Brunei vs Mauritius - Cost of Living Comparison

Brunei Mauritius
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1066
$629
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2392
$1575
🏠 One person rent
$606
$259
🏘️ Family rent
$976
$499
🍽️ Food expenses
$313
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$50.6
$44.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1839
$497
💸 GDP per capita
$27443
$8628
😃 Human freedom index
6.46
8.07
❤️ Life expectancy
76
74.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
60
54
🌐 English speaking %
37.8%
16%
🎓 Higher education
54
47
😀 Quality of life
68
54
🏙️ Population
429K
1.26M

The average cost of living in Brunei ($1066) is 69% more expensive than in Mauritius ($629). Brunei ranked 52nd vs 134th for Mauritius in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Brunei compared to 0.8 months in Mauritius. Ranked 36th and 76th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Brunei vs Mauritius

We calculate prices for Brunei and Mauritius as a population-weighted mean of 3 and 8 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Brunei Mauritius
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.73
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.1
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.89
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.38
$2
 Cappuccino
$3.49
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.72
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$664
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
$173
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1080
$595
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$793
$376
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.6
$33.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.9
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.6
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.29%
6.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1413
$1009
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$892
$1068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.1
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.8
$25.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$23.8
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.37
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$1.45
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.03
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.63
$7.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
$4.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
$9.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$1.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$2.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
$1.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.3
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.25
$5.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.9
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
$4.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.82
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.03
$1.7
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.2
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.41
$6.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.9
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.97
$4.31
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.9
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.1
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$208
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11287
$3240

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Brunei

City Cost of living Population
Bandar Seri Begawan
$1059
50K
Seria
$1095
13.1K
Kuala Belait
$1053
4.26K

In Mauritius

City Cost of living Population
Port Louis
$672
149K
Quatre Bornes
$622
81.8K
Curepipe
$604
77.5K
Goodlands
$561
20.7K
Triolet
$565
23.4K
Centre de Flacq
$589
15.8K
Mahebourg
$635
15.8K
Bambous
$609
15.3K