Kuwait vs Mauritius - Cost of Living Comparison

Kuwait Mauritius
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1312
$629
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3446
$1575
🏠 One person rent
$673
$259
🏘️ Family rent
$1506
$499
🍽️ Food expenses
$301
$260
🚐 Transport expenses
$214
$44.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1876
$497
💸 GDP per capita
$24812
$8628
😃 Human freedom index
6.34
8.07
❤️ Life expectancy
75.6
74.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
43
54
🌐 English speaking %
20%
16%
🎓 Higher education
55
47
😀 Quality of life
72
54
🏙️ Population
4.6M
1.26M

The average cost of living in Kuwait ($1312) is 109% more expensive than in Mauritius ($629). Kuwait ranked 32nd 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 1.4 months in Kuwait compared to 0.8 months in Mauritius. Ranked 30th and 76th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Kuwait vs Mauritius

We calculate prices for Kuwait and Mauritius as a population-weighted mean of 2 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.

Kuwait Mauritius
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.54
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55
$30.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.51
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.98
$2
 Cappuccino
$4.46
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.47
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$782
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$578
$173
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1845
$595
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1338
$376
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.2
$33.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$38.2
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.5
$27.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.73%
6.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6145
$1009
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2971
$1068
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
$0.8
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$39.1
$25.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.7
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.33
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.27
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.71
$0.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$1.45
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.72
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.92
$7.56
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$4.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
$9.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$1.72
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
$2.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.32
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.11
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$1.41
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.95
$5.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.6
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.74
$4.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.57
$1.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.97
$1.7
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$128
$30.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.3
$6.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$49.6
$16
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.94
$4.31
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.7
$49.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.5
$70.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$351
$137
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6684
$3240

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Cities Comparison in Kuwait vs Mauritius

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Kuwait

City Cost of living Population
Kuwait City
$1313
2.99M
Al Wafrah
$954
10K

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