Mauritius electricity prices

Mauritius
Electricity prices
 Residential price 0.133
 Business price 0.128
 Measure USD / kWh
 Reference September 2023
 Data availability March 2019 - March 2024
 Data frequency Quarterly
Mauritius, September 2023: The price of electricity for households is MUR 6.140 per kWh or USD 0.133 per kWh. The electricity price for businesses is MUR 5.920 kWh or USD 0.128 per kWh. This includes all components of the electricity bill such as the cost of power, distribution and taxes. For comparison, the average price of electricity in the world for that period is USD 0.155 per kWh for households and USD 0.151 per kWh for businesses.

We calculate several data points at various levels of electricity consumption for both households and businesses but on the chart we show only two data points. For households, the displayed number is calculated at the average annual level of household electricity consumption. For businesses, the displayed data point uses 1,000,000 kWh annual consumption.

The latest business and household electricity price data from March 2024 are available for download.
Electricity prices for households, September 2023
(kWh, U.S. Dollar)
0.002
0.003
0.006
0.006
0.006
0.008
0.013
0.014
0.015
0.015
0.016
0.018
0.021
0.022
0.023
0.026
0.026
0.028
0.029
0.029
0.032
0.040
0.043
0.046
0.047
0.047
0.048
0.048
0.050
0.051
0.052
0.052
0.054
0.056
0.059
0.060
0.064
0.064
0.067
0.067
0.069
0.074
0.075
0.076
0.076
0.077
0.080
0.082
0.087
0.089
0.090
0.090
0.093
0.094
0.096
0.096
0.100
0.105
0.109
0.112
0.113
0.114
0.116
0.117
0.117
0.119
0.120
0.121
0.122
0.124
0.125
0.127
0.131
0.132
0.133
0.137
0.140
0.142
0.145
0.145
0.150
0.151
0.154
0.155
0.156
0.162
0.162
0.166
0.170
0.171
0.172
0.173
0.175
0.178
0.178
0.179
0.180
0.183
0.185
0.191
0.193
0.194
0.198
0.202
0.202
0.203
0.204
0.206
0.208
0.208
0.212
0.215
0.215
0.216
0.217
0.218
0.222
0.232
0.234
0.236
0.237
0.241
0.248
0.254
0.255
0.265
0.279
0.279
0.283
0.296
0.310
0.310
0.310
0.329
0.335
0.345
0.347
0.353
0.366
0.399
0.401
0.421
0.432
0.441
0.448
0.453
0.459
0.534
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0.1
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0.4
0.53
Sources: The Central Electricity Board (CEB), Utility Regulatory Authority of Mauritius
Mauritius: Electricity price analytics
   Values
 Residential / World average price    86.84 %
 Residential / Africa average    115.71 %
 Business / World average price    84.88 %
 Business / Africa average    123.05 %
 Residential / Business price    103.72 %
 Low / High income households    122.80 %
 Small / Large businesses    98.48 %
Updated quarterly. Methodological notes
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