Congo vs Mauritius - Cost of Living Comparison

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Congo Mauritius
🚶 Cost of living one person
$546
$733
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1360
$1882
🏠 One person rent
$232
$319
🏘️ Family rent
$430
$665
🍽️ Food expenses
$204
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$55.7
$50.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$389
$546
💸 GDP per capita
$2448
$10216
😃 Human freedom index
5.55
7.63
❤️ Life expectancy
63.5
73.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
21
50
🌐 English speaking %
0%
16%
🎓 Higher education
21
45
😀 Quality of life
20
59
🏙️ Population
5.26M
1.26M

The average cost of living in the Congo ($546) is 25% less expensive than in Mauritius ($733). the Congo ranked 165th vs 123rd 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 0.7 months in the Congo compared to 0.7 months in Mauritius. Ranked 171st and 61st best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Congo vs Mauritius

We calculate prices for the Congo and Mauritius as a population-weighted mean of 6 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.

Congo Mauritius
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.3
$6.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.8
$31.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.63
$4.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$2.23
 Cappuccino
$1.76
$2.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.62
$0.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
$367
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$149
$233
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$483
$732
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$309
$554
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.4
$28.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.8
$44.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$29.4
$30.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.6%
5.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1497
$1155
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$851
$834
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$0.87
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.1
$23.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.32
$20.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.1
$1.25
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.74
$0.65
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.54
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.7
$8.13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.38
$12.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.23
$1.49
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.69
$9.89
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.34
$1.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.61
$5.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.72
$5.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.07
$5.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
$1.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.29
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.8
$30
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.4
$6.44
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$18.6
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.05
$5.62
👖 Brand Jeans
$30.2
$54.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$61.8
$81.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$117
$170
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3792
$3974

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Cities Comparison in the Congo vs Mauritius

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In the Congo

City Cost of living Population
Brazzaville
$554
1.83M
Pointe-Noire
$536
829K
Kayes
$504
62.5K
Madingou
$504
27.5K
Gamboma
$503
19.7K
Kinkala
$503
16.1K

In Mauritius

City Cost of living Population
Port Louis
$809
149K
Quatre Bornes
$668
81.8K
Curepipe
$642
77.5K
Triolet
$699
23.4K
Goodlands
$773
20.7K
Mahebourg
$797
15.8K
Bambous
$743
15.3K
Centre de Flacq
$721
15.8K