Madagascar at a glance

LIVING IN MADAGASCAR

OFFICIAL NAME Madagascar
COUNTRY'S AREA 587 041 sqm
POPULATION 24 million inhabitants
64% live in rural areas and 36% in urban areas
55,68% are between 15 to 64
RELIGIONS Christianity (41%) Traditional religion (52%) Islam (7%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Malagasy - French
WEATHER CONDITIONS May to october : winter (15 to 26°C in the coastal regions and 4 to 20°C in the central.
November to april  : summer (20 to 37°C in the coastal regions and 15 to 30°C in the central)
TIME ZONE EAT (UTC +3)
CURRENCY ARIARY (MGA)
TELEPHONE CODE +261

COST OF LIVING

Estimate Budget
Accomodation ( to ) (USD/day/person) 20-200
Catering (USD/day/person) 6-15
Rent a car (USD/day, Fuel not included) 26-67
Diesel/Petrol (USD/l) 1.2
Taxi-trip in city centre (USD/trip) 1.6-5
Taxi-trip city centre to Ivato international airport (USD/about 15km) 16
Internet (USD/200 Gb) 60
Communication (USD/s) 0.002
  Currency 1USD = around 3,000 MGA

COST OF INFRASTRUCTURES

Budget
ELECTRICITY
Medium voltage for industrial purpose.
Fixed Premium (monthly) 16.19 USD/KW
Consumption 0.07 USD/KW
Royality (monthly) 66.31 USD/KW
WATER 0.33 USD/M3

AVERAGE WAGES

Category Budget
Junior (beginners) 166 USD
Senior (3 years of experience) 333 USD
Supervisor 500 USD
Manager 1,000 USD
+ advantages (vehicules, house, …)