Cost of living in Port Louis, Mauritius

Summary of cost of living in Port Louis

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: ₨113,786
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: ₨49,902
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Port Louis
Current as of Jun 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨293
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) ₨202
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨136
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨48
12 eggs, large ₨84
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨75
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨184
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨83
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨49
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨69
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨486
2 liters of coca-cola ₨73
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨20
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area ₨34,860
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area ₨22,391
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,609
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area ₨29,703
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area ₨13,498
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio ₨1,808
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) ₨1,157
40” flat screen tv ₨21,902
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨4,892
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨258
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨433
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) ₨3,052
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) ₨1,823
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,631
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,370
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,109,350
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨72
Monthly ticket public transport ₨1,846
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨809
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨267
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨450
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) ₨1,038
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) ₨213
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨180
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨238
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨85
Tube of toothpaste ₨69
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨522
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,447
2 tickets to the movies ₨566
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,359
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨2,089
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨436
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨136
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨180
Ipad wi-fi 128gb ₨30,145
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨3.01
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨1,822
1 package of marlboro cigarettes ₨242
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 65 prices entered by 7 different people.
Latest price update: June 18, 2024

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