Mauritius - General information
RegionEastern Africa
CapitalPort Louis
LanguageFrench, English
CurrencyMauritius Rupee
Population1,295,789
Phone code+230
Cost of living in Mauritius, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $131 $177
Food $139 $248
Transportation $33 $163
Communications and utilities $59 $56
Clothing $21 $80
Sports and leisure $21 $71
Accommodation in Mauritius, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$131
Shared room in city centre$177
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$175
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$272
Coordinates of Mauritius
Time ZoneIndian/Mauritius
GMT +4
DST +4
Latitude-20.300000000
Longitude57.583330000
Elevation (STRM3)432 m.

List of largest cities in Mauritius

 
Port Louis Port Louis
Port Louis Port Louis
155,226
Vacoas Vacoas
Vacoas Plaines Wilhems
110,000
Curepipe Curepipe
Curepipe Plaines Wilhems
84,200
Quatre Bornes Quatre Bornes
Quatre Bornes Plaines Wilhems
80,961
Triolet Triolet
Triolet Pamplemousses
23,269
Goodlands Goodlands
Goodlands Rivière du Rempart
20,910

Cost of living and prices in Mauritius

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5.0 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 22.3 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4.5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.6 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.7 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.5 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.4 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.5 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.5 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.4 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.5 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1.0 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.5 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.5 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2.1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5.2 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4.3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.3 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.2 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 6.7 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.3 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 1.2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3.5 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.7 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 33.5 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2.5 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 2.0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 5.6 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.0 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 29,007.8 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 31.6 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 8.5 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5.6 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 51.5 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 33.2 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 64.4 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 62.2 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 272.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 175.3 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 537.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 397.2 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 41.3 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 30.7 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 2,588.4 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 892.5 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 520.7 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 6.9 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Mauritius

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C30313233353232323029292835
Average high°C23252727282828262523232325
Average temperature°C20212324252525232220191922
Average low°C17181921222222211817161619
Record low°C101114161617171511101099
RainDays131413151216171716151515177
FogDays1111000001106
ThunderstormsDays0001232000009
Average precipitationMm.66697016222629825919112396911071756
Relative humidity%78757578828585858180808080
Relative humidity morning%89888990919292918988888890
Relative humidity evening%71727073757876797674757374
Wind speedKm/h14141214131314141314141614
Day LengthHours12131414141313121211111212
Dew point°C151617192122212018161515217
Growing degree-day°C3243774004164694214373843462993023044477
Solar radiation, globalMj/m222252726252422191715161821
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