Madagascar at a glance

LIVING IN MADAGASCAR

OFFICIAL NAMEMadagascar
COUNTRY'S AREA587 041 sqm
POPULATION24 million inhabitants
64% live in rural areas and 36% in urban areas
55,68% are between 15 to 64
RELIGIONSChristianity (41%) Traditional religion (52%) Islam (7%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGESMalagasy - French
WEATHER CONDITIONSMay 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 ZONEEAT (UTC +3)
CURRENCYARIARY (MGA)
TELEPHONE CODE+261

COST OF LIVING

EstimateBudget
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
Consumption0.07 USD/KW
Royality (monthly)66.31 USD/KW
WATER0.33 USD/M3

AVERAGE WAGES

CategoryBudget
Junior (beginners)166 USD
Senior (3 years of experience)333 USD
Supervisor500 USD
Manager1,000 USD
+ advantages (vehicules, house, …)