Eritrea vs Mauritius - Cost of Living Comparison

Eritrea Mauritius
🚶 Cost of living one person
$516
$629
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1250
$1575
🏠 One person rent
$230
$259
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$499
🍽️ Food expenses
$188
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.8
$44.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$299
$497
💸 GDP per capita
$643
$8628
😃 Human freedom index
4.8
8.07
❤️ Life expectancy
66.7
74.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
22
54
🌐 English speaking %
0%
16%
🎓 Higher education
13
47
😀 Quality of life
16
54
🏙️ Population
3.5M
1.26M

The average cost of living in Eritrea ($516) is 18% less expensive than in Mauritius ($629). Eritrea ranked 170th 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 0.6 months in Eritrea compared to 0.8 months in Mauritius. Ranked 191st and 76th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Eritrea vs Mauritius

We calculate prices for Eritrea and Mauritius as a population-weighted mean of 4 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.

Eritrea Mauritius
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.9
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.41
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.65
$2
 Cappuccino
$1.54
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.57
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$143
$173
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$595
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$288
$376
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$33.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.5
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.23%
6.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1056
$1009
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$603
$1068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
$25.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.52
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.67
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.45
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.44
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.74
$7.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.05
$4.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$9.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.85
$2.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.19
$1.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.86
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.36
$5.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.09
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.8
$4.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.1
$1.7
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.91
$6.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.01
$4.31
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.9
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$89.6
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2829
$3240

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Cities Comparison in Eritrea vs Mauritius

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Eritrea

City Cost of living Population
Asmara
$522
963K
Keren
$484
120K
Massawa
$484
39.8K
Mendefera
$482
28.5K

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