Cost of Living Comparison

GBP
COMPARED TO
MVR

Guernsey is 45.7% cheaper than Maldives.

If you lived in Maldives instead of Guernsey, you would:
local_dining

pay 33.0% less for restaurants

  Guernsey help_outline Maldives help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $12.64
£9.77
$3.87
MVR59.81
-69.4%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.64
£5.13
$9.50
MVR146.81
+43.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.43
£1.11
$0.81
MVR12.58
-43.1%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.05
£0.81
$0.38
MVR5.92
-63.5%

Guernsey vs. Maldives - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 12.2% less for groceries

  Guernsey help_outline Maldives help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.45
£1.12
$1.52
MVR23.43
+4.3%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.68
£2.07
$3.32
MVR51.34
+24.0%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.02
£4.65
$5.92
MVR91.50
-1.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.24
£1.73
$1.55
MVR23.92
-31.0%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.30
£3.32
$1.69
MVR26.07
-60.8%
Apples (1 lb) $1.15
£0.89
$1.02
MVR15.83
-10.7%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.15
£0.89
$1.21
MVR18.65
+5.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.11
£0.09
$0.95
MVR14.69
+729.5%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.86
£0.66
$1.40
MVR21.70
+63.3%
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.15
£0.89
$0.54
MVR8.36
-52.8%
Onions (1 lb) $0.57
£0.44
$0.91
MVR14.02
+58.2%

Guernsey vs. Maldives - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 2.1 times more for transportation

  Guernsey help_outline Maldives help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.69
£4.40
$3.24
MVR50.13
-43.0%
Monthly public transit pass $87.92
£67.93
$51.61
MVR797.45
-41.3%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $24,355.41
£18,817.48
$51,612.88
MVR797,450.48
+111.9%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) ?? $13.23
MVR204.35

Guernsey vs. Maldives - Cost of transportation
home

pay 47.0% less for housing

  Guernsey help_outline Maldives help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
?? $82.79
MVR1,279.16
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,611.48
£1,245.06
$808.47
MVR12,491.31
-49.8%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,421.89
£1,098.58
$707.66
MVR10,933.79
-50.2%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$48.33
£37.34
$117.11
MVR1,809.38
+142.3%

Guernsey vs. Maldives - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 91.7% less for childcare

  Guernsey help_outline Maldives help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,263.90
£976.52
$105.16
MVR1,624.81
-91.7%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $3,397.85
MVR52,498.82

Guernsey vs. Maldives - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 18.0% less for entertainment and sports

  Guernsey help_outline Maldives help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.99
£3.86
$3.46
MVR53.47
-30.7%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.49
£2.70
$2.17
MVR33.53
-37.8%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$8.66
£6.69
$4.52
MVR69.78
-47.8%
Monthly membership at local gym $67.93
£52.49
$59.21
MVR914.78
-12.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $8.22
£6.35
$7.10
MVR109.65
-13.6%

Guernsey vs. Maldives - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 14.7% less for clothing

  Guernsey help_outline Maldives help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$37.92
£29.30
$42.14
MVR651.04
+11.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$15.17
£11.72
$31.53
MVR487.19
+107.9%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$97.32
£75.19
$55.06
MVR850.78
-43.4%
Men's business shoes (leather) $74.57
£57.61
$63.09
MVR974.74
-15.4%

Guernsey vs. Maldives - Cost of clothing
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