Morocco’s 5 most expensive cities

According to the website, the cost of living in Morocco is about half the cost than in United States.

For example, rent in Morocco is 76% lower than in United States.

The data is collected from 6776 entries in the past 12 months by 561 different contributors.

At the top of the list comes Marrakesh, then Tangier, and Casablanca.

RankCityCost of Living IndexRent IndexGroceries indexRestaurant price indexLocal purchasing power index
Source of data: Numbeo

The breakdown by categories
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant30.00 MAD18.00-60.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course200.00 MAD100.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)55.00 MAD50.00-67.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle)5.52 MAD4.00-10.00
Water (12 oz small bottle)3.40 MAD2.50-6.00
Milk (regular), (1 gallon)26.34 MAD22.71-34.07
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb)5.26 MAD1.81-11.79
Eggs (regular) (12)12.02 MAD10.00-14.40
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)35.69 MAD27.22-45.36
Apples (1 lb)5.35 MAD2.27-7.71
Banana (1 lb)4.87 MAD3.63-7.26
Oranges (1 lb)2.56 MAD1.36-4.54
Tomato (1 lb)2.17 MAD1.22-3.18
Potato (1 lb)2.07 MAD1.36-2.72
Onion (1 lb)2.02 MAD1.36-3.63
Water (1.5 liter bottle)5.75 MAD5.00-7.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)77.50 MAD45.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)19.94 MAD11.00-35.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle)22.09 MAD13.00-35.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)35.00 MAD32.00-38.00
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)5.00 MAD3.50-6.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)150.00 MAD100.00-250.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)7.00 MAD5.00-8.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff)11.27 MAD5.26-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)46.50 MAD20.00-70.00
Gasoline (1 gallon)38.63 MAD32.55-42.78
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)220,000.00 MAD200,000.00-260,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)204,772.11 MAD180,000.00-240,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment386.42 MAD242.86-700.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)1.35 MAD0.50-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)319.58 MAD200.00-500.00
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult207.32 MAD100.00-350.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)180.33 MAD100.00-300.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat55.00 MAD40.00-75.00
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child1,068.36 MAD500.00-2,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child30,527.40 MAD12,000.00-72,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)320.05 MAD150.00-650.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, …)357.51 MAD200.00-600.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)679.58 MAD300.00-1,200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes645.63 MAD300.00-1,400.00
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre3,097.52 MAD1,900.00-5,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre1,739.40 MAD1,000.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre5,413.18 MAD3,200.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre2,963.75 MAD2,000.00-5,443.86
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre1,347.85 MAD929.02-2,322.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre714.60 MAD464.51-1,114.83
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)4,132.76 MAD
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate5.374.00-7.50
Source of data: Numbeo