Nouakchott travel budget

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Sample budgets for a trip to Nouakchott

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Nouakchott for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 28 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.4 per person
  • $ 2.4 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 631* (220752 MRO)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 76 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 13 per person
  • $ 4.7 per person
  • $ 8.1 per person

Total budget:

$ 1764* (617148 MRO)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 113 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 22 per person
  • $ 8.8 per person
  • $ 17 per person

Total budget:

$ 2876* (1006516 MRO)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Nouakchott compared to Mauritania in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Nouakchott in 2020 is 23% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Nouakchott in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Nouakchott by expense type

Restaurant budget in Nouakchott

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Nouakchott is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.5/person
($ 4.4 to $ 8.5)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 14/person
($ 4.9 to $ 17)

54% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.6/person
($ 2.5 to $ 4.8)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 2.2/cup
($ 1.4 to $ 2.6)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 2.7/can
($ 0.5 to $ 5.3)

47% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 1/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 1.6)

39% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Nouakchott

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Nouakchott is 45% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 28/night
($ 28 to $ 28)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 59/night
($ 54 to $ 64)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 93/night
($ 73 to $ 121)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 134/night
($ 108 to $ 163)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 132/night
( $ 132)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 52/month
($ 45 to $ 60)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 136
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 66/month
($ 63 to $ 71)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 116/month
($ 77 to $ 155)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 61/month
($ 51 to $ 70)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 293/month
($ 204 to $ 370)

68% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Nouakchott

On average, the price of supermarket food in Nouakchott is 42% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.6/litre
($ 1.4 to $ 1.8)

78% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Rice
Rice
$ 1.8/kg
($ 1 to $ 2.3)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 3/12 eggs
($ 1.7 to $ 3.3)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 4.8/kg
($ 3.9 to $ 5.6)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 4.4/kg
($ 3.1 to $ 5.9)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 2/kg
($ 1.7 to $ 2.3)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.6/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 2)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 2.5)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 0.7/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 0.8)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 0.6/salad
($ 0.2 to $ 0.7)

60% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 5.9/kg
($ 5.3 to $ 6.8)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Nouakchott

On average, the price of transport in Nouakchott is 16% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.6/ticket
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 44/month
( $ 44)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.5/km
( $ 0.5)

69% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 1.1/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 1.1)

59% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1
($ 0.5 to $ 1.4)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 79/24hrs
($ 69 to $ 125)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Nouakchott

On average, the cost of housing in Nouakchott is 42% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 115/month
($ 72 to $ 143)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 134/month
($ 58 to $ 263)

100% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 267/month
($ 143 to $ 396)

80% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1367
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 124/month
($ 85 to $ 185)

88% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1095
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 709/month
($ 284 to $ 1237)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2195
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 226/month
($ 143 to $ 395)

87% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1739
Gym
Gym
$ 39/month
($ 29 to $ 55)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 170/month
($ 44 to $ 241)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 953
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 9289/yr
($ 2822 to $ 15757)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16399

Leisure activity budget in Nouakchott

On average, budget for leisure activities in Nouakchott is 31% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 8.1/ticket
( $ 8.1)

33% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 12/hr
( $ 12)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Nouakchott

On average, shopping budget in Nouakchott is 50% more expensive than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.6/pack
($ 2.6 to $ 2.9)

67% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 82
( $ 82)

79% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 122
( $ 122)

229% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 109
( $ 109)

40% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 69
( $ 69)

31% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Nouakchott
London → Nouakchott
London → Nouakchott
$ 818
(fair price: $ 737)

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About this information on the cost of living in Nouakchott

The information about the cost of living in Nouakchott shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Nouakchott was updated on 14-10-2020.

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