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

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Reunion, All Areas

Reunion, All AreasReunion is an island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, about 200 kilometres (120 mi) south west of Mauritius. The climate is tropical marine, cool and dry from May to November, and hot and rainy from November to April.

The official language is French. The local populace speaks Creole, which is a mixture of several languages including French, Malagasy and other African languages. English is spoken by a handful of people. The main religions are Christianity, Hinduism and Islam.

The economy of Reunion is reliant on tourism but agriculture has long been the major export, primarily sugarcane.

Expatriate business dress is relatively informal, only formal official occasions requires a suit.

The security risk for expatriates in Reunion is low. Risks include low levels of opportunistic crime. Other risks include volcanic activity and tropical storms.

The currency of Reunion is the Euro (EUR).

Medical facilities are good, however the cost of treatment for expatriates from outside the EU can be high. Some specialist treatment is also available. Cases of Chikungunya virus have been reported.

The population of Reunion is 865,800 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 1.1% for Reunion as at July 2019.

Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Reunion is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 45%. Note: For income tax purposes, France covers mainland France, the coastal islands and Corsica; and overseas départements (Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Réunion and Mayotte).

Cost Of Living

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

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

Reunion is for example 32.9% more expensive than USA for groceries, 2.1% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 139.8% more expensive for transport costs than India.

Reunion is ranked as a some hardship location.

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

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