Cost of Living Comparison

MRO
COMPARED TO
ISK

Reykjavik is 2.4 times more expensive than Nouakchott.

If you lived in Reykjavik instead of Nouakchott, you would:
local_dining

pay 2.4 times more for restaurants

  Nouakchott help_outline Reykjavik help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $5.50
MRO1,976
$18.12
kr1,902
+229.2%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$3.69
MRO1,326
$12.68
kr1,330
+243.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.88
MRO1,035
$2.65
kr278
-8.1%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.96
MRO345
$1.84
kr193
+91.6%
Average +139.0%

Nouakchott vs. Reykjavik - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 80.8% more for groceries

  Nouakchott help_outline Reykjavik help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$8.80
MRO3,161
$3.32
kr348
-62.3%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.41
MRO867
$5.56
kr584
+130.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $5.85
MRO2,100
$4.91
kr516
-16.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.98
MRO1,070
$5.19
kr544
+74.0%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.47
MRO886
$6.38
kr670
+158.7%
Apples (1 lb) $0.92
MRO331
$1.05
kr110
+14.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.82
MRO294
$0.78
kr81
-5.1%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.72
MRO259
$1.00
kr105
+38.1%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.60
MRO215
$1.88
kr197
+213.0%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.35
MRO124
$1.03
kr109
+198.6%
Onions (1 lb) $0.33
MRO119
$0.81
kr85
+145.1%
Average +80.8%

Nouakchott vs. Reykjavik - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 2.8 times more for transportation

  Nouakchott help_outline Reykjavik help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.16
MRO1,494
$6.25
kr656
+50.3%
Monthly public transit pass $43.25
MRO15,529
$92.77
kr9,736
+114.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $27,467.75
kr2,882,740
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $5.30
MRO1,901
$25.36
kr2,661
+378.8%
Average +181.2%

Nouakchott vs. Reykjavik - Cost of transportation
home

pay 4.1 times more for housing

  Nouakchott help_outline Reykjavik help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$136.07
MRO48,847
$61.15
kr6,418
-55.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $267.52
MRO96,039
$1,445.24
kr151,678
+440.2%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $123.77
MRO44,434
$1,188.58
kr124,741
+860.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$88.01
MRO31,594
$71.69
kr7,524
-18.5%
Average +306.7%

Nouakchott vs. Reykjavik - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 7.4% more for childcare

  Nouakchott help_outline Reykjavik help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $168.07
MRO60,336
$250.90
kr26,332
+49.3%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,510.86
MRO3,414,398
$6,232.79
kr654,131
-34.5%
Average +7.4%

Nouakchott vs. Reykjavik - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.5 times more for entertainment and sports

  Nouakchott help_outline Reykjavik help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $3.45
MRO1,239
$8.70
kr913
+151.9%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $2.19
MRO786
$4.26
kr447
+94.8%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.70
MRO971
$11.01
kr1,155
+307.2%
Monthly membership at local gym $38.34
MRO13,762
$51.86
kr5,443
+35.3%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema ?? $11.78
kr1,236
Average +147.3%

Nouakchott vs. Reykjavik - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Nouakchott Reykjavik help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $107.09
kr11,239
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $44.81
kr4,703
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $126.28
kr13,253
Men's business shoes (leather) ?? $165.08
kr17,326

Nouakchott vs. Reykjavik - Cost of clothing
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