International Cost of Living Calculators

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Expat Salary: Detailed international cost of living and salary comparison.

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Mauritius, All Areas

Mauritius, All AreasMauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. The climate is tropical, modified by southeast trade winds, with warm, dry winters (May to November) and hot, wet, humid summers (November to May).

The official language is English. All legal and government documents are written in English. However, French is more commonly spoken than English in the media and in business circles. Mauritian Creole is the indigenous language which is derived from French and is widely spoken among local communities around the island. The main religions are Hinduism, Christianity and Islam.

The economy of Mauritius is a middle-income diversified economy with growing industrial, financial, and tourist sectors.

English is the most commonly spoken language in both business and government. Expatriate business dress is relatively casual, however lightweight materials are recommended, given the warm climate.

The security risk for expatriates in Mauritius is low. Risks include petty crime, armed robberies and break-ins as well as cyclones.

The currency of Mauritius is the Mauritius Rupee (MUR). ATM’s are widely available. Credit cards are accepted by most hotels, restaurants and large retailers.

Good private medical facilities are available but can be expensive. Complex medical cases could require evacuation. Cases of dengue fever has been reported.

The population of Mauritius is 1.3 Million (2018 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.9% for Mauritius as at September 2018.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Mauritius is based on the current personal income tax rate which is 10% on an annual net income of up to 650,000 (MUR), and 15% on income above 650,000..

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Mauritius as at 1 October 2018 is low in comparison to other places in the world.

In Mauritius, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Average
2) Clothing: High
3) Communication: Low
4) Education: Very Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Low
6) Groceries: Low
7) Healthcare: Very Low
8) Household Accommodation: High
9) Miscellaneous: Low
10) Personal Care: Very Low
11) Recreation & Culture: Very Low
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very Low
13) Transport: Average

Mauritius is for example -18.4% cheaper than USA for groceries, -1.8% cheaper for household costs than UK, and 90.7% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Mauritius is ranked as a some hardship location.

The hardship premium for Mauritius for an expat from Australia, is for example 10%, i.e. host location (Mauritius) premium of 20% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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