Cost of living in Port Louis, Mauritius

List of prices in Port Louis, Mauritius. Current as of Mar 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district ₨289
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) ₨223
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast ₨100
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk ₨58
12 eggs, large ₨82
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes ₨71
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese ₨148
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples ₨66
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes ₨41
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket ₨60
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality ₨455
2 liters of Coca-Cola ₨54
Bread for 2 people for 1 day ₨18
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area ₨36,667
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area ₨22,251
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat ₨2,513
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area ₨25,385
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area ₨10,790
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio ₨1,410
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) ₨1,091
40” flat screen TV ₨20,580
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) ₨5,176
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) ₨256
Hourly rate for cleaning help ₨139
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) ₨3,050
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) ₨2,239
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) ₨3,614
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes ₨3,971
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new ₨1,194,930
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas ₨50
Monthly ticket public transport ₨2,189
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) ₨817
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) ₨141
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) ₨193
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) ₨757
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) ₨156
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) ₨164
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) ₨218
4 rolls of toilet paper ₨55
Tube of toothpaste ₨74
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city ₨217
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub ₨1,246
2 tickets to the movies ₨521
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) ₨1,460
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert ₨1,924
1 cocktail drink in downtown club ₨213
Cappuccino in expat area of the city ₨114
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) ₨163
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB ₨24,797
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) ₨3.31
1 month of gym membership in business district ₨2,308
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes ₨225
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 321 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: March 23, 2019

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