT
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 7,078 MT
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 346 MT
Hourly rate for cleaning help 1,632 MT
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 2,965 MT
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 2,560 MT
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 4,278 MT
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 4,838 MT
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 759,701 MT
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 64 MT
Monthly ticket public transport 1,067 MT
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 897 MT
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 271 MT
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 523 MT
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 1,545 MT
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 245 MT
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 170 MT
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 268 MT
4 rolls of toilet paper 114 MT
Tube of toothpaste 86 MT
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 487 MT
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 1,459 MT
2 tickets to the movies 600 MT
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 1,400 MT
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 2,457 MT
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 305 MT
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 114 MT
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 105 MT
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 43,652 MT
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 4.58 MT
1 month of gym membership in business district 3,274 MT
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 112 MT
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 44 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: January 15, 2021

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