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Cost of Living Comparison Between Addis Ababa and Dar Es Salaam 

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Consumer Prices in Dar Es Salaam are 9.19% lower than in Addis Ababa
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Dar Es Salaam are 13.59% lower than in Addis Ababa
Rent Prices in Dar Es Salaam are 22.01% lower than in Addis Ababa
Restaurant Prices in Dar Es Salaam are 40.72% higher than in Addis Ababa
Groceries Prices in Dar Es Salaam are 20.23% lower than in Addis Ababa
Local Purchasing Power in Dar Es Salaam is 143.95% higher than in Addis Ababa
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  Addis AbabaDar Es SalaamDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.00 $
(9,108.40 TSh)
4.20 $
(9,562.10 TSh)
     +4.98 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 18.50 $
(42,126.35 TSh)
30.74 $
(70,000.00 TSh)
     +66.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.50 $
(12,524.05 TSh)
7.30 $
(16,624.20 TSh)
     +32.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 0.90 $
(2,049.39 TSh)
1.10 $
(2,500.00 TSh)
     +21.99 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.00 $
(2,277.10 TSh)
2.09 $
(4,750.00 TSh)
     +108.60 %
Cappuccino (regular) 0.88 $
(1,992.46 TSh)
1.91 $
(4,356.21 TSh)
     +118.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.59 $
(1,346.74 TSh)
0.62 $
(1,420.12 TSh)
     +5.45 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.47 $
(1,072.77 TSh)
0.33 $
(741.67 TSh)
     -30.86 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.79 $
(8,619.76 TSh)
4.65 $
(10,590.19 TSh)
     +22.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.82 $
(1,859.18 TSh)
0.54 $
(1,224.70 TSh)
     -34.13 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.88 $
(1,997.58 TSh)
0.51 $
(1,170.27 TSh)
     -41.42 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.54 $
(3,515.84 TSh)
2.40 $
(5,454.03 TSh)
     +55.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.22 $
(11,878.08 TSh)
2.92 $
(6,652.70 TSh)
     -43.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.95 $
(6,713.70 TSh)
2.25 $
(5,125.60 TSh)
     -23.65 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.29 $
(7,488.35 TSh)
2.26 $
(5,140.72 TSh)
     -31.35 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.99 $
(4,524.00 TSh)
1.20 $
(2,721.56 TSh)
     -39.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.39 $
(877.94 TSh)
0.42 $
(966.23 TSh)
     +10.06 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.49 $
(1,118.95 TSh)
0.63 $
(1,436.38 TSh)
     +28.37 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.39 $
(877.94 TSh)
0.47 $
(1,079.63 TSh)
     +22.97 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.32 $
(723.01 TSh)
0.36 $
(809.99 TSh)
     +12.03 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.43 $
(981.23 TSh)
0.44 $
(1,004.03 TSh)
     +2.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.00 $
(2,277.10 TSh)
0.47 $
(1,070.26 TSh)
     -53.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.90 $
(2,049.39 TSh)
0.89 $
(2,020.08 TSh)
     -1.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 $
(15,939.70 TSh)
8.30 $
(18,905.25 TSh)
     +18.60 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.95 $
(2,163.24 TSh)
1.21 $
(2,750.00 TSh)
     +27.12 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.00 $
(2,277.10 TSh)
1.64 $
(3,740.00 TSh)
     +64.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.00 $
(4,554.20 TSh)
1.32 $
(3,000.00 TSh)
     -34.13 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.25 $
(569.27 TSh)
0.18 $
(400.00 TSh)
     -29.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 10.00 $
(22,771.00 TSh)
26.35 $
(60,000.00 TSh)
     +163.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $
(4,554.20 TSh)
2.20 $
(5,000.00 TSh)
     +9.79 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $
(5,496.96 TSh)
3.22 $
(7,341.99 TSh)
     +33.56 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.00 $
(20,493.90 TSh)
3.51 $
(8,000.00 TSh)
     -60.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.52 $
(8,016.38 TSh)
3.64 $
(8,279.45 TSh)
     +3.28 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 50,000.00 $
(113,855,000.00 TSh)
27,666.77 $
(63,000,000.00 TSh)
     -44.67 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,789.80 $
(74,665,653.58 TSh)
8,521.91 $
(19,405,250.00 TSh)
     -74.01 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 15.09 $
(34,369.66 TSh)
118.82 $
(270,574.98 TSh)
     +687.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.03 $
(76.97 TSh)
0.16 $
(369.37 TSh)
     +379.91 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 210.59 $
(479,545.87 TSh)
67.56 $
(153,850.83 TSh)
     -67.92 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 78.53 $
(178,828.25 TSh)
83.45 $
(190,029.17 TSh)
     +6.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.60 $
(24,137.26 TSh)
18.10 $
(41,209.19 TSh)
     +70.73 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 2.85 $
(6,489.74 TSh)
5.27 $
(12,000.00 TSh)
     +84.91 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 193.33 $
(440,239.33 TSh)
412.56 $
(939,444.44 TSh)
     +113.39 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,900.00 $
(40,760,090.00 TSh)
18,417.07 $
(41,937,500.00 TSh)
     +2.89 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.33 $
(80,457.53 TSh)
34.95 $
(79,580.67 TSh)
     -1.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 103.57 $
(235,839.25 TSh)
36.37 $
(82,810.50 TSh)
     -64.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.67 $
(197,348.67 TSh)
41.88 $
(95,372.60 TSh)
     -51.67 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 53.33 $
(121,445.33 TSh)
66.53 $
(151,496.80 TSh)
     +24.74 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 426.90 $
(972,086.13 TSh)
481.11 $
(1,095,536.50 TSh)
     +12.70 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 263.43 $
(599,866.66 TSh)
363.71 $
(828,200.83 TSh)
     +38.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,237.50 $
(5,095,011.25 TSh)
1,366.62 $
(3,111,929.17 TSh)
     -38.92 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,268.75 $
(2,889,070.62 TSh)
1,067.20 $
(2,430,131.25 TSh)
     -15.89 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 136.26 $
(310,270.04 TSh)
173.39 $
(394,834.63 TSh)
     +27.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 87.53 $
(199,309.29 TSh)
77.52 $
(176,514.31 TSh)
     -11.44 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 200.00 $
(455,420.00 TSh)
421.59 $
(960,000.00 TSh)
     +110.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 17.00 19.50      +14.71 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:5947
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD