Cost of Living in Mauritania

Summary of cost of living in Mauritania:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 MRU 100.00-333.61
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 992.50 MRU 550.00-1,500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 250.00 MRU 238.00-317.60
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (1 pint draught) 87.48 MRU 50.00-119.10
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 MRU 70.00-119.10
Cappuccino (regular) 95.88 MRU 50.00-150.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 80.47 MRU 79.40-82.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 95.80 MRU 58.00-150.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 210.85 MRU 189.27-227.12
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.49 MRU 9.07-13.61
Rice (white), (1 lb) 18.76 MRU 9.07-58.97
Eggs (regular) (12) 87.88 MRU 60.00-120.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 108.02 MRU 45.36-181.44
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 81.83 MRU 49.90-126.10
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 125.08 MRU 90.72-151.32
Apples (1 lb) 40.97 MRU 27.01-54.43
Banana (1 lb) 33.66 MRU 27.22-54.43
Oranges (1 lb) 24.82 MRU 13.61-31.75
Tomato (1 lb) 17.10 MRU 9.07-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 13.82 MRU 6.80-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 13.23 MRU 11.34-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 23.56 MRU 20.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 29.83 MRU 20.00-40.00
Bottle of Non-Alcoholic Wine (Mid-Range) 400.00 MRU 400.00-400.00
Domestic Non-Alcoholic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 102.02 MRU 100.00-106.06
Imported Non-Alcoholic Beer (12 oz small bottle) 69.00 MRU 68.00-70.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 100.00 MRU 70.00-101.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 18.00 MRU 10.00-22.24
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,150.00 MRU 700.00-1,600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 MRU 20.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 MRU 16.09-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 222.41 MRU 100.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 185.74 MRU 143.85-264.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 300,000.00 MRU 300,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 364,433.33 MRU 343,300.00-350,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,404.06 MRU 2,224.09-10,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 1,000.00 MRU 300.00-2,000.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 2,312.50 MRU 2,000.00-2,500.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,546.89 MRU 1,000.00-10,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10,000.00 MRU
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 175.00 MRU 150.00-200.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,238.75 MRU 2,224.09-3,892.16
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 278,871.20 MRU 180,000.00-333,613.61
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 714.01 MRU 330.00-1,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 776.51 MRU 300.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 2,753.37 MRU 600.00-4,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,412.50 MRU 500.42-3,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,339.27 MRU 8,000.00-11,120.45
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,500.00 MRU 4,000.00-7,784.32
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 21,628.48 MRU 12,000.00-30,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 10,800.00 MRU 10,000.00-16,680.68
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,593.85 MRU 1,033.12-24,154.59
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,247.28 MRU 671.52-11,148.27
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 26,860.60 MRU
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 13.00

Prices in Mauritania

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Last update: April 2024
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