Cost of Living Comparison

MVR
COMPARED TO
GBP

Guernsey is 2.1 times more expensive than Maldives.

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

pay 85.7% more for restaurants

  Maldives help_outline Guernsey help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.34
MVR67.04
$12.22
£9.44
+181.7%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$11.12
MVR171.81
$6.42
£4.96
-42.3%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.91
MVR13.99
$1.57
£1.21
+73.2%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.41
MVR6.40
$0.95
£0.74
+130.2%
Average +85.7%

Maldives vs. Guernsey - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 51.2% more for groceries

  Maldives help_outline Guernsey help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.34
MVR20.73
$1.97
£1.52
+47.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $1.82
MVR28.09
$4.35
£3.36
+139.3%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.64
MVR102.54
$6.11
£4.72
-8.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.56
MVR24.08
$3.15
£2.44
+102.3%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.87
MVR28.82
$2.85
£2.20
+52.6%
Apples (1 lb) $0.74
MVR11.38
$1.91
£1.48
+159.8%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.10
MVR17.07
$1.76
£1.36
+59.0%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.88
MVR13.65
$0.11
£0.09
-87.5%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.06
MVR16.38
$1.66
£1.29
+56.9%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.65
MVR10.01
$1.15
£0.89
+76.8%
Onions (1 lb) $1.31
MVR20.18
$0.85
£0.66
-34.9%
Average +51.2%

Maldives vs. Guernsey - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 35.8% more for transportation

  Maldives help_outline Guernsey help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.44
MVR53.17
$5.99
£4.63
+74.1%
Monthly public transit pass $46.75
MVR722.37
$72.16
£55.75
+54.3%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $51,948.05
MVR802,629.09
$25,223.39
£19,488.09
-51.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $13.96
MVR215.71
$23.22
£17.94
+66.4%
Average +35.8%

Maldives vs. Guernsey - Cost of transportation
home

pay 1.3% less for housing

  Maldives help_outline Guernsey help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$82.78
MVR1,278.99
$30.56
£23.61
-63.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $875.95
MVR13,533.92
$1,364.97
£1,054.60
+55.8%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $656.31
MVR10,140.36
$1,151.06
£889.33
+75.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$174.36
MVR2,693.92
$46.74
£36.11
-73.2%
Average -1.3%

Maldives vs. Guernsey - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 6.3 times more for childcare

  Maldives help_outline Guernsey help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $160.48
MVR2,479.55
$1,279.40
£988.49
+697.2%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $3,831.17
MVR59,193.90
$17,919.79
£13,845.19
+367.7%
Average +532.5%

Maldives vs. Guernsey - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 46.3% more for entertainment and sports

  Maldives help_outline Guernsey help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.52
MVR54.34
$4.89
£3.78
+39.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.01
MVR30.99
$3.47
£2.68
+73.2%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$4.87
MVR75.25
$8.37
£6.47
+71.9%
Monthly membership at local gym $58.62
MVR905.74
$73.14
£56.51
+24.8%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $6.49
MVR100.33
$7.95
£6.14
+22.4%
Average +46.3%

Maldives vs. Guernsey - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 34.2% more for clothing

  Maldives help_outline Guernsey help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$35.89
MVR554.59
$63.16
£48.79
+75.9%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.33
MVR545.85
$34.63
£26.76
-2.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$53.93
MVR833.23
$85.57
£66.11
+58.7%
Men's business shoes (leather) $58.72
MVR907.26
$61.12
£47.22
+4.1%
Average +34.2%

Maldives vs. Guernsey - Cost of clothing
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