Cost of living in Rabat, Morocco

Summary of cost of living in Rabat

Family of four estimated monthly costs: 20,648 Dirham
Single person estimated monthly costs: 9,395 Dirham
Cost of living in Rabat is cheaper than in 73% of cities in Africa (11 out of 15)
Cost of living in Rabat is cheaper than in 83% of cities in the World (253 out of 304)

List of prices in Rabat, Morocco. Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 52 Dirham
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 53 Dirham
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 37 Dirham
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 8 Dirham
12 eggs, large 12 Dirham
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 5.40 Dirham
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 41 Dirham
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 12 Dirham
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 4.23 Dirham
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 21 Dirham
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 107 Dirham
2 liters of Coca-Cola 12 Dirham
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 4.88 Dirham
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 7,475 Dirham
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 3,915 Dirham
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 414 Dirham
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area 4,209 Dirham
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area 2,766 Dirham
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio 265 Dirham
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 228 Dirham
40” flat screen TV 4,213 Dirham
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 1,552 Dirham
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 95 Dirham
Hourly rate for cleaning help 25 Dirham
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 418 Dirham
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) 356 Dirham
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 740 Dirham
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 863 Dirham
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 240,343 Dirham
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 10 Dirham
Monthly ticket public transport 234 Dirham
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 40 Dirham
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 35 Dirham
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 104 Dirham
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 232 Dirham
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 38 Dirham
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 31 Dirham
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 36 Dirham
4 rolls of toilet paper 16 Dirham
Tube of toothpaste 19 Dirham
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 38 Dirham
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 232 Dirham
2 tickets to the movies 93 Dirham
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 429 Dirham
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 434 Dirham
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 67 Dirham
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 24 Dirham
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 46 Dirham
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB 5,415 Dirham
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.68 Dirham
1 month of gym membership in business district 411 Dirham
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 34 Dirham
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 289 prices entered by 28 different people.
Latest price update: December 08, 2019

Rabat position in our World Ranking

the world
253rd
out of 304
africa
11th
out of 15

Cheapest and most expensive products in Rabat compared to other cities:

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2nd
the world
4th
the world
4th
africa
1st
africa
1st
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1st

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