Cost of Living in Port Louis

Summary about cost of living in Port Louis, Mauritius:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 250.00 Rs 200.00-500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,500.00 Rs 1,000.00-3,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 220.00 Rs 200.00-275.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 80.00 Rs 40.00-329.58
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 125.00 Rs 70.00-360.00
Cappuccino (regular) 99.68 Rs 40.00-180.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 52.64 Rs 30.00-113.84
Water (12 oz small bottle) 38.34 Rs 23.00-85.38
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 233.75 Rs 151.42-359.61
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 25.70 Rs 9.07-36.29
Rice (white), (1 lb) 38.56 Rs 20.41-68.04
Eggs (regular) (12) 76.33 Rs 70.00-84.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 294.84 Rs 136.08-453.59
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 72.57 Rs 68.04-81.65
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 158.76 Rs 68.04-249.48
Apples (1 lb) 41.84 Rs 34.02-45.36
Banana (1 lb) 45.36 Rs 45.36-45.36
Oranges (1 lb) 43.09 Rs 22.68-45.36
Tomato (1 lb) 55.57 Rs 27.22-68.04
Potato (1 lb) 29.48 Rs 16.33-45.36
Onion (1 lb) 38.56 Rs 18.14-56.70
Lettuce (1 head) 26.25 Rs 20.00-35.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 31.25 Rs 25.00-35.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 500.00 Rs 150.00-550.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 88.08 Rs 60.00-100.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 95.00 Rs 90.00-100.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 230.00 Rs 220.00-300.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 34.50 Rs 32.00-50.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,000.00 Rs 1,000.00-1,200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 100.00 Rs 75.00-200.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 160.93 Rs 80.47-160.93
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 500.00 Rs 200.00-500.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 170.82 Rs 151.42-189.27
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,200,000.00 Rs 1,000,000.00-1,200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 1,134,166.67 Rs 1,000,000.00-1,450,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,175.00 Rs 1,500.00-6,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 2.32 Rs 0.60-3.60
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 1,355.56 Rs 1,000.00-3,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,312.50 Rs 500.00-1,800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 875.00 Rs 400.00-1,200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 300.00 Rs 250.00-350.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,016.67 Rs 5,000.00-8,100.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 157,500.00 Rs 120,000.00-300,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,642.86 Rs 500.00-2,500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,766.67 Rs 800.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,357.14 Rs 1,800.00-5,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 3,666.67 Rs 2,000.00-5,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,285.71 Rs 10,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,877.21 Rs 5,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,187.28 Rs 15,000.00-65,123.67
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 19,973.79 Rs 6,000.00-48,842.75
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,119.33 Rs 1,858.05-4,999.96
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,393.08 Rs 1,579.34-9,999.92
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 17,533.33 Rs
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 7.14 4.00-10.00

Prices in Port Louis

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Last update: May 2021
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1 Comments so far
Robert Shand on Jul 12, 2017:
I am a retired American with an income ~$4000/month. Not a beach person. Well educated but not interested in employment. Could Port Louis be my new home?