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Nauru, All Areas

Nauru, All AreasNauru is an island in the South Pacific Ocean, south of the Marshall Islands. The climate is tropical with a monsoonal pattern rainy season (November to February).

The official language is Nauruan. Many people speak English. The main religion is Christianity.

Nauru is the world's smallest island nation and joined the UN in 1999 as the world's smallest independent republic. Revenues of Nauru have traditionally come from exports of phosphate rock. Primary phosphate reserves were exhausted, and mining ceased, but in 2006-07, mining of a deeper layer of "secondary phosphate" began. It is hoped that this economic activity might lift Nauru from the bottom rung of global GDP per capita. The only other major source of government revenue is sale of fishing rights in Nauru's territorial waters.

In Nauru business dress is a lightweight suit or equivalent. Business is conducted in English or French.

The security risk for expatriates in Nauru is low. Risk is primarily low levels of petty crime.

The currency of Nauru is the Australian Dollar (AUD). It is advisable to take cash as ATM access and credit card acceptance is very limited.

Medical facilities are very basic. Complex, serious medical cases generally require evacuation. Typhoid outbreaks and dengue fever occur.

The population of Nauru is 10,100 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 3.8% for Nauru as at 2018.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Nauru is based on the current personal income tax rate which is a flat rate of 10%.

Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in Nauru as at 1 July 2019 is high in comparison to other places in the world.

In Nauru, 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: Very High
2) Clothing: High
3) Communication: Very Low
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: Average
6) Groceries: High
7) Healthcare: Low
8) Household Accommodation: Very High
9) Miscellaneous: Low
10) Personal Care: Very Low
11) Recreation & Culture: Average
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: Very Low
13) Transport: High

Nauru is for example 11.3% more expensive than USA for groceries, 31.9% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 140.8% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Nauru is ranked as a high degree of hardship location.

The hardship premium for Nauru for an expat from Australia, is for example 20%, i.e. host location (Nauru) premium of 30% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%.

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